Amherst

Amherst

Cabled Sweater Dress

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“A simple A-line sheath, enhanced with fluid cable transitions, juxtaposes classic and modern, elegant and casual, complex and understated elements. A pleasure to knit and a pleasure to wear; comfort and timeless style prevail.” – Ann McCauley

YARDAGE

  • Approximately 925 (1050, 1185, 1340, 1510, 1680) yards of worsted weight wool yarn

YARN

Gauge
  • Working Gauge: 24 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in Cable Twist Ribbing with Size A needle; before blocking
  • 20 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle; before blocking
  • 24 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in Tudor Grillwork Cable pattern with Size A needle; before blocking
  • Finished Gauge: 22 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in Cable Twist Ribbing with Size A needle; after blocking
  • 18 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle; after blocking
  • 20 stitches & 28 rows = 4″ in Tudor Grillwork Cable pattern with Size A needle; after blocking
Needles

Size A (for Main Fabric):

  • One pair of straight needles or one 32” long circular needle in size needed to obtain gauges listed
  • Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)

Size B (for section of Yoke, Edging and Bands):

  • One each 16” and 24” long circular needles one size smaller than Size A Needle
  • Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)
Finished dimensions
  • 33 (35½, 39, 43½, 48, 51½)” finished garment at bust
  • Intended ease: +2-4″
  • Sample shown is size 35½” with 1½” ease on model
Ann McCauley
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