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Mitered Vest #1168

Knitting
April 2002
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1740 - 2175 yards (1591 - 1989 m)
Small, Medium, Large, 1X
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Spice up your wardrobe with this attention grabber. Knit from Wool-Ease® Sportweight in three squares and sewn together, this dramatic vest requires no shaping. (Lion Brand Yarn)

Lion Brand Pattern #: 1168

SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate

SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X
Finished chest 40 (44, 48, 52) inches.
Length 18 (20, 22, 24) inches.

Wool-Ease® Sportweight (Article #660) discontinued
(MC) Black (870-1305 yards total)
(A) Ranch Red 435 yards
(B) Fisherman 435 yards
Sportweight yarn may be substituted.

Knitting Needles - Size 8 (5 mm)
Size 8 (5.00 mm) circular needle, 16” long

Split Ring Stitch Markers
Three 3/4” (20 mm) buttons

Pieces: Left Front, Right Front, Back

Lion Brand Notes:

Each pattern ridge is 2 rows of knitting. The vest is worked by casting on the top and side outer edges. As you work, you decrease 2 stitches on every other row, creating a diagonal ridge.

Sew shoulder seams leaving approximately 9” open for neck. Fold back both upper front corners and tack in place with a button at each corner. Work Underarm Panels, Lower Band, and Armhole Bands. Sew on button in front.

See Mitered Vest #1197 for the Wool-Ease Chunky version.