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Do Your Wooly Vest!

© 2011 Drew Emborsky, The Crochet Dude®





Sleeveless womens' cable vest

ABBREVIATIONS

ch = chain; dc = double crochet; sc = single crochet; st = stitch; sts = stitches;

FINISHED SIZE

Bust - 36", (38.5", 41", 43.5", 46") Length - 19"

MATERIALS

Crochet Hook, size H (8/5.00 mm)
Louet Gems Topaz Worsted Weight (Light) Machine Washable Merino Wool - Color shown: Indigo - Approximately 14 oz (370 g, 625 yds). Size shown - 36"
Optional Novelty Yarn for Trim

GAUGE

18 sc & 8 rows = 4" using size H crochet hook

INSTRUCTIONS

Each panel incorporates the following pattern rows:
Row 1: Ch 2, turn *skip one st, dc in next three sts, dc in skipped st working behind the previous sts*. Repeat from * to * across. Dc in last st.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, working in back loops only, sc in each st across.
Row 3: Ch 1, turn, working in front loops only, sc in each st across.
Row 4:Ch 2, turn, *skip one st, dc in next three sts, dc in skipped st working in front of the previous sts*. Repeat * to * across. Dc in last st.

PANEL A (make 2)
Row 1: Ch 51, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. (50 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 3: Repeat Row 2 - 1x (2x, 3x, 4x, 5x)
Work pattern rows
Row 5: Repeat Row 2 - 3x (4x, 5x, 6x, 7x) Fasten off.

PANEL B (make 2)
Row 1: Ch 163, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. (162 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 3: Repeat Row 2 - 1x (2x, 3x, 4x, 5x)
Work pattern rows
Row 5: Repeat Row 2 - 3x (4x, 5x, 6x, 7x) Fasten off.

PANEL C (make 1)
Row 1: Ch 75, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. (74 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 3: Repeat Row 2 - 1x (2x, 3x, 4x, 5x)
Work pattern rows
Row 5: Repeat Row 2 - 3x (4x, 5x, 6x, 7x) Fasten off.

PANEL D (make 1)
Row 1: Ch 63, sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. (62 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 3: Repeat Row 2 - 1x (2x, 3x, 4x, 5x)
Work pattern rows
Row 5: Repeat Row 2 - 3x (4x, 5x, 6x, 7x) Fasten off.

ASSEMBLY & FINISHING

With wrong sides facing, whipstitch panels together as indicated by the chart below. (Note that panels A & B are attached at both the front and the back of the vest.)



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