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Olexa Vest


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The Olexa Vest is a fitted striped vest with bias striped pockets and broken rib trim. The body is worked flat in one piece from the bottom up. The pockets are knit on the bias and sewn on. The flattering deep v neckline is accented with a shaped rib trim. This vest is meant to be worn with little or no positive ease in the bustline. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY working in the round long tail CO cable CO three needle bind off mattress stitch k2tog ssk p2tog ssp RLI (right lifted increase) LLI (left lifted increase) kfb GAUGE 19 sts and 27 rows = 4" in Stockinette stripe SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Chest: 31.25 (34.5, 38, 41.5)[44.75, 48, 51.55]" Length: 20.75 (21, 22, 22.75)[23.25, 24, 24.75]"

Supplies Needed

  • Worsted weight wool yarn Color A: 200 (220, 250, 280)300, 340, 380 yards Color B: 250 (280, 320, 360)400, 440, 490 yards
  • US 6/4 mm 16" and 32" circular needles
  • four 7/8" buttons

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Cassie Castillo is a knitwear designer and military spouse. She is a fashion designer by day and mad crafter at night. Along with knitting, she enjoys spinning, weaving, crocheting, sewing and dyeing.