Balmoral Vest

Aug 3, 2009
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Woman’s intermediate cardigan vest with attached scarf, waist shaping, and V-neck. The front edging is worked simultaneously with the body, including the buttonholes. Worked in a rich tweed wool yarn, this tunic-length, shaped vest is a feminine take on menswear.

Designer Melissa Wehrle
Sizes 31 (34, 37, 41, 45, 49)" bust; shown in size 34" with zero ease
Yarn Tahki Donegal Tweed (100% wool; 183 yd [167 m]/100 g):
• #894 dark gray-green, 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins
Gauge 16 sts and 23 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles; 26 sts and 24 rows = 4" in 2×2 rib on smaller needles, slightly stretched
Tools
• Size 7 (4.5 mm) needles
• Size 6 (4 mm) needles
• Yarn needle
• Five ¾" buttons
• Sewing needle and matching thread


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