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Corsica - $8

This cabled sweater with unique construction
is the perfect challenge

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  • 500[550,600,700,750,800]g/
    680[750,815,950,1020,1080]yd bulky yarn
  • Stitch Markers
  • Waste Yarn
  • Stitch Holders or More Waste Yarn
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Cable Needle (optional)
  • US #10/6 mm double-pointed needles
    for sleeves
  • 16-inch US #10/6 mm circular needle
    or straight needles for cable band
  • 24-inch, 29-inch, or 32-inch
    US #10/6 mm circular needle for body

  • Skill Level: Advanced
    Size: 32 [34,36,38,40,42] inches
    Gauge: 16 sts/23 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch

    Skills: Cabling, increasing, decreasing, picking up stitches,
    grafting, provisional cast-on

    Shown in Knit Picks Panache, Colorway: Moss, 11 balls
    A great alternative yarn is Cascade Pastaza
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    Errata: Chest: Row 1: P around until you get to the mkr. P sts on second needle until last 4 sts, p2tog tbl, p2. Turn. Row 2: K sts on spare needle, continue to k sts on main needle around until 4 sts before mkr, k2tog k2. Turn. … Next row: Turn and P around until you get to the mkr. P sts from spare needle onto main needle, making sure to p2tog tbl 4 sts before the end of the row (keeping the mkr at the end of the row).
    Upper Body: Decreases should be mirrored. All p2tog on upper body should be p2tog tbl instead.
    Sizes 32-36: Row 17: Should be 4PLC not 4PRC

    See Corsica Upside Down in the 2008 Stitches West Fashion Show!