Cynthia - Vest with colorwork knitting pattern

$6.00 USD

How about a retro style oversized vest by Evelyn Siatra with stranded colorwork pattern? This model is the perfect layer to keep you warm while adding colors to your outfit!

Cynthia features a long straight silhouette, inspired by the straight and cozy, oversized shapes, typical of the 1920s, deep armholes and V-neck.

The vest is designed with stranded colour work and stripes in bright cheerful colours. The hems, armhole borders & v-neck border are worked with single ribbing.

The back and front are worked flat from the bottom up and sewn together.

Skill level: Intermediate

In addition to the knitting pattern, you will need the following materials to knit this vest:

YARN

Biscotte Yarns LaDouce MCN (80% Merino Superwash, 10% extra soft cashmere and 10% nylon; 350 m / 382 yds; 115 g):

  • MC – Twilight: 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3) skeins.
  • CC1 – Bisque: 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1) skein.
  • CC2 – Kalamata: 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1) skein.
  • CC3 – Vert: 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 2) skeins.
  • CC4 – Aqua: 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1) skein.

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS

Circular needle size 3 mm (US #2.5): 40cm/ 16" and 60cm/ 24" (could be straight). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Tapestry needle, stitch marker, locking stitch marker.

SIZES

S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL).

To fit 81 (91.5, 101.5, 112, 122, 132, 142, 152.5) cm / 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60)" bust with 19 cm / 7 ½" ease.

Sample shown in Size S, 100 cm / 39 ½" bust worn with 19 cm / 7 ½" ease.

GAUGE

27 sts and 35 rows = 10 cm; 4" in colour-work pattern after wet blocking.

This pattern is offered in a numeric PDF format: add it to your cart and follow every step to complete your order: a link to download your pattern will be provided once the order is completed and you will also get this link by email (make sure to check your spams if you can't find the email in your inbox)

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