A Vest for Charles

Kathleen Dames

FINISHED SIZE 31¾ (36, 39¾, 44, 47¾, 51½)" chest circumference, buttoned, with 5-stitch front bands overlapped. Vest shown measures 36".
YARN Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% Targhee-Columbia; 140 yd [128 m]/ 1¾ oz [50 g]): #08 truffle hunt, 5 (6, 6, 7, 8, 9) skeins.
NEEDLES Size 6 (4 mm) 29" or longer circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge, and choose length close to desired chest circumference.
NOTIONS Markers (m); stitch holders or waste yarn; spare cir same size or smaller than main needle for threeneedle bind-off; tapestry needle; 10 (11, 11, 11, 12, 12)" buttons.
GAUGE 17 sts and 30 rows = 4" in St st and chart patts.

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