Freston Vest by Joanne Scrace

Freston Vest

September 2019
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
3.5 stitches and 11 rows = 4 inches
in shells
4.0 mm (G)
750 - 1100 yards (686 - 1006 m)
XS(S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
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The Freston Vest is part of the Easy Everyday Wearables ebook, a collection of garments and accessories that use simple shaping, basic stitches and easy techniques with tutorials to assist you to create beautiful wardrobe staples.

Wool is surprisingly cool to wear in warm weather especially when its
in a light lacy vest like this one. With simple shaping and a swatch that
becomes a pocket its easily worked up.

XS(S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
To fit chest approx: 75(85, 95, 105, 115, 125, 135, 145, 155)cm/30(34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)in
Finished size at chest: 85(97, 102, 113, 124, 136, 147,
152, 164)cm/34(39, 41, 45, 50, 55, 58, 61, 66)in
Designed to be worn with about 7-10cm/3-4in positive ease at chest, choose a size that is larger than your actual bust measurement. The garment is made without waist shaping and has slits from high hip down so hip measurement is not important for fit.
Model has a 99cm/39in chest and wears a size M.

2(3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 4) 100g skeins Fyberspates Vivacious 4ply (4ply weight, 100% superwash Merino, 365m/399yds/100g) in Pebble Beach (614)
4mm hook

3.5 shells and 11 rows in pattern to 10cm/4in using 4mm hook (or size needed to achieve tension).

Difficulty Rating

Skills Needed
Basic crochet stitches, working in rows, missing stitches, working multiple stitches in the same place.

Worked in pieces from the bottom up and seamed.

This pattern is written and charted in standard UK crochet terminology with US translations given in the abbreviations.