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KnitKnot 01-10-2008 12:03 PM

Pattern Needed for Simple Ladies Waistcoat
 
Does anyone know of a simple free pattern for a ladies waistcoat/vest (not the pullover kind, but the kind that looks like a sleeveless jacket.....if you know what I mean....:wink:)

The lady in question is in her 80's, needs a bust size of 42-44" and as this is North Scotland I'd like to do it in a warm wool mix yarn - probably aran weight, but I'm open to suggestions.

Any links & ideas are gratefully received as always,
Ta,
Jan

astonh 01-10-2008 01:48 PM

Perhaps something like these?

http://www.berroco.com/264.268/264/264_parchesi_pv.html
(just shorten the length)

http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/kkc-vest.html

http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/kce-longVest.html

All use an aran weight yarn.

KnitKnot 01-10-2008 02:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by astonh (Post 1039471)

I'm so hopeless on computers.....it's embarrassing. I'm just posted a reply and it vanished! :aww:
Anyhoo..... thanks for these links, I'm going to knit the lionbrand long vest I think, and shorten it for a smart look for my older gal. Will hold onto the other patterns for a project when I have more time. thanks very much!

astonh 01-10-2008 02:50 PM

You are most welcome. I'm sure there are many others out there that would work for you but these are just first I ran across. I am glad that you will be able to possibly use one of them. happy knitting.


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