- Pattern Type
- All Knitted
- Adult Sweaters and Vests
Lonicera is a wrap style vest that can be worn in several ways - with the ends hanging casually in front, tied at the waist, with one end draped around the neck, with the fronts wrapped around and tied in the back, with a shawl pin holding the fronts closed…
Don’t let the fact that there are only 3 sizes deceive you. This vest will fit a wide variety of body types. The sample (size medium) fits both a 33” bust and a 38” bust. Choose your size from the back measurement - 14.5, 15.5, 16.5” at back between armholes. The length of the fronts are easily adjustable by adding or removing repeats of the lace pattern.
Size: S (M, L)
14.5" (15.5, 16.5)" across back 21 (23, 25)" long at center back 51 (60, 69)" over all from end to end
Yarn: Worsted weight with approx. 200 yards per 3.5 oz skein 800 (1000, 1200) yards
Gauge: 4.25 sts and 6 rows = 1" in stockinette stitch, blocked
Needles: 1 pair of US 8 (5mm) straight or circular needles (or size needed to obtain gauge) Spare US 8 (5mm) needle if using 3 needle bind off to join center back 1 set US 6 (4mm) DPS's (or size needed to obtain gauge)
Also needed: Cable needle, place markers, stitch holders and tapestry needle.