#14 Tie Neck Vest by Vladimir Teriokhin

#14 Tie Neck Vest

Knitting
December 2007
Aran (8 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch using larger needles
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
875 - 1125 yards (800 - 1029 m)
Bust (closed) 36 (38, 40, 43)"/91.5 (96.5, 101.5, 109)cm
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Pattern description from Vogue Knitting, Holiday 2007:
“Suit up in Teriokhin’s saucy subversion of men’s wear, stitched in Plymouth Yarn’s ‘Royal Cashmere.’ A plunging V neckline and ribbed borders reveal in no uncertain terms that a woman’s wearing the pants here-- not to mention the attached tie.”

“Standard-fitting vest with attached neck ties knit in one piece in stockinette stitch. Sized for Small, Medium, Large, X-Large. Shown in size Medium on page 76.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • Small (Medium, Large, X-Large)
  • Bust (closed) 36 (38, 40, 43)“/91.5 (96.5, 101.5, 109)cm
  • Length 22¼ (22½, 23, 23½)“/56.5 (57, 58.5, 59.5)cm

Materials:

  • 7 (7, 8, 9) 1¾oz/50g balls (each approx 125yd/96m) of Plymouth Yarn Co. Royal Cashmere (cashmere) in 38062 cardinal red
  • One size 5 (3.75mm) circular needle 36”/90cm length or size to obtain gauge
  • One size 2 (2.75mm) circular needle, 16”/40cm length
  • One pair size 5 (3.75mm) needles, stitch markers, stitch holders, three 7/8-inch (22mm) buttons

Note: Body of vest is worked back and forth in rows on circular needle, then separated at armhole.