Var by Linda Marveng


September 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1280 - 1564 yards (1170 - 1430 m)
XS (M/L, XL/2XL)
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Pine cables play on the center of this oversized vest, named Var, Norse for beloved. The side panels - giving the vest a dropped shoulder appearance - are knitted sideways in broken rib and is divided from the cable pattern with a tuck as well as a reverse stocking stitch band. Var ends in an I-cord bind off around the shallow neck. The vest is knitted in the luscious pelt wool yarn Tinde from Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk.

Sizes: XS/S (M/L, XL/2XL)
Shown in size XS/S
Skill level: Experienced

Finished measurements:
Bust (with side panels): 156 (172, 188) cm/62 (68, 75)“
Length: 55 (57, 59) cm/21.75 (22.5, 23.25)”

Yarn: Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk, Tinde Pelsull (100% pelt wool, 260 m/284 yds, 100 g). The sample is knitted in Yellow 2119; 5 (5, 6) skeins; 1170 (1300, 1430) m/1280 (1422, 1564) yds.

Alternative Yarns: Berroco, Ultra Alpaca Light (50% alpaca, 50% wool, 50 g, 133 m/144 yds).
Jamieson’s, Double Knitting (100% wool, 25 g, 75 m/82 yds).
Malabrigo, Arroyo, (100% superwash merino, 100 g, 306 m/335 yds).
Or another DK/8 ply yarn.

2 sets of 3 mm/US 2.5 circular needle (80 and 100 cm/32 and 40”) for rib and tuck.
3.5 mm/US 4 circular needle (80 cm/32”).
Adjust needle size as needed to match gauge.

Notions: Stitch markers (removable), cable needle, crochet hook for provisional cast on and yarn needle.

Gauge: 21 sts and 30 rows in st st, after blocking measures 10 cm/4” square.
28-sts Pine Cable measures 10 cm/4” across.

Notes: The vest is knitted in two parts, then the stitches are picked up along the side. Size M/L has a wider side panel but the same center panel as size XS/S. Size XL/2XL has a wider center panel with one extra cable repeat.

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