Sherrington Vest


Also available as 1 of 6 patterns in the Study Hall Knits collection.

Product Description

A classic flattering vest with deep ribbing and dart shaping. This is a versatile pattern; try a short vest under a long jacket, or a long vest on its own over jeans.

Skill level
Intermediate (Shaping, joining, picking up stitches)

Finished Measurements
Finished bust 33.75 (38.25, 42, 46, 49.75, 54.25)” (Intended to be worn with about 2″ of ease)
Short vest length 21 (22, 22.5, 23.25, 23.75, 24.5)”
Long vest length 36.5 (38, 39, 40, 41, 42)”

Knit Picks Capra (85% Merino Wool, 15% Cashmere 123 yds/50 gram ball), Platinum 24965: Short vest: 6 (8, 8, 9, 10, 12) balls Long vest: 10 (11, 12, 14, 15, 17) balls

US 6 (4.0mm) 36″ or longer circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge US 4 (3.5mm) 24″ or longer circular needles, plus DPNs or longer circular if using Magic Loop, for armhole bands, or two sizes smaller than needles used to obtain gauge. If you are working the long vest, you will need a circular needle long enough to accommodate a large number of stitches when working the front bands.



Additional Information

Stitches over 4 inches/10cm


Rows over 4 inches/10cm



3.5mm (US 4), 4.0mm (US 6)

Yarn Weight


Skills required

basic finishing, basic knit/purl combinations, picking up and knitting, sewing buttons