Thoroughbred by Alice Starmore


October 1989
Alice Starmore Hebridean 2 Ply
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in stranded colorwork, in the round
US 3 - 3.25 mm
2700 yards (2469 m)
Available in 6 sizes[Petite to XXL from Virtual Yarns
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Pattern as written, is for a v-neck vest. In the Vogue Knitting fall 1989 issue, this pattern is known as ‘#6 - A dense Fair Isle V-neck vest’.

Skills needed : large and small diameter knitting in 2 colours, join in a new colour, corrugated ribbing, increase, steeking, kitchener stitch, pick up stitches, decrease in pattern.

Additional yarn information : Pattern uses 17 colours.

Additional size information :

  • To fit bust 34 inches, knitted measurement of 38inches.
  • To fit bust of 36 inches, knitted measurement of 40 inches.
  • To fit bust of 38 inches, knitted measurement of 42 inches.

NOTE: Available as a kit in 6 sizes from VirtualYarns