A comfortable casual featherlight loose knit vest with short sleeves. The bodice is worked in Moss Stitch, with bands in K1, P1 rib. Knitted with Jo Sharp Alpaca Kid Lustre yarn. Sleeves are worked into the bodice front and back, so there are no joins betweens bodice and sleeves. Very easy for a beginner (with some Moss Stitch experience). Moss Stitch is as follows
With an uneven number of stitches.
Row 1 (RS) *K1, P1; rep from * to last K1.
Row 2 (WS) *K1, P1; rep from * to last K1.
Repeat row 2.
Size A B
Jo Sharp Alpaca Kid Lustre x 50g balls
868 Verona 9 (10)
Measurements given in inches are
A B C D
To fit bust
80 - 90 100 - 110 cm
31½ - 35 39- 43 in
121 141 cm
47 55 in
60 63 cm
23 25 in
Sleeve length (underarm)
10 13 cm
4 5 in
5.00mm 60cm circular needle [USA 8] [UK 6]
5.50mm, 60cm circular needle [USA 9] [UK 5]
16 sts and 30 rows measured over 10cm (approx 4in) of Moss stitch, using 5.50mm needles.