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Nottingham Sweater


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  • Cables

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Simple cables and a softly heathered yarn combine to create a casual sweater the man in your life will love wearing. The simple collar and inset zipper add to the cozy feel for a sweater that will keep him stylish and warm. Perfect for men and women both! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit Purl Simple Cables Cast on Bind off GAUGE 20 sts (2 pattern repeats) = 41/2" and 27 rows = 4" in Cable Pattern with larger needle. This is a BLOCKED GAUGE! Take time to save time, check your gauge. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished Chest Sizes: 37 (411/2, 46, 501/2, 55, 591/2, 64, 681/2)" [94 (105.5, 117, 128.5, 139.5, 151, 162.5, 174) cm] Shown in size 46" [117 cm]

Recommended with this pattern

  • Yarn: Green Mountain Spinnery, "Wonderfully Wooly" (100% New England Wool; 250 yds, 4 oz/113g) MC: 5 (6, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8) hanks (green) CC: 1 hank (brown)
  • Needles: Sizes US 6 and 7 (4 and 4.5 mm): straight, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Notions: Stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle, 28" separating zipper, matching sewing thread, sewing needle.

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Marly Bird
Marlaina 'Marly' Bird fled the world of financial services to launch a career in the yarn industry and she hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-crafty girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She is the national spokesperson for Red Heart Yarns, hosts the YarnThing podcast, is the author of Cold Weather Crochet and I Can't Believe I'm Entrelac Knitting, and co-author of Knitting for Dummies, 3rd ed. You've seen her designs in Knitter's Magazine, Interweave Crochet, Knitscene, Love of Crochet, Love of Knitting, and in the books Knitter's Book of Socks, Unexpected Afghans, Simply Crochet, Lace Yarn Studio, Blueprint Crochet Sweaters, and Knitting Plus. Along with her designing and podcast, Marly has a successful YouTube channel where she teaches both knitting and crochet. On top of all that, Marly also has several online classes available with Creativebug and In her spare time, Marly is a wife to a very understanding husband, raises three kids, and because life was not crazy enough--has three dogs. For more about Marly, go to