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Plus size knit vest in two styles-Roxie

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Plus size knit vest in two styles-Roxie
Plus size knit vest in two styles-Roxie
Plus size knit vest in two styles-Roxie
Plus size knit vest in two styles-Roxie

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Work stocking stitch.
  • Work in rib.
  • Decrease.
  • Pick up stitches for bands.

Pattern Description:

Lady's stocking stitch vest with 2x2 rib bands, in two styles. Style A has a deep, round neck. Style B is a front opening, V neck style with three buttons.

This pattern is also available in smaller sizes to fit bust 80-110cm [311/2-431/4 inches] and has been photographed in the smaller size.

The pattern includes both centimetres and inches.

Please note that this pattern is protected by copyright and you do not have permission to copy or resell this pattern. You may, however, sell the knitted product.


16 sts and 20 rows to 10cm [4 ins] over stocking st, using 6.00mm needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Pattern sizes: 2XL (3XL-4XL-5XL).
  • To fit bust: 120 (130-140-150) cm [471/4 (511/4-55-59) inches].
  • Garment measures: 130 (140-150-160) cm [511/4 (55-59-63) inches].


  • Yarn required for Style A or Style B: 11 (12-13-14) balls Lincraft Prism, 50g balls@65m.
  • Needles required: A pair of 6.00mm (UK 4, US 10) knitting needles.
  • Wool needle for sewing up.

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 stitch holders for Style A
  • 1 stitch holder for Style B
  • 3 buttons for Style B

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Lincraft Prism