FREE PATTERN Design S7578 • Vest, Hat and Arm Warmers Sizes: Vest: one size XS to L. Hat: to fit about 19¾" to 21¾" [50 to 55 cm] head. Arm warmers: circumference (unstretched) about 8¾" [22 cm], length 17¼" [44 cm]. Materials: Schachenmayr/SMC Viva Color, vest 550g, hat 50g, arm warmers 100g #00085 earth mix. Vest: one US 10½ [7 mm] circular needle 32" [80 cm] long and one US J/10 [6 mm] crochet hook; hat: five US 11 [8 mm] dpn, and for warmers five US 10½ [7 mm] dpn, or size to obtain gauge. Welt pattern: alt K1, P1. Rib pattern: alt K2, P2; on RS rows K selvage sts; P on WS rows. Seed stitch: alt K1, P1; stagger sts on every row. Stockinette stitch: in rounds K all sts. Gauge: with 7mm needles and Seed Stitch 11 sts and 19 rows; with Rib Patt stretched lightly 13 sts and 18 rows; with 8 mm needles and st-st 11 sts and 16 rnds, each to 4" [10 cm]. METHOD Vest: first work front and back in one piece crosswise, starting at one front edge. With the circular needle cast on 56 sts and work in Seed Stitch in rows. At the same time PM at one side edge when work measures 14½" [37 cm] and 24" [61 cm] for 1st armhole, and when work measures 39" [99 cm] and 48½" [123 cm] for 2nd armhole. When work measures about 63" [160 cm] bind off all sts. For collar and bands pick up 48 sts across side edge with markers to first marker, then cast on 34 sts for armhole, pick up and work 50 sts between markers 2 and 3, cast on 34 for 2nd armhole, and after 4th marker work 48 sts into side edge. Work 7¾" [20 cm] Rib Patt across 214 sts; on 1st WS row P selvage st and P1, then alt K2, P2; end with K2, P1, selvage st. Bind off all sts. Around each armhole edge crochet 1 rnd sc [UK = dc]. Copyright © 2011 Coats PLC - www.knitSMC.com 11 / 2011 Abbreviations: alt = alternate, beg = beginning, cm = centimeters, CN = cable needle, cont = continue, dec = decrease, dpn = double point needles, foll = follow/s/ing, g = grams, inc = increase/s/ing, K = knit, K2tog = knit 2 together, kwise = knitwise, LH = left hand, lp(s) = loop(s), m = meters, M1 = make 1 - an increase, mm millimeters, oz = ounces, P = purl, patt = pattern, pm = place marker, P2tog = purl 2 stitches together, prev = previous, psso = pass slipped stitch over, pwise = purlwise, rem = remaining, rep = repeat, rev st-st = reversed stockinette stitch, RH = right hand, skp = slip, knit, pass stitch over - 1 stitch decreased, sk2p = slip 1, knit 2 together, pass, slipped st over the knit 2 together - 2 stitches have been decreased, sl1k = slip 1 knitwise, sl1p = slip 1 purlwise, sl-st = slip stitch(es), st(s) = stitch(es), st-st = stockinette stitch, tbl = through back loop, tog = together, WS = wrong side, wyib = with yarn in back, wyif = with yarn in front, yd(s) = yard(s), yo = yarn over Hat: with 8 dpn cast on 48 sts evenly across and work in st-st. When work measures 8¾" [22 cm] mark every 8th st 6 times. On foll rnd, then on every 2nd rnd 5 times K2tog after the marked sts = 12 sts. On foll rnd K2tog 6 times. Cut thread, pull through rem 6 sts, pull up and darn away yarn tail. Height of hat about 11¾" [30 cm]. Copyright © 2011 Coats PLC - www.knitSMC.com 11 / 2011 Wrist warmers: with 7 dpn cast on 32 sts evenly across and work in Welt Patt. When work measures 15" [38cm] bind off 5 at start of rnd for thumb hole; on foll rnd cast on 5 over those bound off. When work measures about 17¼" [44 cm] bind off all sts. Work both wrist warmers alike.
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