Dragon scales Vest by Lyudmila Aksenik

Dragon scales Vest

Knitting
March 2024
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in print
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1600 - 2200 yards (1463 - 2012 m)
XS-S (M-L, XL-2XL, 3XL-4XL, 5XL-6XL) or 82-86 (90-96, 100-106, 110-117, 120-127] bust circumference
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Straight silhouette vest with V-neck, neck trim and edging in 11 ribbing. Vest/Jumper is knit mainly from the bottom up in a round to the armholes, then the back and front are knitted in flat according to your size pattern.

YARN: 180-350 g/6.3-12.3 oz of fingering-weight (500m/550yds per 100 g/3.5 oz) kid-mohair on silk or polyamide (see the size chart below for detailed yarn amount). The sample was knit out of Italian cone yarn. Test-knitters have successfully substituted for
• Drops Kid-Silk (75% Mohair, 25% silk; 200 m/ 220 yds per 25 g/0.9 oz ball) in 2 threads
• Lana Grossa SIlkhair (70% Mohair, 30% silk; 210 m/ 230 yds per 25 g/0.9 oz ball) in 2 threads
• Rowan Kidsilk Haze (70% Mohair, 30% silk; 210 m/ 230 yds per 25 g/0.9 oz ball) in 2 threads
NEEDLES:
• Main: 4/US 6 (or size to get stockinette gauge) circulars on a ~60-80cm/24-32” cable.
• Ribbing: 3.5 mm/US4 (or ~0.5mm/2 US sizes smaller than the main ones) 60 cm/24” circulars (or straights) for ribbing

NOTIONS: waste yarn / stitch holders, stitch markers, row counter (optional), tapestry needle, scissors.

GAUGE (PER 1010CM/ 44” AFTER WET-BLOCKING)
• Lace print (see chart & written instruction for base motif on page 8): 22 stitches by 24 rows