Cable Trimmed Jacket with Hood

Cable Trimmed Jacket with Hood
Lisa Myers

Simple women's cardigan with cabled edging and a cable-embellished hood. Hood is picked up and knitted before seaming.

Finished Size Size 35½ (39¾, 43, 48¼, 51½, 56¾)" bust circumference, with 4" overlap at front.
Jacket shown measures 39¾", modeled with plenty of ease.
Yarn Manos del Uruguay Rittenhouse Merino 5-Ply (100% extrafine merino; 241 yd [220 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #512 cinnamon, 5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 9) skeins.
Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.
Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Marker (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle; spare needle in same size as main needles for three-needle bind-off.
Gauge 18 sts and 26 rows = 4" in St st; 12-st cable = 15/8" at widest point.

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