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#09 Tunic Vest

Knitting
January 2010
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 17 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch using larger needles
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
900 - 1100 yards (823 - 1006 m)
Bust (closed) 35 (37, 39, 40½)"/89 (94, 99, 103)cm
Errata available: vogueknitting.com

Pattern Description from Vogue Knitting, Winter 2009/10: “The waffle texture on the broken-rib bodice of Patrick’s buttoned tunic - worked in Be Sweet’s ‘Thin Merino Wool’ - plays nicely off the smooth stockinette of the pleated skirt. The latter has knit-in pockets and is stitched in two pieces from side to center back.”

“Standard-fitting vest with pockets, knit in 2 directions.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • Sized for Small, Medium, Large, X-Large
  • Bust (closed) 35 (37, 39, 40½)”/89 (94, 99, 103)cm
  • Length (rolled) 30 (31, 32, 33)”/76 (78.5, 81, 84) cm

Materials:

  • 9 (10, 11, 11) 1¾oz/50gm balls (each approx 100yd/91m) of Be Sweet Thin Merino Wool (wool) in grey owl
  • One pair each sizes 10½ and 11 (6.5 and 8mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
  • Five 1¼” (31.5mm) buttons
  • Stitch markers, stitch holder

Gauge:

  • 12 sts and 17 rows = 4”/10cm over St st using larger needles
  • 13 sts and 18 rows = 4”/10cm over broken rib pat, slightly stretched, using larger needles.
  • TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE