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Bodacious Bosom Warmer


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This design is a quirky, shapely cable-edged shoulder wrap, made bodacious by the virtue of how the large cables fall around the bodice. The pattern has button-front and pullover options, with charted and text directions. The large, shaped cable is knit flat, then the twisted rib is picked up and worked to the neck. Knit in Cascade Yarns Eco, doubled, for those brisk autumn or early spring days. Wear it over a suit to work, or your favorite pullover sweater, on the weekends! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit, purl, lifted inc, M1 inc, decreases, cables, crochet slip stitch, buttonhole GAUGE 11 sts and 14 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Stockinette with 2 strands yarn and size 15 ndls or size to give gauge. [1 Shaped Cable Chart rep = approx. 11" long x 5.5-9.5" wide.] SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Pullover Version: Neck Circ: 17.5", Lower Edge Circ: 44", Shoulder Circ: 44", Length: 11.5-14.5", Rib Depth: 6" Buttoned Version: Back Neck Width: 8.5", Lower Edge Circ: 50", Shoulder Circ: 45", Length: 11.5 -16.5", Rib Depth: 6"

Recommended with this pattern

  • Cascade Yarns Eco, 100% Peruvian wool, 478 yd / 250 gr. hank: 2 hanks #0507 Lipstick (MC) (pullover) or 1 hank each #8015 Natural (MC1) and #8018 Silver (MC2) (buttoned)
  • 24-40" US size 15 (10 mm) ndls (straight or circular)
  • 16-20" and 24-40" US size 13 (9 mm) ckns

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Dawn Brocco
Designing hand knitting patterns for print and indie publication, for over 20 years. Specializing in updated classics, innovative shaped cable designs, and whimsical, Nature-inspired knits for children and the home. Happy Knitting! Dawn Brocco