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
Faina is a prolific knitwear designer, author, and a professional teacher. She is the co-author of best-selling book The Art of Seamless Knitting (F+W/Interweave 2013) and her 3rd book will be ...
Faina is a prolific knitwear designer, author, and a professional teacher. She is the co-author of best-selling book The Art of Seamless Knitting (F+W/Interweave 2013) and her 3rd book will be available in August of 2015.
Her designs can be found in Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, Knitscene, Twist Collective, Interweave Crochet, and various books. Her class Sizing Knitwear Patterns is one the most popular classes on Carftsy.com.
Faina is best known for her elegant and well-fitted classic designs showing off textures, cables, brioche, and slip stitch techniques.
Working as a design engineer and later teaching college math for many years did not distract her from her passion for knitwear design and knitting and crocheting in general.
She is fascinated with many knitting techniques and loves to teach them at many different venues including Stitches, Madrona Festival, Knitting Lab, knitting guilds, and local yarn shops around the country and abroad.