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Long Cable Vest

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Elegant vest that works for day and night. Garment is knit with crocheted button covers. Shown in Bernat Super Value.

Extra-Small/Small
28 - 34" [71-86.5 cm]
38" [96.5 cm]
Medium
36 - 38" [91.5-96.5 cm ]
42"[106.5 cm]
Large
40 - 42"[101.5-106.5 cm]
45"[114.5 cm]
Extra-Large
44 - 46" [112-117 cm]
49"[124.5 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large
48 - 54"[122-137 cm]
57"[144.5 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large
56 - 62"[142-157.5 cm]
64"[162.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $46.59

Step 1:

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Size:

  • Extra-Small/Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Extra-Large
  • 2/3 Extra-Large
  • 4/5 Extra-Large
Bust measurement
28 - 34" [71-86.5 cm]
Finished bust
38" [96.5 cm]

Step 2:

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Color Info

Super Value | Rouge, 53531Edit Color
$14.97

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
$3.95

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 8/5mm
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Bamboo Crochet Hook

Size G6/4mm
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Takumi Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles 36"

Size 7/4.5mm
$9.49

Plastic Straight Cable Needles

3/Pkg
$2.99

Cable Stitch Holder

3-1/2" 3/Pkg- Small, Medium, Large
$3.75

ButtonTHIS Solid Color Buttons 1" 4/Pkg

Indigo
$4.50
The materials for this project cost $46.59

Abbreviations

C2B = Knit into back of 2nd st on left-hand needle, then knit first stitch, slipping both stitches off needle at same time

C2F = Knit into back of 2nd stitch on left-hand needle, then knit into front of 1st stitch, slipping both stitches off needle together.

K1tbl = Knit next stitch through back of loop

P1tbl = Purl next stitch through back of loop.

P3tog = Pass slipped stitch over

T3B = Slip next stitch onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K2, then P1 from cable needle.

T3F = Slip next 2 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. P1, then K2 from cable needle.

Tw2R = Knit into front of 2nd stitch on left-hand needle without slipping stitch off needle, then knit into front of 1st stitch and slip both stitches off needle together.

yo = yarn over the needle (makes 1 extra stitch)

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Bust measurement
Extra-Small/Small 28 - 34" [71-86.5 cm]
Medium 36 - 38" [91.5-96.5 cm ]
Large 40 - 42"[101.5-106.5 cm]
Extra-Large 44 - 46" [112-117 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 48 - 54"[122-137 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 56 - 62"[142-157.5 cm]
Finished bust
Extra-Small/Small 38" [96.5 cm]
Medium 42"[106.5 cm]
Large 45"[114.5 cm]
Extra-Large 49"[124.5 cm]
2/3 Extra-Large 57"[144.5 cm]
4/5 Extra-Large 64"[162.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Super Value (197 g/7. oz;389 m/426 yds)
SizesExtra-Small/SmallMediumLargeExtra-Large2/3 Extra-Large4/5 Extra-Large 

Rouge (53531)
344445
Sizes 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) and 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge. Size 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) circular knitting needle 36 ins [90 cm] long for edging. Cable needle. 3 stitch holders. 2 buttons (which will be covered with crochet). Size 4 mm (U.S. G or 6) crochet hook for button covers and loops.

GAUGE

18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking stitch.

INSTRUCTIONS

Diamond Panel(worked over 21 sts).
(see chart)
1st row:(RS). P8. Cr5F. P8
2nd row:K8. P2. P1tbl. P2. K8.
3rd row:P7. T3B. K1tbl. T3F. P7.
4th row:K7. P2. K1. P1tbl. K1. P2. K7.
5th row:P6. T3B. P1. K1tbl. P1. T3F. P6.
6th row:K6. P2. K2. P1tbl. K2. P2. K6.
7th row:P5. T3B. P2. K1tbl. P2. T3F. P5.
8th row:K5. P2. K3. P1tbl. K3. P2. K5.
9th row:P4. T3BK. P3. K1tbl. P3. T3FK. P4.
10th row:K4. P2. (P1tbl. K3) twice. P1tbl. P2. K4.
11th row:P3. T3B. C2F. P2. K1tbl. P2. C2B. T3F. P3.
12th row:K3. P2. (K2. P1tbl) 3 times. K2. P2. K3.
13th row:P2. T3B. P2. C2F. P1. K1tbl. P1. C2B. P2. T3F. P2.
14th row:K2. P2. K4. (P1tbl. K1) twice. P1tbl. K4. P2. K2.
15th row: P1. T3B. P4. C2F. K1tbl. C2B. P4. T3F. P1.
16th row:K1. P2. K6. (P1tbl) 3 times. K6. P2. K1.
17th row:P1. T3F. P4. C2B. K1tbl. C2F. P4. T3B. P1.
18th row:As 14th row.
19th row:P2. T3F. P2. C2B. P1. K1tbl. P1. C2F. P2. T3B. P2.
20th row: As 12th row.
21st row:P3. T3F. C2B. P2. K1tbl. P2. C2F. T3B. P3.
22nd row:As 10th row.
23rd row:P4. T3F. P3. K1tbl. P3. T3B. P4.
24th row:As 8th row.
25th row:P5. T3F. P2. K1tbl. P2. T3B. P5.
26th row:As 6th row.
27th row:P6. T3F. P1. K1tbl. P1. T3B. P6.
28th row:As 4th row.
29th row: P7. T3F. K1tbl. T3B. P7.
30th row:As 2nd row.
These 30 rows form Diamond Panel Pat.
Back
With larger needles, cast on 107 (115-123-139-155-171) sts.
1st row:(RS). *P1. Rep from * to last st. K1tbl.
2nd row: *P1tbl. K1. Rep from * to last st. P1tbl. Rep last 2 rows Twisted Ribbing for 2 1/2 ins [6 cm], ending on a 2nd row and inc 1 st in center of last row. 108 (116-124-140-156-172) sts.
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row:(RS). (K1. P1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22) times K1. P2. Tw2R. Work 1st row Diamond Panel Pat. Tw2R. P28. Tw2R. Work 1st row Diamond Panel Pat. Tw2R. P2. (K1. P1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22)
2nd row:(P1. K1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22) times. P1. K2. P2. Work 2nd row Diamond Panel pat. P2. K2. (M3. P3tog) 6 times. K2. P2. Work 2nd row Diamond Panel Pat. P2. K2. (P1. K1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22) times. P1.
3rd row:(P1. K1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22) times. P3. Tw2R. Work 3rd row Diamond Panel Pat. Tw2R. P28. Tw2R. Work 3rd row Diamond Panel Pat. Tw2R. P3. (K1. P1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22) times.
4th row:(K1. P1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22) times. K3. P2. Work 4th row Diamond Panel Pat. P2. K2. (P3tog. M3) 6 times. K2. P2. Work 4th row Diamond Panel Pat. P2. K3. (P1. K1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22) times.
These 4 rows form Irish Moss St Pat at sides and Trinity St Pat at center. Diamond Panel Pats are now in position.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 4 ins [10 cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape sides:Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at each end of next row and every following 10th (8th-12th-8th-8th-8th) row until there are 92 (104-110-120-144-160) sts.
Sizes M, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only:Dec 1 st at each end of every following 10th row until (98-138-154) sts rem.
All sizes:Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 23 (23-22 1/2-22-22-21 1/2 ) ins [58.5 (58.5-57-56-56-54.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape sleeves: Inc 1 st at each end of next 2 rows, then cast on 3 sts beg next 2 rows, taking inc sts into Irish Moss St Pat. 102 (108-120-130-148-164) sts. Place a marker at each end of last cast on row.
Cont even in pat until work from markers measures 8 1/2 (9-9-9 1/2-9 1/2-10) ins [21.5 (23-23-24-24-25.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape shoulders: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 11 (12-14-16-18-21) sts beg next 4 rows, then 12 (13-14-15-19-21) sts beg following 2 rows. Leave rem 34 (34-36-36-38-38) sts on a st holder.
Left Front
**With larger needles cast on 53 (57-61-69-77-85) sts.
Work 2 1/2 ins [6 cm] in Twisted Ribbing as given for Back, ending on a 2nd row and inc 2 sts evenly across last row. 55 (59-63-71-79-87) sts.
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row:(RS). (K1. P1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22) times. K1. P2. Tw2R. Work 1st row Diamond Panel Pat. Tw2R. P15.
2nd row:K1. (M3. P3tog) 3 times. K2. P2. Work 2nd row Diamond Panel Pat. P2. K2. (P1. K1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22) times. P1
3rd row:(P1. K1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22) times. P3. Tw2R. Work 3rd row Diamond Panel Pat. Tw2R. P15.
4th row:K1. (P3tog. M3) 3 times. K2. P2. Work 4th row Diamond Panel Pat. P2. K3. (P1. K1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22) times.
These 4 rows form Irish Moss St Pat at side edge and Trinity St Pat at center edge. Diamond Panel Pat is now in position.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 4 ins [10 cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape side:Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at beg of next row and every following 10th (8th-12th-8th-8th-8th)row until there are 47 (53-56-61-73-81)sts.
Sizes M, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only:Dec 1 st at beg of every following 10th row from previous dec until (50-70-78) sts rem.
All sizes:Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 23 (23-22 1/2-22-22-21 1/2) ins [58.5 (58.5-57-56-56-54.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape Sleeves:Inc 1 st at side edge only of next 2 rows, then cast on 3 sts at beg of next row, taking inc sts into Irish Moss St Pat. 52 (55-61-66-75-83) sts. Place a marker at beg of last cast on row.
Cont even in pat until work from marker measures 5 (5 1/2-5 1/2-6-6-6 1/2) ins [12.5 (14-14-15-15-16.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape neck: Next row:(RS). Pat to last 8 (8-10-10-10-10) sts on a st holder.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 (6-6-4-6-6) rows, then on every following alt row until 34 (37-42-47-55-63) sts rem.
Cont even in pat until work from marker measures 8 1/2 (9-9-9 1/2-9 1/2-10) ins [21.5 (23-23-24.5-24.5-25.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape shoulder:Keeping cont of Pat, cast off 11 (12-14-16-18-21) sts beg next and following alt row. Work 1 row even in pat. Cast off rem 12 (13-14-15-19-21) sts.
Right Front
Work from ** to ** as given for Left Front.
Proceed in pat as follows:
1st row:RS). P15. Tw2R. Work 1st row Diamond Panel Pat. Tw2R. P2. (K1. P1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22) times. K1.
2nd row:(P1. K1)6 (8-10-14-18-22) times. P1. K2. P2. Work 2nd row Diamond Panel Pat. P2. K2. (M3. P3tog) 3 times. K1.
3rd row: P15. Tw2R. Work 3rd row Diamond Panel Pat. Tw2R. P3. (K1. P1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22) times.
4th row:(K1. P1) 6 (8-10-14-18-22) times. K3. P2. Work 4th row Diamond Panel Pat. P2. K2. (P3tog. M3) 3 times. K1.
These 4 rows form Irish Moss St Pat at side edge and Trinity St Pat at center edge. Diamond Panel Pat is now in position.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 4 ins [10 cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape side:Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at end of next row and every following 10th (8th-12th-8th-8th-8th) row until there are 47 (53-56-61-73-81)sts.
Sizes M, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only:Dec 1 st at beg of every following 10th row from previous dec until (50-70-78) sts rem.
All sizes:Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 23 (23-22 1/2-22-22-21 1/2) ins [58.5 (58.5-57-56-56-54.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape Sleeves: Inc 1 st at side edge only of next 2 rows. Work 1 row even in pat, then cast on 3 sts at beg of next WS row, taking inc sts into Irish Moss St Pat. 52 (55-61-66-75-83) sts. Place a marker at beg of last cast on row.
Cont even in pat until work from marker measures 5 (5 1/2-5 1/2-6-6-6 1/2) ins [12.5 (14-14-15-15-16.5) cm], ending with a WS row.
Shape neck: Next row:(RS). Slip first 8 (8-10-10-10-10) sts onto a st holder (neck edge).
Rejoin yarn to rem sts and pat to end of row.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 (6-6-4-6-6) rows, then on every following alt row until 34 (37-42-47-55-63) sts rem.
Cont even in pat until work from marker measures 8 1/2 (9-9-9 1/2-9 1/2-10) ins [21.5 (23-23-24.5-24.5-25.5) cm], ending with a RS row.
Shape shoulder:Keeping cont of pat, cast off 11 (12-14-16-18-21) sts beg next and following alt row. Work 1 row even in pat. Cast off rem 12 (13-14-15-19-21) sts.
Finishing
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth, leaving cloth to dry. Sew shoulder seams.
Neckband:With RS facing and smaller needles, K8 (8-10-10-10-10) from right front st holder, pick up and knit 23 sts up right front neck edge, K34 (34-36-36-38-38) from back st holder, dec 1 st at center, pick up and knit 23 sts down left front neck edge, K8 (8-10-10-10-10) from left front st holder. 95 (95-101-101-103-103) sts.
Beg and ending on a 2nd row, work 1¼ins [3 cm] in Twisted Ribbing as given for Back. Cast off in ribbing.
Sew side and armband seams.
Button Covers (make 2).
With crochet hook, ch 2.
1st rnd:6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Join with sl st to first sc.
2nd rnd:Ch 1. 2 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc. 12 sc.
3rd rnd:Ch 1. 1 sc in each sc around. Join with sl st to first sc.
4th rnd:Ch 1. (Draw up a loop in each of next 2 sc. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – sc2tog made) 6 times. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
Insert purchased button into button cover. Secure button cover over button.
Button loopsWith crochet hook, ch 12. Fasten off.
Fold loop in half and sew to Right Front, having top loop 1/2 ins [1.5 cm] down from top edge and second loop 2 ins [5 cm] down from first loop.
Sew buttons to correspond to buttonloops.