#18 Uptown / #19 Downtown Striped Vest by Elena Malo

#18 Uptown / #19 Downtown Striped Vest

Knitting
April 2008
Sport (12 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches
in stripe pattern using size 5 (3.75mm) needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
3.5 mm (E)
390 - 672 yards (357 - 614 m)
Small, Medium, Large
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Knit.1 Spring/Summer 2008 #18/19
By Elena Malo
SKU: K1SS08_1819 (991)

Pattern description from Knit.1, Spring/Summer 2008: “Equally at home on an Uptown shopping spree and at a Downtown gallery opening: Elena Malo’s fitted halter-style vest, striped in gray and brown with ‘Bamboo Soft’ by RYC/Westminster Fibers or in all-out zebra mode with Classic Elite Yarns’ ‘Cotton Bam Boo.” It closes with buttons and loops that lie along the crocheted slip-stitch edging.“

Stuff:

  • Uptown Version:
    2 (3, 3) balls each in #111 Gypsum (A) and #106 Beaver (B) of Bamboo Soft by RYC/Westminster Fibers, Inc., 1¾oz/50g balls, each approx 112yd/102m (bamboo)

  • Downtown Version:
    2 (3, 3) balls in #3613 Eclipse (A) of Cotton Bam Boo by Classic Elite Yarns, 1¾oz/50g balls, each approx 130yd/119m (cotton/bamboo) & 1 (2, 2) balls in #3616 Vanilla (B)

  • One pair size 5 (3.75mm) needles or size to obtain gauge

  • Size E-4 (3.5mm) crochet hook

  • Stitch holders and three 7/8” (22mm) buttons

The Measurements:

  • Small (Medium, Large)
  • Bust (closed) 34 (38, 42)“/86.5 (96.5, 106.5)cm
  • Length 13.5 (14.5, 15.5)“/34 (37, 39.5)cm