Scandia Vest Pattern: knitted
This knit vest with simple shaping is easy enough for a beginner and there is no seaming!
This knit vest with simple shaping is easy enough for a beginner. Worked on size 13 needles using a thick-and-thin hand-dyed wool yarn. It is worked in one piece to underarms, then divided for fronts and back. No seaming! The shoulders are worked together using a 3-needle bind-off, which is explained in the pattern.
Suited for Beginners
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Sizes: Finished underarm measurements (buttoned) are 38 (43, 46.5, 51.5, 54.75).” Length: 18 (20, 22, 23, 24)”.
Materials: Hand-dyed thick and thin bulky-weight yarn: 250 (310, 370, 435, 435) yards; 29″ (or longer) circular knitting needle size 13 US or whatever size needed to get correct gauge. Three 1.25″ toggle buttons; stitch holders and markers; spare needle (the same size) for 3-Needle Bind-off. Optional: Shorter circular needle or straight needles for after piece is divided for fronts and back.
Gauge: 12 sts to 5″ and 16 rows to 4″ in Stockinette stitch.
Stitches used: Stockinette Stitch, Garter Stitch, M1 (make 1), SSK (slip, slip, knit), and 3-needle bind-off. These are all explained in the pattern.
The yarn used in this pattern is no longer available through me. But any bulky, thick and thin yarn with the same gauge can be substituted.
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