Cable Vest

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Cable Vest

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This tailored cable vest is an elegant layering piece.

Sizes

Extra-Small/Small
28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
36 ins [91.5 cm]
Medium
36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
40 ins [101.5 cm]
Large
40-42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
43 ins [109 cm]
Extra-Large
44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
47 ins [119.5 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large
48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
56 ins [142 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large
56-62 ins [142-157.5 cm]
63 ins [160 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $7.34

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • Extra-Small/Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Extra-Large
  • 2/3 Extra-Large
  • 4/5 Extra-Large
To fit bust measurement
28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
Finshed bust
36 ins [91.5 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Super Value | Select your Shade, Edit Color
$0.00

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 9/5.5mm
$4.35

Plastic Straight Cable Needles

3/Pkg
$2.99
The materials for this project cost $7.34

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

C4B = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

C4F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K2, then K2 from cable needle

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

P = purl

pat = pattern

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
Extra-Small/Small 28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
Medium 36-38 ins [91.5-96.5 cm]
Large 40-42 ins [101.5-106.5 cm]
Extra-Large 44-46 ins [112-117 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 48-54 ins [122-137 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 56-62 ins [142-157.5 cm]
Finshed bust
Extra-Small/Small 36 ins [91.5 cm]
Medium 40 ins [101.5 cm]
Large 43 ins [109 cm]
Extra-Large 47 ins [119.5 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 56 ins [142 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 63 ins [160 cm]

MATERIALS

Bernat Super Value
SizesExtra-Small/SmallMediumLargeExtra-Large2/3 Extra-Large4/5 Extra-Large 
Main Color (MC)
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222233
Size 5.5 mm (U.S. 9) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Cable needle.

GAUGE

17 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

Back
**Cast on 82 (90-98-106-126-142) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows 5 times more, inc 6 (6-6-6-10-10) sts evenly across last row. 88 (96-104-112-136-152) sts.
Proceed in Shadow Cable Pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). (K2. P2) 3 (3-3-3-4-4) times. Knit to last 12 (12-12-12-16-16) sts. (P2. K2) 3 (3-3-3-4-4) times.
2nd and alt rows: (P2. K2) 3 (3-3-3-4-4) times. Purl to last 12 (12-12-12-16-16) sts. (K2. P2) 3 (3-3-3-4-4) times.
3rd row: As 1st row.
5th row: (K2. P2) 3 (3-3-3-4-4) times. *C4B. K4. Rep from * to last 12 (12-12-12-16-16) sts. (P2. K2) 3 (3-3-3-4-4) times.
7th and 9th rows: As 1st row.
11th row: (K2. P2) 3 (3-3-3-4-4) times. *K4. C4F. Rep from * to last 12 (12-12-12-16-16) sts. (P2. K2) 3 (3-3-3-4-4) times.
12th row: As 2nd row.
Rep last 12 rows of pat until work from beg measures 15 (15-16-17-17-18) ins [38 (38-40.5-43-43-45.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Place markers on side edges 5 ins [12.5 cm] up from cast on edge for slits.**
Shape armholes: Cast off 8 (8-8-8-12-12) sts beg next 2 rows. 72 (80-88-96-112-128) sts.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures (6--7--8) ins [14 (15-16.5-18-19-20.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Next row: *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Next row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows twice more. Cast off in pat.
Place markers along last row (-4---) ins [9 (9-10-11.5-14-16.5) cm] in from armhole edges for shoulders.
Front
Work from ** to ** as given for Back.
Shape armholes: 1st row: (RS). Cast off 8 (8-8-8-12-12) sts. K2 (including st on needle after cast off ). P2. Pat 28 (32-36-40-48-56) sts. P2. K4. P2. Pat to end of row. 80 (88-96-104-124-140) sts.
2nd row: Cast off 8 (8-8-8-12-12) sts. P2 (including st on needle after cast off ). K2. P28 (32-36-40-48-56). K2. P4. K2. Pat to end of row. 72 (80-88-96-112-128) sts.
Divide for fronts: 1st row: (RS). K2. P2. Pat 28 (32-36-40-48-56) sts. P2. K2. Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
2nd row: P2. K2. P28 (32-36-40-48-56). K2. P2.
3rd row: K2. P2. Pat 28 (32-36-40-48-56) sts. P2. K2.
4th row: As 2nd row.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures (6--7--8) ins [14 (15-16.5-18-19-20.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Next row: *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Next row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows twice more. Cast off in pat.
Place markers along last row (-4---) ins [9 (9-10-11.5-14-16.5) cm] in from armhole edge for shoulder.
With RS of work facing, join yarn to rem 36 (40-44-48-56-64) sts on spare needle and proceed as follows:
1st row: K2. P2. Pat 28 (32-36-40-48-56) sts. P2. K2.
2nd row: P2. K2. P28 (32-36-40-48-56). K2. P2.
Cont even in pat until armhole measures (6--7--8) ins [14 (15-16.5-18-19-20.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Next row: *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Next row: *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows twice more. Cast off in pat.
Place markers along last row (-4---) ins [9 (9-10-11.5-14-16.5) cm] in from side edges for shoulders.
Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements. Cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry.
Sew shoulder seams from markers to armhole edge. Sew side seams from armhole to markers, leaving last 5 ins [12.5 cm] open of side slits.