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 Goberstein is an accomplished knitwear designer and a full-time math professor. She was born and raised in Russia and began to knit at age 8. She loves designing and math, and started out as a ...
Faina Goberstein is an accomplished knitwear designer and a full-time math professor. She was born and raised in Russia and began to knit at age 8. She loves designing and math, and started out as a design engineer (knitting was her escape from the high stress job). She considers herself a math geek and thinks that grading is a lot of fun!
Faina designs for both yarn companies and magazines, with designs published in "Interweave Knits", "Knitscene" and various books. She co-authored "Casual, Elegant Knits: Classy Designs for Women and Men" in 2008 and is currently working on a second book to be published by Interweave.