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Chatham Vest


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Knitted from the top down, this traditional v-neck vest features a saddle shoulder and short-row shoulder shaping. Shoulder stitches are picked up from the saddle and the body is knitted in one piece below the armhole, so the only finishing is the ribbed neckline and armhole edges. A versatile design- great for men and women! Our sample is knitted in "Mid-Charcoal" worsted weight yarn. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You should already know how to knit and purl You should have experiece knitting cables GAUGE 18 sts/28 rows = 4 inches in Seed Stitch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54" finished chest measurements SUGGESTED YARN 220 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Black Water Abbey Yarns worsted weight COLORWAY Mid-Charcoal

Recommended with this pattern

  • Yarn- 550-990 worsted weight yarn
  • Needles- size 6 (4 mm) and size 7 (4.5 mm) straight or circular
  • Cable needle, tapestry needle

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Marilyn King-Black Water Abbey Yarns
Marilyn King-Black Water Abbey Yarns
Marilyn King is the owner of Black Water Abbey Yarns, an on-line yarn shop that sells yarn imported from Ireland. To meet the requests of her customers, she began designing knitting patterns for the yarn, focusing on Aran and cable knitting. Marilyn also teaches knitting classes around the country.