Indulge in the lush texture and luxurious drape of our cabled sweater, Ponderosa. This stunning layering piece is designed with maximum ease for a flowy silhouette, while slim-fitting sleeves and a cropped, arched front hemline create a flattering and stylish look that’s perfect for layering over your favorite dress or blouse.
Ponderosa is knit flat in two pieces, with a beautiful cabled front and a smooth stockinette back, which are beautifully joined together using the mattress stitch at the sides and shoulder before picking up the sleeves.
With our detailed video tutorials, you’ll breeze through the pattern with ease, learning handy tips like how to cable without a cable needle, how to customize the fit, and a crochet seaming hack, along with techniques for blocking, mattress stitching, and the perfect sweater bindoff.
Our samples were knit up in stunning Pigment & Ply fingering weight 100% SW Merino yarn, with gorgeous hand-dyed tonal solids that showcase the sweater’s depth and a twist that’s perfect for the cables.
Don’t miss out on this beautiful and versatile piece that’s sure to become a wardrobe favorite. Download the Ponderosa sweater pattern today and start knitting your new go-to garment!
Work cables without cable needles
Ponderosa bind off
Blocking for an arch
Crochet seaming hack
Mattress stitch demystified