This stylish vest is perfect for any guy's dressy wardrobe. Worked side to side in vertical rows, this vest doesn't appear to be crocheted, but uses only basic crochet stitches - ch, sc, dc for the main parts of the vest. Front post and back post hdc are used for the ribbed edgings that go around the neckline, armholes and bottom of the vest. Pattern is written in standard American terms. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY ch, sl st, sc, dc, hdc, fphdc, bphdc GAUGE No specific gauge is required. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS This vest is made to measure according to the standard size chart provided in the pattern. Includes sizes newborn to mens XXL. Or you may use your own custom measurements to achieve the exact size you need.