Shirin Vest by Ruth Garcia-Alcantud
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Shirin Vest

Knitting
February 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1200 - 1600 yards (1097 - 1463 m)
XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X)
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(see below for errata)

Sizes XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X)
To fit bust 311⁄2 (351⁄2, 391⁄2, 431⁄2, 471⁄2, 511⁄2, 551⁄2, 591⁄2)”, closed. Sample shown measures 351⁄2”.

Yarn Anzula For Better or Worsted (80% superwash merino, 20% cashmere, 10% polyamide; 200 yd 183m/4.06 oz 115 g): seaside (MC) 6 (6, 7, 7, 7, 7, 8, 8) skeins; avocado (CC) 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2) skeins. Pockets—20g of sport weight yarn in a similar or contrast color.

Needles Body—Size 6 (4mm): circular (cir). I-cord and trim—Size 5 (3.75mm): set of double pointed (dpns). Pockets—Size 2.5 (3mm): dpns or preferred method for small circumference in the rnd.

Notions Stitch markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; waste yarn; crochet hook; tapestry needle; one 24” open-ended zipper (jacket zipper); sewing thread and needle for zipper.

Gauge 20 sts and 30 rows = 4” in St st 32 sts and 32 rows = 4” in Cable patt.

  • ERRATA:

PRINTED VERSIONS ONLY. Digital version updated as of Nov 19, 2015.

Left Front, after Armhole Shaping:
All RS rows: K2, work as established in patt to end.
All WS rows: Work as established in patt to last 2 sts, p2.

Right Front, after Armhole Shaping:
All RS rows: Work as established in patt to last 2 sts, k2.
All WS rows: P2, work as established in patt to end.