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Mimico Vest by Barbara Gregory

A modern vest for layering, or interest on its own, knit in a slip stitch pattern, so only one color is worked at a time.

 

$6.00 US

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Finished bust measurements: 30 (33, 35½, 38½, 41, 44)” / 76 (84, 90, 98, 104, 112) cm. Shown in size 33” / 84 cm. Assuming that any garment worn underneath will be close-fitting, the vest should be sized with zero or minimal positive ease. Choose a size with more ease to wear over looser fitting garments.

 

Yarn: Mission Falls 136 Merino Superwash (136 yds / 124 m per 1¾ oz / 50 g ball; 100% Merino Wool)

Version 1: 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3) balls in 003 Oyster (MC) 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2) balls in 019 Mist (CC1) 1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 2) balls in 001 Natural (CC2) 1 ball in 020 Cornflower (CC3) 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2) balls in 021 Denim (CC4)

Version 2 (see photo at right): 028 Pistachio (MC), 013 Curry (CC1), 002 Stone (CC2), 014 Dijon (CC3) 010 Russet (CC4).

 

Needles & Notions: Size 5 US / 3.75 mm circular needle, 24” / 60 cm long. Size 3 US / 3.25 mm circular needle, 24” / 60 cm long. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge. 10 stitch markers to indicate decreases, 1 stitch marker (may be different) to indicate end of round, tapestry needle.

 

Gauge: 23 sts and 40 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Chart 1 pattern, after blocking, using larger needle. Two full repeats (48 rows) of Chart 1 = 4¾” / 12 cm. 24 sts and 32 rows = 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette stitch using larger needle. To save time and to ensure accurate sizing, check gauge.

 

Construction Notes: Mosaic slip stitch pattern given in charts only. Front and back are worked separately. The wide neckband is worked from picked up stitches.

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This is a pdf download, not a mailed pattern. An email with a link to download will be sent to the same email used for your paypal account. These links expire after 3 downloads or 100 hours (whichever comes first).