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Free Knitting Pattern: Cable Vision

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®
Pattern #: 60712AD

Knit: Easy+

Rating: ****4.0 (based on 4 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy + (Level 3)

SIZE: S/M, L/XL, 1X/2X

Finished Width (sleeve edge to sleeve edge) 48 (53, 58) in. (122 (134.5, 147.5) cm)
Finished Length 22 (24, 26) in. (56 (61, 66) cm)

Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

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Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 620-129: Wool-Ease Yarn: Cocoa
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White/Multi Wheat Mushroom White Frost
*Wool-Ease® (Article #620).
  • Solid, Heather, Twist: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
  • Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon
  • Glitter/Multi-colors: 78% acrylic, 19% wool, 3% polyester
  • Frosts: 70% acrylic, 20% wool, 10% polyamide
  • Prints: 80% acrylic, 20% wool
; package size: Solid, Heather, Twist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Sprinkles, Wheat, Mushroom, Rainbow Mist: 3 oz/85g; 197 yd/180m balls
Glitter/Multi-colors: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Frosts: 2.5 oz./70g; 162 yd/146m balls
Prints: 2.5 oz/70g; 162 yd/146m balls

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•  620-129 Wool-Ease Yarn: Cocoa
$ 46.90 11, 12 
Lion Brand Cable Needles (Set of 2)   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers   $ 2.49  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Circular needle size 8 (5 mm), 29 in. (75 cm) Circular needle size 8 (5 mm), 16 in. (40 cm)

Cable Vision

Lion Brand® Wool-Ease®


22 sts + 24 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Broken Cable pattern.

When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch


6/6 LC (6 over 6 left cross) Slip 6 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k6, then k6 from cable needle.
6/6 RC (6 over 6 right cross)Slip 6 sts to cable needle and hold in back, k6, then k6 from cable needle.


Broken Cable
Row 1 (RS):
K 8, *6/6 RC, k16; rep from * across to last 8 sts, k8.
Rows 2, 4, 6 and 8: K6, purl to last 6 sts, k6.
Rows 3, 5 and 7: Knit.
Row 9: K8, *k14, 6/6 LC, k2; rep from * across to last 8 sts, k8.
Rows 10-16: Rep Rows 2-8.
Rep Rows 1-16 for Broken Cable pattern.


K2, p2 Rib
Rnd 1: *
K2, p2; rep from *.
Rnd 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Rep Row 2 for K2, p2 Rib.


1) Poncho is worked from back lower edge to front lower edge.
2) Due to the large number of sts, poncho is worked back and forth on circular needle.

Beg at back lower edge, cast on 268 (296, 324) sts.
Rows 1 (RS)-7: Knit.
Row 8 and 10: K6, purl to last 6 sts, k6.
Rows 9 and 11: Knit.
Row 12: K6, purl to last 6 sts, k6.
Work in Broken Cable pattern until piece measures 20 (22, 24) in. (51 (56, 61) cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Shape Neck
Work in Broken Cable pattern over first 120 (134, 148) sts, join a 2nd ball of yarn, bind off 28 sts for neck, work in pattern to end of row. Working both sides at the same time, with separate balls of yarn, continue in Broken Cable pattern for 4 in. (10 cm), end with a WS row.
Next Row: Work in Broken Cable pattern over first 120 (134, 148) sts, cast on 28 sts, break off 2nd ball of yarn, work in pattern to end of row.
Continue in Broken Cable pattern until front measures 1 in. (1.5 cm) shorter than back, end with a RS row.
Knit 6 rows.
Bind off.



From RS with smaller circular needle, pick up and k 120 sts evenly spaced around neck opening. Join, being careful not to twist sts. Place marker for beg of round. Work in K2, p2 Rib for 4 in. (10 cm). Bind off in Rib. Weave in ends.

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beg = begin(s)(ning) k = knit
p = purl rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side st(s) = stitch(es)

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Pattern Average Rating: ****4.0 (based on 4 reviews)
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Reviewed by unionsoulsheart on 2014-11-29 *****
Very chunky cables but beautifully textured. Easy pattern to follow. It did feel like a never ending pattern though, I guess ponchos and shrugs end up feeling like that, and sometimes I feel I should have just made a blanket for all the work that goes into an "outfit". It's a heavy poncho. I'll wear it around the house but honestly, the wool ease doesn't agree with my skin, it's not really warm and it scratches and itches. I wear it over an outfit so only my neck is sore and itchy by the afternoon. My dogs seem to like it though since they jump and curl up on me!

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