Cabled Sweater, Hat, and Blanket by Sirdar

Cabled Sweater, Hat, and Blanket

by Sirdar
January 2005
DK (11 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in cable pattern on US6/4mm needles
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
193 - 955 yards (176 - 873 m)
3mo - 6yrs
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Note: Love Knitting magazine does not include the blanket and has instructions for sizes 3-6mos to 3-4 years.

This Sirdar leaflet contains directions for a roll- or crew-neck pullover, matching hat, and blanket. Unisex design in sizes from 3 months to 6 years.

3-6 mo (chest size 18”/46cm)
6-12 mo (chest size 20”/51cm)
1-2 yrs (chest size 22”/56cm)
3-4 yrs (chest size 24”/61cm)
5-6 yrs (chest size 26”/66cm)

Hat fits average child in each age range
Blanket measures 46x61cm / 18x24”

Yarn Requirements: DK weight, 50g balls
Pullover: 2 (3,4,4,5) balls
Blanket: 3 balls
Hat: 1 ball all sizes

Other items needed: Cable needle, stitch holders, tapestry needle

Techniques used:

  • Front, back, and sleeves of sweater are knit separately then seamed. Neckband is added last

  • Hat is knit flat then seamed

  • Pattern includes a 4-stitch cable