The two fronts of this vest are worked in a stunning lace pattern before joining to form the back. An I-cord belt sets off this layering piece.
Lace pattern is both charted and written out.
Shown in size 41”
Bust (closed) – 38(41-43½-46-52½-56)”
Length – 22¾(24-25-25¾-26-26¼)”
Note: This garment was designed with approximately 2” of ease. Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.
3(3-4-5-6-6) hanks BERROCO ULTRA ALPACA (100grs), #6299 Lichen Mix
16” and 24” length circular needles, size 8 (5.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
4 st markers
1 st holder
2 removeable st markers
19 sts and 24 rows = 4” in St st and Faun Eye Lace
TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE
Fronts are worked first from the bottom up, then a joining row is worked, with sts cast on for back neck. Back is then worked from the top down.
Hoehne Vest, p. 63 in booklet ONLY (single PDF version has been updated)
Corrections in bold.
At the end of both the "Left Back" and "Right Back" sections:
Rep the last 2 rows 6 more times, then rep WS row once more. Bind off loosely with RS facing.
In the "Right Back" section:
For sizes 38, 41, 43.5, and 46" ONLY: Next Row(RS): Knit.
For sizes 52.5 and 56” ONLY: Next Row (RS): K1, M1, knit to end – X(X-X-X-63-67) sts.
After Row 2:
Rep the last 2 rows 22(24-24-25-25-26) more times, slipping marker.
- posted 3/20/17, amended 3/27/17