Curvy Cables Vest

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Curvy Cables Vest Pattern


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Knitting: Curvy Cables Vest
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Pattern Details:

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Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, cables, knitting in the round, i-cord, yarn over

Pattern Description:

Perfect summer top? Or beautiful transition garment? This vest top does summer and autumn equally well.

I fell in love with this 'Hugs & Kisses' cable, running up the side seams of the top, then added a few other sweet details - a vented hem and some cabled i-cord detailing, along with some tailored waist shaping for a slimming fit.

This top uses Malabrigo Lace, held double. You could also substitute a 4ply if you wanted. Simply halve your yardage.

Finished Bust Measurements: 30", 34", 38", 42", 46", 50", 54", 58", 62"
(Recommended to fit with 0-2" ease)

Skeins of Malabrigo Lace required (yarn held double), shown in metres:
4[4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7]


27sts and 40 rows in stocking stitch to 4 in/10cm on 3.75mm needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 30", 34", 38", 42", 46", 50", 54", 58", 62" finished bust measurement


  • 3.5mm/US4 double pointed needles (DPN)
  • 3.75mm/US5 60cm/24in circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle (if desired)
  • stitch holder

Suggested yarn:

1720 meters of Lace weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Malabrigo Lace



About Designer

About Designer

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Fun, simple knits.

That's my catch-phrase. Even my more complicated designs have an element of fun, some simple little finishing details which help your knitwear put its best foot forward or clever constructions - all with an eye to making pieces easier to knit.

My craft of choice is knitting, though I'm not afraid of a bit of sewing or crochet. My favourite part about knitting is finding ...

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