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Thrummed Outer Vest


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You Tube Instructional Video for Thrumming included in pattern 1-piece seamless construction - ideal for beginner knitters This 1 piece vest is a weekend knit. Collar is thrummed for a stylish finishing and frog fasteners or leather toggles complete the look! Options incude the cropped vest --with the shirt tails showing or the longer version that falls below the belt. 2 neckline versions are also given with a 1 or 2 sided thrummed collar for totally different looks! No two vest will look alike! Pictures shown in Brown Sheep Burly Spun yarn Copyright 2011 Lisa Ellis Designs BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit and purl pick up sts GAUGE 2.25 sts and 3 rows = 1" (9 sts and 12 rows = 10cm_ SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Finished Bust: 35 3/4 (39 1/4, 42 3/4, 46 1/2, 51 3/4)" Finished cropped length: 18 1/2 (19, 19, 19 1/2, 20 1/2)" Finished long length: 20 1/2 (21, 21, 21 1/2, 22 1/2)",

Supplies Needed

  • 300 (340. 375, 425, 470) yds of super bulky wool--based on longer length version
  • US 15 16-inch and 32-inch circular needles
  • approx. 2 oz roving (thrummed collar)

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