Patons® Colorwul™ Vest

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by Patons® Design Team

Patons® Colorwul™ Vest

Use Patons® Colorwul Yarn™ to create a yarn that's so trendy for fall!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2+ hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a tension of 14 sts + 19 rows (about 4 inch or 10 cm) to knit this vest. If you cannot obtain the required tension, switch to a different knitting needle. You will need 4 skeins of Bramble (or the color of your choice) to make this Vest in sizes XS/S; 5 skeins for size M, 6 skeins for size L; 7 skeins for size XL; 9 skeins for sizes 2XL/3XL; 10 skeins for sizes 4XL/5XL.
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    Sizes To fit bust measurement Extra-Small/Small 28 inch to 34 inch (71 cm to 86-1/2 cm) Medium 36 inch to 38 inch (91-1/2 to 96-1/2 cm) Large 40 inch to 42 inch (101-1/2 cm to 106-1/2 cm) Extra-Large 44 inch to 46 inch (112 cm to 117 cm) 2/3 Extra-Large 48-54” (122-137 cm) 4/5 Extra-Large 56-62” (142-157.5 cm) Finished bust Extra-Small/Small 36 inch (91-1/2 cm) Medium 40 inch (101-1/2 cm) Large 44 inch (112 cm) Extra-Large 48 inch (122 cm) 2/3 Extra-Large 55-1/2 inch (141 cm) 4/5 Extra-Large 63-1/2 inch (161-1/2 cm) Note: Pattern and supplies are written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes corresponding afterwards in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.
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    Back **With smaller needles, cast on 62 (70, 74, 82, 94, 106) sts. First row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2. Second row: *P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2. Rep last 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing for 2-1/2 inch [6 cm], ending on a second row and inc 1 (1-3-3-3-5) st(s) evenly across last row. 63 (71, 77, 85, 97, 111) sts. Change to larger needles and proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 13 (13-13-14-14-14) inch [33 (33, 33, 35-1/2, 35-1/2, 35-1/2) cm], ending on a purl row. Shape armholes: Cast off 5 (7, 8, 8, 11, 15) sts beg next 2 rows. 53 (57, 61, 69, 75, 81) sts. ** Sizes XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: Dec 1 st at each end of next 4 rows. (61, 67, 73) sts. All sizes: Dec 1 st each end of next and every following alt row 4 (5, 6, 4, 6, 7) times more. 43 (45, 47, 51, 53, 57) sts. Cont even until armhole measures 8 (8-1/2, 9, 9, 9-1/2, 9-1/2) inch [20-1/2 (21-1/2, 23, 23, 24-1/2, 24-1/2) cm], ending on a purl row. Shape shoulders: Cast off 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) sts beg next 2 rows, then 5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8) sts beg following 2 rows. Leave rem 23 (23, 25, 25, 27, 27) sts on a st holder.
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    Front Work from ** to ** as given for Back. Sizes XS/S, M and L only: Dec 1 st at each end of next and following alt row. 49 (53, 57) sts. Purl 1 row. Sizes XL, 2/3XL and 4/5XL only: Dec 1 st at each end of next 4 rows. (61, 67, 73) sts. All sizes: Shape neck: First row: (RS). K2tog. K20 (22-24-26-29-32). K2tog (neck edge). Turn. Leave rem sts on a spare needle. Purl 1 row. Dec 1 st at each end of next and every following alt row 1 (2, 3, 3, 5, 6) time(s) more. 18 (18, 18, 20, 19, 20) sts. Dec 1 st at neck edge only on every following alt row 5 (4, 3, 3, 1, 0) time(s) more, then on following fourth rows until there are 10 (11, 11, 13, 13, 15) sts. Cont even until armhole measures same length as Back to shoulder, ending on a purl row. Shape shoulder: Cast off 5 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7) sts beg next row. Purl 1 row. Cast off rem 5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8) sts. With RS facing, slip next st (center st) onto safety pin. Join yarn to rem sts. ssk. Knit to last 2 sts. K2tog. Work to correspond to first side, reversing all shapings.
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    Finishing Sew right shoulder seam. V-neckband: With RS facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 36 (36, 38, 38, 40, 40) sts down left front neck edge. K1 from safety pin (place marker for center st). Pick up and knit 36 (36, 38, 38, 40, 40) sts up right front neck edge. K23 (23, 25, 25, 27, 27) from back neck st holder, dec 1 st at center. 95 (95, 101, 101, 107, 107) sts. First row: (WS). (P2. K2) 14 (14, 15, 15, 16, 16) times. P2tog. P1 (center st). P2tog. *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 (2, 0, 0, 2, 2) sts. K2 (2, 0, 0, 2, 2). Second row: Rib to 3 sts before center st. P1. P2tog. K1 (center st). P2tog. P1. Rib to end of row. Third row: Rib to 2 sts before center st. K2tog. P1 (center st). K2tog. Rib to end of row. Rep last 2 rows once more. Cast off in ribbing, dec as before. Sew left back shoulder and neckband seam. Armbands: With RS facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 66 (70, 78, 78, 86, 90) sts evenly across armhole edge. Beg on a second row, work 5 rows in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back. Cast off in ribbing. Sew side and armband seams.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2+ hours

Project Supplies

  • Patons® Colorwul™ Yarn Bramble 104770303
  • Knitting Needles U.S. 10.5/6.5 mm
  • Cable Stitch Needle
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