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Designer: Triona Murphy
1-3 (3-5, 5-7, 7-9, 9-11) years
Chest: 23¼ (25½, 27, 28¼, 29¾, 32)"
Length to underarm: 7½ (9, 11, 12 ½, 14½, 15½)"
Shown in 27", intended to be worn with 1-2" positive ease
flyWHEEL (Sport Weight)
100% Pure Virgin Wool
170 yds per 50gr (1.75 oz) Skein
2 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5) Skeins
US 3 [3.75 mm] circular needle, length as required to work body comfortably in the round US 4 [4.0 mm] circular needle, length as required to work body comfortably in the round US 3 [3.75 mm] double-pointed needles
1 of color A, 1 of color B, 6 of color C
Stitch Holders or Waste yarn
Tapestry needle, cable needle
3 buttons, 5/8" / 15mm in diameter
22 Sts and 32 Rows = 4" square in Stockinette stitch on larger needles, blocked.
The vest is worked in the round to the armholes. The front is split for the placket, and then each side and the back are worked separately, back and forth to the neck. Sts are picked up along the placket, around the neck, and armholes for the ribbed trim.
While working neck shaping, if there aren’t enough stitches to complete one of the cable patterns on an edge, work those sts as they present themselves (knit the knit stitches and purl the purl stitches).
All references to Right and Left are as worn.