KNITTING PATTERN: A structured, fitted and waist shaped vest with unique neckband and long ribbed design. This vest is a combination of knit (body & rib) and crochet (neckband and arm opening edging). It is worked flat in 3 pieces and then seamed together. Proficiency in basic crochet stitches will allow you to easily construct the neckband and edging of this garment. Tutorials for stitches are available on the poppy shop website.
SIZES: XS-XL (see size chart in photos)
XS: To fit busts ~32"
S: To fit busts ~ 36"
M: To fit busts ~ 40"
L: To Fit busts ~44"
XL: To fit busts ~48"
SKILL LEVEL: Moderate
YARN: Approximately 450 (525, 610, 715, 820) yards of worsted weight (#4) yarn.
Main Colour: Approximately 275 (315, 365, 430. 495) yards.
Trim/Ribbing Colour: Approximately 180 (210, 240, 285, 330) yards.
NEEDLES/HOOK: 4mm circular needles & a 4mm crochet hook (or sizes that achieve correct gauge)
GAUGE: 20 stitches & 32 rows = 4"/10cm in stockinette
- Scissors, tapestry needle.