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Oxford Street Vest

More About: Blackbird Knits
$7.00
  • Pattern Brand Black Bird Knits
  • Pattern Designer Kate Fisher
  • Style Vest
  • Category Women
  • Size Women (multiple sizes)
  • Size and Yarn Suggestions

    Sizes                                                                                                                         

    Finished measurement at bust with vest buttoned: 36(38,40,42,43)”.

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    Habu Wrapped Silk N-84, 100% Silk, 88yds(78m), 1oz(28g), 7(8, 9,11)balls
    Shown in #5 blue green and #9 grey.
    or                                                                                                                   
    Shibui Knits Linen (worked double stranded), 100% linen, 246yds(225m),1.76oz(50g), 5(6, 6, 7, 7) skeins
    If you wish to substitute yarn, please note that this design is best made with a yarn that drapes well.

     

  • Weight Cobweb Lace
  • Gauge 5 sts = 1” in stockinette stitch on size 6 needles. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.
  • Needles US 6 - 4.0 mm
  • Skill Level Intermediate

Product Description

Simple and elegant. The swingy A-line shape, two button closure and back vent are elements that add appeal. For simple, clean, straightforward construction and finishing, the center bands are knit as you work the fronts and the shoulders are joined with a 3-needle bind off.

About the artisan

Blackbird Knits

​Fine art and fine craft find their intersection in the studio of print artist, avid knitter and art therapist Kate Fisher.

 

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