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Elementary Vest

A women's stranded colorwork vest with running stitch embellishment creates the effect of multi-stranded plaid school vest.
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Description

This smart and sassy colorwork vest is worked in two colors, with a third color added after knitting in the running stitch embellishment. Knit in the round to the placket, this pullover vest is a must-have staple to any wardrobe.

Details
Finished Size: 32" (36, 39" , 43" , 46" , 50" ) bust circumference. Vest shown measures 32 ", modeled with 1 " negative ease.
Yarn: Reynolds Whiskey (100% wool; 195 yd [177 m]/50 g): #016 burgundy (A), 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) balls; #057 pink heather (B), 2 balls; #098 purple heather (C), 1 ball. Yarn distributed by JCA.
Yarn weight: #2 - Fine
Gauge: 27 sts and 29 rows = 4" in plaid patt in the rnd on larger needles.
Needles: Body size 5 (3.75 mm): 24" circular (cir). Ribbing size 4 (3.5 mm): 24" cir. Armholes size 4 (3.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn) or 16" cir needle. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); waste yarn; tapestry needle; sewing needle and matching thread; three  buttons (optional).
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Fall 2010

SKU: EP2633

Author/Speaker/Editor: Melissa Wehrle

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