Aurora

reversible vest

by Shellie Anderson

Aurora is a reversible vest with a button loop closure at the neck. Linen and Cima combine for a soft fabric while i-cord casings ground the edges for clean definition.

Skill Level

Intermediate

MATERIALS

Shibui Knits Cima

70% Superbaby Alpaca, 30% Fine Merino
328 yds / 50 g
3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins

Shibui Knits Linen

100% Linen
246 yds / 50 g
3 (3, 3, 3, 3, 4, 4) skeins

Shown in Mineral

Gauge

22 sts & 30 rows = 4" in St st after blocking, with 1 strand of Cima and 1 strand of Linen held together, on size 6 needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Needles

Size 4 (3.5 mm) needles
Size 6 (4 mm) needles

Size

XS (S, M, M/L , L , XL , XXL)
To fit bust size 32.5 (34.5, 36.5, 38.5, 40.5, 44.5, 48.5)"

FINISHED DIMENSIONS

34.25 (36.25, 38.25, 40.75, 42.25, 46.25, 50.25)" bust circumference
20 (20.5, 21, 21, 21.5, 22, 22.5)" back length from shoulder
Model is 5' 7" wearing Size S with +1.75" ease

Notes

Vest is reversible, with the opening worn either in the front or back. Using 1 strand of Cima and 1 strand of Linen held together, the body is worked flat in one piece from the bottom up to the armholes. At the armholes, work is divided for fronts and back and worked flat to the shoulders. The lower edge I-cord, front edge casings, neck edge, and button loop are worked with 2 strands of Cima held together.

2016-03-08

UPPER BACK > Shape Armhole

cont working in St st until Armhole measure 5.75 (6, 6.25, 6.25, 6.5, 6.75, 7)".

Schematic > Neck Depth

Neck depth is 2"at fronts and back.

 

Choose Your Colors

Cima

Linen

 
 

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