#02 Striped Cropped Vest by Laura Demme

#02 Striped Cropped Vest

Knitting
August 1985
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
12 stitches and 16 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette, using size 11 needles
US 11 - 8.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
350 - 400 yards (320 - 366 m)
to fit 32 (34, 36, 38)"/ 81 (86, 91, 96)cm bust
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Very Easy Very Vogue. Loose-fitting short vest with color and reverse stockinette stitch stripes.

From Vogue Knitting, Fall/Winter 1985:
“Success vest for a first project … stripes in easy reverse stockinette on stockinette body.”

Finished knitted measurements
Bust at underarm: 36 (38, 40, 42)“/90 (95, 100, 105)cm
Length: 17.5 (18, 18, 18.5)”/44.5 (45.5, 45.5, 47)cm

Materials
3 (3, 4, 4)1.75oz/50g balls (each approx 50yds/45m) of Pingouin Iceberg (acrylic/wool) in color #183 fuchsia (color A)
2 balls each (for all sizes) in color #184 green (B) and #190 purple (C)

One pair each size 9(5.5mm) and 11(8mm) needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GIVEN GAUGE