Cara

Cara is available to purchase as an individual pattern for $6.50

Cara

This sweater is worked bottom up in the round, separating at the underarms to work the front and back flat. Shoulders are joined with a Three Needle Bind Off and stitches are then picked up around the armhole to work the sleeve. The sleeve cap is shaped using short rows.

This pattern is written in a table format. You can fill in the appropriate numbers for your size from the tables that follow each section. Any special techniques used are described in text boxes at the appropriate place in the pattern.

Sizes

30 (32, 34 ¼, 36 ¼, 38 ½, 40 ½, 42 ¾, 44 ¾, 47, 49, 51 ¼, 53 ¼) inches

76 (81, 87, 92, 98, 103, 108.5, 113.5, 119.5, 124.5, 130, 135) cm

Shown in size 36 ¼”/92cm with 1”/2.5cm negative ease

Needles

US 10 ½/6.5mm 32“/80cm, 24”/60cm and 16”/40cm circular needles

US 10 ½/6.5mm set of dpn’s (for working sleeves, can also use long circular for Magic Loop Method)

US 9/5.5mm 24”/60cm circular needle

Yarn

1075 (1150, 1250, 1300, 1380, 1450, 1550, 1600, 1690, 1760, 1850, 1900) yards Aran/Heavy Worsted weight yarn

Shown in Quince & Co. Osprey (170 yards/155m; 100g; 100% American Wool) in “Storm”

Notions

Stitch markers

Scrap yarn

Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

Gauge

15 sts and 22 rows = 4 inches in Garter Ridge pattern on US 10 ½/6.5mm needles

14 sts and 24 rows = 4 inches in Garter Rib on US 10 ½/6.5mm needles

15 sts and 24 rnds = 4 inches in Garter Stitch in the rnd on US 10 ½/6.5mm needles