v e s t : for : H I M

v e s t : for : H I M

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#11 Men's standard-fitting argyle cardigan vest with V-neck by VK Original
my husband
Needles & yarn
Tahki Yarns Donegal Tweed
The Woolly Lamb in East Aurora, New York

hollyknits blogs about this on 4/21/14

posted ~ 2/26/2010
My sweetie wears this EVERY night, kind of like a bathrobe, through the winter season. This was made about 15 years ago, seemingly ageless (the style) as well as Donegal durable. The only problem I have with this project is, of course, he wants another.

The last photo is of me in mine. We wanted to be twins. :) Actually, the two patterns are back to back in the VK 1995. Somehow, if you’re going to be a knitter, you need to have at least one argyle knitwear piece in your wardrobe.

Both have one row buttonholes and buttons hand sewn by splitting the yarn. Makes ALL the difference.

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by Tahki Yarns
100% Wool
183 yards / 100 grams

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  • Project created: February 21, 2010
  • Finished: February 26, 2010
  • Updated: January 3, 2020