VESTival! by Jimenez Joseph
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VESTival!

Knitting
July 2016
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
681 - 1395 yards (623 - 1276 m)
XS: 30” (76.2cm) / S: 34” (86.4cm) / M: 38” (96.5cm) / L: 42” (106.5cm) / 1XL: 46” (117cm) / 2XL: 50” (127cm) / 3XL: 54” (137cm)
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Inspired by the bohemian fashionistas at music festivals, VESTival is a sleeveless top, worn as a relaxed overlay. It is knitted sideways for the base section to create a loose and airy fabric, while the yoke is picked up and knitted off the base.

Example Yarn & Quantity
Fingering weight (4ply) yarn - Tosh Mo Light by Madelinetosh : 80% Superwash Merino / 20% Kid Mohair, 420 yds (384m), 100g. XS: 681 yds (623 m) / S: 758 yds (693 m) / M: 861 yds (787 m) / L: 977 yds (893 m) / 1XL: 1106 yds (1011 m) / 2XL: 1253 yds (1146 m) / 3XL: 1395 yds (1275 m)

Sizing
To fit bust/high hip size: XS: 30” (76.2cm) / S: 34” (86.4cm) / M: 38” (96.5cm) / L: 42” (106.5cm) / 1XL: 46” (117cm) / 2XL: 50” (127cm) / 3XL: 54” (137cm).

Fitting
Finished measurement at back width: XS: 13” (33cm) / S: 13.5” (34.5cm) / M: 14.75” (37.5cm) / L: 15.75” (40cm) / 1XL: 16.5” (42cm) / 2XL: 17.5” (44.5cm) / 3XL: 19” (48cm). This vest is designed to be worn oversized, with a positive ease of approx. 16” (40cm) around the high hip area.

Tools
6.5mm (US 10.5) (or size required to get gauge) needles plus 1 spare needle of same size (or larger)+; 4.5mm (US 7) 80cm (32”) or longer circular needles (used for picking up stitches only); 4mm (US 6) (or size required to get gauge) 80cm (32”) or longer circular needles plus 1 spare needle of same size ; 4 lockable stitch markers; some waste yarn (for provisional cast on and to hold stitches), measuring tape and yarn needle for weaving in ends.

+For a loose 3-Needle Bind Off