Kivitasku Vest by Katrine Birkenwasser
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Kivitasku Vest

Knitting
April 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 4 - 3.5 mm
366 yards (335 m)
18m-2-4-6-8-10-12-14
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Kivitasku is a cable slipover for a young gentleman. The vest is knitted seamlessly from the top down, starting at the shoulders knitting flat, then joining in the round at underarms. Stitches are picked up at neck and armhole openings for a neat ribbing. The is intended to be worn with about 5 cm/2” positive ease. The top-down construction makes it easy to try it on and modify length if needed.

Sizes: 18 m (2-4-6-8-10-12-14) (shown in size 10) for chest circumference of 48 (53-58,5-63,5-67-71-76-80) cm / 19 (21-23-25-26½-28-30-31½)“.

Finished measurements:
Chest: 55 (58,5-64,5-69-72-77-81,5-85) cm / 22 (23-25½-27¼-28½-30¼-32-33¼)“.
Length from shoulder to hem: 35 (37-39-43-48-52-54-56) cm / 13¾ (15½-17-19-20½-21¼-22)”.

Yarn: Sandnes Garn Klompelompe Tynn Merinoull (175 m / 50 g) or other fingering weight yarn: 260 (300-350-410-480-550-610-670 m/ 280 (330-380-450-530-600-670-720) yds.
(Pictured in colorway 6571)

Tools: US 4/3,5 mm circular needles (and DPNs), cable needle, stitch marker, yarn needle

Gauge: 26 sts and 34 rows = 10 cm (4”) in st st.