Adult Cardigan Vest Left Front

1 CO sts for your size and gauge according to Table 38.

Note: If you want to work an edging that requires a different number of sts than that specified for your size and gauge in Table 38, you can cast on 1 or 2 fewer sts and work the edging to one row before the end. Increase back to the stitch count specified in Table 38 on the last edging row.

2 Work edging to same length as back edging and then cont in St st until left front measures 11 (12, 13, 13'/2, 14, 15) inches from CO edge, ending with a WS row.

3 Next row (RS)-Beg armhole shaping: BO beg this row the number of sts indicated for your size and gauge in Table 39.

Table 38. Cast On for Adult Cardigan Vest Front

Gauge

No. of Sts to CO

2 sts/in.

18 (19, 20, 22, 24, 26) sts

3 sts/in.

27 (28, 30, 33, 36, 39) sts

4 sts/in.

36 (38, 40, 44, 48, 52) sts

5 sts/in.

45 (47, 50, 55, 60, 65) sts

6 sts/in.

54 (57, 60, 66, 72, 78) sts

Table 39. Adult Cardigan Vest Front: Begin Armhole Shaping

Gauge

No. of Sts to BO Beg This Row

2 sts/in.

3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 4) sts

3 sts/in.

4 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) sts

4 sts/in.

6 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8) sts

5 sts/in.

7 (7, 7, 8, 8, 9) sts

6 sts/in.

9 (9, 9, 10, 10, 10) sts

5 Beg next row, dec 1 st beg every RS row the number of times indicated for your size and gauge in Table 40.

6 AT THE SAME TIME, when armhole measures 1V2 (1, 1, 1 'A, 2, 2^/2) inches, beg neck shaping: Dec 1 st by k2tog at end of every RS row until you have rem the number of sts indicated for your size and gauge in Table 41.

7 Work without further shaping until front measures same as back to beg shoulder shaping, ending with a WS row.

8 Next row (RS)-Beg shoulder shaping: BO beg this row the number of sts indicated for your size and gauge in the second column of Table 42. You should have rem the number of sts indicated for your size and gauge in the third column of Table 42.

0 Next row (RS): BO rem sts. ! Go to "Adult Cardigan Vest: Right Front," below.

Table 40. Adult Cardigan Vest Front: ■ Table 41. Adult Cardigan Vest Front: Shoulder Stitches _Armhole Shaping_H_Remaining After Left Neck and Armhole Shaping

Gauge

No. of Times to Dec 1 St Beg Every RS Row

Gauge

No. of Sts After Shaping left V-Neck

2 sts/in.

3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5) times

2 sts/in.

5 (5, 6, 7, 8, 9) sts

3 sts/in.

6 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8) times

3 sts/in.

7 (8, 9, 10, 12, 13) sts

4 sts/in.

7 (8, 7, 8, 10, 10) times

4 sts/in.

9 (10, 12, 14, 16, 18) sts

5 sts/in.

9 (10, 10, 11, 13, 13) times

5 sts/in.

12 (13, 15, 17, 20, 23) sts

6 sts/in.

11 (12, 11, 12, 15, 17) times

6 sts/in.

14 (15, 18, 21, 24, 27) sts

Table 42. Adult Cardigan Vest Front: Begin Shoulder Shaping

Gauge

No. of Sts to BO Beg Next RS Row

No. of Shoulder Sts After BO

2 sts/in.

3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 5) sts

2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4) sts

3 sts/in.

4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 7) sts

3 (4, 4, 5, 6, 6) sts

4 sts/in.

5 (5, 6, 7, 8, 9) sts

4 (5, 6, 7, 8, 9) sts

5 sts/in.

6 (7, 8, 9, 10, 12) sts

6 (6, 7, 8, 10, 11) sts

6 sts/in.

7 (8, 9, 11, 12, 14) sts

7 (7, 9, 10, 12, 13) sts

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