An Aran-Stitch Vest

Anna Zilboorg

Blue Moon Fiber Arts Luscious Single Silk, 50% merino/50% silk yarn, worsted weight, 500 yards (457.2 m)/8 ounce (226.8 g) skein, 2 skeins of Copperline (MC) and 1 skein of Valkyrie (CC)
Needles, size 7 (4.5 mm) for panels; size 6 (4.0 mm) for garter st or sizes needed to obtain gauge; 1 small double pointed for buttonholes
Tapestry needle
Stitch holder
Waste yarn
Gail Hughes Art Buttons, ¾ inch (1.9 cm), 6

Finished sizes: 33½ (37½, 43½) inches (85.1 [95.2, 110.5] cm) bust circumference, buttoned; shown in size 37½
Gauge: 18 sts and 40 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in garter st on smaller needles; 24 sts and 26 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in panel patt on larger needles

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