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Chalet Vest


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Felting a vest can seem daunting, because it needs to fit. The Chalet Vest is worked in garter stitch throughout, making the felted gauge predictable. Button loops are worked after felting, letting you place them precisely where needed, Designed by Amy Gunderson, the Chalet Vest is also available as part of the downloadable e-book, "A Walk in the Woods: 8 Projects to Knit with Deluxe." BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit k2tog (knit two together) kfb (knit front and back) W&T (wrap and turn) pick up and knit GAUGE 16 sts x 32 rows = 4" in garter st with larger ndls, before felting 22 sts x 44 rows = 4" in garter st with larger ndls, after felting SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Length, after felting: 18 (19, 191/2, 201/4, 203/4)" Bust with fronts overlapped after felting: 31 (341/2, 381/4, 413/4, 451/2)" SUGGESTED YARN 1500 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted COLORWAY 12293 Burgundy

Recommended with this pattern

  • US Size 7 (4.5 mm) 32" circular needles
  • 6 (7, 7, 8, 9) skeins Deluxe Worsted wool
  • US Size 8 (5 mm) straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge

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