Temple Valley Vest Class


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This lacy layering piece is right on trend and looks perfect whether dressed up or down.  Great class for beginning knitters who want to increase their skill level.

Prerequisites:  Students should know how to cast on knit, purl, cast off.  

Instructor:  Paula Koerner

Dates:  Mondays:  4-20-20, 5-4-20, 5-18-20, 6-1-20

Time:  10 am to noon

Materials Needed:  

  • Pattern from Creative Knitting Magazine, $7 paid directly to Paula for the pattern.  She will bring the pattern to first day of class.  A copy will also be emailed to you.
  • DK weight cotton 873-1455 yards.  (See below for requirements)
  • US #9, 24" circular needle or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Stitch Markers
  • Stitch Holder
  • Scissors

Recommended Yarn:

 Ella Rae Phoenix DK  (Paula used this one)

Ella Rae Phoenix DK Prints

Zooey Cotton Linen Blend


Woman’s Small (Med, Lg, XL, 2XL)

To fit Bust: 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50) inches

Finished Measurements

Chest:  Approx 65 (66, 67.25, 72.75, 74) inches wide.

Length:  21.75 (21.75, 21.75, 24.25, 24.25) inches long.

Yardage req’d:  873 yards (873, 873, 1164 1164 yds)

Pre-Class Homework:  Do a gauge swatch of the following pattern with size 9 needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

Gauge is 16 st and 28 rows = 4” in lace pattern after blocking.  Lace pattern is a 10 stitch repeat.  Cast on 21 stitches (17 for the pattern and 2 on each edge.)

Beginning Lace Pattern

Row 1 (RS):  Yfwd, sl 1 pwise *yo, k1, sk2p, k1, yo, k5; rep from *to last 6 sts,

yo, k1, sk2p, k1, yo, k1.

Row 2: Yfwd, sl 1 pwise, purl to last st, k1.

Row 3-6:  Rep [Rows 1 and 2] twice more

Row 7:  Yfwd, sl 1 pwise, *k1, W3, k6; rep from * to last 6 sts, k1, W3, k2.

Row 8:  Yfwd, sl 1 pwise, purl to last st, k1.

Row 9: Yfwd, sl 1 pwise, yarn back, 

*k5, yo, k1, sk2p, k1, yo; rep from * to last 6 sts, k6.

Row 10:  Yfwd, sl 1 pwise, purl to last st, k1.

Row 11-14:  Rep [Rows 9 and 10] twice more.

Row 15:  Yfwd, sl 1 pwise yarn back.  *k6, w3, k1; rep from * to last  6 sts, k6

Row 16:  Yfwd, sl 1 pwise, purl to last st, k1

Wrap 3 (W3)=*Wyib, slip the next 3 stitches purlwise, bring yarn to front, slip 3 stitches back to Left Hand needle, rep from * once more.  Knit the 3 stitches as you normally would.