Supplies
1 ball of red acrylic blend yarn
US/0 (2.00 mm) needles
US/3 (3.25 mm) circular needles
Cable needle
3 small stitch holders
8 hook and eye closures, size 2
Small crochet hook
Darning needle
Maroon thread
Sewing needle

Instructions
Body
Cast on 61 stitches with US/0 (2.00 mm) needles.

Work in (k1, p1) ribbing for 6 rows.

Change to US/3 (3.25 mm) needles and work the following cable pattern 4 times, ending on a wrong side (WS) row.

Cable Pattern
Rows 1, 3, 5, and 8: (K2, p1, k3, p1) across
Rows 2, 4, and 6: (P2, k1, p3, k1) across
Row 7: (K2, p1, c3 [slip first two stitches onto
cable needle, k1, k2 from cable needle], p1) across

Author's Note: The cable pattern is changeable when stitches are
increased or decreased. Just follow the pattern repeats as closely as possible for continuity.
Cables are made every 7 rows, with 1 wrongside row
following.

Body
Author's Note: The body is worked in one piece with joined raglan-style
sleeves to make up shoulders and neckband.

Cast on 61 stitches with US/0 (2.00 mm) needles.

Work (k1, p1) ribbing for 6 rows.

Change to US/3 (3.25 mm) needles and work the cable pattern 4 times, ending on a wrong side (WS) row.

Next
Row: (RS) Still using the cable pattern, work 12 stitches (left back),
bind off 6 stitches, work 25 stitches (front), bind off 6 stitches,
work 12 stitches (right front).

Work 3 rows in cable pattern.

Next
row: Working all three pieces simultaneously with separate strands of
yarn, work the cable pattern across to the end, binding off 1 stitch at
each side of FRONT piece. (23 stitches front)

Work 1 row in cable pattern.

Next row: (RS) Work row 7 of the cable pattern across, decreasing 1 stitch each side of the front. (21 stitches front)

Work 3 rows in the cable pattern.

Next row: (RS) Transfer stitches to a stitch holder and begin work on the sleeves.

Sleeves
Cast on 19 stitches with US/0 (2.00 mm) needles.

Work in (k1, p1) ribbing for 6 rows.

Switch to US/3 (3.25 mm) needles and work 2 rows of the cable pattern.

Next row: (RS) Increase 1 stitch on each side, maintaining the cable pattern.

Work 1 row of the cable pattern.

Next row: (RS) Increase 1 stitch on each side, maintaining the cable pattern.

Work 1 row of the cable pattern.

Next row (RS) Work row 7 of the cable pattern with no shaping.

Work 3 rows of the cable pattern.

Next 2 rows: Bind off 7 stitches at the beginning of each row, maintaining the cable pattern. (11 stitches remaining)

Work 2 rows of the cable pattern.

Next row: (RS) Work row 7 of the cable pattern.

Work 3 rows of the cable pattern, ending on a WS row.

Next row: Transfer stitches to a stitch holder.

Repeat the sleeve directions for the second sleeve.

Assembly
Transfer all 5 pieces to needles arranged from left to right with RS facing as follows:

  • Right back
  • Sleeve
  • Front
  • Sleeve
  • Left back

Work 4 rows of the cable pattern, joining all pieces together (67 stitches) by working with one strand of yarn.

Next row: (RS) Work row 7 of the cable pattern.

Work 1 row of the cable pattern.
Next
row: (RS) Work the cable pattern across the row, decreasing 6 stitches
for the sake of evening out the continuity of rib-cable pattern. (61
stitches remaining)

Next row: (WS) Switch to US/0 (2.00 mm)
needles and work in (k1, p1) ribbing, decreasing 10 stitches evenly
across. (51 stitches remaining)

Next row: Maintaining the (k1,p1) ribbing, work 3 stitches together every 15 stitches 3 times to the end, ending by working 3 stitches together.

Work 3 rows in (k1, p1) ribbing.

Bind off.

Finishing
Sew the sleeve seams, then sew the sleeves up to the armhole.

Sew the hooks evenly spaced along the underside of right back, beginning near the bottom and ending at the neck.

Repeat on the left back with the eye closures.

Weave in loose ends.

Final Product

Harry's Red Cable Sweater from Sorcerer's Stone for 16

Harry's Red Cable Sweater from Sorcerer's Stone for 16
Credit
Meredith Secaur's tutorial was taken with permission.





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