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Radiant Vest Child-Teen

Petite Purls, Issue 16 Upsized 2013
Knitting
October 2013
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
294 - 490 yards (269 - 448 m)
6X (8, 10, 12, 14)
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Clarification: Row 1: K5, sm, knit to yoke marker, sm, work Yoke Short Rows over following 21 22, 23, 24, 25 sts.
Continue working in pattern as established for 21 25, 27, 29, 31 more rows. Continue working first 5 stitches of RS row in garter stitch for remainder of garment. See Row guide in pattern notes.

Errata: Both child and Adult sizes Row 1 of Chart Short Rows should say: Work to X ( X, X, X, ) stitches before END, not marker. This change has been submitted to website but as of yet no response or change has been made.

A Radiant Vest for the in-betweeners which is an exact copy of the adult version, try making a mother daughter set! Worked sideways with short rows to shape the yoke and extra short rows for an a-line silhouette the Radiant Vest is a simple staple garment.

Sizes

6X (8, 10, 12, 14)
Shown in size 8.

Finished Measurements

Chest: 24¼ (26¼, 28¼, 30¼, 32¼) inches, buttoned
Length: 15¾ (17¼, 18½, 19¾, 21)inches

Materials

Berroco Lodge(47% nylon, 47% wool, 6% rayon; 98 yards/90 meters per 1.76 ounce/50 gram ball);

#7446 Crater Lake; 3 (3, 4, 5, 5) balls

Recommended needle sizes

US #8/5 mm 24 inch circular needle
US #9/5.5 mm 24 inch circular needle
US #8/5 mm dpns - set of 4

Notions

One 1⅛ inch button

Gauge

14 sts and 20 rows = 4 inches in St st on larger needles. Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. Correct row gauge is very important in this garment as it is knit sideways.

Pattern Notes

This vest is worked sideways using short rows to shape the yoke and a-line side shaping. The row gauge is the most important gauge to achieve as this is what will determine the final circumference of the garment. The sleeves are finished using DPNS and a small border of Garter stitch that is picked up and worked after completing the main body. This pattern also contains notes on how to add or subtract short rows for the a-line shaping, be advised that if you make changes to the number of short rows in the waist shaping the garment will no longer match the schematic.