Small (Medium, Large, X-Large, 2X-Large, 3X-Large)
Bust 36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56)"/91.5 (101.5, 111.5, 122, 132, 142) cm
Length 22 (22, 22 1/2, 22 1/2, 23, 23)"/56 (56, 57, 57, 58.5, 58.5) cm
In Stockinette stitch, 16 sts and 20 rows = 4"/10 cm,
Reverse Stockinette st (Rev St st): Purl on RS, knit on WS.
Stockinette stitch (St st): Knit on RS, purl on WS.
Knit every round.
3 x 3 rib - straight (multiple of 6 sts + 2); circular (multiple of 6 sts)
Row/Round 1 (RS): P2, * k3, p3; repeat from * across/around; if working circular, end last repeat p1 instead of p3.
Row/Round 2: Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they face you.
Repeat Row/Round 2 for 3 x 3 rib.
6-stitch Back Cable (C6B): Slip 3 sts to cable needle, hold to back, k3, k3 from cable needle.
6-stitch Front Cable (C6F): Slip 3 sts to cable needle, hold to front, k3, k3 from cable needle.
Twist-4 Back Cable (T4B): Slip 1 st to cable needle, hold to back, k3, p1 from cable needle.
Twist-4 Front Cable (T4F): Slip 3 sts to cable needle, hold to front, p1, k3 from cable needle.
Cable Panel (22 sts—see chart)
Row 1 (RS): P1, k3, p2, k3, p4, k3, p2, k3, p1
Row 2 and all WS rows: Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts as they face you.
Row 3: P1, T4F, T4B, p4, T4F, T4B, p1.
Row 5: P2, C6F, p6 C6F, p2.
Row 7: P1, T4B, T4F, p4, T4B, T4F, p1.
Row 9: T4B, p2, T4F, p2, T4B, p2, T4F.
Row 11: K3 p4, T4F, T4B, p4, k3.
Row 13: K3, p5, C6B, p5, k3.
Row 15: K3, p4, T4B, T4F, p4, k3.
Row 17: T4F, p2, T4B, p2, T4F, p2, T4B.
Row 18: Repeat Row 2.
Repeat Rows 3—18 for Cable panel.
Cabled Yokes are worked from side to side.
Body of the Vest is worked down from Cabled Yoke.
Ribbed Collar is worked last.
Cast on 50 sts for all sizes.
Establish Pattern: (RS) Beginning at shoulder edge, p20 (keep in Rev St st), place marker (pm); work Row 1 of Cable panel across 22 sts, pm; p3 (keep in Rev St st), k2 (keep in St st), p3 (keep in Rev St st).
Work even as established until piece measures 18 (20, 22, 24, 26, 28)", end with a RS row.
Bind off all sts loosely in patt.
With RS facing, working along lower edge of Yoke, pick-up and knit 72 (80, 88, 96, 104, 112) sts evenly across. (WS) Begin St st; work even until piece measures 10 (10, 10 1/2, 10 1/2, 11, 11)" or 3" less than desired length, inc 2 (0, 0, 2, 0, 0) sts evenly or dec 0 (0, 2, 0, 0, 2) sts evenly across last (WS) row—74 (80, 86, 98, 104, 110) sts.
Change to 3 x 3 rib; work even for 3".
Bind off all sts loosely in rib.
Left Shoulder of Yoke
Work as for Back until piece measures 6 (7, 7 1/2, 8 1/2, 9, 10)" from beginning, end with a WS row.
(RS) Continuing in established patt, bind off 4 sts, work to end—46 sts remain.
Work 1 row even.
(RS) At neck edge (beginning of RS rows), bind off 2 sts every other row 6 times, end with a RS row—34 sts remain; pm for end of left Neck Shaping.
Keeping track of the number of rows worked after marker, work even until piece measures 9 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14)" from beginning, end with RS row; pm for center of Neck Shaping.
Work even for same number of rows as worked between last two markers, end with RS row; pm for end of even rows on neck edge, end with a RS row.
(WS) For right Neck Shaping, beginning this row, cast on 2 sts at neck edge every other row 6 times, end with a RS row—46 sts.
(WS) Work in patt across; at neck edge, cast on 4 sts; pm for end of right Neck Shaping—50 sts.
Right Shoulder of Yoke
(RS) Work even until piece measures 18 (20, 22, 24, 26, 28)" from the beginning—6 (7, 7 1/2, 8 1/2, 9, 10)" from end of right neck shaping.
Bind off as for Back Yoke.
Body and Ribbing
Work as for Back.
Block pieces to measurements, if necessary being careful not to flatten Cables. Sew shoulder seams. Sew side seams from lower edge to pick-up row for Body, or desired length for armhole opening.
With RS facing, using circular needle, pick up and knit 90 (90, 102, 102, 114, 114) sts around neck shaping; join, pm for beg of round.
Begin 3 x 3 rib; work even until piece measures 8" from pick up round.
Bind off all sts loosely in rib pattern.
Using yarn needle, weave in ends.