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This woodsy, cabled cardigan is a perfect match for a chilly fall hike - or thinking about a chilly fall hike at another time of the year! I designed it for my fall 2016 "make wear love" retreat, and features simple-to-knit but intricate-looking basketweave cables on the front and back. The sleeves, hem, and mock turtleneck are trimmed with a classic 2x2 ribbing, but the cardigan is closed with a tidy i-cord edge. To ensure that the cable panels don't overlap with any shaping, Back Cove is a straight-sided design.

Two notes on this design: First, please swatch in Reverse Stockinette stitch. Additional stitches to compensate for cable "suckage" will be added automatically by CustomFit.

Second, cabled designs in CustomFit are intermediate - advanced level, for two reasons. First, explicit set-up instructions are given for the cable panels only; you will be responsible for managing any partial repeats of ribbing outside the cable panels. Finally, since the cable panels are fixed in their stitch counts, I strongly suggest using a DK-light worsted weight yarn to ensure a similar sized cable panel to the garment shown.

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