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Cabled Bolero [VKW0607_02]

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Cabled Bolero [VKW0607_02]
Cabled Bolero [VKW0607_02]

Pattern Description:

Vogue Knitting Winter 2006/2007 #2
Design by Norah Gaughan

This stunning multidirectional cabled shrug, which Gaughan dubs a "capecho," is knit one five-cable pentagon at a time. The sleeves are 2x2-rib extensions of a pentagon.


18 sts and 24 rows = 4"/10cm
over St st using size 9 (5.5mm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sized for X-Small, Small, Medium, Large,X-Large. Shown in size Small.
  • Bust (closed) 33 (36, 39, 42, 45)"/84 (91.5, 99, 106.5, 114.5)cm
  • Length (from center back neck) 11 (12, 13, 14, 15)"/28 (30.5, 33, 35.5, 38)cm


  • 11 (13, 15, 17, 19) 13/4oz/50g balls (each approx 92yd/85m) of Berroco, Inc. Pure Merino (extra fine merino) in #8528 cocoon
  • One pair size 9 (5.5mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
  • Cable needle
  • Tapestry needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Berroco, Inc. Pure Merino (extra fine merino)


#8528 cocoon