Valkyrie Vest

This is a woman’s vest for the experienced knitter. Designed with a deep V-neck, cables, and lace. A-line waist shaping makes it possible to wear this vest with negative ease at the bust and positive ease at the hemline. Plus sizes included.

Designer Lisa Shroyer
Finished Size 27 (31½, 36, 40½)" bust circumference and 42 (46½, 51, 55½)" hip circumference. Vest shown measures 31½" bust, modeled with about 10½" negative ease at bust and 4½" positive ease at hip (see Notes about sizing).
Yarn Lion Brand LB Collection Organic Wool (100% wool; 185 yd [169 m]/100 g): #134 avocado, 4 (4, 5, 6) skeins.
Needles Sizes 8 (5 mm) and 9 (5.5 mm): 24" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions
• Markers (m);
• cable needle (cn);
• stitch holders;
• tapestry needle.
Gauge 14 sts and 22 rows = 4" in St st on larger needle; 25 sts of charted panel = 5" wide on larger needle; 24 sts and 24 rows = 4" in shifting cables patt on larger needle.

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