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Bright Lights Doll Vest

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Experience Necessary
Project Courtesy of: Lion Brand

Additional Information

Description

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Lion Brand Vanna’s Glamour:
    Sapphire 1 ball (A) or color of choice
  • Lion Brand Bonbons:
    Celebrate 1 pack (B) or color of choice
  • Martha Stewart Crafts Lion Brand Yarn Knit & Weave Loom Kit

DIRECTIONS:

SIZE
To fit an 18" tall doll

NOTES
1.
All warping and weaving is done with 3 strands of yarn held together. Wind each ball of yarn into 3 separate, approximately equal-size balls before beginning.
2. Weft is woven with multiple colors of yarn. Follow the Weft Color Sequence for how to set up the rows.

Colors for B yarns
Dark Blue (C)
Hot Pink (D)
Purple (E)
Pea Green (F)
Red (G)
Light Blue (H)
Sparkling Peach (I)
Emerald (J)

BACK (make 1)
Loom Configuration
Use the following pieces: (4) 12-hole pieces and (4) corner pieces.
Connect pieces to form a square as follows: 12-hole piece > corner piece > 12-hole piece > corner piece > 12-hole piece > corner piece > 12-hole piece > corner piece.
Insert a small peg into each of the 17 holes on the top and bottom of the loom, leaving the 4 corner holes empty.
Insert a small peg into each of the 16 holes on each side of the loom, leaving one bottom hole on each side empty – 66 working pegs placed.
Note: There will be one empty hole on each top corner of the loom and 2 empty holes on each bottom corner of the loom. Insert one contrast color peg in upper right hand corner for slipknot.

Follow loom manual instructions on WEAVING for how to set up the warp, weave the weft, and remove weaving from the loom.

Set up the warp across the 17 small pegs at the top and bottom of the loom using 3 strands of A held together.

Weave the weft across the 16 small pegs on the sides of the loom using 3 strands of B yarns held together in the following Color Sequence.

WEFT COLOR SEQUENCE:
Weave the weft changing colors as follows:
Weave 2 rows with 3 strands of (C), weave 2 rows with 3 strands of (D), weave 2 rows with 3 strands of (E), weave 2 rows with 3 strands of (F), weave 2 rows with 3 strands of (G), weave 2 rows with 3 strands of (H), weave 2 rows with 3 strands of (I), weave 2 rows with 3 strands of (J).

FRONTS (make 2)
Loom Configuration
Use the following pieces: (2) 12-hole pieces, (2) 6-hole pieces and (4) corner pieces.
Connect pieces to form a rectangle as follows: 12-hole piece > corner piece > 6-hole piece > corner piece > 12-hole piece > corner piece > 6-hole piece > corner piece.
Insert a small peg into each of the 9 holes on each short side (top and bottom) of the loom and a small peg into each of the16 holes on each long side of the loom – 50 small working pegs placed. Note: There will be 2 empty holes at each top corner of the loom and 3 empty holes at each bottom corner of the loom. Insert one contrast color small peg in upper right hand corner for slipknot.

Set up the warp across the 9 small pegs on the short sides of the loom using 3
strands of A held together.

Weave the weft across the 16 small pegs on the long sides of the loom using 3 strands of B yarns held together and following the Weft Color Sequence.

FINISHING

With yarn needle provided with loom, sew the side of one front to the one side of the Back for 2-1/2", leaving the top 2-1/2" open for armhole. Repeat with second front. Sew the top edge of each front to the top edge of the back for 1", leaving the center 3" open for neck. Weave the yarn ends into the wrong side of the vest.

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