Temple Valley Vest Class
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
- 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
Ella Rae Phoenix DK (Paula used this one)
Woman’s Small (Med, Lg, XL, 2XL)
To fit Bust: 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50) inches
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.