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Stornaway (Waistcoat)

Knitting
August 1994
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches in fairisle pattern using 4.5mm (US 7) needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
875 - 1500 yards (800 - 1372 m)
Six sizes (actual measurement 30", 32", 34", 36", 37.5" and 40" chest)

Traditional fairisle vest for children in either 3 or 5 colours with set in front pockets.

Pattern also available for a child’s or adult’s sweater.

Yarn Requirements:

Five Colour Vest

Main colour A: 3(4)(4)(4)(5)(5) skeins, 375(500)(500)(500)(625)(625) yards

Contrast Colours B and C: 1(1)(1)(2)(2)(2) skeins, 125(125)(125)(250)(250)(250) yards

Contrast Colour D: 1(1)(1)(1)(1)(2) skeins, 125(125)(125)(125)(125)(250) yards

Contrast Colour E: 1 skein (125 yards) for each size

Three Colour Vest

Main Colour: 2(3)(3)(4)(4)(5) skeins, 250(375)(375)(500)(500)(625) yards
1(2)(2)(2)(2)(2) skeins, 125(250)(250)(250)(250)(250) yards in each of 2 contrasting colours.