Fence was originally published in the Knotions web magazine 2008 winter issue. This magazine isn(tm)t published anymore and the adjusted pattern couldn(tm)t upload unfortunately. This pattern was changed little by little over the last 3 years. Then finally, it evolved into Overlapped deep V and Scooped deep U neck vest named new fence.
This pattern for new fence suggests close fit. Straggled eyelet pattern is very elastic. Negative 2 inch ~ positive 1 inch is suitable when you choice woolen based yarn. For cotton based yarn, 0 ~ positive 2 inch ease is suitable.
Need longer length?
Add desire length (multiple of 4 rows) before the first waist decreased row.
Want to knit in round?
Straggled eyelet pattern is rep of k2tog and yo. This lovely airy pattern is slightly stretched bias. Means, if you knit this pattern in round(aka seamless), it will twist over 2 at the side view. For the best result, please follow instruction and knit in pieces.
20 sts 28 rows = 4 in straggled eyelet patt. 24 sts 30 rows = 4 in st st.