Vaara Vest by Mary Jane Mucklestone
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Vaara Vest

Knitting
September 2017
Light Fingering ?
33 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches

This vintage inspired vest uses most of the Heritage colours to full
effect with a simple chart and a flattering scoop neck.

Size
Finished measurements (to be worn with 2.5cm/1” negative ease)
Bust: 74 (84, 95, 105, 117, 128)cm/29 (33, 37.5, 41.5, 46, 50.5)”
Length: 51 (52, 53, 54, 56, 58)cm/20 (20.5, 21, 21.5, 22, 23)”

Yarn
Jamieson and Smith Shetland Heritage, 100% Real Shetland Wool,
110m/120yds, 25g
Yarn A: Flugga White x 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2)
Yarn B: Silver Grey x 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2)
Yarn C: Auld Gold x 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2)
Yarn D: Madder x 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2)
Yarn E: Berry Wine x 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2)
Yarn F: Peat x 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2)
Yarn G: Coll Black x 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2)
Yarn H: Mussel Blue x 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2)
Yarn I: Indigo x 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2)
Yarn J: Moss Green x 1 (1, 1, 2, 2, 2)

Needles
(always use the right size for you to get the specified tension)
2.25mm (US 1/UK 13) circular needles, 40cm/16˝ and 60cm/24˝ (or a
single length suitable for magic loop)
3.25mm (US 3/UK 10) circular needles, 40cm/16˝ and 60cm/24˝ (or a
single length suitable for magic loop)

Notions
6 stitch markers, tapestry needle

Tension
33 sts x 35 rnds = 10cm/4” over Fair Isle pattern, using larger needles, blocked