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Cabled Vest

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Textured diamonds and cables combine in this vest pattern.

Sizes

S
30-32 ins [76-81 cm]
38 ins [96.5 cm]
M
34-36 ins [86-91 cm]
42 ins [107 cm]
L
38-40 ins [97-102 cm]
46 ins [117 cm]
XL
42-44 ins [107-112 cm]
50 ins [127 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $21.47

Step 1:

Select your options

Size:

  • S
  • M
  • L
  • XL
To fit bust measurement
30-32 ins [76-81 cm]
Finished bust measurement
38 ins [96.5 cm]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

Classic Wool Worsted | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 6/4mm
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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 8/5mm
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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

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Materials not included in this kit:

5 buttons.

The materials for this project cost $21.47

Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

C3Bk = Slip next stitch onto a cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then K1 from cable needle.

C3Fk = Slip next 2 stitches onto a cable needle and leave at front of work. K1, then K2 from cable needle.

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

Cr3R = Slip next stitch onto a cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then P1 from cable needle.

Dec = decrease(ing)

pat = pattern

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
S 30-32 ins [76-81 cm]
M 34-36 ins [86-91 cm]
L 38-40 ins [97-102 cm]
XL 42-44 ins [107-112 cm]
Finished bust measurement
S 38 ins [96.5 cm]
M 42 ins [107 cm]
L 46 ins [117 cm]
XL 50 ins [127 cm]

MATERIALS

Patons Classic Wool Worsted
SizesSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
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6678
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) circular needle 90 cm long. Cable needle. 5 buttons.

GAUGE

19 sts and 25 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).

PANEL PAT (worked over 12 sts)
1st row: (RS). P2. K8. P2.
2nd row: K2. P8. K2.
3rd row: P3. C3BK. Cr3L. P3.
4th row: K3. P3. K1. P2. K3.
5th row: P2. Cr3R. K1. P1. C3FK. P2.
6th row: K2. P2. K1. P1. K1. P3. K2.
7th row: P1. C3BK. (P1. K1) twice. Cr3L. P1.
8th row: K1. P3. (K1. P1) twice. K1. P2. K1.
9th row: Cr3R. (K1. P1) 3 times. C3FK.
10th row: P2. (K1. P1) 3 times. K1. P3.
11th row: Cr3L. (K1. P1) 3 times. Cr3R.
12th row: K1. P3. (K1. P1) twice. K1. P2. K1.
13th row: P1. Cr3L. (P1. K1) twice. Cr3R. P1.
14th row: K2. P2. K1. P1. K1. P3. K2.
15th row: P2. Cr3L. K1. P1. Cr3R. P2.
16th row: K3. P3. K1. P2. K3.
17th row: P3. Cr3L. Cr3R. P3.
18th row: K4. P4. K4.
19th row: P2. C4B. C4F. P2.
20th row: K2. P8. K2.
21st row: P2. K8. P2.
22nd row: K2. P8. K2.
23rd row: P2. C4B. C4F. P2.
24th row: K2. P8. K2.
These 24 rows form panel pat.

BACK
With smaller needles cast on 94 (106-122-134) 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 these 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing 3 times more inc 26 (26-20-18) sts evenly across last row. 120 (132- 142-152) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). P8 (10-11-16). K8. *P2 (3-4-4). Work 1st row panel pat. P2 (3-4-4). K8. Rep from * to last 8 (10-11-16) sts. P8 (10-11-16).
2nd row: K8 (10-11-16). P8. *K2 (3-4-4). Work 2nd row panel pat. K2 (3-4-4). P8. Rep from * to last 8 (10-11-16) sts. K8 (10-11-16).
3rd row: P8 (10-11-16). C4B. C4F. *P2 (3-4-4). Work 3rd row panel pat. P2 (3-4-4). C4B. C4F. Rep from * to last 8 (10-11-16) sts. P8 (10-11-16).
4th row: K8 (10-11-16). P8. *K2 (3-4-4). Work 4th row panel pat. K2 (3-4-4). P8. Rep from * to last 8 (10-11-16) sts. K8 (10-11-16).
These 4 rows form pat. Panel pats are now in position.
Cont in pat, working appropriate rows panel pat, until Back from beg measures 13 ins [33 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 6 sts beg next 2 rows. Dec 1 st each end of needle on next 5 (7-7-11) rows, then on following 4 (5-7-7) alt rows. 90 (96-102-104) sts.
Cont even in pat until Back from beg measures 23 (23½-24-25) ins [58.5 (59.5-61-63.5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Keeping cont of pat cast off 12 (13-14-14) sts beg next 4 rows. Leave rem 42 (44-46-48) sts on a spare needle.

LEFT FRONT
With smaller needles cast on 43 (51-59-63) sts.
1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. K3.
2nd row: K1. P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep these 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing 3 times more inc 13 (11-8-9) sts evenly across last row. 56 (62-67- 72) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). P8 (10-11-16). *K8. P2 (3-4-4). Work 1st row panel pat. P2 (3-4-4). Rep from * once more.
2nd row: *K2 (3-4-4). Work 2nd row panel pat. K2 (3-4-4). P8. Rep from * once more. K8 (10-11-16).
3rd row: P8 (10-11-16). *C4B. C4F. P2 (3-4-4). Work 3rd row panel pat. P2 (3-4-4). Rep from * once more.
4th row: *K2 (3-4-4). Work 4th row panel pat. K2 (3-4-4). P8. Rep from * once more. K8 (10-11-16).
These 4 rows form pat. Panel pats are now in position.
Cont in pat, working appropriate rows of panel pat, until Left Front measures 4 rows less then Back to armhole shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.
Front shaping: Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at end of next and following alt row. 54 (60-65-70) sts. Work 1 row even.
Armhole shaping: Cast off 6 sts beg next row.
Work 1 row even.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at front edge on next and every following 4th row, at the same time dec 1 st at armhole edge on every row until 41 (45-50-50) sts rem, then every alt row until 35 (37-39-39) sts rem.
Keeping armhole edge even, dec 1 st at front edge on every following 4th row until 24 (26-28- 28) sts rem.
Cont even until Left Front measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 12 (13-14-14) sts beg next and following alt row.

RIGHT FRONT
With smaller needles cast on 43 (51-59-63) sts.
1st row: (RS). K3. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P2. K1.
Rep these 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing 3 times more inc 13 (11-8-9) sts evenly across last row. 56 (62-67- 72) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). *P2 (3-4-4). Work 1st row panel pat. P2 (3-4-4). K8. Rep from * once more. P8 (10-11-16).
2nd row: K8 (10-11-16). *P8. K2 (3-4-4). Work 2nd row panel pat. K2 (3-4-4). Rep from * once more.
3rd row: *P2 (3-4-4). Work 3rd row panel pat. P2 (3-4-4). C4B. C4F. Rep from * once more. P8 (10-11-16).
4th row: K8 (10-11-16). *P8. K2 (3-4-4). Work 4th row panel pat. K2 (3-4-4). Rep from * once more.
These 4 rows form pat. Panel pats are now in position.
Cont in pat, working appropriate rows of panel pat, until Right Front measures 4 rows less then Back to armhole shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.
Front shaping: Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at beg of next and following alt row. 54 (60-65-70) sts.
Armhole shaping: Cast off 6 sts beg next row.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at front edge on next and every following 4th row, at the same time dec 1 st at armhole edge on every row until 41 (45-50-50) sts rem, then every alt row until 35 (37-39-39) sts rem.
Keeping armhole edge even, dec 1 st at front edge on every following 4th row until 24 (26-28- 28) sts rem.
Cont even until Right Front measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with WS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 12 (13-14-14) sts beg next and following alt row.

FINISHING
Block all pieces to measurements, cover with a damp cloth and allow to dry.
Button and Buttonhole Band: Sew shoulder seams. With RS facing, circular needle and beg at lower right front edge, pick up and knit 70 sts to beg of front shaping, 60 (62-65-68) sts to shoulder, work across 42 (44-46-48) sts from back neck as follows: K5 (3-5-5). (K2tog. K1) 10 (12-12-12) times. K7 (5-5-7).
Pick up and knit 60 (62-65-68) sts down left front to beg of shoulder shaping and 70 sts to lower edge. 292 (296-304-312) sts. Do not join.
Working back and forth across needle, proceed as follows:
1st row: (WS). K1. *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 3 sts. P2. K1.
2nd row: K3. *P2. K2. Rep from * to last st. K1.
Work 1 more row in (K2. P2) ribbing.
4th row: Rib across 3 sts. *Cast off 2 sts. Rib across 14 sts (including st on needle after cast off). Rep from * 3 times more. Cast off 2 sts. Rib to end of row.
5th row: Rib, casting on 2 sts over cast off sts.
Work a further 2 rows ribbing.
Cast off in ribbing.
Armbands: With RS of work facing and smaller needles pick up and knit 94 (98-102-106) sts evenly along armhole edge.
Beg with a 2nd row, work 7 rows in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back. Cast off in ribbing.
Sew side and armband seams.
Sew buttons to correspond to buttonholes.