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Brooklyn Tweed - Hunter Vest

Gansey-Style Vest
by Jared Flood

Brooklyn Tweed Arbor — 100% American Targhee Wool (145 yards/50 grams)
8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13) skeins
1080 (1175, 1355, 1460, 1660, 1760) total yards of DK weight wool yarn
Photographed in colors Klimt & Kettle

22 stitches & 32 rounds/rows = 4" in Texture Chart pattern with Size A needle(s), after blocking
35-stitch panel from Chevron and Cable Chart = 6" wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking

Size A (for Main Fabric)
One 32" circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)
Size B (for Ribbing)
One 32" circular needle, two sizes smaller than Size A
Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5)
Size C (for Neckband and Armhole Trim; for optional Tubular Cast On)
One 16" circular needle and one 32" circular needle (required for Tubular Cast On only), one size
smaller than Size B
Suggested Size: 3½ mm (US 4)

Finished Dimensions:

38¼ (41, 45½, 48¼, 52¾, 55¾)" [97 (104, 115.5, 122.5, 134, 141.5) cm] circumference at chest
Intended Ease: + 2–4" [5–10 cm]
Sample shown is size 41" [104 cm] with 1" [2.5 cm] ease on model

Stitch markers (including one in a unique style or color for BOR), locking stitch marker or coilless
safety pin, stitch holder or waste yarn, cable needle (CN), T-pins, blunt tapestry needle
If working Tubular Cast On, you will also require smooth waste yarn (sport weight cotton, silk, or bamboo
yarn) and Size C 32" circular needle. You may use another cast on if desired, omitting these tools

Skill Level
Required Techniques: Cast on of knitter’s choice, binding off in pattern, increasing and decreasing, reading charts, picking up stitches
Optional Techniques: 1x1 Tubular Cast On, Rib Cabled Cast On, 1x1 Tubular Bind Off, Kitchener Stitch, Sloped Bind Off

Please note that this pattern is not sold at Loop but the yarns are. We show them here as reference for materials and pattern descriptions for you.

Brooklyn Tweed - Hunter Vest
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