A classic cable and moss stitch slim fit v/neck vest with extended shoulder and matching detachable tubular scarf.
“Designed for layering, wear with or without the scarf , this v/neck vest gently skims the body and extends over the shoulders for a slight cap sleeve effect.” - Jo Storie
Ability: Intermediate Skills Required: You will need to be able to work a classic cable and double moss st pattern. You will also need to decrease and work a 1x1 rib. Yarn Type: Alpaca Loft’s 100% Baby Alpaca Yarn Shade: Photography shows Oak vest in Light Grey shade Yarn Weight: Double knit
Sizes to Fit:
Size One To fit Chest 81cm / 32 in Knitted measurements approx: width 82 cm /32¼ in, length 68 cm / 26¾ in You will need: 8 x 50g balls/ skeins
Size Two Chest 86cm/ 34 in Knitted measurements approx: width 89cm / 35in, length 69cm / 27in You will need: 8 x 50g balls/ skeins
Size Three To fit Chest 92cm / 36 in Knitted measurements approx: width 96cm / 37¾in, length 70cm / 27½in You will need: 9 x 50g balls/ skeins
Size Four To fit Chest 97cm / 38 in Knitted measurements approx: width 103cm / 40½in, length 71cm / 28in You will need: 10 x 50g balls/ skeins
Size Five To fit Chest 102cm / 40in Knitted measurements approx: width 110cm / 43¼in, length 72cm / 28½ in You will need: 11 x 50g balls/ skeins
Size Six To fit Chest 107cm / 42 in Knitted measurements approx: width 117cm / 46in, length 73cm / 28¾ in You will need: 11 x 50g balls/ skeins
Scarf - one size Width: 21cm (8¼in) Length/Circumference: 164cm (64½in) You will need 5 x 50g balls (250g).
Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.
Materials Required: You will need: One pair each of 2¾mm (US2) and 3¾mm (US5) straight needles 2¾mm (US2) circular needle A cable needle Tapestry needle for sewing up Row counters and stitch markers.
Tension: 26 sts x 27 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) worked in cable and moss st pattern using 3¾mm (US 5) needles. Equivalent in st st 22 sts x 27 rows using 3¾mm (US 5) needles.
*Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.