Lana Vest by Irene Lin

Lana Vest

Knitting
January 2021
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
760 - 950 yards (695 - 869 m)
1 ( 2, 3, 4, 5 )
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Lana vest is worked by knitting the back from top to the base of armholes. Both fronts are picked up and knitted separately, working from top to the base of V-neck edges. After joining both pieces, front is worked to the armhole. Then back and front are joined and knitted in the round to the hem.
There are charts for your convenience. Please note that the charts are meant to complement the written instructions. It must be read along with the written instructions.

Size:
1 ( 2, 3, 4, 5 ) Sample photo shown in size 2.

Measurements:
Gauge: 18 sts and 24 rows = 10 x 10 cm ( 4 x 4’’ ) in stockinette after blocking.
Recommended ease: 15 ~ 30 cm ( 6 ~ 11.75‘’ ). Sample shown with 30 cm ( 11.75’’) positive ease.
Please check your gauge and adjust needle size accordingly.

Schematic for measurements:
A: V-neck depth: 18 cm / 7 ”
B: Length: 59 ( 59, 62, 65, 68 ) cm/ 23.25 ( 23.75, 24.5, 25.5, 26.75 )”
C: Armhole circumference: 46 ( 46, 52, 52, 52 ) cm / 18 ( 18, 20.5, 20.5, 20.5 ) “
D: Body circumference: 116 ( 120, 128, 132, 136 ) cm / 45.75 ( 47.25, 50.25, 52, 53.5 ) “
E: Shoulder width: 49 ( 51, 51, 53, 55 ) cm/ 19.25 ( 20, 20, 21, 21.75 )”

Materials:
Yarns :
Plymouth Yarn, Homestead, 100% Wool, 100g , 191 yds
4 ( 4, 4, 5, 5 ) skeins or 760 ( 760, 760, 950, 950 ) yds of Aran weight yarn.

Needles:
5.5 mm (9US) for Body, 5 mm (8US) for Ribbing. Or size to achieve gauge.

Other Materials:
Stitch markers, stitch holders or waste yarns

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