Cable Stitch Maxi Sweater

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If you make one thing this season make it this essential tunic length sweater to layer over leggings, pants or maxi skirts. Knitted in ‘erika knight’ maxi wool, a super bulky pure British wool of the highest quality. An oversized braid and regular cable stitch patterns run up the front and contrast with the plain stocking/stockinette stitch back and sleeves. The cowl neck is worked in basic rib stitch. The simple bit is making it, the difficult bit is trying to decide what colour to make it in!

erika knight maxi wool
8[9:10] x 100g (31/2oz) hanks
Pair each of UK 10mm (US 15) and
UK 12mm (US 17) knitting needles
Cable needle
Stitch holders
Large-eyed blunt-tipped sewing needle
Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate.


 Size Small Medium Large
To fit bust 81-86 cm (32-24 in) 92-97 cm (36-38in) 102-107 cm (40-42 in)
Actual Bust 49 cm (19.25 in) 54cm (21.25 in)

59cm (23.25 in)

Length 74 cm (29 in) 76 cm (30 in) 79 cm(31 in)
Sleeve Length 46 cm (18 in) 47 cm (18.5 in) 48 cm (19 in)


8 sts and 12 rows to 10cm/4in square measured over St st using UK 12mm (US 17) needles.
Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension/gauge.

Erika Knight Maxi Wool