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Epeiric Vest

Jul 22, 2013
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Designer Kristin Hansen

Finished Size 41 (47, 49½, 52½)" chest circumference. Vest shown measures 41", modeled with 5" of positive ease.

Yarn Classic Elite Yarns MountainTop Collection Vail (70% baby alpaca, 30% bamboo viscose; 236 yd [216 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #6416 parchment (A), 3 (3, 3, 4) skeins; #6477 charcoal (B), 2 skeins; #6436 sand (C), 1 (2, 2, 2) skein(s); #6403 steel (D) and #6475 slate (E), 1 skein each.

Needles Bands—size 2 (2.75 mm): 16" and 32" circulars (cir). Body—size 3 (3.25 mm): 32" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 33 sts and 33 rows = 4" in charted patt on larger needle.

Fine alpaca-bamboo yarn gives drape and sheen to this classic men’s vest. Piece is knit in the round to the armholes with a smart V-neck.



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