This simple open vest is worked at a loose gauge, resulting in an airy textured fabric that drapes beautifully.
Directions are for women's size X-Small. Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses
Width - 36(40-44-48-52-56)"
Length - 28(28-29-29-30-30½)"
Note: There is quite a bit of overlap on the fronts of this garment, so each size will fit multiple sizes
5(5-6-7-7-8) Hanks Berroco Captiva (50 grs), #5503 Silver Coin
29" Length circular knitting needle, size 11 (8.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
2 St markers
12 sts = 4"; 18 rows = 4" in Seed St
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
This garment is worked in one piece from right front edge to left front edge
Seed Stitch (Even number of sts)
Row 1 (RS): * K1, p1, rep from * across.
Row 2: * P1, k1, rep from * across.
Rep these 2 rows for Seed St
With circular needle, cast on 84(84-88-88-90-92) sts. DO NOT join.
Row 1 (RS): Working in Seed St, work 18 sts, place marker, work 24(24-26-26-28-30) sts, place marker, work to end. Work even in Seed St until piece measures 12(13-14-15-16-17)" from beg, end on WS.
Right Armhole: Next Row (RS): Work to first marker, sl marker, bind off 24(24-26-26-28-30) sts, sl marker, work to end.
Following Row: Work in Seed St casting on 24(24-26-26-28-30) sts between markers over sts bound off on previous row. Work even until piece measures 24(27-30-33-36-39)" from beg, end on WS.
Left Armhole: Work same as right armhole. Work even until piece measures 36(40-44-48-52-56)" from beg, end on WS. Bind off.