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Flying Cables

Openwork cables in pink silk ribbon.

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The designer started conceptualizing this feminine, feather-light pullover after seeing a similar cropped silhouette in a French fashion magazine. "I wanted to use that silhouette to create something airy and lacy for summer, something that would be versatile enough to go from day into evening," she explains.
Finished Size: 38 (40, 42)" (96.5 [101.5, 106.5] cm) bust/chest circumference. Sweater shown measures 40" (101.5 cm).
Yarn: Skacel Astra-Silk (100% silk; 126 yd [115 m]/50 g): #223 pale pink, 7 (8, 9) balls.
Yarn weight: #3 - Light
Gauge: 18 sts and 20 rows = 5" (12.5 cm) in flying cables pattern.
Needles: Size 11 (8 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Cable needle (cn); tapestry needle; size E (3.5 mm) crochet hook.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Summer 2000

SKU: EP1017

Author/Speaker/Editor: Shirley Paden-Bernstein

Format: eProject