Pattern Booklet: 
Craft: 
Knit
Skill Level: 
Intermediate
Project Type: 
Women’s Clothing
Designer: 
Alison Green

Portovenere is a simple cardigan vest with eye-catching colorwork edging.

Worked in one piece to the underarms, then split for fronts and back. Front bands are left on hold after the bottom edging, and later worked separately and sewn on.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust: (36, 40, 44) [48, 52, 56, 60] {64, 68, 72}" / (91.5, 101.5, 112) [122, 132, 142, 152.5] {162.5, 172.5, 183} cm (includes gap in front)
Length: (31½, 32, 32) [32½, 33, 33, 33½] {34, 34½, 35}" / (80, 81.5, 81.5) [82.5, 84, 84, 85] {86.5, 87.5, 89} cm
Shown in size 44" / 112 cm.  Recommended ease:  Approximately 2–4" / 5–10 cm positive ease.

YARN
BERROCO VERNAZZA (50 grs): (9, 10, 11) [12, 13, 14, 15] {16, 17, 19} balls #10603 Portofino (MC) and (3, 3, 3) [4, 4, 4, 4] {4, 4, 4} balls #10601 Plentzia (CC)

NEEDLES and NOTIONS
32" / 80 cm circular needles, sizes 7 / 4.5 mm and 8 / 5 mm or size to obtain gauge
Stitch markers
Waste yarn to hold stitches
Spare needle for 3-needle bind-off

GAUGE
20 sts and 26 rows = 4" / 10 cm in St st using larger needles