LADIES CABLE VEST by Roni Knutson
BACK AND FRONT ALIKE
Cast on 61 sts in rib 1X1. Rib 10 rows on Tension 8. Transfer stitches on ribber to main bed.RC 000 - Tension 10. Work 50 rows and place markers for sleeve caps. Continue until RC shows 86 rows. Cast off.
CABLE FOR SHOULDERS - make two
Cast on 10 sts on Tension 10. Knit 6 rows. *Drop 2nd and 9th stitches and with latch tool turn them to knit stitches. On centre 6 stitches do a 3:3 cable. * Knit 10 rows and repeat * to * (watch that cable twists in the same direction each time). Continue alternating 10 rows and cables until you have 8 cables in all. Knit 6 more rows and cast off.
CABLE FOR ARMHOLES - make two
Cast on 10 sts on Tension 6. Knit 6 rows - make cable - change to Tension 8. Knit 10 rows - make cable - change to Tension 10. Continue alternating 10 rows and cables until you have 8 cables - change to Tension 8. Knit 10 rows - make cable - change to Tension 6. Knit 6 rows. Cast off.
Check ball band for pressing instructions. Join shoulder cables to top of front and back. Join shoulders leaving 28 cm open at centre. Join cable for armholes to front and back between markers.Join side seams.
This pattern was first published in The Carriage Trade, Issue #29, December 1988
|Copyright©rvk Dec 1988|