Escapade Vest by Triona Murphy

Escapade Vest

Knitting
May 2020
Sport (12 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 52 rows = 4 inches
in Slipped Squares Pattern
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
360 - 830 yards (329 - 759 m)
0-3 mo (3-6 mo, 6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs / 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs)
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Slipped stitch colorwork gives this classic v-neck vest a fun overall pattern without the need to work flat stranded colorwork or a steek. This is an excellent pattern for tonal or variegated yarns—pair with a light neutral contrasting color for best results. Perfect for all your little one’s escapades!

SIZES
0-3 mo (3-6 mo, 6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs / 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs). Shown in 1-2 yrs size.

Actual Finished Measurements:
Chest: 17.25 (18.25, 19.5, 20.5 / 22.75, 25.25, 26.25)“ or 44 [46.5, 49.5, 52 / 58, 64, 66.5] cm

MATERIALS NEEDED
Yarn:
Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo (100% merino; 335yds/306m per 100g skein); 1 (1, 1, 1 / 2, 2, 2) skeins in Regatta Blue for MC, 1 skein (all sizes) in Natural for CC

Recommended needles (check gauge and change size if needed):
US #3 [3.25 mm] 16” long circular needle and set of DPNs (or preferred needles for working small diameters in the round)

US #4 [3.5 mm] 16” long circular needle, plus extra needle (any type) for 3 needle BO

Notions:
-3 stitch markers (at least one removable)
-Waste yarn or stitch holders
-Yarn needle

GAUGE
28 sts/52 rows = 4”/10 cm in Slipped Squares pattern (blocked) on larger needles