Vest for the Cricket Match (updated)

Project Type Sweaters
Yardage 1000
Fiber Wool
Weight Worsted
Techniques Knitting, Cables
Author Annie Modesitt
Format Project/Pattern

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This updated unisex version of Annie Modesitt’s sports-inspired V-neck vest features expanded sizing and a single color for a modern, casual look. The front of the vest features complex-looking braided cables, and the back uses simpler two-stitch cables for a smoother, less bulky fit under a jacket.

Yarn Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage (100% merino wool; 200 yd (182.9 m)/100 g; worsted weight): Winter Wheat, 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9) skeins.
Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm) and size 8 (5 mm), 20" (50.8 cm) circular (cir) and straight (option). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Tapestry needle, marker (m), removable marker, cable needle.
Gauge 20 sts and 28 rows = 4" (10.2 cm) in Cable patt, blocked, using larger needles; 20 sts and 28 rows = 4" (10.2 cm) in Cabled Rib patt, blocked, slightly stretched, using larger needles
Finished Sizes Chest circumference 31¼ (36, 40¾ 43¼, 48, 50½, 52¾, 57½, 60)" (79.2 [91.4, 103.5, 109.9, 121.9, 128.3, 134.0, 146.05, 152.4] cm). Shown in 40¾" (103.5 cm) size, modeled with 6¾" (17.1 cm) ease.

See for terms you don’t know.

• Be sure to follow the correct Cable Chart for your size.
• The original design in a narrower size range, which called for a two-color edging at the lower edge, armholes, and neck, is available in the Farm & Fiber Knits library.
• An earlier version of this pattern appeared in The Unofficial Downton Abbey Knits 2013

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