Blue Ridge Sweater
The Blue Ridge Sweater melds Aran textures and cables with a round yoke and a multiseasonal wool and cotton blend yarn; the relative lightness of the yarn and the lace panels incorporate the yoke decreases into the stitch panels higher on the yoke than usual, giving the sweater a slight blouse effect.
Finished Size 36¼ (43½, 52½)” bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 36¼”, modeled with ¾” of negative ease.
Yarn Juniper Moon Farm Sabine (40% cotton, 30% royal llama, 30% merino wool; 218 yd [199 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #024 Hidecote, 6 (7, 8) skeins. Yarn distributed by Knitting Fever.
Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): 20″ and 32–47″ circular (cir), depending on size you are making, and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle.
Gauge 23 sts and 30 rnds = 4″ in patt; 15 sts of Lace chart = 27/8″ wide; 11 sts of
Cable and Bobble chart = 1 5/8″ wide.