Tuxedo Vest and Bow Tie

Published: 07/04/15
Category: Vests
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Tuxedo Vest and Bow Tie

Size: 18-24 months

Materials:

1 x 100 g hank (each approx 328 yards/1 meters) of Kartopu Gonca in #K010 white (A) and 1 100 g hank in #K940 black (B);

1 pair 3,5 mm quick-knit needles, one 3,5 mm circular needle and three 15 mm buttons.

Rib Pattern: K2, P2 Rib.

St st: K on RS rows, P on WS rows.

Gauge:

St st: 22 sts and 27 rows = 10 x 10 cm.

Front:

With A, cast on 54 sts. Work in Rib Pat for 8 rows, increasing 6 sts evenly across last row = 60 sts.

Beg with row 1 of chart, work in St st until piece measures 21 cm from beg.

Armhole shaping:

Bind off 5 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Dec 2 sts at each end of the next row and then dec 1 at side every row 3 times = 40 sts rem.

Cont even.

Armhole measures approx 16,5 cm.

Strap: Work acc to chart and photo.

Neck shaping:

Tuxedo Vest and Bow Tie

Working colors as for chart row 77, join a 2nd ball of yarn and bind off center 8 sts, work to end of row.

Working both sides at once, bind off 3 sts from each neck edge once, then dec 1 st from each neck edge 3 times.

When piece measures 37,5 cm from beg, bind off rem 10 sts each side for shoulders.

Back:

With A, cast on 54 sts. Work in Rib Pat for 8 rows, increasing 6 sts evenly across last row = 60 sts.

Beg with a knit (RS) row, work 24 rows in St st.

Cut A and cont in B to end.

Work until piece measures same as front to armhole.

Armhole shaping:

Bind off 5 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Dec 2 sts at each end of the next row and then dec 1 at side every row 3 times = 40 sts rem.

Work even until armhole measures 34,5 cm, end with a WS row.

Neck shaping:

Next row (RS): Work 18 sts, join a 2nd ball of yarn and bind off center 6 sts, work to end.

Working both sides at once, bind off 3 sts from each neck edge once, 2 sts from each neck edge 2 times.

When piece measures 37,5 cm from beg, bind off rem 10 sts each side for shoulders.

Finishing:

Block pieces to finished measurements.

Join shoulder and side seams.

Neckband:

With circular needle, RS facing and A, pick up and k 76 sts evenly around neck opening.

Join and place marker (pm) for beg of rnd.

Work 8 rnd in Rib Pat.

Bind off all sts loosely in rib.

Armbands:

With circular needle, RS facing and A, pick up and k 70 sts evenly around armhole opening.

Join and pm for beg of rnds.

Work 8 rnd in Rib Pat.

Bind off all sts in rib.

Using photo as a guide, sew buttons to center front of vest.

Bow Tie:

With B, cast on 14 sts and work 24 rows in St st, end with a WS row.

Bind off all sts purlwise.

Thread the bow tie through the strap.

Chart

Chart in pdf

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