Rollick by Sara Gresbach


March 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
9 stitches and 14 rows = 2 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 8 - 5.0 mm
660 - 1200 yards (604 - 1097 m)
XS (S, M, L)(1X, 2X)
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Playful ribbing on a split hem, wandering cables, and deep pockets remind you to take the time to play and enjoy the little details of everyday life.

The perfect layering piece for multiple seasons, designed with both function and style in mind, this vest can be dressed up or kept casual.

Children’s version available here: Little Rollick

Cable pattern is both written and charted. Pattern includes schematic.

XS (S, M, L)(1X, 2X)
Finished Chest Measurements:
29 (32.5, 36, 39.5)(44, 47.5)/72.5 (81.5, 90.5, 99.5)(110.5, 119.5) cm This design is equally suited to be form-fitting or more roomy - choose the size according to your desired amount of ease. Sample is modeled with approx. 2”/5cm of negative ease at the chest.

9 sts & 14 rnds = 2”/5 cm in Stockinette st. in the round

660 (800, 920, 1000)(1100, 1200) yards/604 (732, 841, 914)(1006, 1097) m of Malabrigo Merino Worsted (100% Merino; 210 yards/192 m per 100 grams/3.53 ounces). Shown in #123, Rhodesian.
US #8 / 5.0mm needles
-32-40”/80-100 cm circular needles for body
-16”/40 cm circular needles or double points for pockets, collar and armhole ribbing (Note: If desired, collar and armhole ribbing may be worked with needles one size smaller)
Stitch markers (4, including 1 distinguishable for EOR)
Cable needle
Scrap yarn or stitch holders

Front and back hems are worked first, separately, then joined to work the body in the round up to the underarms. Then, front and back are worked flat, separately, and joined at the shoulders using a 3-needle bind-off. Stitches are picked up around armholes and neck opening for finishing.