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Knit Long Fuzzy Vest
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® - TiffanyTM
Pattern Number: 50827AD

A very stretchy vest, worked in an easy stitch and stripe pattern with three strands held together.



SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X

Finished Bust 37 (40, 43, 47, 50)" [94 (101.5, 109, 119, 127) cm]
Length 27 (27 1/2, 28, 28 1/2, 28 1/2)" [68.5 (70, 71, 72, 72) cm]


Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

620-153 Wool-Ease® Yarn: Black

True black


Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Note: (MC)

260-153 Tiffany Yarn: Black True black
Quantity needed: 2 Skeins
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Note: (A)

260-124 Tiffany Yarn: Camel Camel brown.
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Note: (B)

260-149 Tiffany Yarn: Charcoal

Dark gray


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
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Note: (C)

260-100 Tiffany Yarn: White Crisp white
Quantity needed: 3 Skeins
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Note: (D)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 13 [9 mm]
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
4 buttons of your choice
GAUGE:

10 sts = 4” [10 cm] in St st (k on RS, p on WS).


Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:

STITCH PATTERN
Row 1
Knit.
Row 2 Purl.
Row 3 Knit.
Row 4 Knit.
Row 5 Purl.
Row 6 Knit.
Repeat Rows 1-6 for Stitch Pattern.

 

COLOR PATTERN
Rows 1-3
1 strand MC, 1 strand A and 1 strand B held tog.
Rows 4-6 1 strand MC, 1 strand C and 1 strand B held tog.
Rows 7-9 1 strand MC, 1 strand C and 1 strand D held tog.
Rows 10-12 1 strand MC, 1 strand C and 1 strand B held tog.
Rows 13-15 1 strand MC, 1 strand C and 1 strand A held tog.
Rows 16-18 1 strand MC, 1 strand C and 1 strand B held tog.
Rows 19-21 1 strand MC, 1 strand B and 1 strand D held tog.
Repeat Rows 1-21 for Color Pattern.




INSTRUCTIONS
BACK With 1 strand MC, 1 strand A and 1 strand B held tog, cast on 44 (48, 52, 56, 60) sts. Work in color and stitch patterns until piece measures 27 (27 1/2, 28, 28 1/2, 28 1/2)" [68.5 (70, 71, 72.5, 72.5) cm] from beg. Bind off.
POCKETS (make 2) With 1 strand MC, 1 strand B and 1 strand C held tog, cast on 12 sts. Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS) for 19 rows. Transfer sts to st holder.
LEFT FRONT With 1 strand MC, 1 strand A and 1 strand B held tog, cast on 27 (29, 31, 33, 35) sts. Work in color and stitch patterns until piece measures 8" (8, 9, 9, 9)" [20.25 (20.25, 23, 23, 23) cm] from beg, end with a RS row. Next Row (WS) Work 6 (7, 8, 9, 10) sts, bind off 12 sts, work remaining 9 (10, 11, 12, 13) sts. Next Row (RS) Work 9 (10, 11, 12, 13) sts, pattern across 12 Pocket sts (from holder), work rem 6 (7, 8, 9, 10) sts.Work even until piece measures 24 (24 1/2, 24, 24 1/2, 24 1/2)" [61 (62.25, 61, 62.25, 62.25) cm] from beg, end with a RS row.
 
Shape Neck Next row (WS)Bind off at Neck edge every WS row 5 sts once, 2 sts once, and 1 st 4 times. Bind off rem 16 (18, 20, 22, 24) sts.
 
RIGHT FRONT Work as for Left Front until piece measures 5" [12.75 cm] from beg, end with a WS row. Buttonhole Row (RS) Work 2 sts, yo, k2tog, work to end Continue working as for Left Front, reversing all shaping, and AT THE SAME TIME, work buttonholes at 10" [25.5 cm], 15" [38 cm] and 20" [51 cm] from beg.
FINISHING Sew shoulder seams. Collar With RS facing and 1 strand MC, 1 strand A and 1 strand B held tog, pick up 11 sts along Right Front Neck edge starting at the 6th st from end, pick up 12 sts across Back Neck edge, and pick up 11 sts along Left Front Neck edge ending at the 6th st from end-34 sts. Work in color and stitch patterns for 2" [5 cm]. Bind off. Sew side seams, leaving 9 1/2" [24 cm] for Armhole. Sew Pockets to inside. Sew on buttons opposite buttonholes. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
MC = main color
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over


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