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Holli Yeoh | Aidan

Aidan

What a great vest to wear over a shirt! Using strands taken from the self-patterning yarn, the squares of colour on the back echo the stripes on the front to great effect. Because it’s sleeveless, it’s really built for action!

This knitting pattern includes written instructions, a schematic with measurements, front and back images and yardage amounts for each intarsia butterfly/bobbin required.

Yarn

Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi)
Uses from 1-2 50 g balls self-patterning yarn along with 1-2 50 g balls of solid

Needles

2.5 & 3 mm / US 1½ & 2½

Gauge

30 sts and 42 rows = 4" / 10 cm in stockinette stitch using larger needles

Size/Finished Measurements

Size: 0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-3 yrs) Finished chest: 21 (24, 26, 29 ½)” / 53.5 (61, 66, 75) cm

Techniques

Working intarsia from written instructions, increases/decreases, short rows, three-needle bind-off, picking up stitches, buttonholes, seaming.