Baby Child Cardigan Vest Right Front

1 Work as for left front, reversing armhole and shoulder shaping and working neck shaping by beg every RS row with ssk.

2 Go to "Block: All Vests," page 146.

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MAKE BACK: ALL ADULT VESTS

O CO sts for your size and gauge according to Table 23.

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 23, you can cast on I or 2 fewer sts and work the edging to one row before the end. Increase back to the stitch count specified in Table 23 on the last edging row.

Q Choose from one of the edgings on pages 127-129 and work for desired length, ending with a WS row.

Q Beg with a knit row, work in St st until back measures 11 (12, 13,13V2,14,15) inches from CO edge, ending with a WS row.

o Beg armhole shaping: Beg next 2 rows, BO the number of sts specified for your size and gauge in Table 24.

Table 23. Cast On for Adult Vest Back 1

Gauge

No. of Sts to CO

2 sts/in.

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

3 sts/in.

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

4 sts/in.

72 (76, 80, 88, 96, 104) sts

5 sts/in.

90 (95, 100, 110, 120, 130) sts

6 sts/in.

108 (114, 120, 132, 144, 156) sts

Table 24. Adult Vest Back: Begin Armhole Shaping

Gauge

No. of Sts to BO Beg Next 2 Rows

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 Armhole shaping: Beg next row, dec 1 st each end every RS row the number of times specified for your size and gauge in the second column of Table 25. You should have rem the number of sts specified for your size and gauge in the third column of Table 25.

6 Cont without further shaping until armhole measures Th (74 8, 9, 10, 11) inches.

7 Beg shoulder shaping: Beg next 2 rows, BO the number of sts specified for your size and gauge in Table 26.

8 Finish shoulder shaping: Beg next 2 rows, BO the number of sts specified for your size and gauge in the second column of Table 27.

9 Cut yarn and put rem neck sts onto a holder or spare needle for later; this should be the number specified in the third column of Table 27.

0 Go to the directions for the desired front style under "Make Front: Adult Vests," page 140.

I Table 25. Adult Vest Back: Armhole Shaping 1

Gauge

No. of Times to Dec 1 St Each End Every RS Row

No. of Sts After Armhole Shaping

2 sts/in.

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

24 (24, 26, 30, 32, 34) sts

3 sts/in.

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

34 (37, 40, 42, 48, 50) sts

4 sts/in.

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

46 (48, 54, 58, 62, 68) sts

5 sts/in.

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

58 (61, 66, 72, 78, 86) sts

Table 26. Adult Vest Back: Begin Shoulder Shaping_■_Table 27. Adult Vest Back: Finish Shoulder Shaping

No. of Sts to BO

No. of Sts to BO

No. of Neck Sts After

Gauge

Beg Next 2 Rows

Gauge

Beg Next 2 Rows

Shaping Shoulders

2 sts/in.

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

2 sts/in.

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

14 (14, 14, 16, 16, 16) sts

3 sts/in.

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

3 sts/in.

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

20 (21, 22, 22, 24, 24) sts

4 sts/in.

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

4 sts/in.

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

28 (28, 30, 30, 30, 32) sts

5 sts/in.

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

5 sts/in.

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

34 (35, 36, 38, 38, 40) sts

6 sts/in.

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

6 sts/in.

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

40 (42, 44, 46, 46, 48) sts

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MAKE FRONT: ADULT VESTS

You have a few choices for the vest front: a pullover with a round neck, a pullover with a v-neck, or a cardigan with a v-neck. Within this range of choices are numerous opportunities to make your vest unique with edgings, ribbings, buttons, clasps, ruffles, embroidery, or other embellishments at the finishing stage.

Adult Pullover Vest: Round-Neck Front

1 Work as for vest back, including armhole, until front measures 16'/! (17'/!, 19, 20, 21 'A, 23) inches from CO edge, ending with a RS row.

2 Shape right neck and shoulder: Work across the number of sts specified for your size and gauge in the second column of Table 28.

3 Turn and put rem sts onto a holder or spare needle for later; this should be the number specified in the third column of Table 28.

4 Working right shoulder sts only, dec 1 st at neck edge every row for the number of rows specified for your size and gauge in Table 29.

Table 28. Adult Round-Neck Pullover Vest Front: 1 Divide for Neck Shaping 1

Table 29. Adult Round-Neck Pullover Vest Front: Begin Right Neck Shaping

Gauge

No. of Sts to Work Across

No. of Sts on Holder for Later

Gauge

No. of Rows to Dec 1 St at Neck Edge

2 sts/in.

9 (9, 9, 11, 12, 12) sts

15 (15, 17, 19, 20, 22) sts

2 sts/in.

2 rows

3 sts/in.

12 (13, 14, 15, 17, 18) sts

22 (24, 26, 27, 31, 32) sts

3 sts/in.

3 rows

4 sts/in.

16 (17, 19, 21, 23, 25) sts

30 (31, 35, 37, 39, 43) sts

4 sts/in.

4 rows

5 sts/in.

21 (22, 24, 26, 29, 32) sts

37 (39, 42, 46, 49, 54) sts

5 sts/in.

5 rows

6 sts/in.

24 (25, 28, 32, 34, 37) sts

44 (47, 52, 56, 60, 65) sts

6 sts/in.

6 rows

5 Dec 1 st at neck edge every other row the number of times specified for your size and gauge in the second column of Table 30. You should have rem the number of sts specified for your size and gauge in the third column of Table 30.

6 AT THE SAME TIME, when armhole measures 7'/2 (712, 8, 9, 10, 11) inches, ending with a RS row, begin shaping shoulders. Beg next row (WS), BO the number of sts specified for your size and gauge in Table 31.

8 Next row (WS): Finish shoulder shaping: BO rem shoulder sts; this should be the number of sts specified for your size and gauge in Table 32.

Table 30. Adult Round-Neck Pullover Vest Front: Finish Right Neck Shaping

Table 31. Adult Round-Neck Pullover Vest Front: Begin Shoulder Shaping

Table 30. Adult Round-Neck Pullover Vest Front: Finish Right Neck Shaping

Gauge

No. of Times to Dec 1 St at Neck Edge Every Other Row

No. of Sts After Shaping Right Neck

Gauge

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

2 sts/in.

2 (2, 1, 2, 2, 1) times

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

2 sts/in.

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

3 sts/in.

All sizes: 2 times

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

3 sts/in.

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

4 sts/in.

All sizes: 3 times

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

4 sts/in.

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

5 sts/in.

All sizes: 4 times

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

5 sts/in.

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

6 sts/in.

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

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

6 sts/in.

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

Table 32. Adult Round-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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9 Shape left neck and shoulder: Slip the number of center neck sts indicated for your size and gauge in Table 33 onto a holder for later.

0 Slip rem sts, as indicated for your size and gauge in Table 34, onto your needle.

  • Rejoin yarn to RS and knit 1 row.
  • Shape left neck and shoulder as right neck and shoulder, reversing sides.
  • Go to "Block: All Vests," page 146.
Table 33. Adult Round-Neck Pullover Vest Front: Center Neck Stitches on Holder

Gauge

No. of Sts on Holder for Center

2 sts/in.

6 (6, 8, 8, 8, 10) sts

3 sts/in.

10 (11, 12, 12, 14, 14) sts

4 sts/in.

14 (14, 16, 16, 16, 18) sts

5 sts/in.

16 (17, 18, 20, 20, 22) sts

6 sts/in.

20 (22, 24, 24, 26, 28) sts

Table 34. Adult Round-Neck Pullover Vest Front: Begin Left Neck Shaping

Gauge

No. of Sts on Needle for Left Neck and Shoulder

2 sts/in.

9 (9, 9, 11, 12, 12) sts

3 sts/in.

12 (13, 14, 15, 17, 18) sts

4 sts/in.

16 (17, 19, 21, 23, 25) sts

5 sts/in.

21 (22, 24, 26, 29, 32) sts

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