[FONT=“Comic Sans MS”][COLOR="#300090"] I found a crochet pattern for a men’s cabled sweater vest [U][B]here[/B][/U] but some of the terms are quite different.
Since the measurements are given in metric, I am wondering if there is a UK English to US English translation required. :eyebrow2:
“Two-ply yarn” What weight is this? would it be a fingering weight or sport? :think:
“[B]dblpst[/B]” This I recognize as a front post dc (fpdc) and later I would call it a fptr for crossover of cables.
“Yarn: 1,495 meters” 1,635 yd (is that typical for a sweater vest?) :shrug:
“men’s large (44 in chest).” Okay, 44 inch? but everything else was metric. :??
The hook size given is E or 3.5 mm (quite small) and the swatch appears to be 42 sts by 37 rows for 21 cm (8 1/4") by 15 cm (6")
I’m still trying to learn what the different yarn sizes mean, I picked up a two ply yarn (color: denim/rag) but didn’t have the pattern while at the store so only bought five skeins (about 800 yds). It seems to be a worsted weight so now what can I make from it?
Would 800 yd be enough to knit a sweater vest? I don’t have any dpn’s :sad: and have only 10" size 8 needles (other than the bamboo chopsticks I carved into needles). :roll: