Vest with Cables
Yarn: 800 g (50% Wool, 45% Acrylic, 5% Bulky Acrylic, yardage = 133 m/100 g); 1 pair quick knit needles size 5 mm (US 8), 5 buttons.
Cable Patt A: Foll Chart 1.
Cable Patt В: Foll Chart 2.
Only RS rows are shown.
On WS rows, work all sts as they appear.
Cast on 86 sts and work 7 cm in Cable Patt A, then 38 cm in Cable Patt B.
Inc 10 sts each side for armhole band working them in Cable Patt A.
At the same time, after sts of armhole band, dec 1 st 5 times on every 2nd row.
After 22 cm bind off sts.
Cast on 54 sts and work 7 cm in Cable Patt A.
Then work 22 cm as foll: 9 sts in Cable Patt A, 12 sts in Cable Patt B, 22 sts in St st, 11 sts in Cable Patt B.
Then work 9 sts in Cable Patt A (band), working 5 evenly spaced buttonholes (bind off 2 sts, cast on 2 sts again on foll row). Work rem sts in Cable Patt B.
After 45 cm from beg, at right end dec 1 st 15 times on every 2nd row, at left end inc 10 sts for armhole band.
Work inc'd sts in Cable Patt A. At the same time, after sts of armhole band, dec 1 st 5 times on every 2nd row.
Bind off sts when same length as back.
Left Front: Work in reverse, but without buttonholes.
On fronts, pick up 23 sts along lower edge of St st and work 14 cm in Cable Patt B, then 4 cm in Cable Patt A.
Bind off sts. Sew side edges of pockets to fronts.
Sew side and shoulder seams.
Sew on buttons.