Variable by Petra Breakstone


by Petra Breakstone
August 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1300 - 1600 yards (1189 - 1463 m)
small/ medium/ large/ x-large
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A stunning piece!

A knitted very contemporary vest that can be worn many different ways that will absolutely become a staple in your wardrobe. The style fits many shapes and sizes and is truly feminine. The flow of this piece is just phenomenal when knitted in the yarns suggested.

Total yardage 1300 to 1600 yards. Instructions for sizes small, medium, large and x-large.

This pattern is simple to knit even for beginners.

GAUGE IS A MUST, as it will ensure a proper fit!.

A complete knit kit in luxurious hand dyed yarns including the free pattern and free shipping within the US is available at

Yarns used:
A- 1/1/2/2 skein(s) of Canyon (Mary Gavan) 330 yards in a cotton and rayon blend in a DK weight in color “Tilled Soil”
B- 2/2/2/2 skeins of Sea (Mary Gavan) 510 yards each in a linen and rayon blend in a fingering weight in color “Tilled Soil” A knit kit is available at with the free in kit pattern~

As you can see the Variable can be worn right side up (longer) and upside down (shorter) for a different look. You can also wear it as a wrap by bringing the entire fabric over your shoulders and simply feeding one side of fabric through an armhole.

Lots of photos will guide you finishing and styling your vest.

I love when getting more styles out of one project, don’t you?