Auster (For Her)

Auster (For Her)

Cabled Poncho

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For effortless cozy style, look no further than this A-line turtleneck with dramatic sleeves. Auster features attractive branching cables layered over a tracery of diamonds; the sleeves are worked in reverse stockinette. An extra deep raglan shoulder draws the eye upward and creates a tidy fit at the shoulders to balance the width of the double-ribbed hem. Worked in Quarry, this poncho-style pullover will knit up quickly and pair well with slim trousers.


  • 1650 (1850, 2060, 2450) yards of chunky weight yarn


  • 9 (10, 11, 13) skeins Brooklyn Tweed Quarry (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 200 yards/100 grams)
  • Sample photographed in color Moonstone

Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.


  • 14 stitches & 22 rows = 4” in reverse stockinette stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking 17 stitches & 19 rows = 4” in Vine Chart pattern with Size A needle(s), after blocking 
  • One 22-stitch repeat from Vine Chart measures 5¼” wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking

Size A (for Main Fabric) 

  • One 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 6½ mm (US 10½)

Size B (for Ribbing) 

  • One each 16” and 32” circular needles, one size smaller than Size A
  • Suggested Size: 6 mm (US 10)

Size C (optional; for Sleeve Tubular Cast On only) 

  • One 32” circular needle, one size smaller than Size B 
  • Suggested Size: 5½ mm (US 9)

Note: If you have adjusted the needle size to obtain the correct gauge, it may or may not be necessary to make a matching adjustment to the needle size used for Tubular Cast On due to variance in individual work. You may wish to test your chosen cast-on method on your swatch.

Finished dimensions
  • 47 (54½, 62, 69½)” / 119.5 (138.5, 157.5, 176.5) cm circumference at lower edge
  • Sized to fit approximately 32–36 (38–42, 44–48, 50–54)” / 81.5–91.5 (96.5–106.5, 112–122, 127–137) cm bust 
  • Sample shown is size 47” (119.5 cm) on model with 34” (86.5 cm) bust

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:

  • 2×2 Tubular Cast On
  • Sloped Bind Off
  • Binding Off Over Cabled Fabrics
Michele Wang
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Michele Wang

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