Little Man Vest by Eileen Casey
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Little Man Vest

Knitting
December 2012
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
210 - 630 yards (192 - 576 m)
Newborn [3 mths, 6 mths, 12 mths, 18 mths, 24 mths, 4 yrs, 6 years, 8 yrs]
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Boys need cute clothes too, and this little cabled vest is as sweet as can be! It is knit all in one piece in the round - so it goes really fast. The cables look impressive, but are easy to memorise – and using Patons Classic Wool ensures that this will be warm and practical as well as decorative. This pattern is called Classic Wool Cabled Baby Vest in the print book.

This is based on an old pattern, but it is not the same:
The new pattern has a wider size range, cables were changed for symmetry, the pattern was changed from knit flat and seamed to seamless in the round, new charts, new schematic, written directions added as well as charted directions, new sample, new pictures, new edging, slightly different neckline, all errata corrected.

This is NOT the same pattern and took a substantial amount of time to re-work, re-knit and re-format. I hope you understand that while pattern support is guaranteed with the new pattern, I WILL NO LONGER BE OFFERING PATTERN SUPPORT OR UPDATED ERRATA FOR THE OLD PATTERN.

SIZE
Newborn (3 mths, 6 mths, 12 mths, 18 mths, 24 mths, 4 yrs, 6 years, 8 yrs)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Chest: 17 (18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 27, 28.5) inches
Length: 9 (10, 10.75, 11.5, 12.5, 13.5, 14.5, 16, 18) inches
Shown in 6 mths size

DIFFICULTY
Intermediate - techniques used: making cables, reading charts, knitting in the round, picking up stitches, three-needle bind off, vikkel braid

MATERIALS
Patons Classic Wool (100% wool; 210yds/192m per 3.5oz/100g skein); colour: Natural Mix, 229; 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3) skeins

1 16” US 7 (4.5 mm) circular knitting needle
1 16” US 5 (3.75 mm) circular knitting needle
Set of US 5 (3.75 mm) dpns
row counter
stitch holders

GAUGE
5 stitches and 7 rows per inch in Stockinette Stitch using US 7 (4.5 mm) needle
6 sts to 1 inch over cable plait
20 sts to 3 inches over center cable + 2 reverse stockinette sts on either side