Sir Swank by Stephanie Lotven

Sir Swank

Knitting
March 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
260 - 520 yards (238 - 475 m)
6 mos-6 years
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Do you have a dinner date and want to look your best? Time to dress to impress. The Sir Swank vest is knit from the bottom up in simple stockinette stitch. The lapels are knit in garter stitch using short row shaping. Working pockets are a great place to put your pocket fob or race cars. It is a fun and fast knit with a classic cut. No more stiff uncomfortable dress clothes. The Sir Swank vest is a breathable substitute that will keep your dapper dude or gal happy without jeopardizing a drop of style.

SIZES :
0-6mos (6-12mos, 18mos, 2T, 3T, 4, 6) with 0-1 inches of positive ease

YARN :
Spud & Chloë FINE (80% superwash wool & 20% silk, 248 yards / 65 grams) or other fingering weight yarn:
260 (300, 345, 390, 420, 450, 520) yards

FINISHED DIMENSIONS :
Chest: 20 (21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 28) inches
Length (Hem to Underarm): 5 (5.75, 6.5, 7.25, 7.75, 9, 10.75) inches

NEEDLES :
US 5 (3.75mm) and US 3 (3.25mm), or as required to meet gauge; 24-inch circular and DPNs in smaller size

GAUGE :
26 sts and 34 rows = 4” in STOCKINETTE stitch on larger needles

NOTIONS :
3 1/2-inch buttons, stitch markers, cable needle, tapestry needle, 3 1/2” buttons

SKILLS :
short rows (photo tutorial included in pattern)

LEVEL :
adventurous beginner