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Softly in Fair Isle

by Patons
Knitting
January 1996
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
21.5 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in fair isle pattern with larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1050 - 1470 yards (960 - 1344 m)
Small, Medium, Large, Extra-Large
This pattern is available for free.
Errata available: patonsyarns.com

Fair isle vest uses soft hues and a compelling pattern. (Patons Yarns)

Skill Level: Intermediate

SIZES
Bust measurement
Small 30-32 ins [76-81 cm ]
Medium 34-36 ins [ 86-91 cm ]
Large 38-40 ins [ 97-102 cm ]
Extra-Large 42-44 ins [ 107-112 cm ]

Finished bust
Small 38 ins [ 97 cm ]
Medium 41 ins [ 104 cm ]
Large 45 ins [ 114.5 cm ]
Extra-Large 47 ins [ 119.5 cm ]

MATERIALS
Patons Classic Wool (100 g/3.5 oz) or
Patons D├ęcor (100 g/3.5 oz)
Size S M L XL
Main color (MC) (Dk Beige) 2 2 2 2 balls
Contrast A (Aran) 1 2 2 2 ball(s)
Contrast B (Blue) 1 1 1 1 ball
Contrast C (Peach) 1 1 1 1 ball
4 colors, 5-7 balls total

Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.
5 buttons.

Colorwork charts and construction schematics are provided in pdf download (June 2009).

Ed. note: Suitable for teenage males or women, (reverse buttons/buttonholes). Use actual measurements to determine size.

Patons - Best Ever Vests (500583) Softly, in Fair Isle Errata:

Page 12 - Chart II

In the following rows of this chart, the colors have been reversed:

Rows 10, 11, 12 and 34, 35, 36 and 58, 59, 60 and 82, 83, 84 and 106, 107, 108.

The sts marked as MC in these sections should be Contrast B, and the ones marked as Contrast B should be MC.