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JB Vest


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Perfect for the man in your life. This men's vest is the perfect piece to make for the man who needs to go from business to casual. Made out of the luscious yak and bamboo yarn this vest will look great both with and without a shirt underneath. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Cast on Bind off Knit Purl Cable 3-needle Bind Off GAUGE GAUGE: 26 sts and 34 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Large Right Cable pat with larger needles. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Sizes: XS (S/M, L, XL, 2X, 3X/4X, 5X) To fit chest: 30-32 (36-38, 42-44, 46-48, 50-20, 55-57, 60-62)" / 76-81.5 (91.5-96.5, 106.5-112, 117-122, 127-132, 139.5-145, 152.5-157.5) cm Finished chest: 32 (37, 42, 47, 511/2, 57, 611/2)" / 81.5 (94, 106.5, 119.5, 131, 145, 156) cm Total length: 26 (261/2, 27, 28, 281/2, 291/2, 30)" / 66 (67.5, 68.5, 71, 72.5, 75, 76) cm PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Bijou Basin Ranch COLORWAY Natural Brown

Recommended with this pattern

  • Yarn: Bijou Basin Ranch "Lhasa Wilderness", 75% yak, 25% bamboo; 180 yds / 165 m; 2oz / 56 grams) CYCA size 2 sport 12-ply): dark brown, 5 (6, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10) hanks.
  • Needles: Size US 3 (3.25 mm) circular needles, 24"; size US 2 (2.75 mm) 16" or size to obtain correct gauge.
  • Notions: cable needle, stitch holders, tapestry needle.

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Marly Bird
Marlaina 'Marly' Bird fled the world of financial services to launch a career in the yarn industry and she hasn't looked back since. To Marly, a bi-crafty girl who both knits and crochets, the yarn is the star, not how you work with it. She is the national spokesperson for Red Heart Yarns, hosts the YarnThing podcast, is the author of Cold Weather Crochet and I Can't Believe I'm Entrelac Knitting, and co-author of Knitting for Dummies, 3rd ed. You've seen her designs in Knitter's Magazine, Interweave Crochet, Knitscene, Love of Crochet, Love of Knitting, and in the books Knitter's Book of Socks, Unexpected Afghans, Simply Crochet, Lace Yarn Studio, Blueprint Crochet Sweaters, and Knitting Plus. Along with her designing and podcast, Marly has a successful YouTube channel where she teaches both knitting and crochet. On top of all that, Marly also has several online classes available with Creativebug and In her spare time, Marly is a wife to a very understanding husband, raises three kids, and because life was not crazy enough--has three dogs. For more about Marly, go to