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Passioknit Moroka Furry Hooded Vest Project

PASSIOKNIT MOROKA FURRY HOODED VEST

LEVEL: EASY


WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Passioknit Moroka Yarn
    • 3 (3-4) x 100g balls
  • Needles
    • A pair 6.00mm (US 10), (UK 4) Knitting Needles or size that gives correct tension/gauge.
    • A yarn needle.

MEASUREMENTS

Years 2 (4-6)

To fit underarm: 55 (60-65) cms/22 (24-26) ins

To measure at underarm: 60 (66-70) cms/24 (26-27 1/2) ins

Length (approx): 47 (52-57) cms/19 (20-22) ins

TENSION/GAUGE

13 sts and 20 rows to 10 cms/4 ins over stocking st, using 6.00mm (US 10), (UK 4) Knitting Needles.

Note - Correct tension/gauge is essential for a successful handknit.


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INSTRUCTIONS

ABBREVIATIONS

St/s - stitch/es, K - Knit, P - Purl, RS - right side, WS - wrong side, stocking st - 1 row K, 1 row P, beg - begin/ning, cont - continue, dec - decrease, foll - follow/ing,alt - alternate, rem - remain/ing, RS - right side, WS - wrong side, tog - together.

CREATE

Vest (worked in one piece to armhole)

Using 6.00mm (US 10), (UK 4) Needles, cast on 78 (86-92) sts.

Work in stocking st until work measures 33 (37-41) cms/13 (14 1/2-16) ins from beg, ending with a purl row.

Divide for armholes - Next row (RS) - K20 (22-23), turn.

Cont on these 20 (22-23) sts for Right Front.

Dec one st at beg (front edge) in every foll alt row until 15 (16-18) sts rem, then in every foll 4th row until 12 (13-14) sts rem. Cont without shaping until armhole measures 14 (15-16) cms/5 1/2 (6-6) ins, ending with a purl row.

Cast/bind off rem sts loosely for shoulder. With RS facing, join yarn to rem sts.

Next row- K38 (42-46) turn.

Cont on these 38 (42-46) sts for Back until armhole measures 14 (15-16) cms/5 1/2 (6-6) ins, ending with a purl row. Cast/bind off loosely. With RS facing, join yarn to rem 20 (22-23) sts for Left Front.

Dec one st at end (front edge) in every foll alt row until 15 (16-18) sts rem, then in every foll 4th row until 12 (13-14) sts rem.

Cont without shaping until armhole measures 14 (15-16) cms/5 1/2 (6-6) ins, ending with a purl row. Cast/bind off rem sts loosely for shoulder.

Hood

Using Using 6.00mm (US 10), (UK 4) Needles, cast on 70 (72-76) sts.

Work in stocking st until work measures 15 (16-17) cms/6 (6 1/2-7) ins from beg, ending with a purl row.

Shape back of hood 1st row - K33 (34-36), (K2tog) twice, K33 (34-36) = 68 (70-74) sts.

2nd and foll alt rows - Purl.

3rd row - K32 (33-35), (K2tog) twice, K32 (33-35) = 66 (68-72) sts.

5th row - K31 (32-34), (K2tog) twice, K31 (32-34) = 64 (66-70) sts.

7th row - K30 (31-33), (K2tog) twice, K30 (31-33) = 62 (64-68) sts.

8th row - Purl.

Cast/bind off loosely.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS. Using yarn needle, darn in ends.

Using yarn needle and mattress st seam, join shoulder seams. Fold hood in half so that side edges meet and join back seam (cast on edge is face end). Sew hood to neck edge as pictured.

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