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Inspired by the beautiful Red Sea shore at Eilat, this vest is worked in one piece, and is sure to become a versatile part of your wardrobe. The waist is shaped using only the differences in gauge from one stitch pattern to another. The low V-neck and armhole edges are worked concurrently with the body. The vest can be worn with no closure or as featured with a Venetian Hinge by JUL Designs. This pattern is written for 11 sizes Vest shown measures 351/2" The yardage below is for the sample size. Depending on the size you choose, you will need 1000-2000 yds for this garment. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY read the pattern knit basic stitches calculate gauge read small chart for stitch pattern GAUGE 27 sts and 35 rows = 4" (10 cm) in Hammer Stitch using largest needle; 31 sts and 35 rows =4" (10 cm) in Textured Rib using smallest needle SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 331/4 (351/2, 38, 401/4, 423/4, 45, 471/2, 493/4, 521/4, 541/2, 57)" SUGGESTED YARN 1250 yards of DK weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Anzula Cricket COLORWAY teal

Recommended with this pattern

  • US size 6 (4 mm) 29"-32" (74-80 cm) circular needle.
  • US size 5 (3.75 mm) 29"-32" (74-80 cm) circular needle.
  • US size 4 (3.5 mm) 29"-32" (74-80 cm) circular needle.

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Faina Goberstein is a prolific knitwear designer, author, and a professional and inspiring teacher. She is the co-author of The Art of Seamless Knitting and The Art of Slip-Stitch Knitting. Her designs appear in Rowan Magazine, Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, Knit.Purl, Knitscene, Interweave Crochet, Twist Collective, Skacel, and other publications and various books. Faina is best known for her elegant and well-fitted classic designs showing off textures such as cables, brioche, lace, and slip stitch patterns. She is fascinated with many knitting techniques and design constructions. Faina loves to share with her students her discoveries and expertise. She teaches at various venues live and online as well as local guilds and shops around the country and abroad. She blogs at