Askew Vest

Askew Vest


A classic shape is reworked with a diagonal cable panel and notched hemline.

FINISHED SIZE 33½ (38¼, 43, 48)” bust circumference. Vest shown measures 33½”, modeled with 1½” of positive ease.

YARN Lorna’s Lace Haymarket (100% Bluefaced Leicester wool; 215 yd [197 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #6NS Douglas Fir, 5 (5, 6, 6) skeins.

NEEDLES Size 7 (4.5 mm): 24” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers (m); stitch holders; cable needle (cn); tapestry needle.

GAUGE 20 sts and 28 rows = 4” in St st; 24 st cable panel = 2 ¾” wide.

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