This versatile vest features a harmonious combination of interesting Japanese texture, lace knitting and cable stitches. Flattering to wear, it can be tied closely for an elegant fit (as shown here), or loosely for a more casual look (click on thumbnail photos below). NOTE: Fiddlesticks Knitting patterns are charted. Recommended for Advanced Intermediate knitters.
DK-weight, each ball 50 g / 115 m. Sample knit with 100% raw silk yarn.
Knitted measurements at bust and yarn requirements
Size 1: 34 inches - 8 balls
Size 2: 38 inches - 9 balls
Size 3: 42 inches - 10 balls
Size 4: 46 inches - 11 balls
Size 5: 50 inches - 12 balls
Size 6: 54 inches - 13 balls
Ease can be allowed by how tightly the vest is tied.
3.5 mm (US 4) 24-inch circular needles (or straights for body and circulars for collar)
3 mm (US 3) 24-inch circular needles (or straights for body and circulars for collar)
3 mm (US 3) 16-inch circular needles for armhole bands
3.5 mm (US 4) double- pointed needles
or sizes needed to obtain gauge
Gauge in moss stitch
4 inches = 20 stitches and 32 rows
Printed pattern or pdf
$12.00 CDN / US