Shasta Vest by Hilary Smith Callis
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Shasta Vest

Knitting
July 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch in the round, blocked
US 7 - 4.5 mm
550 - 1100 yards (503 - 1006 m)
28.5 (32.5, 36.5, 40.5, 44.5, 48.5, 52.5, 56.5, 60.5, 64.5)” finished bust measurement; garment is meant to be worn with 0-2” of negative ease.
This pattern is available from knitpicks.com for $4.99.

Whether you’re out for a hike or having lunch with friends, the Shasta Vest’s timeless appeal will add style to any occasion. Shasta Vest’s V-neck is classic and will become your perfect garment for this fall and beyond.

Shasta is knit from the top down, seamlessly, and mostly in one piece. The collar, front edgings, and armhole edgings are added once the body of the vest is complete.

Yarn requirements:
Knit Picks Swish Worsted (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 110 yards/50g):
Lost Lake Heather 25146, 5 (5, 5, 6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10) skeins.

Needles:
US 7 (4.5mm) 24-60” circular needles (length needed depends on size), 24” circular needles (for collar), and DPNs or two 24” circular needles for two circulars technique, or one 32” or longer circular needle for Magic Loop technique, or size to obtain gauge