This pretty waistcoat is knitted in one piece. This pattern is ideal in Gotland, as the fibre has a lovely drape. The main body of the garment has rib lines which give it a period “boned” look and create the shaping.
To Fit Bust:
91 (101) cm / 36 (40)”
Bust: 96 (108) cm / 38 (43)”
Blacker Yarns Gotland DK (100% British Gotland Wool; 110 m / 119 yds per 50g)
Pale; 5 (6) balls
16 sts x 20 rows = 10 cm / 4” with larger needles in moss stitch.
3.75 mm (US 5) - straight knitting needles
4.5 mm (US 7) - straight knitting needles
Always use needles which result in the correct size after blocking.
stitch markers, darning needle, 5 (6) small buttons, beads (optional)
This garment is knitted in one piece. The triangular border is worked first and then stitches are picked up to knit the main body. The waistcoat is then finished with a delicate button band.
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