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Evergreen Vest

Nov 17, 2010
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A classic knit vest makes a great layering piece for keeping warm in winter. Simple cable patterns keeps the knitting interesting.

Designer Deborah Newton
Finished Size 37 (41, 44½, 49)" bust circumference. Vest shown measures 37", modeled with a few inches positive ease.
Yarn Tahki Tara Tweed (80% wool, 20% nylon; 122 yd [113 m]/50 g): #9 moss, 7 (9, 11, 13, 15) balls.
Needles Size 8 (5 mm). Size 7 (4.5 mm): 36–40" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Five ¾" toggle buttons; markers (m); cable needle (cn); smooth matching lightweight wool for seaming and sewing on buttons; tapestry needle.
Gauge 19 sts and 26 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles; 20 sts of cable panel = about 3¾" wide.

Correction on Yarn amount: Yarn Tahki Tara Tweed (80% wool, 20% nylon; 122 yds [113 m]/50 g): #9 moss, 7 (9, 11, 13) balls.


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