Sleeveless Stylist Vest Free Pattern

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EXPERIENCED SIZES small (Medium, Large, XL, 2X, 3X) 
Bust (41%, 47%, 52%, 59, (105.5 
120.5, 133.5.150, 167.5) cm 
Length 20"/51 cm 

• 6 (7, e, 9, 10, 11) skeins Tahki yarns COTTON 
CLASSIC, 100% mercerized cotton (1.750z/50g; 
108yds/100m) in color *3253 wheat 
• One size 5 (3.75mm) circular needle, 29"/74cm long 
• One set size 4 (3.5mm) double-pointed needles (dpns) 
• Stitch markers 
• Stitch holders 
• Yarn needle 
• Optional: 3 buttons, diameter 
19 Sts and 28 rows 4"/10 cm in Lace stitch 
NOTE: Cocoon is worked sideways in one piece 
from front edge of Right Front, around Back and 
to front edge of Left Front. Piece is worked back 
and forth in rows. Circular needle is used to 
accommodate the large number of stitches. 
Double YO: Wrap yarn around needle twice, drop 
loops from needle on next row - elongated st made. 
Lace Stitch (multiple of 16 Sts) 
Row 1 and All WS Rows: Purl. 
Row2(RS): 9<3, k2tog, YOM, yo. 
ssk, ka: repeat from i. 
Row 4: k2tög, yo, k3, yo, ssk, IQ, yo, ssk, kg; 
repeat from 
ROW6: k2tog, yo, k2, k2tog, 
yo, kl, yo, ssk, 
k2, yo, ssk, k2; repeat from 
k3, yo, ssk, k2, 
Row 8: yo, k2, k2tog, yo, 
yo, ssk, kl: repeat from 
k2tog, yo, 
ROW 10: *K2, YO, SSk, k2, YO, SSk, YO, 
k2, k2tog, yo, ssk; repeat from 
Row 12: yo, ssk, k2, yo, k3tog, yo, k2, k2tog, 
yo, k2; repeat from * 
Row 14: *K4, yo, ssk, IQ, yo, ssk. kl, 
k2tog, yo, k3; 
repeat from 
Row 16: *K5, yo, ssk, k2, yo, ssk, k5; repeat from 
Repeat Rows 1-16 for Lace st. 
Right Front 
Cast on 94 Sts. 
Rows 1-2: Beg with WS row, knit 2 rows. 
Row 3 (WS): purl. 
Rows 4-6: Knit. 
Row 7: Purl. If working buttonholes, work 
Optional Buttonhole Row 7 instead. 
Optional Buttonhole Row 7 (WS): Purl to last 22 
Sts, p2tog, yo, p7, p2tog, yo, p7, yo, p2tog, p2, 
Rows 8-9: Knit. 
Row 10: (K2, ssk, yo) for Neck edge, knit to last 
10 Sts, (yo, k2tog, kg) for Lower edge. 
ROW and All WS Rows: Purl. 
Row 12: Knit. 
Row 14: (P2, ssk, yo) for Neck edge, 'k6, k2tog, 
yo, kg; rep from * 4 more times, (yo, k2tog, p8) 
for Lower edge. 
Row 16: 1<4, • 1<5, k2tog. yo, kl, yo, ssk, k6; rep 
from 4 more times, klO. 
Row 18: P2, Ssk, yo, *k4, k3tog, yo, 1<3, yo, ssk, 
k5; rep from * •4 more times, yo, k2tog, pg. 
Row 20: K4, *beg with Row 2, work Lace st 
across to last 10 Sts, klO. 
Keeping first 4 and last 10 Sts as established and 
rem Sts in Lace st, work until piece measures 5% 
(8, 10, 12%, 14%, 17)" from beg, end with ROW 10 
of Lace st. 
* *Shape First Side Of Shoulder 
Row 1 and All Rows: purl. 
Row2: Work Neck edge as established on 4 Sts, 
work as established across next 16 Sts, pm, work 
16 Sts, pm, work to last 10 Sts, work last 10 Sts as 
Row 4: Work as established to first marker, yo, 
k2tog, work to 2 Sts before next marker, k2tog, 
yo, work to end. 
Row 6: Work Neck edge as established on 4 Sts, 
work to last 10 Sts, work last 10 Sts as estab- 
Row 8: Work as established to marker, yo, k2tog, 
k14, k2tog, yo, work to end. 
Row 10: Work to marker, 1<18, work to end. 
Row 12: Work to marker, yo, k2tog, k14, k2tog. 
yo, work to end. Row 14: Work to marker, 1<18, yo, work to end - 
95 Sts. 
Row 15: Purl. 
Shape Sleeve Cap 
Row 16: Keeping Neck edge and Lace st as 
established, work to marker, k2, [yo, kll 6 times, 
[Double yo, 10 times, Double yo, Ml, slip rem 
57 Sts to a stitch holder for Underarm. 
Row 17: Purl across, dropping all yos - 39 Sts 
Row 18: Work to marker, yo, k2tog, k17 — 39 Sts. 
Row 19 and All WS Rows: Purl, 
Row 20: Work to marker, k19. 
Row 22: Work to marker, yo, k2tog, [yo, kl] 6 
times, [Double yo, kll 11 times. 
Rep Rows 17-22 for 7 more times, then Rows 17• 
20 once for Sleeve Cap. 
Slip Sts to a stitch holder. 
Shape Underarm 
Row 16: With RS facing and working across 57 
Sts from underarm stitch holder, kl, Ml, work as 
established to end — 5B Sts. 
Keeping last 10 Sts of Lower edging as estab- 
fished, work in Lace st for 52 rows, end with 
same row of Lace st as Sleeve Cap. 
Shape Second Side Of Shoulder 
Joining Row 1 (WS): Work across 56 Sts, p2tog, 
working across Sts from Sleeve Cap stitch hold- 
er, p2tog, purl to last 20 Sts, pm, work to end - 
94 Sts. 
Row2: Work to marker, yo, k2tog, k14, k2tog, yo, 
work to end. 
Row 3 and All WS Rows: Purl. 
Row 4; Work to marker, k18, work to end. 
Row 6: Work to marker, yo, k2tog. kla, k2tog, yo, 
work to end. 
Row 8: Work to marker, k18, work to end. 
Row 10: Keeping first 4 and last 10 Sts as estab- 
lished, work in Lace st across all rem sts.+" 
Work as established until Lace st has been 
worked 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 8) times from Joining Row, 
end with Row 10 of Lace st. 
Rep from to " 8, working First Side of 
Shoulder, Sleeve Cap, Underarm and Second 
Side of Shoulder same as previous Armhole. 
Keeping Neck and Lower edges as established, 
work Left Front same as Right Front, reversing 
pattern row placement. 
Bind off. 
Block piece to measurements. 
With dpns, cast on 3 Sts. Work in I-Cord until 
piece measures 50" long. Bind off. 
Thread I-Cord_through eyelets along Neck edge. 
Weave in ends. 

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