Bastion Point Vest by Kelly van Niekerk
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Bastion Point Vest

February 2012
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 6 - 4.0 mm
241 - 591 yards (220 - 540 m)
45cm high chest circumference (approximately 6-12m) to 72.5cm (approximately 10years)
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The vest (or sleeveless cardy) is knit bottom up. The body of the knit is full (no little round bellies poking out between the fronts!), and the vest is closed with either a single button or ribbon inserted through an eyelet row (or both).
The edging is a very simple rolled edging.
The vest is perfect for wearing out to evening summer BBQs, or just mucking about outside.
It comes written for 4ply/Fingering and 8ply/DK weight yarns, and in sizes 45cm high chest circumference (approximately 6-12m) to 72.5cm (approximately 10years)

The pattern is an excellent for solid, semisolid, and variegated yarns.
Yarn requirements:
This pattern is suitable for both plant and animal fibres

4ply/fingering weight yarn : 45cm – 350m, 47.5cm – 375m, 50cm – 400m, 52.5cm – 425m, 55cm – 450m, 57.5cm – 475m, 60cm – 500m, 62.5cm – 525m, 65cm – 550m , 67.5cm – 575m, 70cm – 600m, 72.5cm – 625m

8ply/dk weight yarn : 45cm – 220m, 47.5cm – 240m, 50cm – 270m, 52.5cm – 300m, 55cm – 330m, 57.5cm – 360m, 60cm – 390m, 62.5cm – 420m, 65cm –450m , 67.5cm – 480m, 70cm – 510m, 72.5cm – 540m