Rib Pattern Vest

This easy-to-love vest features a textured stitch pattern, set off by garter bands in a contrasting color. A great layering piece for multi-season wear! Originally published in Knit Simple magazine and now available for individual download through the Vogue Knitting pattern store.


800-1200 yds/730-1100m of worsted weight (Category 4) yarn in MC
200-300 yds/180-275m of worsted weight (Category 4) yarn in CC
Sample shown in Tahki/Stacy Charles Lovely Jeans, color #73 light blue (MC) & color #74 medium blue (CC)

needles and supplies:
US size 8 (5mm) circular needle, size 29”/73.5cm cable, or size to get gauge
US size 7 (4.5mm) circular needles, 16”/40cm and 29”/73.5cm cable, or one size smaller than above
tapestry needle
stitch markers
stitch holders
five 3/4″ buttons

Adult Woman S (M, L, XL, XXL, XXXL)
Finished Bust Circumference: 35 (38.5, 42, 45.5, 50.5, 54)”/89 (97.75, 106.5, 128.25, 137)cm
Finished Length: 21 (21.5, 22.5, 23, 24. 24.5)”/53.25 (54.5, 57, 58.5, 61, 62.25)cm

20 sts/28 rows = 4”/10cm in pattern st on larger needle