Worked vertically and in one piece, this project requires very little seaming. Alternating front-loop only and back-loop only rows create nice clean lines and subtle rustic elegance. intermediate skills are recommended.
Tracy St. John
Finished Size: 40 (44, 48, 52, 56)” chest circumference. Vest shown measures 48″, modeled with 6″ of ease.
Yarn: Naturally Natural Wool Aran Knit 10 ply (100% pure New Zealand Wool; 383 yd [350 m]/7 oz [200 g]): #823 (brown), 3 (3, 3, 4, 4) skeins. Yarn distributed by Fiber Trends.
Hook: Sizes I/9 (5.5 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Notions: Removable stitch markers (m); 24″ separating zipper; matching thread; sewing needle; yarn needle.
Gauge: 16 sts and 15¼ rows = 4″ in rib patt with larger hook.