Open Road Vest by Kerri Blumer

Open Road Vest

Knitting
February 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 31 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
700 - 1400 yards (640 - 1280 m)
30.5 (34.5, 38.5, 42.5, 46.5, 50.5, 54.5)" bust circumference
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Wear the Open Road Vest under a leather motorcycle jacket with skinny jeans and boots or over a flowing maxi dress—either way, this fresh knit is perfect for spring layering. The A-line silhouette flatters, and the central panel is visually compelling and easy to work.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 30.5 (34.5, 38.5, 42.5, 46.5, 50.5, 54.5)“ bust circumference. Vest shown measures 34.5”; modeled with 0.5” of positive ease.

Yarn Harrisville Designs Silk and Wool (50% silk, 50% wool; 175 yd/1.75 oz): #209 linen, 4 (5, 5, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins.

Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): straight and 16” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; stitch holder; tapestry needle.

Gauge 20 sts and 31 rows = 4” in St st.

Notes This vest is worked in pieces from the bottom up and seamed.