Product description

I’m always charmed by the simple Norwegian “Lice” Pattern that adorns this vest – it’s both classic and sweet. This garment is worked in the round from bottom to top and, in the spirit of tradition, utilizes steeks (cutting) to open up the armholes and neck. Huxley knits up quickly and makes a great layering piece to add warmth and interest to your fall wardrobe.

Designer: Jared Flood

Collection: Fall 2011

 

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Huxley

Norwegian Scoop-neck Vest

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  • Product description

    I’m always charmed by the simple Norwegian “Lice” Pattern that adorns this vest – it’s both classic and sweet. This garment is worked in the round from bottom to top and, in the spirit of tradition, utilizes steeks (cutting) to open up the armholes and neck. Huxley knits up quickly and makes a great layering piece to add warmth and interest to your fall wardrobe.

    Designer: Jared Flood

    Collection: Fall 2011

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARDAGE

    • Approx. 475 (555, 645, 725, 815, 885, 955) yards of worsted weight wool yarn in Main Color (MC) and 45 (50, 60, 70, 75, 80, 90) yards in Contrast Color (CC)


    YARN

    Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50g):

    • 4 (4, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins in Main Color, 1 skein in Contrast Color
    • Photographed in color Tent as MC & Fossil as CC


  • Pattern specs

    GAUGE

    • 19 stitches & 28 rounds = 4″ in blocked two-color pattern from chart with Gauge Needle
    • 19 stitches & 28 rounds = 4″ in Stockinette Stitch with Gauge Needle


    NEEDLES

    • One 32″ circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge
    • One 32″ circular one size smaller than Gauge Needle, for ribbed hem
    • One 16″ circular two sizes smaller than Gauge Needle, for armhole edgings and neckband
    • Suggested sizes: US 8/5 mm, US 7/4.5mm, and US 6/4 mm


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 33.25 (36.75, 40, 43.25, 46.75, 50, 53.5)” blocked bust circumference
    • Suggested Ease: +0-2″
    • Sample shown is size 33.25 with +1″ ease on model


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