Crossed Arrow Vest

Worked in one piece with seaming only at the shoulders, this simple vest is a great first garment. Back-loop-only crochet creates a ribbed fabric that gently hugs the body, and broomstick lace finishes the edging. Wear open or with a shawl pin-or pen.

DESIGNER Jennifer Raymond

FINISHED SIZE 35 1/2 (37 1/2, 39 1/2, 42 1/2, 44 1/2, 46 1/2)” bust circumference. Garment shown measures 351/2″, modeled with 4″ ease.

YARN Plymouth Yarn Encore Chunky (75% acrylic, 25% wool; 143 yd [131 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #0149 grey (MC), 5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins; #0355 purple (CC), 1 skein.

HOOK Sizes I/9 (5.5 mm) and J/10 (6 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONSs Size 35 (19 mm) knitting needle or other 3/4″ diameter tool for broomstick technique (for smaller sizes a 12″ needle length will be sufficient; for larger sizes 2 needles or a circular needle will be needed); pins; yarn needle; sewing needle; sewing or embroidery thread in similar color to MC for seaming.

GAUGE 12 sts and 13 rows = 4″ in sc blo with larger hook.

Crossed Arrow Vest Crossed Arrow Vest Back
Crossed Arrow Vest Shoulder
Crossed Arrow Vest Neckline

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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