Felted Vest by Bev Galeskas
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Felted Vest

November 2003
10 Ply New Zealand Wool
Aran (8 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 21 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette - Unfelted Gauge on larger needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1075 - 1400 yards (983 - 1280 m)

Felted vest with unfelted collar & edge trim zips up the front. Three sizes, from S 38” finished chest to L 50” chest. Finished sizes will vary with the amount of felting. Vest is shown in variegated yarn or solid color with contrast trim.

Also needed:

  • 80 yds. of smooth, natural or white worsted wt. cotton yarn for stabilizing edges while felting.
  • 200 yds. of the same weight yarn in a matching OR contrast color for unfelted collar and edge treatments (included in above yardage figures)
  • Separating zipper or clasp buttons (optional)