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Designed to be worn as a layering piece, Colorado River is a seamless, open front vest, worked top down, from the racer back. The cables, bordered with pretty eyelets, create an eye-catching design at the centre back which divide at the waist to frame a lower back godet of crossed over stitches. The cables and eyelets continue from the back, over the shoulders to follow the gently curved fronts. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Knit, purl, cast on, bind off, elongated stitches, cables. Increasing, decreasing, yarn, overs. GAUGE 22 stitches x 30 rows = 4"/10cm worked in Stockinette Stitch and US 7/4.5mm knitting needles Or size needed to obtain gauge. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished Chest Circumference: 34 (36 1/2, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48)"/86 (93, 96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 111.5, 117, 122)cm Note: Loose fit - Please allow 2 - 3"/ 5 - 7.5cm of positive ease.

Recommended with this pattern

  • Malabrigo Silky Merino (50% Merino, 50% Silk), 1.76oz/50g, 150yd/137m - 5 (5, 6, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7) Skeins of #412 Teal Feather. Or yarn that knits to specified gauge.
  • Needles 1 US 7/4.5mm 24"/60cm or longer circular needle Other Tools Waste Yarn/Spare Cable for Provisional/Invisible Cast On Cable Needle 4 Stitch Markers

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