Curved Hems Vest

Designer Wei Wilkins

Finished Size 35 (39 3/4, 41 3/4, 45 1/4, 49 1/4)” bust circumference. Vest shown measures 35”, modeled with 3” of positive ease.

Yarn Bergère de France Berlaine (100% wool; 98 yd 90 m/1 3/4 oz 50 g): violine, 8 (8, 9, 10, 12) skeins.

Needles Sizes 3 (3.25 mm), 4 (3.5 mm), 5 (3.75 mm), 7 (4.5 mm), 8 (5 mm), and 9 (5.5 mm): 24” circulars (cir). Size 6 (4 mm): 40” cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m) in 2 colors; cable needle (cn); removable m; tapestry needle; crochet hooks size D/3 (3.25 mm) and B/1 (2.25 mm); two 1/2” buttons.

Gauge 22 sts and 28 rows = 4” in rev St st on size 5 (3.75 mm) needle.

Gradual cast-ons make curved edges in this flattering vest. Mock cables radiate outward on the fronts and create a tailored upper back.

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