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White Tulips

Knitting
January 2012
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch using larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
660 - 1310 yards (604 - 1198 m)
see Notes
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Seamless vest with corrugated ribbing and stranded colourwork.

You can download a sample page from here: http://agnes.kutas.ch/freepdf/WhiteTulips_sample.pdf

Chest:
77.5 (83, 88, 93.5, 99, 103, 108,
113.5, 119, 124.5, 130, 135.5) cm

30 ½ (32 ¾, 34 ¾, 36 ¾, 39, 40 ½, 42 ½,
44 ¾, 47, 49, 51 ¼, 53 ¼) inches

Length:
58 (59.5, 61, 61, 62.5, 63.5, 64,
64.5, 66.5, 67, 68.5, 69.5) cm

22 ¾ (23 ½, 24, 24, 24 ¾, 25, 25 ¼,
25 ½, 26 ¼, 26 ¼, 27, 27 ¼) inches

Shown in size 83 cm (32 ¾ in) with 2 cm (¾ in) negative ease.

Yarn

weight: DK
fiber: wool or wool blend
amount:
white:
450 (480, 525, 555, 600, 625, 660,
700, 750, 795, 840, 885) meters

490 (525, 575, 605, 655, 680, 720,
765, 820, 865, 915, 965) yards

dark blue:
155 (170, 185, 195, 210, 225, 235,
250, 270, 285, 300, 315) meters

170 (185, 200, 215, 230, 245, 255,
275, 295, 310, 325, 345) yards

Yarn used

Bernetta Wolle Napoli
100% merino
120 meters (110 yards) / 50 g

Recommended and tested yarns

Knit Picks Capra
BBB filati Meriseta

Needles

  • 3 mm (US 2 ½) circular needle, at least 60 cm (24 “) long
  • 3 mm (US 2 ½) circular needle, 40 cm long OR dpns
  • 3.5 mm (US 4) circular needle, at least 60 cm (24 “) long
  • or use needle size that gives you the correct gauge

Notions

  • stitch markers
  • stitch holders
  • yarn guide (optional)
  • row counter (optional)
  • yarn needle

Gauge

22 stitches / 30 rounds = 10 cm / 4 “
in stockinette stitch using 3.5 mm (US 4) needles

23 stitches / 28 rounds = 10 cm / 4 “
in in pattern using 3.5 mm (US 4) needles

Skill level:

experienced

Skills used

  • stranded colourwork
  • picking up and knitting stitches
  • working from a chart
  • increasing and decreasing
  • knitting in the round

Construction

in the round, bottom up

Pattern details

  • colour-coded easy-to-read pattern instructions

  • instructions include both US and metric measurements

  • 2 photo pages with shots of the vest from different angles

  • support: need help? just write an email