Amalfi Vest by Laura Matthews

Amalfi Vest

January 2012
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch with US 6 needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1100 - 1760 yards (1006 - 1609 m)
S, M, L, XL 36 (40, 44, 48)"
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From the designer: This pretty little vest was born from a trip to Italy’s Amalfi Coast. The ocean, the sand, the view, and something lovely to knit. That is living!


Skill Level:

S (M, L, XL)

Cascade Yarns® Ultra Pima
100% Pima Cotton
100 g (3.5 oz) / 220 yds (200 m)
5( 6, 7, 8) skeins in Color #3717 (Sand)
Note: Purchase an extra skein for safety.
US 4 (3.5mm)/ 32” Circular
US 5 (3.75 mm) double pointed (dpn)
US 6 (4mm) Circular Knitting Needles
Cable needle (can use a US 6 dpn)
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle
Stitch Holders -at least 4

Finished Measurements:
Includes 2” ease
Chest at Underarm: 36 (40, 44, 48)“

22 sts x28 rows = 4” (10 cm) Stockinette st using US 6
Take time to block swatch and check gauge.

Please note: This pattern has had a major update to correct the sections riddled with errors and to try and clear up some of the confusion. Make sure you are using the most current version of this pattern. --11.15.16

Pattern Note: On the collar section Row 9 which is a decrease row, please note that the 2 slipped stitches are then Purled together through the back loop. There is a lot going on with those 2 sts. When you complete this row, you should end up with 40 sts total.