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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Tuck Stitch Vest

Tuck Stitch Vest 1984 by N. Banks

 This pattern is for machine knitting, sample made on a SK700 Studio machine.

Beginner pattern

Pattern info: Cap sleeve with 1 inch mock Size: 40-42-44 one size fits all. Rib at top and 2 inch mock ribbing at bottom. About 26 inches long. 

Yarn used was a 3/11 or 3/12, a sport weight type yarn. Or tryTamm 3 ply Astracryl
Machine: SK 700, no ribber needed, has mock rib.

Gauge: 6 inch/13.5 rows to the inch

Tension: 10 for tuck, 7 for the ribbing.

Stitch Pattern: Tuck stitch #242A, or   Any that will give gauge.

Tension 7 RC 0.   Cast on 138 stitches.  For mock hem, knit 27 rows.

RC 27:             transfer stitches to every other needle for picot hem. Leave empty needles in WP.

Ten 10:            knit 1 row.

Ten 7 RC O:   knit 27 rows, hang hem. With carriage on left, set tuck pattern.

Ten 10: RC 0: knit 189 rows. Cast on 6 stitches each side of carriage by e wrapping. RC 191.

Ten 10, RC 0: knit 121 rows. Stop tuck pattern, set to plain knitting here for hem.

Ten 7, RC 0:   knit 14 rows, transfer stitches to every other needle for picot hem. Leave empty
                        needles in WP.

Ten 10:            knit 1 row.

Ten 7 RC 0:    knit 13 rows.

Ten 10 knit 1 row. Bind off around gate posts. Hand sew top hem down. Make two a like. Sew together at side seams under sleeve down to hem and across tops of sleeves leaving 10 to 12 inches across top open for head. You can also single crochet around the end of the sleeves and neck if you wish.

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