Big Twill Vest
Work on size 13’s for instant gratification and big, cozy stitches in a roving yarn and knit-purl twill pattern. The collar can be worn in three ways: with all five buttons buttoned and collar upright; with all five buttons buttoned with the collar folded down; with only two buttons from the shoulder buttoned (top three buttons unbuttoned) with the open corner of the collar folded down.
Finished Size 40 (44, 48, 52, 60)” bust circumference. Vest shown measures 40″, modeled with 6″ of positive ease.
Yarn Plymouth Yarn Galway Roving (100% highland wool; 54 yd [49 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #754 turtle heather, 8 (10, 11, 12, 14) skeins.
Needles Bands—size 11 (8 mm): 16″ and 32–40″ circular (cir), depending on size you are making. Body—size 13 (9 mm): 32–40″ cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; five 11/4″ buttons.
Gauge 10 sts and 15 rnds = 4″ in charted patt on larger needle; 11 sts and 15 rnds = 4″ in k1, p1 rib on smaller needle.