Sideliner Vest by Sara Lucas

Sideliner Vest

Knitting
September 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
19 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in rib
US 6 - 4.0 mm
600 - 1000 yards (549 - 914 m)
P, S, M, L, XL, XXL
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The Sideliner Vest, by designer Sarah Lucas, is a fun and flattering color-blocked design. This pattern combines different types of ribbing and multi-directional knitting to create a cinched in waistline with the narrower vertical rib and a roomy bust area with the wider rib in horizontal striping. Every area is individually worked to break up the gradient color into contrasting sections; the color transitions will play out differently for every knitter, making each vest unique and personalized. An I-cord trim adds an extra pop of color to the edges of the vest and is a softening detail to the modern zippered closure. This is a great little layering piece for fall, and a quick and fun knit.

Requires: 3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 5 balls Ombré Sport Wool

Sizing Info:
Pattern written in 6 sizes: Petite, Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large and 2XL.
Size Petite: 20” from neck to hem (length), 31” around chest.
Size Small: 20” from neck to hem (length), 34” around chest.
Size Medium: 21” from neck to hem (length), 37” around chest.
Size Large: 21” from neck to hem (length), 41” around chest.
Size Extra Large: 22” from neck to hem (length), 45” around chest.
Size 2XL: 23” from neck to hem (length), 48” around chest.

This vest is very easy to size up or down a little.

Suggested Gauge and Needles:
1x2 rib gauge: 19 sts and 34 rows= 4” (Main front and back body panels)
1x1 rib gauge: 22 sts/36 rows = 4” (Waist and shoulders/back yoke)
Make sure to block gauge swatches before measuring!!

Size 6 (4mm) knitting needles (or size needed to obtain gauge)
Size 6 (4mm) circular needles, or 2 double pointed needles for trim
For more information, see: http://freiafibers.com/sweaters.htm