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Unisex Cable Vest

from Practical knits for the everyday knitter
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Unisex Cable Vest
Unisex Cable Vest
Unisex Cable Vest
Unisex Cable Vest

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic cables
  • knit and purl
  • basic decreases

Pattern Description:


Pattern is written in both women's and men's sizes as well as in both cropped and hip length. Cable stitch has great elasticity--flattering on all body types.

Pictures shown in Cascade Eco-wool

Copyright 2006 Lisa Ellis Designs


4 sts and 6 rows = 1" in St st
(16 sts and 24 rows = 10cm)
5 sts = 1" in cable pattern blocked
(20 sts = 10cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 7 sizes from 32" to 59" finished bust measurements


  • 470 (550, 650 850, 975, 1050, 1,150) yds of Aran weight yarn
  • US 9 in cricular or straight needles and in 16-inch circular needles

You Will Also Need:

  • cable needle