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Super Bulky Winter Vest (Plus sizes)

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Super Bulky Winter Vest (Plus sizes)
Super Bulky Winter Vest (Plus sizes)
Super Bulky Winter Vest (Plus sizes)

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl
  • pick up sts

Pattern Description:

Plus sizes 1X - 5X
Seamless knit

Vest knits up in a matter of hours, no seaming and minimal finishing.
Vest is written in 2 versions, the open vest- not intended to close and the closed vest which is intended to close very snug.
Front band and V-neckline options are also included to customize this vest to your style.

Pictures shown in Cascade Magnum

Copyright 2009 Lisa Ellis Designs


1.5 sts and 2 rows = 1"
(6 sts and 8 rows = 10cm)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 5 sizes to choose from:
  • 48" - 58 1/2" finished bust


  • 350 (365, 385, 400, 415) yds of Super Bulky wool
  • US 17 needles
  • US 19 needles for super bulky thick and thin yarn