Easy Vest by Loopy Mango

Easy Vest

Knitting
May 2022
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
7.5 stitches and 10.5 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch on US 17 (12 mm)
US 17 - 12.0 mm
US 19 - 15.0 mm
192 - 432 yards (176 - 395 m)
XS/S, S/M, M/L, L/XL, 2X, 3X
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Easy Vest in Big Cotton and Merino No. 5

This vest is knit in two panels that are seamed together at the shoulders and on the sides leaving arm
openings. Panels are knitted flat from bottom up. Both panels can be knit either on straight or circular
needles. Neckline is knit in the round by picking up stitches around the neck.

Sizes: XS/S (S/M, M/L, L/XL, 2X, 3X)

Pattern level: Intermediate

Materials:

  • Loopy Mango Big Cotton 48 yds (43 m), 100 g (3.5 oz) each, 100% cotton yarn: 4 (5, 6, 7) (8, 9) balls OR
  • Loopy Mango Merino No. 5 74 yards (68 m), 5.3 oz (150 g) each 100% merino wool yarn: 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5) balls
  • Size US 17 (12 mm) circular needles, 20’’ (50 cm)
  • Merino No. 5 version ONLY: Size US 19 (15 mm) circular needles, at least 20’’ (50 cm)

Gauge:
Big Cotton version: Stockinette stitch on size US 17 (12 mm): 7.5 sts & 10.5 rows/4” (10 cm)
Merino No. 5 version: Stockinette stitch on size US 19 (15 mm): 6.5 sts & 9.5 rows/4’’ (10 cm)

Finished Measurements (approx.):

Big Cotton version
XS/S: width: 18” (46 cm), length: 16” (40 cm)
S/M: width: 20” (51 cm), length: 17.5” (44 cm)
M/L: width: 22” (56 cm), length: 19.5” (49 cm)
L/XL: width: 24” (61 cm), length: 20” (50 cm)
2X: width: 25” (63 cm), length: 20.5” (52 cm)
3X: width: 26” (66 cm), length: 21.5” (54 cm)

Merino No. 5 version
XS/S: width: 20” (51 cm); length: 16.5” (42 cm)
S/M: width: 22” (56 cm); length: 17.5” (44 cm)
M/L: width: 25” (64 cm); length: 19” (47 cm)
L/XL: width: 27” (68 cm); length: 20.5” (52 cm)
2X: width: 28.5” (72 cm); length: 21.5” (55 cm)
3X: width: 30” (76 cm); length: 22.5” (57 cm)