Holtwood by Heather Zoppetti

Holtwood

Knitting
October 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19.5 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 8 - 5.0 mm
800 - 1200 yards (732 - 1097 m)
Bust Circumference: About 35 (39, 43, 471/4, 511/4, 551/2)” (89 [99, 109, 120, 130, 141] cm)
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Asymmetrical and modern, this vest features a cabled collar that flares into a wide ribbed panel. The body is worked seamlessly from the bottom up in simple stockinette. All edges are finished cleanly with applied I-cord, and a single button closes the front.

FINISHED SIZE
Bust Circumference: About 35 (39, 43, 471/4, 511/4, 551/2)” (89 99, 109, 120, 130, 141 cm).
Length: About 181/2 (191/4, 193/4, 20, 201/2, 21)” (47 49, 50, 51, 52, 53.5 cm).
Vest shown measures 39” (99 cm).

YARN
Worsted weight (#4 Medium).
Shown here: Baah! Shasta (100% merino; 200 yd 183 m/100 g): sage, 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins.

NEEDLES
Size U.S. 8 (5mm): set of 2 double- pointed (dpn) and 24” (60 cm) circular (cir).
Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS
Crochet hook; waste yarn; cable needle (cn); st holder or waste yarn; tapestry needle; one 5/8” (1.5 cm) button.

GAUGE
191/2 sts and 30 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st.
20 sts = 21/2” (6.5 cm) and 27 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Cable chart.

ERRATA
Collar: After you work X repeats of the cable chart, the text should read: Then work rows 1-7 of the cable chart once more.