Tuxedo Trapp by John Brinegar

Tuxedo Trapp

Knitting
September 2014
DK (11 wpi) ?
25 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in rev St st with MC on smaller needles; 15 sts and 40 rows = 4" in Fisherman’s Rib with two strands of CC held tog on larger needles.
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
2000 - 2400 yards (1829 - 2195 m)
37 (41, 45)" bust circumference. Vest shown measures 37", modeled with 5" of positive ease.

Designer John Brinegar

Finished Size 37 (41, 45)“ bust circumference. Vest shown measures 37”, modeled with 5” of positive ease.

Yarn TSCArtyarns Tranquility (60% extrafine merino wool, 25% cashmere, 15% silk; 400 yd 366 m/2 oz 57 g): #T9 tobacco gold (MC), 4 (5, 5) skeins; #T2 sweet pea (CC), 1 skein. Yarn distributed by Tahki-Stacy Charles Inc.

Needles Sizes 5 (3.75 mm) and 8 (5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 25 sts and 35 rows = 4” in rev St st with MC on smaller needles; 15 sts and 40 rows = 4” in Fisherman’s Rib with two strands of CC held tog on larger needles.

The body of this long vest is worked in three pieces in an airy cashmere, then joined with exposed seams. A separate brioche collar is sewn to the finished body.