Blue Sky Fibers

Ida's Vest

The Classic Series

Design by Elinor Brown

$9.00

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This tunic-length vest is fitted for a flattering shape and features a clever box-stitch pattern for interesting texture.

Pattern No. IV

YARN:

Hand Dyes (Worsted) by Blue Sky Fibers (50% Royal Alpaca/50% Merino; 100 grams/100yd): 6 (7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9, 10) hanks

 

NEEDLES:

Size 9 (5.5mm) 32″ circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge

Size 9 (5.5mm) 16″ circular needle, or size needed to obtain gauge

 

OTHER TOOLS:

Stitch markers

Stitch holders

Five 1¼” buttons

Tapestry needle

SKILL LEVEL:

Advanced

 

GAUGE:

In Box st, 16 sts and 26 rows = 4″

 

SIZES:

To fit bust sizes: 30¾ (32¾, 34¾, 36¾, 38¾, 40¾, 42¾, 44¾)”

 

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

To fit bust sizes: 30¾ (32¾, 34¾, 36¾, 38¾, 40¾, 42¾, 44¾)”

Bust: 32¾ (34¾, 36¾, 38¾, 40¾, 42¾, 44¾, 46¾)”

Length: 26 (26½, 27, 27½, 28, 28½, 29, 29½)”

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