Elegant scoop-neck vest with open climbing leaf lace pattern is perfect for showing off the texture of this beautiful yarn. Shown in Patons Silk Bamboo #85219 Sea. 3.5mm (US 4) & 4mm (US 6) knitting needles.
Step 1:Select your options
- 2/3 XL
- 4/5 XL
36 ins (91.5 cm)
Step 2:Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer
Beg = beginning
Inc = Increase(ing)
K = knit
pat = pattern
psso = pass slipped stitch over
rem = remain(ing)
rep = repeat
RS = right side
Sl1 = Slip next stitch knitwise.
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yfwd = yarn forward (makes 1 extra stitch)
Details & Instructions
|XS/S||36 ins (91.5 cm)|
|M||40 ins (101.5 cm)|
|L||44 ins (112 ins)|
|XL||48 ins (122 ins)|
|2/3 XL||55 ins (139.5 ins)|
|4/5 XL||63.5 ins (161.5 cm)|
|Sizes||XS/S||M||XL||2/3 XL||4/5 XL|
|Main Color (MC)
22 sts and 28 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger
needles in stocking st.
The instructions are written for smallest size.
If changes are necessary for larger sizes the
instructions will be written thus ( ).
BACK and FRONT (make alike).
With smaller needles, cast on 90 (102-114-
Work in (K2. P2) ribbing for 7½ ins [19 cm],
ending with a WS row and inc 7 (7-7-7-9-9) sts
evenly across last row. 97 (109-121- 133-151-
Change to larger needles and proceed as
1st row: (RS). K1. *yfwd. Sl1. K1. psso. K1.
K2tog. yfwd. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: K2. *yfwd. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yfwd.
K3. Rep from * to last 5 sts. yfwd. Sl1. K2tog.
psso. yfwd. K2.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows for pat until work from beg
measures approx 17 ins [43 cm], ending with
4th row of pat.
Place pat for neck shaping:
1st row: (RS). Pat 17 (23-29-35-44-56) sts.
K63. Pat 17 (23-29-35-44- 56) sts.
Rep last row 10 times more, keeping center
63 sts in garter st (knit every row).
Shape neck: Next row: (WS). Pat 17 (23-29-
35-44-56) sts. K9. Cast off center 45 sts. K9
(including st on needle after cast off). Pat 17 (23-
Cont in pat on last 26 (32-38-44-53-65) sts,
working garter st across 9 sts at neck edge until
work from beg measures 24 ins [61 cm], ending
with a WS row.
Shape shoulder: Cast off 9 (11-13-15-18-
22) sts beg next and following alt row. Work
1 row even in pat. Cast off rem 8 (10-12-14-
With RS facing, join yarn to rem sts and work to
correspond to other side, reversing all shapings.
Sew shoulder seams. Place markers on side
edges 7 (7½-8-8-8½-9) ins [18 (19-20.5-20.5-
21.5-23) cm] down from shoulder seams.
Armbands: With RS of work facing and smaller
needles, pick up and knit 71 (75-79-79-83-87) sts
evenly between markers. Knit 9 rows (garter st).
Cast off knitwise (WS). Sew side and armband