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Chevron Vest

Knit this sweet simple top in a lovely blended bulky weight?yarn.

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The classic knit/purl gets refined and simplified into a striking mirrored motif that adds visual flow to a cropped, boxy shape. A drapey alpaca, merino, and silk blend in a bulky weight creates a plush, soft fabric.
Finished Size: 341?2 (39, 44, 481?2, 531?2)" bust circumference. Vest shown measures 341?2", modeled with slight ease. Vest is meant to be worn open.
The Fibre Company Tundra (60% baby alpaca, 30% merino wool, 10% silk; 120 yd [109 m]/31?2 oz [100 g]): mink 4 (5, 6, 6, 7) skeins. Yarn distributed by Kelbourne Woolens.
Yarn Weight:
#5 - Bulky
Size 10 (6 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.
131?2 sts and 22 rows = 4" in Diagonal Rib patt.
Originally Published:
knit.wear Spring 2012

SKU: EP6220

Author/Speaker/Editor: Courtney Kelley

Format: eProject

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Customer Reviews

Sad Review by Linda

I tried to make this Vest several times. I know it is my fault because I don't know how to read charts well. If I had know that it was charted only I would not have purchased it. Ripped it out several times trying to get it correct and just could not do it. If you understand charts then it is probably great, if you don't, stay away.

(Posted on 2/9/14)