Cable Yoke Vest
Yarn: 300 g (50% Wool, 50% Acrylic, yardage = 250 m/100 g); 1 pair quick knit needles and one circular needle, both size 3.5 mm (US 4).
Rib Patt 1/1 : alt K1, P1.
Rib Patt 2/3: alt P2, K3.
Work according to chart. Only RS rows are shown.
On WS rows, work all sts as they appear, purl yos.
Repeat Rows 1-10 throughout.
When working right front, work cable symmetrically: 8-st LC = slip 4 sts onto cn, hold at front, K4, then K4 from cn
Gauge: 25 sts and 30 rows = 10 x 10 сm.
Fronts and back are initially worked in one piece.
Cast on 239 sts and work in Rib Patt 2/3.
When work meas 50 cm, divide work into 3 pieces as foll: work 52 sts of right front in Cable Pattern and place sts on holder, bind off 37 sts for armhole, work 70 sts for back in Cable Pattern and place sts on holder, bind off 37 sts for armhole and work 52 rem sts of left front in Cable Pattern.
When armhole meas 15 cm, at left end dec 3 sts on every 3d RS row until there are 25 sts on needles.
When armhole meas 28 cm, bind off rem sts each side for shoulders.
Complete right front in reverse.
Cont to work back in Rib Patt 2/3.
When work matches fronts, bind off all sts.
Sew shoulder seams.
For front band, pick up 460 sts all along inner edge of vest using circular needle. Work 3 cm in Rib Patt 1/1 and bind off sts.