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Jepken Vest

Inspired by a type of a traditional Turkish waistcoat (cepken), this easy to crochet, one-piece vest features old-school-cool shawl collar and toggle details. The pattern comes in 4 sizes, from 0-12 months.

Yarn: Spiral Grain Sport, 2(2, 3, 4) skeins
Sizes: 1(2, 3, 4) to fit wearer’s chest 16(17, 17.5, 18)’’ /40.5(43, 44.5, 45.5) cm with 2-2.5’’/5-6.5 cm ease, up to approx. 0-3(3-6, 6-9, 9-12) mo
Hook: US D /3-3.25 mm, or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Tapestry needle, sewing needle, three 1.25’’/3 cm long x 0.5’’/1 cm wide toggles
Gauge: 25 sts x 12 rows in dc, unblocked = 4’’/10 cm square

Skill Level: Easy

Techniques: Chain, slip, and double crochet stitches, crocheting through front and back loop only