Noro yarn...yum....and to use their yarn with this pattern is heaven!
3 31⁄2oz/100g balls (each approx 220 yd/200m) of Noro Yarns Taiyo (cotton/silk/wool/nylon) in #6
One pair size 10 (6mm)knitting needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE Cable needle (cn)
Approx 6" x 953⁄4"/15 x 243cm
27 sts and 18 rows = 4"/10cm over cable pat using size 10
TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.
8-st LC Sl 4 sts to cn and hold to front, [k1, p1] twice, then [k1, p1] twice from cn.
Cast on 40 sts.
Beg cable pat
(Note Sl sts purlwise with yarn in front.)
Rows 1–5 Sl 1, *p1, k1; rep from* to last st, k1.
Row 6 (RS) Sl 1, p1, [k1, p1] 3 times, 8-st LC, [k1, p1] 4 times, 8-st LC, [k1, p1] 3 times, k2.
Rows 7–11 Rep rows 1–5.
Row 12 *8-st LC, [k1, p1] 4 times; rep from * once more, 8-st LC.
Rep rows 1–12 thirty-four times more. Rep rows 1–11 once more. Bind off all sts.
Weave in all loose ends and block lightly.