Texture Vest - Isager Pattern
Designed by Helga Isager
S/M and L/XL
Half chest circumference: 53 (61.5) cm [20 3/4 (24 1/4) inches]
Total length: 52 (57) cm [20 1/2 (22 1/2) inches]
250 (300) g Isager Alpaca 3 in color 0
100 (150) g Isager Spinni in color 6s
4 toggle bone buttons or similar
In one strand of each yarn held together on a 6.5mm needle: 10cm = 14 sts, 10cm = 21 rows
Size XS - Tension in 1 strand of Alpaca 3 on a 6mm needle: 10cm = 16 sts, 10cm = 23 rows
Size XXL-XXXL - Tension in 1 strand of Alpaca 3 and 1 strand of Tvinni on a 7mm needle: 10cm = 13sts, 10cm = 19 rows
6mm and 6.5mm, crochet hook size 5.5mm
Note: Needles are recommended, so please check your tension for your ideal needle size before starting your project.
The vest is worked back and forth from the bottom up.
The work is divided for fronts and back at the armholes. The shoulders and the back are finished with rib and short rows are worked on the shoulders.
Stitches are picked up and knitted along the armholes and rib edges are worked and bound off using the Italian bind off technique.