Cabled Cardigan Vest by Jenny Snedeker

Cabled Cardigan Vest

Knitting
May 2016
Sport (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
825 - 1480 yards (754 - 1353 m)
XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)
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This vest is a great layering piece when the weather is still a little chilly, but is lightweight enough to wear throughout the summer over a tee or camisole. Featuring an empire waist, the bamboo, cotton and linen yarn gives the a-line skirt a nice drape without being too clingy.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Skills Needed: basic cables/lace, knitting in the round, three-needle bind off

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X) Shown in size M. The vest is designed with approximately 2” 5cm of positive ease.

Finished Measurements
Chest/Bust at Underarm: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56)“ 81.5 (91.5, 101.5, 112, 122, 132, 142) cm
Finished Length: 20 (20½, 21, 21, 21½, 22, 22½)” 51 (52, 53.5, 53.5, 54.5, 56, 57) cm

Materials
Nako Fiore (1.75 oz/50 g, 164 yd/150 m, 40% Bamboo, 35% Cotton, 25% Linen), 5 (5, 6, 7, 8, 8, 9) balls sport weight yarn CYCA 2, #1241 Aqua
US size 4 3.5 mm 24” 60 cm circular needles
US size 5 3.75 mm straight or 24” 60 cm circular needles or size to obtain correct gauge
2 Removable stitch markers
Stitch holders or waste yarn
Tapestry needle
3 size ½“ 12.7 mm -diameter buttons

Gauge
24 sts and 32 rows = 4” 10 cm in stockinette stitch after blocking
To save time, be sure to check your gauge.