Slanting Gretel Tee

Woman’s intermediate raglan pullover with cables, cap sleeves, A-line shaping, and seed stitch panel that creates a cut-away look at lower front. Knitting in the round makes for seamless knitting. A silk yarn blend gives the sweater drape.

Designer Petra Manis
Finished Size 30¼ (32½, 34¾, 37, 38¾, 40¼, 42¼, 44½, 46¾, 48¼)" bust circumference. Tee shown measures 32½", modeled with some negative ease.

Yarn Zitron Noblesse (70% merino, 30% silk; 165 yd [151 m]/50 g): #05 slate, 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8) skeins. Yarn distributed by Skacel.
Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16" and 24" or 32"circulars (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions
• Markers (m);
• cable needle (cn);
• stitch holders;
• smooth contrasting waste yarn;
• size G/6 (4 mm) crochet hook for provisional CO;
• tapestry needle.
Gauge 22 sts and 30 rnds = 4" in St st; 8-st cable sections of Lower Body chart and 8-st horseshoe cables of front raglans measure about 1¼" wide; 20 sts of Center Front Cable chart measure about 2" wide.

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