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Ranjan (Man's Waistcoat)

Knitting
February 1992
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
31 stitches and 33 rows = 4 inches in fairisle pattern using 3.25mm (US 3) needles
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
2060 yards (1884 m)
One size only (measures 41" around chest)

Man’s waistcoat (UK)/vest (US) with a traditional fair-isle pattern worked in black, red, yellow and blue which is reminiscent of an exotic oriental carpet.

There are also patterns for a child’s sweater and a ladies’ sweater with elephant motifs and rich colourwork.

Yarn requirements:

1 skein (220 yards) of Sea Breeze in 565 Madeira, 557 Forget-me-not and 558 Truffle
3 skeins (525 yards) of Cabled Mercerised Cotton in 319 Black
2 skeins (350 yards) of Cabled Mercerised Cotton in 338 Geranium
1 skein (175 yards) of Cabled Mercerised Cotton in 337 Firethorn, 336 Saffron and 309 Deep Blue