The Maker vest is a chunky, cropped v neck vest. It is a fun classic with a spin that will keep you cozy and give that extra layer during any season. It is designed to be worn cropped, but it can easily be made longer. First you will work the stitches for the back, after that you will work right shoulder then left shoulder as well as the front to shape the v neck and the armholes. The whole vest is worked in stockinette stitch and majority of the vest can be made on straight needles if preferred. You will still need circular needles for the edges. Vest is framed with the i-cord which gives it a sleek and minimal look. 5 to 10 cm of positive ease is built in to the pattern, chose your size based on how much ease you prefer.
Bust circumference of the finished vest with ease built in; XS 85, S 91, M 97, L 106, XL 117, 2XL 129, 3XL 137, 4XL 146, 5XL 157 cm, approximately (XS 33½”, S 36”, M 38”, L 41½”, XL 46”, 2XL 51”, 3XL 54”, 4XL 57½“, 5XL 61”). Featured in size M on a 93 cm bust.
7 stitches by 10 rows = 4” x 4” (10 x 10 cm) using size US 19 / 15.00 mm needles in stockinette stitch, after washing and blocking.
The Maker Vest is made with super bulky weight yarn, you will need approximately 450, (450), 450, (450), 550, (600), 600, (650), 700 grams of Purl Soho “Wooly Wool”, 200 grams = 100 meters / 120 yards. Sample is featured in color “Winter Green”.
Wool And The Gang “Crazy Sexy Wool” or “Heal The Wool”.