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A beautifully fluid arch motif undulates up and down the body of this simply shaped vest, which can be worn year round, alone or layered. Worked in two pieces, the front and back are nearly identical–the back is slightly longer–and facings finish the neck and armhole openings.
To fit bust 29–31 (36–38, 43–45)“
36 (43.5, 50.5)“ bust circumference
Woolfolk Tov (100% Ovis 21 Ultimate Merino®, 173 yds / 158 m per 100 g skein)
7 (8, 10) skeins in color no. T00
Woolfolk Tynd (100% Ovis 21 Ultimate Merino®, 223 yds / 205 m per 50 g skein)
1 skein in color no. T00
NEEDLES AND NOTIONS
Size 6 (4 mm) straight
Size 5 (3.75 mm) 16” circular
29 sts and 31.5 rows = 4” in cable patt with Tov and larger needle, blocked
Front and back are identical, except for ribbed hem, which is longer on back.
Front and back pieces are worked flat, bottom up, then blocked. Shoulders and sides are seamed, ribbed hem and armholes are left open. After seaming is complete, stitches around armhole are picked up using smaller needles and Tynd to knit a facing which is sewn down on inside of vest.
Pattern includes a selvedge stitch at each side for seaming. These stitches are included in the schematic measurements but not in the finished bust circumference above.
Please note that this pattern is sold as a physical copy; it is not a PDF.