Portia

$10.00 USD

Portia's V-neck and side slits make it easy to throw on over just about anything. Knit in a smooshy Waffle Stitch pattern, with tailored details to elevate the look. This vest has the iconic Cocoknits Method shoulders and a tapered hem outlined by ribbing. The back is longer than the front which ads comfort while creating a nice silhouette. Dress it up or down, it looks great with all sorts of styles. 

This is a Cocoknits Method pattern.

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Before Purchasing This Pattern

This vest is worked using a modified Cocoknits Method, a commonsense system for knitting seamless, tailored sweaters from the top down. The Cocoknits Method is explained in detail in Cocoknits Sweater Workshop by Julie Weisenberger.

All of the page numbers in this pattern refer to the pages in Cocoknits Sweater Workshop, where the techniques are explained in detail. Purchase Cocoknits Sweater Workshop or visit your local yarn store.

Sizes

(1, 2, 3)(4, 5, 6)(7, 8, 9)

Finished Measurements

  • Finished Bust: (37.25, 39.5, 42)(46.75, 51.5, 56.5)(61.25, 66, 70.75)” / (94.5, 100.5, 106.5)(119, 131, 143.5)(155.5, 167.5, 180) cm
  • Finished Length
    • Front: (22, 23, 24)(25.25, 25.75, 26.75)(27, 28, 28.5)” / (56, 58.5, 61)(64.5, 65.5, 68)(68.5, 71.25, 72.25) cm or desired length
    • Back: (23, 24, 25.25)(26.5, 26.75, 27.75)(28, 29, 29.5)” / (58.5, 61, 64)(67, 68, 70.5)(71.5, 74, 75) cm or desired length

Materials

Yarn

  • (680, 760, 850)(1000, 1125, 1275)(1400, 1560, 1705) yds / (620, 695, 775)(915, 1230, 1165)(1285, 1435, 1560) m of sport - dk weight yarn that gets gauge

Shown in:

Rosa Pomar Vovo

  • 100% Portuguese Wool; 156 yds / 143 m per 1.75 oz / 50 skein
  • 5, 5, 6)(7, 8, 9)(9, 10, 11) skeins in color 60 [tan] and 23 Light Gray

Nomad Noos High Mountain Yak (held double)

  • 100% Yak; 290 yds / 265 m per 1.75 oz / 50 g skein
  • (5, 6, 6)(7, 8, 9)(10, 11, 12) skeins in Yes My Eagle Can Do [rust]

Needles

  • US 7 / 4.5 mm (or size needed to obtain gauge) circular needle, 32” / 80 cm or longer for body (length should be shorter than bust circumference).
  • US 5 / 3.75 mm 16” circular needle (or long enough to do magic loop) for neck ribbing
  • US 6 / 4 mm needle for working neck bind-off
  • US 4 / 3.5 mm needle for working bind-off
  • US 0-3 / 2-3.25 mm dpn or any length circular needle (for picking up stitches)

Notions

Gauge

20 sts and 31 rows / rnds = 4” / 10 cm square in Waffle St Pattern on largest needles

 
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