Button Back Vest by Ryan Hernandez
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Button Back Vest

Knitting
June 2016
Aran (8 wpi) ?
4.25 stitches and 6.75 rows = 1 inch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
600 - 800 yards (549 - 732 m)
XS (S, M, L). Shown in size M.
This pattern is available for free: YS_button_back_vest.pdf

Classic layering piece with cables and lace panel on the front with buttons on the back.

THE FIT
XS (S, M, L). Shown in size M.
Bust: 31¼ (33¼, 36, 38)”
Length: 20½ (21, 21½, 22)”

Yarn:
3 (3, 3, 4) hanks Natural
Merino 200 - Natural

Needles:
Circular knitting needle (24”) sized to get gauge.
Circular knitting needle (16”) one size smaller.

Other stuff:
Cable needle (cn)
Five 5/8” buttons
Removable markers
Stitch holders
Stitch markers

GAUGE
4¼ sts and 6¾ rows/rounds = 1” using larger needle = 1” in Stockinette using larger needle.
27 sts of Cable and Lace chart measure 5¼” wide using larger needle.
Suggested needle sizes:
US 8 (5 mm) to get gauge, and size
US 7 (4.5 mm) for smaller needle.

Please note: Correct gauge is important but needle size is not. Change your needle size if necessary – it doesn’t matter what size needle you use to get correct gauge.