A Wool Baa Cabled Coat Vest

Intermediate Level of Difficulty

Amazingly simple, yet compellingly useable!  The perfect addition for a travelling wardrobe as 2 items make 4 separate looks:

  1. Vest
  2. Shrug
  3. Coat (vest & shrug - put the shrug on first and overlay it with the vest)
  4. Vest with scarf (vest with shrug tied around the neck)

Knitted with Adorn Silky Merino DK and 2 Ply yarn, the long cabled vest is knitted in one piece up to the armholes for minimum sewing up. Fitted at the bodice with a combination of rib and cable patterns, the vest is flattering for most shapes. It is easy to shorten the vest if desired.

The shrug is knitted in one piece with the same yarn combination.


To fit bust: 86 (91, 96, 110) cm

Vest width at hem: 120 (128, 140, 145) cm

Vest length: 80 (89, 92, 98) cm


Adorn Silky Merino DK: 14 (16, 18, 21) balls

2 Ply Merino or Alpaca: 1100 (1200, 1400, 1600) metres

4 toggle buttons

6mm 80cm circular needles, 5mm 60cm circular needles

stitch markers

sewing up needle

Tension: Using 2 yarns together (Adorn Silky Merino DK & 2 ply yarn of choice) and 6mm needles in garter stitch - 14 sts and 26 rows for a 10cm square.

Please Note: This pattern is only available free with the purchase of yarn suitable for this project. Yarn substitutions are permitted.

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