Chatoyant Vest by Lisa Kay

Chatoyant Vest

September 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17.5 stitches and 30 rows
in Seed st and St st
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
750 - 1440 yards (686 - 1317 m)
34 - 46.5" bust
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“Chatoyant” is the term for a stone with a “changeable luster,” as in a Tiger’s Eye. The alternating Seed st and St st blocks of this simple vest provide a subtle texture, enhanced by the heathered tone of the yarn.

A deceptively simple rectangle produces a double-breasted vest with a complex diagonal appearance. By placing the armholes at a slight angle, the fronts naturally hang in an inverted tulip shape.