Bulky Cable Vest

from Sarah Montie Handknits

Bulky Cable Vest Pattern


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Knitting: Bulky Cable Vest
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details






Women, Petite, Tall



Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl
  • seed stitch

Pattern Description:

This vest is really clever, because you knit one straight piece and twist it into the vest. It is knit with bulky yarn with size 15 needles, so it is really a quick project.
The trick is in sewing the vest together.

It is a good introduction to following two simple stitch patterns at the same time,one being an easy cable. No chart needed.
An easy project for the intermediate knitter and a challenging project for the advanced beginner.

The pattern includes color photos of the finished project, a detailed schematic, easy to follow directions, a list of abbreviations and a stitch glossary explaining the techniques used in the project.


8 stitches = 4in/10cm in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • small 32in -34in, 16in finished widthe across back
  • medium 36in-38in, 18in finished widthe across back
  • large 40in-42in, 21in finished width across back


  • Size 15/10mm needles, straight and 32in or 36in long circular
  • 2 ring markers
  • 3 split ring markers
  • cable needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 large button 1.5in or 2in

Suggested yarn:

300 yards of Bulky weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Plymouth Encore Mega



About Designer

About Designer

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My design philosophy: My designs are a mixture of traditional and non-traditional elements. My patterns are easy to read and are often based on simple shapes and techniques that minimize complicated finishing. The majority of my patterns are accessories so sizing is often not critical. My love of texture and color shows up in my ability to mix yarns and to match yarns to particular styles.

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