Fiddlesticks Knitting Patterns and Yarns
This versatile vest features a harmonious combination of interesting Japanese texture, lace and cable stitches. Fun to knit and flattering to wear, it can tie to fit elegantly and closely (as shown here) or casually and loosely.
NOTE: Fiddlesticks Knitting Patterns use charts.
Recommended for Advanced Intermediate knitters.
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Gauge: in stocking stitch, after blocking:
4 inches = 19 stitches / 30 rows
Recommended yarn DK-weight, each ball 50 g / 115 m. Sample knit with 100% raw silk yarn.
Sizing and Yarn Requirements with knitted measurement at bust.
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.
Recommended needle sizes:
3.5 mm (US 4) 24" circular needles (or straights for body and circulars for collar)
3 mm (US 3) 24" circular needles (or straights for body and circulars for collar)
3 mm (US 3) 16" circular needles for armhole bands
3.5 mm (US 4) double-pointed needles (for I-cord)
or size to obtain gauge
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