Finished Bust Measurements
: 58 in/ 148 cm. Designed to be worn with anywhere from 0 to 4ï¿½ of ease. Choose your finished bust size based on the look desired - this vest looks great with 0 to 4ï¿½ of ease. Model is wearing her vest with 3ï¿½ of ease
Gauge: 18 sts and 26 rows/ 4 in over stockinette stitch. Accurate row gauge is very important in this design.
What You Need: 896 yds/ 822 m 5 skeins of Highland Worsted weight yarn.
1 circular needle, at least 40 in/ 100 cm long (longer needle recommended for larger sizes) in size required to obtain gauge. I used US #6/ 4mm. You may need a size or two above or below that.
optional: 1 pair straight needles, or a shorter circular needle, in same size as above for use when working sections with fewer stitches.
1 extra needle of similar size for use in three needle bind off.
Large eyed tapestry needle,
4 stitch markers,
scrap yarn for holding stitches.
6 buttons, approx. 0.75 in/ 2