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Gatsby Vest

Knitting
May 2003
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in reverse St st on larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
39.5"
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Gauge after blocking: 18 sts in diamond network pattern = 3” (7.5 cm).

From the pattern:
Complete with body shaping and fully fashoned decreases at the neckline, Kathy Zimmerman’s cabled vest is inspired by the 1920s flapper-style tennis vest, reminiscent ofThe Great Gatsby* look. Stitches along the side seams are worked in reverse stockinette stitch so the body shaping does not interrupt the cable pattern. The back and front are worked separately; the neckband is worked simultaneously with the front. The armbands are finished with a cabled rib.*