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Chatoyant Vest

Oct 5, 2011
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Chatoyant Vest
Lisa Kay

This women's vest is knit in a checkerboard pattern constructed with seed and stockinette stitches. The stand-up collar is felted for interesting differences in texture.

Finished Size 34 (35½, 38½, 41, 43, 45, 46½)" bust circumference, buttoned. Vest shown measures 35½", modeled with 2–4" of ease.
Yarn Brown Sheep Company Lamb’s Pride Worsted (85% wool, 15% mohair; 190 yd [173 m]/4 oz [113 g]): #M-173 wild violet, 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 7, 7) skeins.
Needles Body—size 8 (5 mm): 24": circular (cir). Bind-off —size 10 (6 mm) cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; two 1¼" decorative buttons; one 1¼" fl at button.
Gauge 17½ sts and 30 rows = 4" in Checkerboard patt on smaller needle, not felted.


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