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loops & threads® charisma® knit waterfall vest

Knit in one piece, this drapey vest in Charisma® is flattering on almost everybody. Perfect for layering in a cool office or dressing up for a night out, you’ll find this to be a go-to knit favourite.
Step 1

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Length = 18 (20)" [45.5 (51)cm] Women’s S/M (M/L)

GAUGE: 12 sts x 18 rows = 4" (10cm) in Moss Stitch; save time and check your gauge

SPECIAL STITCHES:

  • Box Stitch (multiple of 2 sts)
    • Rows 1 (WS) and 2 (RS): *K1, p1; rep from * to end.
    • Rows 3 and 4: *P1, k1; rep from * to end.
    • Rep Rows 1-4 for pattern.
PATTERN NOTE: Vest is knit sideways, in one piece, from front edge around to the opposite front edge.
Step 2

INSTRUCTIONS:

Cast on 72 (80) sts.
Work in Moss Stitch pattern until piece measures 15 (17)” [38 (43)cm], ending with a WS row.

Shape Shoulder

Work 20 sts in Moss Stitch and put these sts on holder, work in pattern to end – 52 (60) sts.
Work 13 (17) more rows in pattern.

Shape Armhole

Next Row (RS):
Bind off 24 (28) sts, work in pattern to end – 28 (32) sts.
Work 4 rows in pattern.
Next Row (WS): Work in pattern to bound off sts, cast on 24 (28) sts – 52 (60) sts.
Work 13 (17) more rows in pattern.
Next Row (WS): Work in pattern to end, then work 20 sts from holder in pattern – 72 (80) sts.
Work in pattern until piece measures 29 (33)” [73.5 (84)cm], ending with a WS row.

Shape Shoulder

Work 20 sts in Moss Stitch and put these sts on holder, work in pattern to end – 52 (60) sts.
Work 13 (17) more rows in pattern.

Shape Armhole

Next Row (RS):
Bind off 24 (28) sts, work in pattern to end – 28 (32) sts.
Work 4 rows in pattern.
Next Row (WS): Work in pattern to bound off sts, cast on 24 (28) sts – 52 (60) sts.
Work 13 (17) more rows in pattern.
Next Row (WS): Work in pattern to end, then work 20 sts from holder in pattern – 72 (80) sts.
Work in pattern until piece measures 51 (59)” [130 (150)cm], ending with a WS row.
Bind off in pattern.

Finishing: Block. Sew Shoulder Seams. Weave in ends.

Step 3

ABBREVIATIONS:

K
= Knit
P = Purl
RS = Right Side
Rep = Repeat(ing)
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong Side

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