Invested Vest by Sue Peterson
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Invested Vest

January 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
19 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
600 - 1000 yards (549 - 914 m)
XSmall - XLarge
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A vest featuring a vertically ribbed armhole and neck. No “picking up” stitches required! Add a pocket or knit the vest without a pocket. Easy to knit buttonholes complete the look. Our Step by Step videos make knitting this a breeze!

Skills Needed
Casting On
Stockinette Stitch- alternate knitting one row, purling one row
Ribbing- Alternating knitting and purling
Picking up stitches for the neck
Increasing, Decreasing
Binding off
Videos are provided at for basic techniques as well as “how to” steps specific to this pattern.
I used Madeline Tosh Vintage in Whiskey Barrel- 200 yds.
XSmall 3 skeins, Small 4 skeins, Medium 4 skeins, Large 4 skeins, XLarge 5 skeins
Supplies Needed
Tape measure
1 yard of a thin, contrast yarn to mark pocket. Cotton would be best.
Tapestry Needle

6 3/4 inch buttons
Needles – #7 and # 8 needle
Please remember that after knitting up your swatch, your needle size may change.
Gauge– 4.75 stitches = 4” square in Stockinette Stitch using a #8 needle
Bust 36” 38” 42“ 46” 50” 53”
Length 24” 24” 24” 25” 25” 25”