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Old 06-16-2010, 08:22 PM   #1
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FO: "Chicago Vest"
Pattern: "Chicago Vest"
Source book:
Classic Knitted Vests by Nancie M. Wiseman
Yarn: Punta Yarns Merisoft Hand Painted Aran (483 yds)
Colorway:
HP06 "Sandstone Falls"
Needle size for gauge: US10.5 (made for fast knitting!)

If you are interested in reading my notes and modifications,(Ravelry notebook), click here.

PS: I knit this vest in about 3 days, while up in the high mountains with DH. The big needles and "built in" buttonbands, armhole bands, and neckband really made this a QUICK AND EASY KNIT! Of course, blocking and fussing with the seaming takes a few more days. But the actual knitting was quick! This book is a very worthwhile investment! I love it. Have knit several of her vests. Great pattern directions, error-free. How novel is that???






I'll pair it with this Elsebeth Lavold pullover "Siv", knit back in 2004.
Silky Wool, and still in great shape! I love Silky Wool.


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Old 06-16-2010, 08:27 PM   #2
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Very very nice (as always ;o) I'm super envious of your garment knitting ability :o)
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My kind of town, Chicago is.

Chicago, Chicago, that toddlin' town.

Take me back to Chicago.

Oooops, I'm getting side tracked.

Tres chic!
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That's so pretty and will provide a nice extra bit of warmth as well as class.
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Love it! It pairs beautifully with that pullover! You are one stylin' lady!
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