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This pattern is digital and available in English and Polish.

All that you need on cold winter or autumn days: comfort, warmth and many charming cables cheering you up! Secret of Life is a casual sweater, with a convenient shape fitting every body shape. When made from alpaca, it will warm and tuck you in, while being pleasantly light.

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Secret of Life sweater is mostly seamless project, worked top-down. It is richly decorated with chubby cables. Despite it, Secret of Life is intuitive and easy to work, and cabling is very satisfying! I promise, that before you join front and back, you’ll learn the construction and location of every cable!

For your convenience, each size has its own file, with instructions only for the given size. You will not have to search for instructions on complicated charts nor print many irrelevant information. Just pick your size and knit without distractions! IMPORTANT: you get access to all files (all languages and all sizes).

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Podkreślenie 5x81

Sizes:
XS (S, M, L) XL
Sweater circumference in bust:
100.5 (108, 115.5, 123) 130 cm
39.5 (42.5, 45.5, 48.4) 51.2”
Suggested ease: 18-25 cm / 7-9.8”
The pictures show size S, with 20 cm 8” ease.

Yarn:
Chmurka Alpacino DK or any other DK yarn, about:
1170 (1305, 1440, 1650) 1750 meters
1279 (1427, 1574, 1804) 1913 yards

Needles:
4 mm and 3.25 mm US 6 and US 3 circular needles

Others:
1 stitch marker
Cable needle
Tapestry needle
Scrap yarn or stitch holder

Gauge:
22 sts x 34 rows – 10 cm x 10 cm 4” x 4” on 4 mm US 6 needles in Stockinette st, after blocking.

Level: intermediate

It is the amazingly cabled and very smartly designed pullover, which although time consuming (cables!) is sooo satisfying to knit and the pattern hand-holds you, so even if you are not an advanced knitter, you can do it!

Anna

This was a fun knit, a lot of beautiful cables and a great pattern!

Quiltefeen