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Plush Vest

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A warm and comfy piece, perfect for layering, casually or dressed up. Sizes XS-5XL (bust measurement 28-62 in/71-157.5 cm). Shown in Patons Bohemian Artistic Taupes (#11013) knit using size 8 mm (U.S. 11) needles.

Sizes

XS/S
28/34" [71/86.5 cm]
M
36/38" [91.5/96.5 cm]
L
40/42" [101.5/106.5 cm]
XL
44/46" [112/117 cm]
2XL/3XL
48/54" [122/137 cm]
4XL/5XL
56/62" [142/157.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $40.31

Step 1:

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Size:

  • XS/S
  • M
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  • XL
  • 2XL/3XL
  • 4XL/5XL
To Fit Bust Measurement
28/34" [71/86.5 cm]

Step 2:

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Color Info

Bohemian | Artistic Taupes, 11013Edit Color
$31.16

Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 11/8mm
$5.10

Aluminum Stitch Holder

3" 1/Pkg
$4.05
The materials for this project cost $40.31

Abbreviations

cont = continue(ity)

K = knit

rem = remain(ing)

rep = repeat

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To Fit Bust Measurement
XS/S 28/34" [71/86.5 cm]
M 36/38" [91.5/96.5 cm]
L 40/42" [101.5/106.5 cm]
XL 44/46" [112/117 cm]
2XL/3XL 48/54" [122/137 cm]
4XL/5XL 56/62" [142/157.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Patons Bohemian (80 g/2.8 oz;62 m/68 yds)
SizesXS/SMLXL2XL/3XL4XL/5XL 

Artistic Taupes (11013)
445566
Size 8 mm (U.S. 11) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 3 stitch holders.

GAUGE

8 sts and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
Note: Vest is worked in one piece to armholes.

Cast on 73 (81-89-97-105-121) sts.
1st row: (RS). K1. *P1. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P1. *K1. P1. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep last 2 rows of (K1. P1) ribbing until work from beg measures 10 (10-10½-11-11-12) ins [25.5 (25.5-26.5-28-28-30.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Place markers at each end of last row.

Divide for Fronts and Back: Next row: Rib across 16 (18-20-22-24-28) sts. Cast off next 6 (6-6-6-8-10) sts. Rib across 29 (33-37-41-41-45) sts (including st after cast off). Cast off next 6 (6-6-6-8-10) sts. Rib to end of row.
Cont even on last 16 (18-20-22-24-28) sts for Left Front until armhole measures 8 (-9-10-10½-11) ins [20.5 (21.5-23-25.5-26.5-28) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.

Shoulder: Cast off 6 (6-6-8-8-8) sts. Rib to end of row. Leave rem 10 (12-14-14-16-20) sts on a st holder. Break yarn.
With WS facing, join yarn and work across next 29 (33-37-41-41-45) sts from spare needle for Back. Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle.
Cont even until armhole measures same length as Left Front to shoulder, ending with RS facing for next row.

Shoulders: Cast off 6 (6-6-8-8-8) sts beg next 2 rows. Leave rem 17 (21-25-25-25-29) sts on a st holder. Break yarn.
With WS facing, join yarn and work across last 16 (18-20-22-24-28) sts from spare needle for Right Front.
Cont even until armhole measures same length as Left Front, ending with WS facing for next row.

Shoulder: Cast off 6 (6-6-8-8-8) sts. Rib to end of row. Leave rem sts on a st holder. Do not break yarn.

COLLAR
Sew shoulder seams. With RS of work facing, rib 10 (12-14-14-16-20) sts from right front st holder. Rib 17 (21-25-25-25-29) sts from Back st holder and 10 (12-14-14-16-20) sts from left front st holder. 37 (45-53-53-57-69) sts.
Cont in (K1. P1) ribbing as given for body until Collar measures 8 ins [20.5 cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in ribbing.

FINISHING
Ties
(make 2). Cast on 25 sts. Cast off. Sew ties to Front edges at markers.