Wan­der­ing Walk Pullover & Cowl

A me­an­der­ing ca­ble pat­tern weaves in and out on the left side of the body and left sleeve, along with a de­tach­able cowl, cre­at­ing a sim­ple but in­trigu­ing asym­met­ri­cal look.

Creative Knitting - - COMFY & COZY - De­signs by FIONA EL­LIS

De­signs by Fiona El­lis

Sizes

Woman’s small (medium, large, X-large,

2X-large) In­struc­tions are given for small­est size, with larger sizes in paren­the­ses. When only 1 num­ber is given, it ap­plies to all sizes.

Fin­ished Mea­sure­ments

Sweater Chest: 35 (38, 43, 461/2, 511/2) inches Length: 221/2 (231/2, 24, 25, 26) inches Note: Gar­ment is meant to be worn with

2 inches of ease for all sizes. Cowl: 51/2 inches high x 251/2 inches in

cir­cum­fer­ence

Ma­te­ri­als

• Worsted weight yarn (100% wool): 1200 (1400, 1600, 1600, 1800) yds/ 600 (700, 800, 800, 900)g tan • Size 9 (5.5mm) nee­dles or size needed to

ob­tain gauge • Spare nee­dle for 3-nee­dle bind-off for

cowl (op­tional) • Ca­ble nee­dle • Size I/9 (5.5mm) cro­chet hook for

pro­vi­sional cast-on • Stitch hold­ers • Stitch mark­ers

Gauge

20 sts and 24 rows = 4 inches/10cm

in St st. 24 sts and 24 rows = 4 inches/10cm

in Ca­ble pat. To save time, take time to check

gauge.

Spe­cial Ab­bre­vi­a­tions

2 over 1 Left Purl Cross (2/1 LPC): Sl 2 sts to cn and hold in front; p1, k2 from cn. 2 over 1 Right Purl Cross (2/1 RPC): Sl 1 to cn and hold in back; k2, p1 from cn. 2 over 2 Left Cross (2/2 LC): Sl 2 sts to cn and hold in front; k2, k2 from cn. 2 over 2 Left Purl Cross (2/2 LPC): Sl 2 sts to cn and hold in front; p2, k2 from cn. 2 over 2 Right Cross (2/2 RC): Sl 2 sts to cn and hold in back; k2, k2 from cn. 2 over 2 Right Purl Cross (2/2 RPC): Sl 2 sts to cn and hold in back; k2, p2 from cn. Make 1 Left (M1L): In­sert LH nee­dle from front to back un­der hor­i­zon­tal strand be­tween last st worked and next st on LH nee­dle; knit through back of re­sult­ing loop. Make 1 Purl­wise (M1P): In­sert LH nee­dle from back to front un­der hor­i­zon­tal strand be­tween last st worked and next st on LH nee­dle; purl into front of re­sult­ing loop. Make 1 Right (M1R): In­sert LH nee­dle from back to front un­der hor­i­zon­tal strand be­tween last st worked and next st on LH nee­dle; knit into front of re­sult­ing loop. Slip marker (sm): Slip marker from

LH to RH nee­dle. Slip, slip, purl (ssp): Slip 2 sts 1 at a time kwise to RH nee­dle; re­turn sts to LH nee­dle in turned po­si­tion and p2­tog-tbl—a left-lean­ing sin­gle dec.

Pat­tern Stitches

Seed St (odd num­ber of sts) All rows: *K1, p1; rep from * to last

st, k1. Seed St (even num­ber of sts) Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1; rep from * to end. Row 2: Knit the purl sts and purl the

knit sts. Rep Row 2 for pat. Ca­ble (mul­ti­ple of 16 sts + 8) Note: A chart is pro­vided for those pre­fer­ring to work Ca­ble pat from a chart.

Row 1 (RS): P4, k2, *p4, k2, p2, k2, p4,

k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2. Row 2 and all WS rows: Knit the knit

sts and purl the purl sts. Row 3: P3, 2/1 RPC, *p4, k2, 2/2 RPC, p3, 2/1 RPC; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2. Row 5: P2, 2/1 RPC, *p5, 2/2 LC, p4,

2/1 RPC; rep from * to last 3 sts, p3. Row 7: P1, 2/1 RPC, *p4, 2/2 RC, k2, p3, 2/1 RPC; rep from * to last 4 sts, p4. Row 9: 2/1 RPC, *p4, 2/1 RPC, 2/2 LC, p2, 2/1 RPC; rep from * to last 5 sts, p5. Row 11: K2, *p4, 2/1 RPC, p1, k4, p2,

k2; rep from * to last 6 sts, p6. Row 13: K2, *p4, k2, p2, 2/2 LC, p2, k2;

rep from * to last 6 sts, p6. Row 15: K2, *p4, 2/1 LPC, p1, k4, p2,

k2; rep from * to last 6 sts, p6. Row 17: 2/2 LPC, *p3, 2/1 LPC, 2/2 LC, p2, 2/2 LPC; rep from * to last 4 sts, p4. Row 19: P2, 2/1 LPC, *p3, 2/2 LPC, k2, p4, 2/1 LPC; rep from * to last 3 sts, p3. Row 21: P3, 2/1 LPC, *p4, 2/2 LC, p5,

2/1 LPC; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2. Row 23: P4, 2/1 LPC, *p3, k2, 2/2 LC,

p4, 2/1 LPC; rep from * to last st, p1. Row 25: P5, 2/1 LPC, *p2, 2/2 LC, 2/1 LPC, p4, 2/1 LPC; rep from * to end. Row 27: P6, k2, *p2, k4, p1, 2/1 LPC,

p4, k2; rep from * to end. Row 29: P6, k2, *p2, 2/2 LC, p2, k2, p4,

k2; rep from * to end. Row 31: P6, k2, *p2, k4, p1, 2/1 RPC,

p4, k2; rep from * to end. Row 33: P4, 2/2 RPC, *p2, 2/2 LC, 2/1 RPC, p3, 2/2 RPC; rep from * to end. Row 34: Rep Row 2. Rep Rows 3–34 for pat.

Pat­tern Notes

When shap­ing in ca­ble pat­tern, if you can’t work a com­plete ca­ble, work in stock­inette stitch in­stead. Work de­creases in pat­tern as fol­lows: Work 1 stitch in stock­inette stitch, work 2 stitches to­gether (ssk if first stitch is a knit stitch, ssp if first stitch is a purl stitch) at be­gin­ning of right-side rows and work 2 stitches to­gether (k2­tog if 2nd stitch is a knit stitch, p2­tog if 2nd stitch is a purl stitch), work 1 stitch in stock­inette stitch at end of row. Work in­creases in pat­tern as fol­lows: K1, in­crease 1 stitch (M1R if work­ing on knit stitches, M1P if work­ing on purl stitches) at be­gin­ning of right­side rows and in­crease 1 stitch (M1L if work­ing on knit stitches, M1P if work­ing on purl stitches), k1 at end of row.

Sweater

Back Cast on 94 (102, 114, 126, 138) sts. Work 2 rows in Seed St. Row 1 (RS): K46 (50, 56, 62, 68), pm, p3 (4, 5, 3, 4), pm, work Ca­ble pat across 40 (40, 40, 56, 56) sts, pm, purl to last st, k1 (edge st, keep in St st). Row 2: P1 (edge st), knit to marker, sm, work Ca­ble pat to next marker, sm, knit to next marker, sm, purl to end. Work even un­til piece mea­sures 3 (31/4, 31/2, 33/4, 4) inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Shape Waist Dec 1 st each side on next row, then [ev­ery 4 rows] 5 times—82 (90, 102, 114, 126) sts. Work 5 rows even. Inc 1 st each side on next row, then [ev­ery 4 rows] 5 times—94 (102, 114, 126, 138) sts. Work even un­til piece mea­sures 141/2 (15, 15, 151/2, 16) inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Shape Arm­holes Bind off 3 (3, 4, 4, 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows, then 3 (3, 5, 5, 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows—82 (90, 96, 108, 110) sts. Dec 1 st each side on next row, then [ev­ery RS row] 3 (3, 4, 6, 6) times— 74 (82, 86, 94, 96) sts. Work even un­til arm­holes mea­sure 7 (71/2, 8, 81/2, 9) inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Shape Shoul­ders Bind off 6 (7, 8, 8, 8) sts at beg of next

4 rows—50 (54, 54, 62, 64) sts. Next row (RS): Bind off 6 (7, 7, 7, 9) sts, work to end—44 (47, 47, 55, 55) sts. Next row: Bind off 9 (11, 11, 11, 14) sts (work­ing a few decs as you bind off, to keep edge from flar­ing), work to end. Bind off rem 35 (36, 36, 44, 41) sts.

Front Cast on 94 (102, 114, 126, 138) sts. Work 2 rows in Seed St. Row 1 (RS): K1 (edge st, keep in St st), p4 (7, 12, 4, 9) pm, work Ca­ble pat across 40 (40, 40, 56, 56) sts, pm, p3 (4, 5, 3, 4), pm, knit to end.

Row 2: Purl to marker, sm, knit to marker, sm, work Ca­ble pat to next marker, sm, knit to last st, p1. Con­tinue as for back un­til arm­holes mea­sure 41/2 (5, 51/2, 51/2, 6) inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Shape Left Neck Work 29 (33, 35, 37, 40) sts, place next 19 (20, 20, 24, 21) sts on holder for neck, then rem 26 (29, 31, 33, 35) sts on 2nd holder for right neck. Work­ing on 29 (33, 35, 37, 40) left neck sts only, dec 1 st at neck edge on next row, then [ev­ery row] 7 (7, 7, 9, 9) times—21 (25, 27, 27, 30) sts. Work even un­til piece mea­sures 7 (71/2, 8, 81/2, 9) inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Shape Left Shoul­der Bind off 6 (7, 8, 8, 8) sts at arm­hole edge twice, then 9 (11, 11, 11, 14) sts once.

Shape Right Neck With RS fac­ing, re­join yarn and work across 26 (29, 31, 33, 35) left neck sts. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next row, then [ev­ery row] 7 (7, 7, 9, 9) times—18 (21, 23, 23, 25) sts. Work even un­til piece mea­sures 7 (71/2, 8, 81/2, 9) inches, end­ing with a RS row.

Shape Right Shoul­der Bind off 6 (7, 8, 8, 8) sts at arm­hole edge twice, then 6 (7, 7, 7, 9) sts once.

Left Sleeve Cast on 52 (58, 58, 58, 62) sts. Work 2 rows in Seed St. Row 1 (RS): K1 (edge st, keep in St st), p5 (0, 0, 0, 2), pm, work Ca­ble pat across 40 (56, 56, 56, 56) sts, pm, purl to last st, k1 (edge st, keep in St st). Row 2: P1, knit to marker, sm, work in Ca­ble pat to next marker, sm, knit to last st, p1 (edge st). Work 2 rows even.

Shape Sleeve Inc 1 st each side on next row, then [ev­ery 10 (10, 8, 6, 6) rows] 2 (1, 1, 3, 1) time(s), then [ev­ery 12 (12, 10, 8, 8) rows] 5 (6, 8, 8, 11) times, work­ing inc sts in rev St st—68 (74, 78, 84, 88) sts. Work even un­til piece mea­sures 17 (171/2, 18, 18, 181/2) inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Shape Cap Bind off 3 (3, 4, 4, 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows, then 3 (3, 5, 5, 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows—56 (62, 60, 66, 60) sts. Dec 1 st each side on next row, then [ev­ery RS row] 10 (11, 12, 13, 14) times—34 (38, 34, 38, 30) sts. Bind off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows, then 4 (5, 4, 5, 3) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Bind off rem 18 (20, 18, 20, 16) sts.

Right Sleeve Cast on 44 (48, 48, 48, 52) sts. Work 2 rows in Seed St. Work 4 rows in St st.

Shape Sleeve Inc 1 st each side on next row, then [ev­ery 10 (10, 8, 6, 6) rows] 2 (1, 1, 4, 1) time(s), then [ev­ery 12 (0, 10, 8, 8) rows] 5 (6, 8, 8, 11) times—60 (66, 70, 76, 80) sts. Work even un­til piece mea­sures 17 (171/2, 18, 18, 181/2) inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Shape Cap Bind off 3 (3, 4, 4, 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows, then 3 (3, 5, 5, 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows—48 (54, 52, 58, 52) sts rem. Dec 1 st each side on next row, then [ev­ery RS row] 10 (11, 12, 13, 14) times—26 (30, 26, 30, 22) sts. Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows, then 3 (4, 3, 4, 2) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Bind off rem 14 (16, 14, 16, 12) sts.

Fin­ish­ing Block pieces to schematic mea­sure

ments. Sew right shoul­der seam. Neck­band With RS fac­ing, beg at left front shoul­der, pick up and knit 26 (26, 28, 32, 32) sts along left front neck edge, work in Seed St across 19 (20, 20, 24, 21) sts from holder, pick up and knit 26 (26, 28, 32, 32) sts along right front neck edge, then 35 (36, 36, 44, 41) sts across back neck— 106 (108, 112, 132, 126) sts. Work 2 rows in Seed St. Bind off all sts in pat. Sew left shoul­der seam. Set in sleeves.

Sew side and sleeve seams. Weave in ends.

Cowl

Us­ing pro­vi­sional cast-on (see page

110), cast on 34 sts. Row 1 (RS): K3, p2, pm, work Ca­ble pat (beg with Row 3) to last 5 sts, pm, p2, k3. Row 2: K5, sm, work Ca­ble pat to next

marker, sm, k5. Work even un­til you have worked

5 ver­ti­cal reps of Ca­ble pat. Fin­ish­ing Care­fully re­move waste yarn from pro­vi­sional cast-on and place sts on nee­dle, pick­ing up 1 st to re­turn to 34 sts. Join ends of cowl us­ing 3-nee­dle bind-off (see page 110) or Kitch­ener st (see page 110). Weave in ends and block as

de­sired.

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