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Home : Patterns : Rectangle Vest
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Rectangle Vest

Lion Brand« Jiffy®
Pattern #: 60559
Rating: *****4.5 (based on 2 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: One Size
27 x 42 in. [68.5 x 106.5 cm]

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Color (A)
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*Jiffy® (Article #450). 100% Acrylic; package size: Solids (except 151 Dusty Grey): 3 oz./85g; 135 yd/123m balls
Multi (plus 151 Dusty Grey): 2.5 oz./70g; 115 yd/103m balls

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•  450-124 Jiffy Yarn: Camel
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 17 [13 mm]   $ 7.60  
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Rectangle Vest

Lion Brand« Jiffy®

GAUGE:

9 sts + 12 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in Stockinette st (k on RS, p on WS) with 2 strands of yarn held together. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

K2, p2 Rib
Row 1:
K2, *p2, k2; rep from * across.
Row 2: K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 for K2, P2 Rib.

VEST
With 1 strand each of B and C held tog, cast on 62 sts. Work in K2, P2 Rib for 2 rows. Change to St st (k on RS, p on WS) and work 10 rows. Change to 1 strand each of C and A and work 14 rows. Change to 1 strand each of B and A and work 12 rows. Change to 2 strands of A and work 8 rows.

Shape Armholes
Next Row:
K29, bind off 19 sts, k14.
Next Row: P14, cast on 19 sts, p29.
Work even for 36 rows.
Next Row: K29, bind off 19 sts, k14.
Next Row: P14, cast on 19 sts, p29.
Work even for 8 rows. Change to 1 strand each of A and B and work 12 rows. Change to 1 strand each of A and C and work 14 rows. Change to 1 strand each of B and C and work 10 rows. Work 2 rows in K2, P2 Rib. Bind off.

Finishing
Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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cont = continu(e)(s)(ing) k = knit
p = purl rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together WS = wrong side


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Ratings and Reviews
Pattern Average Rating: *****4.5 (based on 2 reviews)
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Rectangle Vest Reviewed by Gina Hammack on 2010-02-05 *****
i made this vest using a different chunky yarn and just love it. very comfortable and warm. love the way the front cascades.


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