Royal Cables Vest Pattern


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Knitting: Royal Cables Vest
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

intermediate skill level requirement Advanced

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cables

Pattern Description:

Don't let the multiple cable panels scare you away. It's actually the same cable worked over and over again! This vest is knit in the flat and seamed about the 4 1/2" seed st trim to give great movement and drape.
Cables are charted

Picture shown in Frog Tree yarns Meribo MW
Button by Color and Weave

Copyright 2012 Lisa Ellis Designs


5.5 sts = 1" in seed st (22 = 10cm)
7.75 and 8 rows = 1" in royal54 cable chart (27 sts and 32 rows = 10cm)
5 sts = 1 in St st (20 sts= 10cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Bust: 36(38, 41 45, 46 1/2)"
  • Finished Length: 22 1/2 (23, 23 1/2, 23 1/2, 24 1/2)"


  • 825 (880, 1,000, 1,050, 1,150) yds DK weight wool blend
  • UD 6 16-inch and 32-inch circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • Cable needle
  • 1 large button

About Designer

About Designer

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I am a knitting instructor, published designer and mother of 2 teenage girls.
I am obsessed with knitting, love vegetable gardening and cooking.

My designs can be seen in over a dozen books and magazines as well as my "How To" knitting articles.

My latest endeavor is taping some "How To" knitting DVD's.

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