Drift Vest by Purl Soho
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Drift Vest

Knitting
February 2017
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
11.25 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
350 - 565 yards (320 - 517 m)
37 (39 ¾, 42 ¾, 45 ½, 48 ¼, 51 ¼)
This pattern is available for free.

MATERIALS

  • 6 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10) skeins of Purl Soho’s Shepherdess Alpaca, 100% undyed, handspun alpaca. We used the color Bantam Hen.
  • US 11, 20 to 32-inch circular needles
  • Two US 11 double pointed needles
  • Two locking markers or scrap yarn
  • Stitch holders or scrap yarn

GAUGE
11 ¼ stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

SIZES
37 (39 ¾, 42 ¾, 45 ½, 48 ¼, 51 ¼)
To fit actual chest circumference of 33–36 (36–39, 39–42, 42–45, 45–48, 48–51) inches, with 1–4 inches of ease.

  • Finished Chest Circumference: 37 (39 ¾, 42 ¾, 45 ½, 48 ¼, 51 ¼) inches
  • Finished Length from Shoulder to Bottom Edge: 20 ¼ (20 ½, 22, 22 ¼, 24, 24 ¼) inches
  • Finished Length of Armhole: 7 ½ (7 ¾, 8 ¼, 8 ½, 9, 9 ¼) inches
  • Finished Length from Underarm to Bottom Edge: 12 (12, 13, 13, 14 ¼, 14 ¼) inches SAMPLE: The sample pictured here is size 37 inches, modeled with 1 inch of ease.