Little Drummer Boy by Carla Pletzer

Little Drummer Boy

Knitting
December 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
800 - 1400 yards (732 - 1280 m)
A {B, C, D, E, F, G}
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DESCRIPTION

Everyday practicality without losing style, this vest is the perfect complement to an evening in the kitchen preparing for the holidays or dressed up over slacks and a collared shirt. This vest features clever shaping and design features, making it ideal year-round, regardless of its holiday inspiration.

DESIGN ABSTRACT

Size
A {B, C, D, E, F, G, H}
Shown in size D, with 1” of negative ease.

Finished Measurements
Bust: 31.5 {34.25, 37, 40.5, 43.25, 45.75, 49.5, 52} inches
Length: 24.25 {24.5, 25.5, 25.75, 26.25, 27, 27.5, 28.5} inches

Gauge
18 sts/24 rows = 4” in stockinette stitch

Needles
32-inch US#8/5circular needle
Two US#7/4.5mm DPNs

Materials
Georgian Bay Fibre Co. Hennessy Aran
100% Untreated BFL 200yds/115g skein

Main Colour - RMS Coal
3 {3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6} skeins
600 {600, 800, 800, 1000, 1000, 1200, 1200} yards

Contrasting Colour - Don’s Sugared Plum
100% Untreated BFL 200yds/115g skein
1 skein / 200 yards

Tools & Notions
2 stitch markers
stitch holders or waste yarn
tapestry needle
2 buttons
24-28 inch zipper