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Maghrib Vests

Unisex styling - Knitted in the round
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Description
These vests are worked "in-the-round" in the Fair Isle technique, using only two colors at a time. The "body tube" is worked from hip to shoulder with a 5-stitch steek at the front opening and each of the armholes. A serviceable zipper completes the vest.

SKU: EP0780

Author/Speaker/Editor: Sandy Cushman

Format: eProject

Details
Finished Size: 36 1/4 (40, 43 1/2, 47 1/4, 51, 54 1/2)" (92 [101.5, 110.5, 120, 129.5, 138.5] cm) bust/chest circumference, zipped. Green vest shown measures 43 1/2" (110.5 cm); purple vest shown measures 47 1/4" (120 cm).
Yarn: Berroco Bluefaced Leicester (100% wool; 103 yd [95 m]/50 g): Green colorway: #7007 sage and #7012 boysenberry, 3 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4) balls each; #7018 dahlia and #7014 olive, 1 (1, 1, 1, 2, 2) ball(s) each; #7015 teal, #7009 deerskin, and #7013 black, 1 ball each. Purple colorway: #7013 black, 4 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5) balls; #7018 dahlia, 3 (3, 3, 3, 4, 4) balls; #7006 British blue, #7002 burgundy, #7015 teal, #7004 evergreen, and #7014 olive, 1 ball each.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: 22 sts and 23 rows = 4" (10 cm) in color patt; 23 sts and 26 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st.
Needles: Body—Size 7 (4.5 mm): 29" (80-cm) circular (cir); Edging—Size 6 (5 mm) 29" (80-cm) cir and double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Size F/5 (3.75-mm) crochet hook; markers (m); stitch holders; waste yarn; 16" (40.5-cm) separating zipper; small sewing needle; blunt tapestry needle.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Fall 1999

SKU: EP0780

Author/Speaker/Editor: Sandy Cushman

Format: eProject