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Makalu is a scoop-neck pullover with set-in sleeves. The body is worked in the round from the bottom up, beginning with a cabled rib band. The stitch pattern transitions into a more intricate cabled pattern for the main body. Stitches for the sleeve are picked up around the arm-hole and worked in short rows for the sleeve cap, then worked in the round down to the wrist. Sample shown in 331/2" on 36" bust with 21/2" of negative ease. Cable stitch patterns are written and charted. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY cables working in the round short rows k2tog ssk GAUGE 30 Sts and 30 Rounds = 4" square in Cable pattern, unblocked. 26 Sts and 32 Rounds = 4" square in Cable pattern, blocked (slightly stretched during blocking). 20 Sts and 26 Rounds = 4" square in Stockinette stitch, blocked. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Length: 24 (241/2, 25, 251/2, 26, 261/2, 27) Body Circumference: 331/2 (381/2, 43, 46, 491/4, 533/4, 581/2)" PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Louet Gems Worsted COLORWAY Willow #55

Supplies Needed

  • US 6 [4 mm] DPNs or desired method to work short circumference
  • US 6 [4 mm] circular needle, length to be determined depending on size of garment
  • Louet Gems Worsted (8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13) skeins

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Cassie Castillo is a knitwear designer and military spouse. She is a fashion designer by day and mad crafter at night. Along with knitting, she enjoys spinning, weaving, crocheting, sewing and dyeing.