Ribbed Diamonds

Ribbed Diamonds – Kathy Zimmerman

Classic rib and Celtic diamond motifs are inspired by communicaiton towers in this quintessential, oversized man's V-neck cardigan. The result is a comfortable sweater that is perfect for any time and any "wear."

Finished Size 45 (49, 53, 56)" (114.5 [124.5, 134.5, 142] cm) bust/chest circumference, after blocking. Sweater shown measures 53" (134.5 cm).
Yarn Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Worsted (85% wool, 15% mohair; 190 yd [173 m]/100 g): #M-03 grey heather, 10 (11, 12, 13) skeins.
Needles Body—size 8 (5 mm). Edgings—size 6 (4 mm): 40" (100-cm) circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the
correct gauge.
Notions Two cable needles (cn); markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; nine (nine, ten, ten) 3⁄4" (2-cm) buttons.
Gauge 18 sts and 24 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st on larger needles, after blocking; 109-st central cable panels of back = 18" (45.5 cm); 6 sts = 1" (2.5 cm) in ribbed pattern. Note: You may use the pocket lining for a gauge swatch.

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