Felted Hooded Vest

A V-stitch pattern is worked in stripes of color to create this felted vest with a hood.
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Description

This sporty hooded vest is perfect for fall. The open V-stitch pattern creates fun, wavy stripes and uses less yarn, time, and effort than you might expect. The vest is toasty warm, stylish, and great for wear indoors or out.

SKU: EP2704

Author/Speaker/Editor: Jennifer Appleby

Format: eProject

Details
Finished Size: 35-36 (39 3/4 - 40 3/4, 45 1/4 - 46 1/4, 50 3/4 - 51 3/4)" bust circumference, with toggle buttoned. Size depends on the degree of felting. Vest shown measures 35".
Yarn: Reynolds Lite Lopi (100% virgin wool; 109 yd [100 m]/ 13 - 4 oz [50 g]; ): #1414 violet heather (A), 7 (8, 9, 9) skeins; #1411 sun yellow (B), 1 skein; #1406 spring green heather (C), 1 (2, 2, 2) skeins; #1409 garnet red heather (D), 1 skein. Yarn distributed by JCA.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: Before felting: 11 dc and 7 rows = 4" in V-st patt with smaller hook; after felting: 113?4 dc and 71?2 rows = 4" in V-st patt with smaller hook.
Hook: Sizes J/10 (6.0 mm) and K/101-2 (6.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Yarn needle; 11?2" toggle button, 1; removable markers.
Originally Published: Interweave Crochet Fall 2007

SKU: EP2704

Author/Speaker/Editor: Jennifer Appleby

Format: eProject