: Womenï¿½s Sizes: (2X, 3X). Choose your size based on the vestï¿½s finished measurements, including your desired ease. Model has a 36 1/4 in/ 92 cm bust and is wearing a size M with 4 in/ 10 cm of ease. Her vest length was shortened by 1 in/ 2.5 cm.
Finished Measurements: Finished bust (just below armhole): (50 ï¿½, 53 ï¿½) in/ (127.5, 136) cm
Materials: Approximately (1189, 1276) yds/ (1090, 1170) m worsted weight yarn. This kit includes 6 skeins of Highland Worsted.
Needles in 2 sizes as follows: Gauge size needle: 24 in/ 61 cm circular needle, or a pair of straight needles of sufficient length to hold all sts, in size required to obtain gauge. I used US #5/ 3.75 mm. You may need a size or two above or below that. Smaller than gauge size needles: circular needles one US size smaller than gauge size needles in the following lengths: 16 in/ 40 cm for armholes, 24 in/ 60 cm (or straight pair) for bottom bands, 32 in/ 80 cm or longer for front bands.
4 stitch markers
3 additional clip-on markers, or pins
stitch holder or scrap yarn
large eyed tapestry needle
3 buttons, 3/4 in/ 2 cm