Jo Storie Knits

Oak Vest and Matching Scarf Knitting Pattern

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A classic cable and moss stitch slim fit v/neck vest with extended shoulder and matching detachable tubular scarf.

“Designed for layering, wear with or without the scarf , this v/neck vest gently skims the body and extends over the shoulders for a slight cap sleeve effect.”
- Jo Storie

Ability: Intermediate
Skills Required: You will need to be able to work a classic cable and double moss st pattern. You will also need to decrease and work a 1x1 rib. 
Yarn Type: Alpaca Loft’s 100% Baby Alpaca
Yarn Shade: Photography shows Oak vest in Light Grey shade
Yarn Weight: Double knit

Sizes to Fit:

Size One
To fit Chest 81cm / 32 in
Knitted measurements approx: width 82 cm /32¼ in, length 68 cm / 26¾ in
You will need:  8 x 50g balls/ skeins

Size Two
Chest 86cm/ 34 in
Knitted measurements approx: width 89cm / 35in, length 69cm / 27in
You will need:  8 x 50g balls/ skeins

Size Three 
To fit Chest 92cm / 36 in
Knitted measurements approx: width 96cm / 37¾in, length 70cm / 27½in
You will need:  9 x 50g balls/ skeins

Size Four 
To fit Chest 97cm / 38 in
Knitted measurements approx: width 103cm / 40½in, length 71cm / 28in
You will need:  10 x 50g balls/ skeins

Size Five 
To fit Chest 102cm / 40in
Knitted measurements approx: width 110cm / 43¼in, length 72cm / 28½ in
You will need:  11 x 50g balls/ skeins

Size Six 
To fit Chest 107cm / 42 in
Knitted measurements approx: width 117cm / 46in, length 73cm / 28¾ in
You will need:  11 x 50g balls/ skeins

Scarf - one size
Width: 21cm (8¼in) Length/Circumference: 164cm (64½in)
You will need 5 x 50g balls (250g).


Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.


Materials Required:
You will need:
One pair each of 2¾mm (US2) and 3¾mm (US5) straight needles
2¾mm (US2) circular needle
A cable needle
Tapestry needle for sewing up
Row counters and stitch markers.

26 sts x 27 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) worked in cable and moss st pattern using 3¾mm (US 5) needles.
Equivalent in st st 22 sts x 27 rows using 3¾mm (US 5) needles.

*Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.