DIY Kit - Everyday Vest - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Everyday Vest - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Everyday Vest - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Everyday Vest - Merino No. 5
DIY Kit - Everyday Vest - Merino No. 5

DIY Kit - Everyday Vest - Merino No. 5

Vendor
Loopy Mango
Regular price
$200.00
Sale price
$200.00
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DIY Kit - Everyday Vest

The body of this vest is knit flat in one piece from the bottom up. The back panel is worked first. Without casting off, the first front panel is worked. The second front panel is worked after. Stitches for the armholes are picked up from the outer edge of the garment and worked in the round. Stitches for the neckband are picked up from the inner edge of the garment and worked flat. Pockets are optionally added.

Level: Intermediate

Sizes: XS - 3X

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Size

Yarn

Amounts

Width

(side seam

to side seam)

 

Length

(shoulder to hem)

XS/S

4 balls

20.5” (52 cm)

20” (50 cm)

S/M

5 balls

23.5” (59.5 cm)

22” (55 cm)

M/L

6 balls

26.5” (67 cm)

24” (60 cm)

L/XL

7 balls

29.5” (74.5 cm)

25.5” (64 cm)

2X

7 balls

31” (78.5 cm)

26” (66 cm)

3X

8 balls

32.5” (82.5 cm)

27” (68 cm)

Kit Contains:

  • Loopy Mango Merino No. 5 Yarn 74 yds 68 m | 150 g 5.3 oz each, 100% merino wool
  • Size US 19 (15 mm) circular needles 32'' (80 cm) in length - optional
  • Pattern
  • Loopy Mango project bag

NOTE: A tapestry needle may be helpful when seaming and securing all loose ends.

Buttons can be added to this style to make it your signature piece.

Fiber Content Note: Merino No. 5 TWEED colors Flamingo, Blue Lagoon, Stardust and Blacksmith have different fiber content: 80% Merino Wool, 14% Wool, 6% Viscose

Care: Dry clean or hand wash cold, lay flat to dry. Please test any washing/drying method on a small swatch to ensure you like the end result. Note that exposing wool to heat (hot water) or agitation (machine washing) will cause it to felt.

Yarn made in Italy, kit assembled in the USA.

Shown in Polar Bear.

Helpful video tutorials for this project:

  1. How to knit seed stitch
  2. How to knit rib stitch
  3. How to knit the front panels of a cardigan
  4. How to knit the neckband for cardigans
  5. Picking up stitches for the sleeve
  6. How to K2TOG
  7. How to seam sides together
  8. How to add pockets

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