No Vest for Old Men by Jane Gracier

No Vest for Old Men

September 2009
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Broken Rib Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
900 - 1200 yards (823 - 1097 m)
S, M, L, XL
This pattern is available for free.

I wrote this pattern to make a vest for my dad for his 80th birthday. He loves sweater vests and so I asked him whether he preferred pullovers or cardigans, and he replied, “Pullovers. Cardigans are for OLD men!” So here’s to my dad, an 80 year-not-old man.