Bernat® Alpaca Knitted Vest
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Bernat® Alpaca Knitted Vest

This vest will keep you warm, but not overheated, just enough to take the chill off - and it’s easy to knit in Bernat® Alpaca.
 

Designed by Bernat® Design Centre

Craft Time: varies
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Bernat® Alpaca (100 G/3.5 Oz) 4 (5-6-7-8) Balls of Wheat
  • Size 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) Knitting Needles or Size Needed to Obtain Gauge
  • 3 St Holders
 

Project Instructions

To fit bust: 28/34 (36/42-44/46-48/54-56/62) ins [71/86.5 (91.5/106.5-112/117-122/137-142/157.5) cm].

GAUGE

14 sts and 18 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

The instructions are written for smallest size. Changes for larger sizes follow in ( ).

Back: Cast on 63 (77-91-105-119) sts.

1st row: (RS). [(P1. K1) 4 times. K6] 4 (5-6-7-8) times. (P1. K1) 3 times. P1.

2nd row: [(K1. P1) 4 times. P6] 4 (5-6-7-8) times. (K1. P1) 3 times. K1.

Rep last 2 rows for 20 ins [51 cm], ending with a 2nd row.

Shape shoulders: Cast off 8 (10-13-16-19) sts beg next 4 rows. Leave rem 31 (37-39-41-43) sts on a st holder.

Left Front: Cast on 32 (36-44-50-58) sts.

1st row: (RS). [K6. (K1. P1) 4 times] 2 (2-3-3-4) times. (K1. P1) 2 (4-1-4-1) time(s).

2nd row: (K1. P1) 2 (4-1-4-1) time(s). [(K1. P1) 4 times. P6] 2 (2-3-3-4) times.

Rep last 2 rows for 20 ins [51 cm], ending with a 2nd row.

**Shape shoulder: Cast off 8 (10-13-16-19) sts beg next and following alt row. Leave rem 16 (16-18-18-20) sts on a st holder.**

Right Front: Cast on 32 (36-44-50-58) sts.

1st row: (RS). (P1. K1) 2 (4-1-4-1) time(s). [(P1. K1) 4 times. K6] 2 (2-3-3-4) times.

(2nd row: [P6. (P1. K1) 4 times] 2 (2-3-3-4) times. (P1. K1) 2 (4-1-4-1) time(s).

Rep last 2 rows for 20 ins [51 cm], ending with a 1st row.

Work from ** to ** as given above. Do not break yarn.

Collar: Sew shoulder seams. With RS of work facing, work in (P1. K1) ribbing across 16 (16-18-18-20) sts from right front st holder, 31 (37-39-41-43) sts from back st holder and 16 (16-18-18-20) sts from left front st holder. 63 (69-75-77-83) sts.

Cont even in ribbing for 7 ins [18 cm]. Cast off in ribbing.

Place markers on side edges of Back and Fronts 8 (9-10-10-10) ins [20.5 (23-25.5-25.5-25.5) cm] down from shoulder seam. Sew side seams from cast on edge to markers.

Ties (make 2). Cast on 60 sts. Cast off. Sew ties to front edges as shown in picture.

 

Tips

Refer to photo to complete project.

Follow manufacturer's directions for all products used.