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Strasbourg Vest

Yarnspirations
NaturallyCaron.com
Knitting
June 2010
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch on US 7 needle
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
493 - 863 yards (451 - 789 m)
Small-3X
This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Unique and incredibly versatile, the Strasbourg Vest is the brainchild of designer Kim Guzman. Knit in Country Spice House, the basic vest is transformed by a pleated, adjustable collar. Expand the collar and you can wear it off the shoulder for an evening look. Or expand just the back portion to achieve a dramatic look. Simple drawstrings pulled through knitted eyelets are the secret to what will make this vest a wardrobe favorite.

One circular size U.S. 7 (4.5mm) needle, 32”/81.5cm long or size to obtain gauge

One pair straight size U.S. 7 (4.5mm) needles

One pair size U.S. 6 (4mm) straight needles (for buttonband)

One crochet hook size U.S. G (4mm) (for ties)

Split ring stitch markers

4 stitch holders

Yarn needle

6 (6, 6, 7, 7, 7) buttons, ¾”/2cm diameter

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Bust (when buttoned): 36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56)”/91.5 (101.5, 112, 122, 132, 142)cm

Length 14 (15, 16, 16 ½, 17, 17)”/35.5 (38, 40.5, 42, 43, 43)cm

Note from Designer: This pattern is no longer available on the Caron website. I have been given written permission to post the PDFs of my free Caron patterns on Ravelry.