Denys Vest by Adrienne Larsen
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Denys Vest

Knitting
February 2017
Sport (12 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Row 3 of Body chart patt on larger needle
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
797 - 1159 yards (729 - 1060 m)
34.5 (38.5, 42.25, 46, 50, 53.75)" bust circumference

The Denys Vest was inspired by the colors of a sunset over the African plains; it uses solid and gradient yarns to achieve the transitional effect. This cropped vest is worked in the round from the bottom up and then divided at the armholes and worked flat—no steeking required!

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 34.5 (38.5, 42.25, 46, 50, 53.75)” bust circumference. Vest shown measures 38.5”; modeled with 5” of positive ease.

Yarn Freia Fine Handpaints Ombré Sport: whisper (pale blue/tan; MC), 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skein(s).

Freia Fine Handpaints Semi-Solid Sport: rose madder (dark pink; CC1), 2 (2, 2, 2, 3, 3) skeins; diesel (blue-gray; CC2), 2 skeins.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16” and 32” circular. Size 6 (4 mm): 32” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Marker; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 25 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in Row 3 of Body chart patt on larger needle.