Adult Pullover Vest VNeck Front

1 Work as for pullover back until armhole measures 1 h (1, 1, 1 h, 2, 2V2) inches, ending with a WS row.

2 If you are working on an odd number of sts, work to the center st and put the center st onto a safety pin or holder. If you are working on an even number of sts, work halfway across row, m1. Put this new st onto a safety pin or holder.

3 Put rem unworked right shoulder sts onto another holder or spare needle.

4 Turn and beg working left shoulder sts only.

6 Cont to shape armhole as established for back, and AT THE SAME TIME, beg v-neck shaping: Dec 1 st at neck edge by k2tog at end of every RS row until you have rem the number of sts indicated for your size and gauge in Table 35.

7 Cont 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 specified for your size and gauge in Table 36.

0 Finish shoulder shaping (RS): BO rem shoulder sts; this should be the number of sts specified for your size and gauge in Table 37.

  • Put right shoulder sts back onto needle, leaving center st on holder for later. Finish right armhole, neck, and shoulder as for left, reversing shaping and shaping right v-neck by beg every RS row with ssk.
  • Go to "Block: All Vests," page 146.

Table 35. Adult V-Neck Pullover Vest Front: Shoulder Stitches Remaining After Left Neck Shaping

Table 36. Adult V-Neck Pullover Vest Front: Begin Shoulder Shaping

Table 35. Adult V-Neck Pullover Vest Front: Shoulder Stitches Remaining After Left Neck Shaping

Gauge

No. of Sts After Shaping Left V-Neck

Gauge

No. of Sts to BO Beg This Row, Beg Shaping Shoulders

2 sts/in.

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

2 sts/in.

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

3 sts/in.

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

3 sts/in.

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

4 sts/in.

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

4 sts/in.

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

5 sts/in.

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

5 sts/in.

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

6 sts/in.

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

6 sts/in.

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

Table 37. Adult V-Neck Pullover Vest Front: Finish Shoulder Shaping

Gauge

No. of Sts to BO Beg This Row, Finish Shaping Shoulders

2 sts/in.

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

3 sts/in.

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

4 sts/in.

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

5 sts/in.

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

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