The pattern of the month for June will be updated on June 8, 2020.
The Rhapsody Vest is a fun lacy design that can be customized in so many different ways. The pattern includes instructions for three different lengths and three different finishes. This lightweight vest is the perfect Spring and Summer accessory.
Mighty Stitch by Knit Picks. #4 worsted weight. Samples shown in Conch, Mint and Oyster
Short Version– right below chest- 270 (300, 340, 390, 450, 520) yards
Medium Version– at or around hip- 290 (320, 360, 410, 470, 540) yards
Long version– right below your rump- 520 (540, 580, 630, 690, 760) yards
Depending on your finishing you will need additional yarn for edging or lace- 100 (120, 160, 210, 250, 300) yards
K/6.5mm crochet hook – Use promo code Cre8tionCrochet15 to get 15% off any Furls Crochet hook
Yarn needle to weave in ends
11sts and 6 rows= 4”
Row 1: FDC 19, ch 3, turn OR ch 22, dc in 4th ch from hook, dc in each st to end <19 dc>
Row 2: Dc in first dc (same st as turning ch-3), *skip 2 dc, [dc, ch 2, dc] in same st, repeat from * until 3 sts remain, skip 2dc, 2dc in last dc, ch 3, turn <2dc, 5 Vsts, 2dc>
Row 3: Dc in first dc (same st as turning ch-3), *skip 2dc, 3dc in next ch-2 sp, repeat from * until 3 sts remain, skip 2dc, 2dc in last dc, ch 3, turn <19 dc>
Row 4: Dc in first dc (same st as turning ch-3), skip next dc, dc in each dc across until 2-dc remain, skip next dc, 2dc in last dc, ch 3, turn <19 dc>
Repeat rows 2-4 until swatch measures 6” tall Measure your gauge in the innermost 4” (edges and row ends will measure differently)
See schematic below for measurements
This pattern will be available in sizes Small through 3x. Sizes adhere to the Craft Yarn Councils Standard Women’s Measurements, which can be found HERE.
This design has 1-2” ease*, which means it fits snug, if you want your vest to fit looser you should go to the next size for a looser fit.
*Ch 3 is considered first dc.
*Pattern is worked from the bottom up. In part two we will separate for the sleeves.
*Pattern is written in size small, changes for medium, large, 1x, 2x and 3x are in parenthesis.
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