Artisan's Vest

November 2003
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
540 - 1080 yards (494 - 988 m)
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Summary: The vest is worked flat from the bottom up then joined at the shoulders. Single chain crochet is used around the edges and to create buttonholes & loops.

Skill Level: Easy

Five sizes are offered. The finished chest measurements range from 36 inches (91.5 cm) to 52 inches (132 cm) with lengths of 19.5 inches (49.5 cm) to 25.5 inches (64 cm).

A schematic provides other key measurements.

Needles: Size US 5 & 6 (3.75 & 4.0 mm) circular, 29” (80 cm)long

Crochet Hook: Size E

Extras: Stitch holders (3 large) and buttons (5 - 6)

Pattern Pages: 2 - 4

Additional Yarn Information:
Alternative Green Mountain Spinnery yarns suggested are Cotton Comfort, Mountain Mohair, Double Twist or 2-Ply Wool, and Green Mountain Green. Suggested quantities are given for all yarns.

From the pattern description in the book:

“A vertical Seed Stitch pattern gives this classic unisex pattern interest without complexity… Short row shaping at the shoulders ensures perfect drape and a comfortable fit in several types of yarn.”