Let the past sleep, but let it sleep in the sweet embrace of Christ, and let us go on into the invincible future with Him. (Oswalt Chambers)

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Cozy in Cables Big Kid Sweater Pattern

Cozy In Cables Sweater in Lambs Pride bulky


Sweater is knit in the round from the bottom up to the underarm. The upper front and upper back are knit back and forth and then joined at the shoulders with three needle bind off. The sleeves are picked up at the armhole edge and knit down in the round.

No seams. No sewing required.

The 32 inch size is given first with numbers for 36 inches and 40 inches in parens.

The back and front are the same.

Yarn: 600 (750, 900) yards of bulky weight wool. Sweater in picture was knit with Lamb's Pride Bulky.

Needles: Size 10.5, 24 or 32 inch circular plus your preferred needles for knitting sleeves in the round: 10.5 double points, second 10.5 circular (for 2 circular method), or long 10.5 circular for Magic Loop.

Other needs:
cable needle
2 stitch markers
A second circular of same or smaller size OR a large stitch holder
tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Gauge in Stockinette: 3 stitches per inch. 4.5 rows per inch. (Approximate gauge is OK for CIC. It will fit some child who needs it.)

Finished Size: 32 (36, 40) inches at chest, 21 (23, 25) inches in length.

Abbreviations:
k - knit
p - purl
C4F - cable 4 to the front. Put 2 stitches on a cable needle and hold in front of work (toward you). Knit the next two stitches, then knit the two stitches off the cable needle.
C4B - cable 4 to the back. Put 2 stitches on a cable needle and hold in back of work (away from you). Knit the next two stitches, then knit the two stitches off the cable needle.
k2tog - knit two stitches together (right slanting decrease)
ssk - slip knitwise, slip knitwise, return slipped stitches to left needle and knit them together (left slanting decrease)
p2tog - purl two stitches together.
RS - right side
WS - wrong side
*k1, p1* - repeat knit 1, purl 1 the number of times corresponding to the size you are knitting.

Body of sweater from ribbing to underarm
Cast on 98 (110, 122) stitches, loosely.

Join and place marker (left side marker).

k1, p1 ribbing for 49 (55, 61) stitches.
Place marker. (right side marker)

Continue k1, p1 ribbing in the round for 2.5 inches.
End at the left side marker.

Circular Cozy In Cables Pattern:
Round 1: k10 (12,14) , p2, k4, p2, *k1, p1* 6 (7,8) times, k1, p2, k4, p2, k10 (12,14) across front. Repeat across back.
Round 2: k10 (12,14), p2, C4B, p2, k1, *k1, p1* 5 (6,7) times, k2, p2, C4F, p2, k10 (12,14) across front. Repeat across back.
Round 3: k10 (12,14), p2, k4, p2, *k1, p1* 6 (7,8) times, k1, p2, k4, p2, k10 (12,14) across front. Repeat across back.
Round 4: k10 (12,14), p2, k4, p2, k1, *k1, p1* 5 (6,7) times, k2, p2, k4, p2, k10 (12,14) across front. Repeat across back.

Work Circular Cozy In Cables pattern for approximately 10.5 (11.5, 12.5) inches, ending at the left side marker after Row 3. (Total length, 13 (14, 15) inches.)

Knit Row 4 of Circular Cozy in Cables Pattern across 49 (55, 61) stitches of sweater front.

Put the 49 (55, 61) front stitches on holder or slip onto a second circular needle, removing markers.

Upper Back
Continue around working Row 4 of Circular Cozy in Cables Pattern across 49 (55, 61) stitches of sweater back.

Turn work.

Flat Cozy in Cables Pattern:
Row 1: (WS) p10 (12,14), k2, p4, k2, p1, *k1, p1* 6 (7,8) times, k2, p4, k2, p10 (12,14)
Row 2: (RS) k10 (12,14), p2, C4B, p2, k1, *k1, p1* 5 (6,7) times, k2, p2, C4F, p2, k10 (12,14)
Row 3: (WS) p10 (12,14), k2, p4, k2, p1, *k1, p1* 6 (7,8) times, k2, p4, k2, p10 (12,14)
Row 4: (RS) k10 (12,14), p2, k4, p2, k1, *k1, p1* 5 (6,7) times, k2, p2, k4, p2, k10 (12,14)

Knit Flat Cozy in Cables Pattern until measurement from underarm to top measures 6.5 (7.5, 8.5) inches, ending after Row 3.

Back Neck Ribbing
Row 1: (RS) k10 (12, 14), *k1, p1* 14 (15, 16) times, k11 (13, 15)
Row 2: (WS) p10 (12, 14), *p1, k1* 14 (15, 16) times, p11 (13, 15)

Work neck ribbing until total sleeve opening measures 8 (9, 10) inches, ending after Row 2.

Leave stitches on needle or place on holder if you need the needle to work the front.
Do not bind off.
Cut yarn, leaving 8 feet of yarn attached to sweater for later use in binding off.

Upper Front and Front Neck Ribbing
Join yarn to start Row 1 of Flat Cozy in Cables Pattern, a WS row.
Work same as upper back and back neck ribbing.

Shoulder Seam and Bindoff
With right sides together, bind off 10 (12, 14) stitches on the first shoulder using 8 foot yarn tail and 3 needle bind off.
Without breaking yarn, bind off VERY LOOSELY in ribbing across the outside (away from you) neck edge, stopping with 11 (13, 15) stitches remaining on needle.

Turn sweater and bind off 10 (12, 14) stitches on the second shoulder using 8 foot yarn tail and 3 needle bind off.
Without breaking yarn, bind off VERY LOOSELY in ribbing across the remaining neck edge and weave yarn into first shoulder bind off.

Turn sweater again and finish binding off the first edge weaving yarn into second shoulder bind off.

Make sure the neck opening will pull over your head before you cut and weave in the ends.

Sleeves
Starting at underarm, pick up 26 (30, 34) stitches before the shoulder seam and 26 (30, 34) stitches after the shoulder seam.

The four stitches centered on the shoulder seam will be the cable and need to be on the same needle. (The entire cable pattern with the purl stitch border is 8 stitches, but only the actual cable stitches need to be together on the same needle.)

Place first marker 4 stitches before the shoulder seam to mark the start of the cable. Place an underarm marker at the center underarm.

The Sleeve Rounds start at the underarm marker.

Sleeve Rounds Without Decreases
Round 1: knit to first/cable marker, p2, k4, p2, knit to underarm marker
Round 2: knit to first/cable marker, p2, C4F, p2, knit to underarm marker
Round 3: knit to first/cable marker, p2, k4, p2, knit to underarm marker
Round 4: knit to first/cable marker, p2, k4, p2, knit to underarm marker

Sleeve Rounds With Decreases
Round 1: knit to first/cable marker, p2, k4, p2, knit to underarm marker
Round 2: knit to first/cable marker, p2, C4F, p2, knit to underarm marker
Round 3: knit to first/cable marker, p2, k4, p2, knit to underarm marker
Round 4: k1, k2tog, knit to first/cable marker, p2, k4, p2, knit to three stitches before underarm marker, ssk, k1

Knit the 4 rounds of Sleeve Rounds Without Decreases two times.

Knit the 4 rounds of Sleeve Rounds With Decreases until 32 (34, 36) stitches remain.

Knit the 4 rounds of Sleeve Rounds Without Decreases until total sleeve measures 15 (16, 17) inches, ending after Round 2.

Decrease 6 stitches around sleeve as follows:
k5 (6, 7), k2tog, k5, p2tog, k, k2tog, k, p2tog, k4, k2tog, k4 (5, 6) k2tog. 26 (28, 30) stitches remain.

Note: The p2tog, k, k2tog, k, p2tog in the decrease row should fall in the 8 stitches of the cable pattern.

Sleeve Ribbing
Sizes 32 and 40: k1, p1 for 8 rounds.
Size 36: p1, k1 for 8 rounds
Bind off in ribbing.

Knit second sleeve same as first, substituting C4B for C4F.

Wash the sweater in mild soap (I use baby shampoo).
Lay out flat to block and dry.

Copyright Marguerite Byrne, 2007.
Send comments and corrections to knittingviolet@gmail.com

32 comments:

Unknown said...

Thank you for sharing this lovely pattern-so generous of you. I knit for charity and this is the next sweater I plan to knit!

Monika said...

To enact Hulu Plus on your gadget, either utilize the on-screen console to enter your Hulu sign in data or go to and enter the gadget initiation code. hulu.com/activate Both of these strategies will enable you to utilize Hulu on any Hulu-upheld gadget.

Monika said...

Install 123 HP Printer Driver, Software Downloads How to install a local printer in computer or mobile devices. Hit a Start button in your computing devices and click 123hp.com/setup a control panel on a Start menu.

Monika said...

To enact Hulu Plus on your gadget, hulu.com/activate either utilize the on-screen console to enter your Hulu sign in data or go to and enter the gadget initiation code. Both of these strategies will enable you to utilize Hulu on any Hulu-upheld gadget.

Monika said...

Visit the webroot.com/safe website to download your Webroot antivirus product and also get Webroot Installation.

Monika said...

mcafee antivirus is commonly used aantivirus recognizes and kill PC contamination, mcafee.com/activate the mail worms,the trojan programs,and also empowers your structure to free of disease and other malware is a critical step by step challenge. for more nuances.

Monika said...

download the security product, and give you the best protection against online threats that won't interrupt your work by webroot.com/safe

Monika said...

Present norton antivirus with the best help gathering and keep your PC contamination free. norton.com/setup Download norton antivirus with the best help gathering and avoid disease attacks.

Monika said...

Mcafee Antivirus Download and Free Trial Security Software. mcafee.com/activate Use our 30-day groundwork to get free antivirus insurance and illness launch while you discover how McAfee can ensure your PC superior to other security thing.

Monika said...

McAfee is revolved around your security https://mcafeeactivate.tech and gives a mix of free McAfee gadgets to help in your security assurance. download and acquaint mcafee antivirus with visit : mcafee.com/activate Just select a mechanical gathering and download it to no closure.

Monika said...

McAfee, the device to-cloud cybersecurity organizatio, mcafee.com/activate gives security courses of action that shield data and keep perils from contraption to cloud using an open, proactive, and information driven technique. Present mcafee thing with no issue. We give best establishment association.

Monika said...

mcafee antivirus is widely used aantivirus helps to detect and neutralize computer virus, the mail worms,the trojan programs,and also helps your system free of virus and other malware is quite a daily challenge. for more details visit:mcafee.com/activate

Monika said...

norton help to ensure your gadgets against antiviruses and offer security to client and giving personality norton.com/setup and contraption affirmation to your related life.

Monika said...

Present norton antivirus with the best help gathering and keep your PC contamination free. norton.com/setup Download norton antivirus with the best help gathering and avoid disease attacks.

Monika said...

Norton Setup Internet norton.com/setup and Device Security. Norton give total seCurity to web and device.Every business constantly expected to send the record and subtleties material and everybody needs to beyond any doubt that the archives that are sending the best possible and unique arrangement.

Monika said...

Do you want to install webroot in your computer?? webroot.com/safe here we are proving you best support to get it installed in your computer.

Monika said...

It is all time best protective antivirus and anti-spyware .It is real time protection technology and it is safer , faster and more complete than ever before.webroot.com/safe if want to install it then visit our site.

Monika said...

Avg is a well- known name in the field of virus protection. The reason for which this name is common among all end users is its free antivirus and malware protection.It not only sounds avg.com/retail free but it provides a lot more with no money. It scans for virus and malware.

Monika said...

roku.com/link this is simplest way to stream entertainment to your TV. On your terms. With thousands of available channels to choose from for roku.com/link more detils.

Monika said...

Hulu supports a wide variety of devices that you can use to stream with us. You can activate any of them at any time, as well as remove them from your account ,click here : hulu.com/activate

Monika said...

Norton is the most reliable antivirus and we are giving you the full support to get it installed in your laptops and computers - norton.com/setup

Monika said...

If your purchase of Office came with a product key, you enter your product key. After you enter your key, you can download and install Office, office.com/setup or you can renew your Office 365 subscription.

Monika said...

Mcafee Antivirus Download and Free Trial Security Software. mcafee.com/activate Use our 30-day groundwork to get free antivirus insurance and illness launch while you discover how McAfee can ensure your PC superior to other security thing.

Monika said...

Technical support refers to a range services companies provide to their customers for products such as software, getsofti mobile phones, printers, and other electronic, mechanical or electromechanical products.

Monika said...

mcafee activate have without a doubt the course of action of highlights which can ensure your electronic on the web and isolated nearness of the getting ready contraptions, mcafee.com/activate and it causes you secure it similarly as it can keep up the power of your PC.

Monika said...

install norton antivirus to protect your computer from any virus attacks.visit here : norton.com/setup

Monika said...

Visit the Webroot website to download your Webroot antivirus product and also get Webroot Installation.webroot.com/safe

Monika said...

enter avg retail activation code to install and activate your avg antivirus software instantly.to download avg visit : avg.com/retail

Monika said...

The Roku Channel is your home for nothing and premium , anyplace you go. Stream many hit films, famous shows, all day, every day live news, roku.com/link and more for nothing. Effectively include and oversee Premium Subscriptions like Showtime, Starz, and Epix with one login, one bill, and one spot to stream them all.

Monika said...

Webroot Mobile Security is a multi client permit enabling you to utilize your permit on up to 3 gadgets. webroot.com/safe On the off chance that you are utilizing the most extreme number of gadgets you should uninstall from the old gadget preceding introducing on the new gadget.

Monika said...

Exceptional technical assistance for setting up office 365 in your computer or laptop.just give us a call on our number office.com/setup and we are ready to give you the best help.

Monika said...

Norton Antivirus is one the most widely used and trusted anti-virus software in the world managing to protect users of all knowledge levels and all hardware configurations against malicious software threat that are targeting Windows-powered services and privacy of their users. It efficiently detects and removes viruses, norton.com/setup worms, Trojans and countless other types of threats automatically, without intruding on your …