Color Bridges Vest by Rebekah Younger

Color Bridges Vest

Machine Knitting
August 2017
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
3.88 stitches and 6.6 rows = 1 inch
in Plating Stitch with Linen in Main Bed and Bambu in Plating Slot
2950 - 5253 yards (2697 - 4803 m)
Small, Medium, Large and XLarge
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Description - A shawl collar open vest with drop stitch detailing, knit on Bulky or Mid-Gauge Machine in plating stitch with contrasting yarns in Linen and Bambu. Back features contrasting color panels, either dyed (per instructions) or in a solid color, that are attached while knitting the back. This finished garment combines the softness and drape of Bambu fiber with the stability and lightness of Linen. Hair stick or shawl pin closure can be placed anywhere on the garment for a variety of flattering looks each time it is worn.

Style : Color Bridges Vest
by Rebekah Younger of Younger Knits
Yarn: Silk City Linen and Bambu 7 (fingering weight)
Machine: Brother PC Bulky or Mid-Gauge Machine
Tension: 3 (on Bulky)
Gauge: 39 sts. = 10” 66 Rows = 10”
Plating stitch with 1 strand Linen in main yarn feeder
and 1 strand of Bambu 7 in plating slot.

Finished Dimensions:
Size Small (6-8) Med. (10-12) Large(14-16) X L (18 - 20)
Width 22” 24” 26” 27.5”
Length 21” 22” 24” 29”

Approximate weights of yarn based on size
1 oz. each - Linen & Bambu 7 in White for back panels
6.5 - 9.5 oz. - Linen in Black for solid Black bottom or 3 - 4 oz. Black and 3.5 to 5.5 oz. White Linen for B&W version
2 - 3 oz. - Bambu 7 in White or contrast color for top of vest
4 - 6 oz. - Bambu 7 in Black for bottom of vest