Luxe Vest by Chiaki Hayashi

Luxe Vest

Knitting
June 2012
S. Charles Collezione Stella
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches
in Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
450 - 600 yards (411 - 549 m)
34", 36", 38", 40"
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A simple vest with lots of fun details.

Quick knit.
A flattering fit with side shaping and a low scoop neck.
Lovely details adorn the vest with 3-buttons and decorative ribbing.
Moderate racer back style for a modern look.
Choose from two different lengths.
(short length shown in pictures)

      Length Short  -  22.5”(22.5”, 23”, 23”)
                 Long  –  24.5”(24.5”, 25”, 25”)

Yarn – DK ~ worsted weight yarn,
34”(450), 36”(480), 38”(540), 40”(600) yards for short.
Please add 10% more yardage for longer version.

Pictures shown in 34” with Taki Stacy Charles “Stella” (74% Silk/26% Lurex)
Knitted looser than suggested gauge for more relaxed fabric.

Needles – Body/ US#7 or 8, 24”circular needles.
Ribbing/one or two sizes smaller 16” & 24”long circular needles.
Adjust needle size to obtain correct gauge.

Notions – Stitch markers, stitch holders, tapestry needle,
3(5/8”) buttons.
Sewing needle and thread for sewing buttons.