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Galiano Vest

Knitting
June 2012
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
680 - 1280 yards (622 - 1170 m)
Finished Bust 33¾ (37¼, 40½, 43¾, 47¼, 50½, 53¾) inches
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Galiano Vest is a sweet little vest with charming details, designed to show off your favourite fingering weight yarn. A pretty chevron lace border flows neatly out of corded rib. The corded rib front bands flow over the shoulders and meet at back. A button loop closure is a great opportunity to showcase some special buttons. Visible neckline decreases and side shaping flatter the figure. Virtually seamless with knit-in front bands, Galiano is a quick knit.

Skill Level
intermediate (lace, shaping, finishing)

Finished Measurements
Bust 33¾ (37¼, 40½, 43¾, 47¼, 50½, 53¾) inches
Length 21¾ (23¼, 23¾, 24½, 25, 25¾, 26¼) inches
Intended to be worn with 1-2 inches positive ease. Sample shown in size 37¼.

Yarn
680 (800, 880, 1000, 1080, 1200, 1280) yds fingering weight yarn
Shown in SweetGeorgia Yarns CashLuxe Fine 70% merino 20% cashmere 10% nylon, 115 g/400 yds per skein, color Cayenne

Needles
One pair circular needles US 4/3.5 mm (or size needed for gauge)
One set dpn’s US 2/3.0 mm

Other Supplies
4 stitch markers, 2 stitch holders blunt yarn needle, crochet hook 2 small buttons

Technical note
The front bands are knit-in, meaning they are worked at the same time as everything else, and have a chain stitch selvedge. For more on selvedges, I have more information here: Knitted Selvedges.

Thank you to guarionex and affiknity for your careful testing and editing!