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Beginning with a provisional cast-on, this vest features unusual construction. The pockets are shaped with short rows, then the hem is folded to the wrong side and joined to live stitches for the body. After the body and hood are completed, stitches are picked up for the front band while joining the pockets to the body seamlessly. Like the ubiquitous hoodie, this super-comfortable vest is sure to become a daily favorite.
Finished Measurements: About 31¼ (34½, 37½, 41, 44¼, 47¾, 51)" bust circumference.
Yarn Requirements: Balance by O-Wool 50% organic cotton, 50% organic wool;50 gram hank = approx 130 yards• #3222 malachite 7 (8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 12) hanks
Knitting Needles: Body, Sleeves, and Hood: U.S. Size 5 (3.75 mm): 32" circular. Edgings: U.S. Size 4 (3.5 mm: 16" and 40" circulars. Or sizes needed to obtain gauge.
Notions: Cable needle; markers; waste yarn and size G/6 (4 mm) crochet hook for provisional CO; removable markers; stitch holders or waste yarn; tapestry needle; four 1" buttons
Gauge: 19 sts and 27 rows = 4" in Rev St st on larger needle. 10 sts of cable panel = 1¼" wide on larger needle.
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