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Chevrons and Ribs Vest fashion sketch

Chevrons and Ribs Cardigan Vest

HeartStrings knitting pattern #W5

This buttoned cardigan vest is designed to knit up easily and quickly. If you hate sewing and finishing, you'll love this "when you're done, you're done" pattern.

The knitting is worked entirely in one piece, with bands and buttonholes knit as-you-go. Once the knitting is complete, only the shoulders need to be joined and buttons attached.

Design features are a bold textured chevron pattern and yoke shaping using the natural draw-in of a ribbed stitch.

Chevrons and Ribs Vest
 
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Back view of green Chevrons and Ribs. Note: the maroon vest model shown in the picture was made in handspun wool/mohair.

2 sizes, 39½(46)". 500(575) yards bulky yarn, 3½ stitches/inch, size US 10 / 6.0 mm needles suggested. Photos here show the vests knitted in Brown Sheep Lamb's Pride Bulky wool/mohair (green), handspun wool/mohair (maroon), and in Reynolds Tippary Tweed 100% wool (blue). Pattern includes detailed charted instructions for all shaping.

Chevrons and Ribs Vest in Reynolds Tippary Tweed 100% wool. I made the buttons to match from polymer clay.
Sample cover page of HeartStrings Chevrons and Ribs Vest pattern

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