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Home : Patterns : Knit Shine- On Vest
 

Free Knitting Pattern: Knit Shine- On Vest

Lion Brand« Glitterspun« (old)
Pattern #: 20104
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner + (Level 2)

SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X

Finished Chest 36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56)"


Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None
 
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Put on this soft metallic vest and get ready to party! The subtle A-line shaping and side vents on each of the vests on this page are slimming and sophisticated.

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Glitterspun« (old)

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 990-135: Glitterspun Yarn: Bronze
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Glitterspun« (old)
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*Glitterspun (old) (Article #990). 60% acrylic, 27% Cupro, 13% Polyester; package size: 1.75oz/50.00 gr. (115yds/105m) pull skeins

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•  990-135 Glitterspun Yarn: Bronze
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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 10 [6 mm]   $ 4.95  
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Knit Shine- On Vest

Lion Brand« Glitterspun« (old)

GAUGE:

17 sts + 24 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st (k on RS, p on WS). BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR GAUGE.

When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

STITCH EXPLANATION:

ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and k them tog.

NOTES:

When working in Garter st, slip first st of each row for a smooth edge.


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Cast on: 85 (94, 102, 110, 119, 127) sts. Work 7 rows Garter st (k every row).
Next Row (WS): Work 4 Garter sts, St st to last 4 sts, 4 Garter sts. Work as established for 32 more rows.
Dec Row (RS): K 1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, ssk, k 1. Repeat dec row every 20 rows 3 more times – 77 (86, 94, 102, 111, 119) sts. Cont in St st only until piece measures 20½ (20, 20, 19½, 19½, 19)" from beg, ending with a WS row.
Shape Armhole: Bind off 3 (4, 5, 6, 6, 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows.
Dec Row (RS): Work 4 Garter sts, k2tog, St st to last 6 sts, ssk, 4 Garter sts
Repeat dec every other row 8 (9, 10, 13, 15, 16) more times – 53 (58, 62, 64, 67, 71) sts. Work even until armhole measures 7 (7½, 8, 8½, 9, 9½)", ending with a RS row.
Next Row (WS): Work 4 Garter sts, p 5 (7, 9, 10, 11, 12), work 35 (36, 36, 36, 37, 39) Garter sts, p 5 (7, 9, 10, 11, 12), work 4 Garter sts. Work even until armholes measure 8 (8½, 9, 9½, 10, 10½)", ending with a WS row.
Shape Shoulder and Back Neck: Bind off 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7) sts at beg of next row, work 8 (10, 11, 11, 12, 13) sts, join 2nd ball of yarn and bind off center 27 (28, 28, 28, 29, 31) sts, work to end.
Next Row (WS): Bind off 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7) sts at beg of row, work to end. Working both sides at same time, bind off 4 (5, 6, 6, 6, 7) sts at beg of next 4 (4, 2, 2, 4, 2) rows, then bind off 0 (0, 5, 5, 0, 6) sts at beg of next 0 (0, 2, 2, 0, 2) rows.


LEFT FRONT


Cast on 45 (49, 53, 57, 62, 66) sts. Work 7 rows Garter st.
Next Row (WS): Work 4 Garter sts, St st to last 4 sts, 4 Garter sts. Work as established for 32 more rows.
Dec Row (RS): K 1, k2tog, St st to last 4 sts, 4 Garter sts for placket.
Rep dec row every 20 rows 3 more times – 41 (45, 49, 53, 58, 62) sts. Work even until piece measures 20½ (20, 20, 19½, 19½, 19)" from beg, ending with a WS row. Place marker at neck edge.
Shape Armhole and V-Neck: Bind off 3 (4, 5, 6, 6, 7) sts at beg of next row, work to last 6 sts, ssk, 4 Garter sts.
Next Row (WS): Work 4 Garter sts, St st to last 4 sts, 4 Garter sts.
Next Row (RS): Work 4 Garter sts, k2tog, St st to last 6 sts, ssk, 4 Garter sts.
Repeat dec at neck edge every other row 5 (4, 3, 1, 1, 2) more times, then every 4th row 9 (10, 11, 13, 14, 14) times and, AT SAME TIME, repeat decs at armhole edge every other row 8 (9, 10, 13, 15, 16) more times – 13 (15, 17, 17, 19, 20) sts. Work even until armhole measures 8 (8½, 9, 9½, 10, 10½)", ending with a WS row.
Shape Shoulder: Bind off 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7) sts at beg of next 1 (3, 2, 2, 1, 2) RS rows, then bind off 4 (0, 5, 5, 6, 6) sts at beg of next 2 (0, 1, 1, 2, 1) RS rows.


RIGHT FRONT

Work as for Left Front, reversing shaping.


FINISHING


Sew shoulders together. Sew side seams, leaving 6½" side slits. Weave in ends. With 2 strands of yarn held together, insert crochet hook at base of V-Neck on Left Front and chain for 30". Repeat for Right Front.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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beg = begin(s)(ning) ch(s) = chain(s)
MC = main color rep = repeat(s)(ing)


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 1 review)
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Knit Shine- On Vest Reviewed by Phyllis Clark on 2010-07-30 *****
Very easy pattern to follow, this was my first attempt at sleeves, when I had questions they answered my email right away. Looks great!


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