Faina Goberstein is a prolific knitwear designer, author, and a professional and inspiring teacher. She is the co-author of The Art of Seamless Knitting and The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting. Her ...
Faina Goberstein is a prolific knitwear designer, author, and a professional and inspiring teacher. She is the co-author of The Art of Seamless Knitting and The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting. Her designs appear in Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, Knit.Purl, Knitscene, Interweave Crochet, Twist Collective, and various books.
Faina is best known for her elegant and well-fitted classic designs showing off textures such as cables, brioche, lace, and slip stitch patterns.
She is fascinated with many knitting techniques and design constructions. Faina loves to share with her students her discoveries and expertise. She teaches at various venues and at local shops around the country and abroad.
She blogs at fainasknittingmode.com.
Inspired by the beautiful Red Sea shore at
Eilat, this vest is worked in one piece,
and is sure to become a versatile part of
your wardrobe. The waist is shaped using
only the differences in gauge from one
stitch pattern to another. The low V-neck
and armhole edges are worked concurrently
with the body. The vest can be worn
with no closure or as featured with a Venetian
Hinge by JUL Designs.
This pattern is written for 11 sizes
Vest shown measures 351/2"
The yardage below is for the sample size.
Depending on the size you choose, you will need 1000-2000 yds for this garment.
27 sts and 35 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Hammer Stitch using largest needle;
31 sts and 35 rows =4" (10 cm) in Textured Rib using smallest needle
1250 yards of DK weight