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LoriSax
11-02-2007, 10:22 AM
I have some Paxton Classic Merino Wool Yarn in Red. I think it is beautiful. Does anyone know of a vest pattern I can try to make with this?? I just do not want a basic knit pattern, or stockinette, but I also am not an advanced knitter. Cables do not look too hard, maybe I could do those??

Thank You, and you ladies are the best!!!
Lori

MrsDavis3
11-02-2007, 10:34 AM
I don't know why attractive vest patterns are not more widespread.
I have been looking for one for weeks, and last night at the book store I hurriedly grabbed a book I'd heard much about, "The KNitter's Handy Book of Sweater Patterns", assuming that of course there would be at least one vest in it. There isn't one.

A vest is such a great thing to knit. So much quicker than a sweater with sleeves, and yet useful as heck. It is great for layering, doesn't produce bulk under the sleeves of a coat, and makes a person look a bit more "dressed" without much fuss.

Who knows a book of vest patterns only?

dip's mom
11-02-2007, 02:27 PM
cheryl oberle's book "folk vests" is very good -- I have several on my 'to do list' but haven't actually gotten any on the needles yet.

LoriSax
11-02-2007, 02:27 PM
I did a search, and I found a nice pattern I am going to try. Thanks!!!
Lori

cinnamon_girl
11-02-2007, 08:45 PM
Here's a link to a vest pattern I have bookmarked to make sometime this winter.


http://www.knitscene.com/projects/TweedyVest.pdf

LoriSax
11-03-2007, 09:20 AM
Your right, that is cute!! I saved it maybe for the future!
Lori

Mazie
11-03-2007, 01:24 PM
I went to knitting pattern central and clicked on 'mens' patterns. They have some really nice unisex patterns you can look at. I picked out a couple for myself, thanks for the idea.

momwolf
11-03-2007, 08:39 PM
Here's some
http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/prudence/prudence.html
http://www.klaam.com/sheknits/PDF%20files/Mohair%20Magic%20Vest.pdf
http://knitty.com/ISSUEspring04/PATTboogie.html
http://www.knitscene.com/projects/TweedyVest.pdf
http://www.yarn-store.com/knitted-vest-patterns.html

Mazie
11-03-2007, 11:02 PM
A walk in the park.. ( Cabled Vest ) Knit Simple .. vogue knitting, fall 2007
a really cool vest that could be unisex or I would love to add sleeves....
Just a great pattern.

I have not tried to knit it yet but I bought the magazine just for this pattern...... hope that helps...