#23 Colorwork Vest by Kaffe Fassett

#23 Colorwork Vest

Knitting
January 1986
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch in colorwork
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
X-Small, Small, Medium, Large: 32, 34, 36, 38"/81, 86,91, 96 cm
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Loose fitting, colorwork, open V-neck vest (from VK description on pattern page)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS

Finished bust measurement at underarm
37 (39, 41, 42¼)“/
93 (97, 101.5, 107)cm

Length 21¾ (22½, 23v, 24¾)“/
54.5 (56.5, 59.5, 62)cm

MATERIALS

One pair each sizes 3 and 5 (3.25mm and 3.75mm) needles
Bobbins

Rowan Yarns Lightweight DK (wool)
1oz/25g balls (each approx 74yd/68m)

6 (6, 7, 8) of in color #28 dark brown (MC)

2 balls each of #70 maroon (A), #92 pink (B), #53 blue (C), #123 light blue (D), #58 light grey (E), #78 light rust (F), #27 rust (G)

1 ball each #68 light pink (H), #127 purple (I), #90 turquoise (J), #21 peach (K), #45 red (L), #615 beige (M), #5 yellow (N), #105 olive green (O)

Rowan Yarns Light Tweed (wool)
1oz/25g ball (each approx 109yd/100m)
1 each in #215 pink (P) and #222 light green/blue (Q)

Suggested Substitute Yarn
Rowan/Westminster Fibers, Inc. Scottish Tweed 4-Ply (wool)
.88oz/25g (each approx 120yd/110m) in
#19 peat (MC), #13 claret (A), #12 wine (B), #27 blue mist (C), #3 skye gray (D), #1 mist (E), #9 rust (F), #14 health (G), #26 rose (H), #16 thistle sea (I), #6 green (J), #11 sunset (K), #17 lobster (L), #25 oatmeal (M), #18 thatch (N), #15 apple (O), #8 herring (P), #2 machair (Q)