Size: Three YearsMaterials
2 balls of Mission Falls 1824 wool in Denim
3 balls of Mission Falls 1824 wool in Cocoa
5mm knitting needles
5.5mm knitting needles
4.5 sts x 6 rows = 1" on 5.5mm needles in stockinette stitch
Sweater vest is knit in two pieces from the bottom to the top.
Using 5mm needles and cocoa
Row 1-14: k2, p2 repeat across row
Switch to 5.5mm needles and using denim
Row 15: k all stitches
Row 16: p all stitches
Row 17-36 (20 rows): continue working all rows in stockinette stitch
Row 37 (decrease row): k4, ssk, k to last 6 sts, k2tog, k to end
Repeat rows 17-37 twice more working your decrease row on the right side only
After last dec work 5 rows of stockinette st.
BO 4 sts at beg of next two rows
(RS) Change to denim and k to end
(WS) k1, p1 repeat to end
(RS) p1, k1 repeat to end
the last two rows form the moss stitch pattern, continue in moss st for remaining rows
next RS row: dec 1 st at each end of row and following two right side rows
When piece measures 4" from beg of moss st patt, on right side, work 15 sts in patt and place on stitch holder, BO centre 14sts, work rem sts
now working shoulder dec one st at neck edge of following three rows (12 sts)
work 4 more rows and BO
Join yarn with shoulder sts on holder and work as for other shoulder, decreasing at neck edge.
Repeat patt to make other side of vest.
Sew side seams and shoulder seams, weave in ends.
I welcome any questions or comments!