Basic Knit Vest
250g of blue Magic Baby Joy yarn (30% wool, 70% acryl; 133m/50g);
Knitting needles 4.
Chest circumference: 88-96 cm.
2 x 2 rib;
Garter stitch: knit;
Wrong-side pattern: in RS row – purls, in WS row – knit sts.
Stitches control: 18 sts x 26 rows = 10 x 10 cm
Cast on 82 sts, make 16 rows of rib and work in the following way: 1 selvage st, 8 sts of garter stitch, 8 sts of wrong-side pattern, 8 sts of garter stitch, 8 sts of wrong-side pattern, 16 sts of garter stitch, 8 sts of wrong-side pattern, 8 sts of garter stitch, 8 sts of wrong-side pattern, 8 sts of garter stitch, 1 selvage st. In 108 rows from rib, work on all sts with garter stitch. In 134 rows from rib, bind off the central 22 sts for neck-hole and finish each side separately, bind off 3 x 1 st in every 2nd row. In 10 rows from the beginning of neck-hole, bind off 27 sts for shoulder from each side.
Make in the same way, as back. In 84 rows from rib, divide your work in half for V-shape neck-hole and finish them separately, decrease 14 x 1 st in every 4th row (by means of making every 8th and 9th sts together). In 144 rows form rib, bind off 27 sts for shoulder.
Make shoulder and side seams (on the level of 66th row).