This is probably my favorite sweater I’ve designed to-date! I love the way the cable is the focal point while the tweedy yarn in reverse stockinette adds a subtle, and delightful, texture. The cable is based on one in Elsbeth Lavold’s Viking Patterns for Knitting; my version includes a buttonhole in the center of each cable motif. The double-breasted look of the leather buttoned closure adds just the right bit of sophistication to this fun sweater. Knitting level is advanced, with the ability to read/knit from a chart a must.
Sample was knit using KP's Wool of the Andes. Approx yarn needs by size (always remembering that these are APPROX):
1210 yards for sizes XS/S
1320 yards for sizes M/L
1430 yards for sizes 1X/2X
1540 yards for sizes 3X/4X