Red Velvet Reversible Vest by Sarahlois Wilson

Red Velvet Reversible Vest

by Sarahlois Wilson
February 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in Seed Stitch
960 - 1600 yards (878 - 1463 m)
30-36" 38-44" 46-50"
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Casual, cabled vest with no shaping! A great beginner project, this stitch pattern features faux cabling that looks great from either side, making the entire piece reversible! Wear it open for a flowy, bohemian look or pinned shut or belted for more styling options! The 3-page PDF includes both charts and written instructions.

Small: 30-36” bust
Medium: 38-44” bust
Large: 46-50” bust

Finished Measurements
Length: 54 (66, 78)“
Width: 25 (28, 33)”


  • 1050 (1400, 1750) yards worsted weight yarn; sample shown in Rowan Calmer (80% cotton, 20% polyester, 50g 175 yards per 50 gram ball); Color: #479 Slosh
  • US6/4mm needles
  • 2 Stitch markers
  • Scissors
  • Large Eyed Needle

24 sts/40 rows = 4 inches in seed stitch

Please note that the armhole openings are smaller in the pattern than as modeled in the blue (see red version for a better idea of fit).

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