Double- Breasted knitted vest

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Double – Breasted knitted vest-free knitting pattern

knitted vest

SIZES
• Vest is sized to fit Women’s Small
(Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large).
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
• Bust 35 (39, 43, 47, 51)” (buttoned)
• Length 19% (20, 20%, 21,21 %)”
• Optional Longer Length 23 (231/2, 24,
24%, 25)”

MATERIALS
• 6 (7, 7, 8, 9) 75 yd balls Mango Moon
Yarns Cotton Ribbon (62% microfiber, 38% cotton) color #4114 Lyra
• Size 10% US (6.50 mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
• (4) 1%” diameter buttons (sample uses JHB International style #51106)
• Locking st markers, yarn needle

• Locking st markers, yarn needle GAUGE
• 12 sts x 16 rows = 4″ in Double Seed St
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

knitted vest

Design by Melissa Leapman
Project features Mango Moon Yarns Cotton Ribbon
DESIGNER NOTES
• Instructions are written for two body lengths. Photo shows the vest made in the shorter length.
• Pattern includes one selvage st each side. These sts are not reflected in the final measurements.

DOUBLE SEED STITCH (multiple of 2 sts + 1)
Row 1 (RS): *K1, P1; rep from * across to last st; K1.

Row 2: *P1, K 1; rep from * across to last st; P1.
Row 3: Rep Row 2.
Row 4: Rep Row 1.
Repeat Rows 1-4 for Double Seed st.

INSTRUCTIONS
BACK
CO 55 (61, 67, 73, 79) sts. Next row (RS): Beg Double Seed st and work even until piece meas approx 11″ (for
short vest) or 14%” (for long vest) from CO, end after WSR.
Shape Armholes
Next row (RS): Maint pattern, BO 3 (4, 5,6, 6) sts at beg of next two rows, then dec 1 st each side every row 1 (1,2, 2, 4) times, then EOR 3 times [41 (45, 47, 51, 53) sts rem], Cont even in patt until piece meas approx 18 (18%, 19, 19%, 20)” (for short vest) or 22 (22%, 23, 23%, 24)” (for long vest), end after WSR.

Shape Neck
Next row (RS): Patt across the first 12 (14, 15, 17, 18) sts, join a second ball of yarn, BO off the middle 17 sts and patt to end of row. Work both sides at once with separate balls of yarn and dec 1 st each neck edge once [11 (13, 14, 16, 17) sts rem each side], Cont even in patt on both sides with separate balls of yarn until piece meas approx 18% (19, 191/2, 20, 20%)” (for short­er vest) or 22 (22%, 23, 23%, 24)” (for longer vest) from CO, end after WSR.
Shape Shoulders
Next row (RS): Maintain pattern, BO 6 (7,7, 8, 9) sts at beg of next two rows, then BO 5 (6, 7, 8, 8) sts at beg of next two rows [0 sts rem],
LEFT FRONT
CO 37 (41, 43, 47, 49) sts. Next row (RS): Beg Double Seed st and work even until piece meas approx same as Back to the underarm, end after WSR.Shape Armhole and Neck
Next row (RS): BO 3 (4, 5, 6, 6) sts at arm­hole edge once, then dec 1 st at armhole edge every row 1 (1,2, 2, 4) times, then EOR 3 times, while at the same time,when piece meas approx 10% (11, 11%, 12, 12%)” (for short vest) or 14 (14%, 15, 15%, 16)” (for long vest), shape neck as foil: dec 1 st at neck edge at beg of every other row (WS) until 11 (13, 14, 16, 17) sts rem. Cont even in patt until piece meas same as Back to shoulders, end after WSR.
Shape Shoulder
Next row (RS): BO 6 (7, 7, 8, 9) sts at shoulder edge once. Work 1 WSR. Next row (RS): BO 5 (6, 7, 8, 8) sts at shoulder edge.

Mark for Buttons
PMs for 4 buttons, placing the first two %” down from beg of neck shaping and 5″ apart. Place the next two markers 5″ below the first two.
RIGHT FRONT
Work as for Left Front except reverse all shaping and make buttonholes opposite markers as foil on
RSRs: Work 3 sts in patt, BO 2 sts, patt 14 sts, BO 2 sts, patt across row. On the subsequent row, cast on 2 sts over the bound off sts of the button­hole row.
FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams. Sew side seams. Sew on buttons opposite markers. Weave in all ends

knitted vest

See also Sleeveless top with cowl

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