In Praise of Doodling Vest by Sally Melville

In Praise of Doodling Vest

Knitting
January 2005
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in 2-color pattern, after blocking
US 3 - 3.25 mm
910 - 1420 yards (832 - 1298 m)
Men's S (M, L, 1-2X)
Errata available: knittinguniverse.com

Vest in two-color, stranded knitting with strong vertical lines. Chart is easy to follow, and vest is worked in the round in one piece. Armhole and neck shapings are built into the pattern. Pieces are sewn and cut to separate for front and armhold openings (steeks).

Experience:

  • intermediate
  • mid-level stitch pattern
  • mid-level shaping and finishing

Fit: Loose fit

Measurements:

  • Chest: 40 (44.5, 49, 53.5, 58)“
  • Length: 22.5 (23, 23.5, 24, 24.5)“

Yarn:

  • fine weight
  • MC: 590 (660, 750, 840, 920) yds
  • CC: 320 (360, 410, 460, 500) yds

Needles:
- US 3 / 3.25 mm, 24-30” / 60-70 cm circular needles

Notions:
- Separating zipper, to fit