I need a pattern for a plus size cable sweater. This will be my first cable attempt so the easier the pattern the better. Or can I take a pattern for a smaller sweater and somehow figure out how to make it bigger. How hard to put short rows in for the bust. I really want to make a sweater that will fit my friend. I was going to use a bamboo yarn that knits on 6's or 7's. Can anyone help me?
One more pattern question when a pattern says extra large (52") Does that mean the chest finished is 52" Because I thought that was normally a 2x. Are sweater patterns sized different?