Blomekrans (vest) by Tori Seierstad
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Blomekrans (vest)

Knitting
March 2013
Light Fingering ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colourwork
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
1750 - 2625 yards (1600 - 2400 m)
30, 32, 34, 36½, 39, 41, 43, 45½, 48½
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Colourwork vest with all over flower pattern, worked in beautiful shades of Shetland wool.

Waist shaping incorporated into flower pattern. Separate charts for each size.

Pattern thread in my group

Sizes

Bust circumference:
30, 32, 34, 36½, 39, 41, 43, 45½, 48½ inches
76, 81, 86, 93, 99,104, 109, 116, 123 cm

Gauge

Note: With the wide pattern repeats, it is hard to get several sizes without distorting the flowers. Therefore some sizes are achieved by changing tension.

Sts and rounds to 4in/10cm over stranded pattern and stocking stitch.

Size 30: 32 sts and 40 rounds
Size 32: 30 sts and 38 rounds
Size 41: 29 sts and 37 rounds
All other sizes: 28 sts and 36 rounds

Materials

2ply Jamieson & Smith jumper weight

MC Shade 202 44, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 6 x 25 g balls

1 x 25 g ball of each of the following shades, unless other amount is specified.

CC1 Shade FC38 Brown (2 balls from size 43)
CC2 Shade 9097 Red (2 balls from size 43)
CC3 Shade 072 Red-pink (2 balls from size 39)
CC4 Shade 125 Orange
CC5 Shade 87 Purple
CC6 Shade FC12 mix Moss green (2 balls from size 39)
CC7 Shade 29 mix Green mix (2 balls from size 43)
CC8 Shade FC34 Turquoise
CC9 Shade 65 Seagreen
CC10 Shade FC46 Gray-green

Thanks to technichal editor Sarah Hatton for her help and patience.