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French Braid Pullover

Sep 10, 2010
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Woman’s intermediate raglan pullover with cables, offered in two lengths. The dramatic cables are worked on front, back, and sleeves. Waist shaping keeps the structured silhouette flattering. Knitting in the round makes for seamless knitting.

Designer Angela Hahn
Finished Size 31 (34¾, 38½, 42¼, 46, 49¾)" bust circumference. Sweater shown measures 34¾" and 25" long (shorter length option), modeled with minimal ease.
Yarn Filatura di Crosa Natur (100% organic wool; 87 yd [80 m]/50 g): #1.600 cocoa, 11 (13, 14, 15, 17, 18) skeins for shorter version; 12 (13, 15, 16, 17, 19) skeins for longer version. Yarn distributed by Tahki Stacy Charles.
Needles Body—size 8 (5 mm): 32" and 20" circulars (cir). Sleeves—size 8 (5 mm): set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpn) and (optional) 16" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle.
Gauge 17 sts and 26 rnds = 4" in St st; 28 sts of plait cable patt measure 3½" wide.


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