designs

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!

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, knit-on edging, picking up stitches, buttonholes, seaming.