Santiago, Chile - Fair Isle Vest by Kristin Nicholas
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Santiago, Chile - Fair Isle Vest

Knitting
January 1997
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1075 - 1150 yards (983 - 1052 m)

From ‘Knitting Today’s Classics’: In the style of men’s formal wear, the front of this pocketed vest has a multicolored Fair Isle pattern, and the back is worked in a single color in an overall textured stitch. The edges are trimmed with one-by-one ribbing. Pattern begins on page 121.

SIZES: Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large).

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 38 (40, 42,44, 46)”/ 96.5 (101.5, 106.5, 112, 117) cm

YARN REQUIREMENTS: Sport Weight Alpaca yarn, Color A – 115 yds / 105 m / 1 hank, Color B - 500 (510, 525, 550, 575) yds / 457 (466, 480, 503, 526) m / 5 hanks, Color C – 115 yds / 105 m / 1 hank, Color D – 115 yds / 105 m / 1 hank and Color E – 230 yds / 210 m / 2 hanks.

SHOWN IN: Classic Elite Inca Alpaca, Navy Blue, Gold, Burgundy, Khaki and Yellow.

NOTIONS: seven ¾ (2 cm) buttons

ADDITIONAL GUAGE INFORMATION: 20 sts and 28 rows of Textured stich on US 7 / 4.5 mm needles is 4”/ 10 cm. All ribbings are done in 1 X 1 Twisted Rib pattern.

CHARTS INCLUDED: 9 Fair Isle charts