Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and density.
9.5 inches in width and 70 inches in length (blocked)
24 sts and 26 rows = 4 inches in cable pattern on larger needles (washed and air-dried)
17 sts and 26 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles (washed and air-dried)
size 8US (5.0 mm) or size to obtain correct gauge
size 5US (3.75 mm) for hem ribbing (or 1.25 mm smaller than gauge needle)