Gombe Stream by Kathryn Folkerth

Gombe Stream

by Kathryn Folkerth
Knitting
September 2017
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in St st
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
525 - 1074 yards (480 - 982 m)
XS (S1, S2, M1) M2 (L1, L2, XL)
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Named for the national park where Jane Goodall made her observations of chimpanzees, Gombe Stream is a rugged piece that you can just grab and go.

This vest is knit in one piece from the bottom up and features a reversible rib collar that is appealing wheter it is buttoned closed or left open.

Finished Sizes:

31.5 (36.25, 40.25, 44.25) 49 (53, 57, 61.5)”

79 (90.5, 100.5, 110.5) 122 (132, 142, 154) cm

Choose a size 2”/ 5 cm larger than your chest circumference.

The sample shown is shown with 2” /5 cm ease in a size S1 on a 34” bust.

Yarn Requirements:

Approximately 525 (610, 688, 760) 845 (910, 986, 1074) yards / 480 (558, 629, 695) 773 (832, 902, 982) meters worsted weight wool.

Sample shown in The Fibre Company, Cumbria (60% Merino, 30% Masham, 10% Mohair & 238 yards / 218 meters per 100g) Colorway: Yew Tree; 3 hanks.

Needles and Notions: US size 8 / 5 mm 24” / 60 cm and US 6 / 4 mm 24” / 60 cm circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge.

2 stitch markers, tapestry needle, 1 button around 1.5” / 4 cm in diameter, waste yarn, needle and thread.

Techniques used: Short rows, basic increasing and decreasing, picking up stitches.

Many thanks to Dana Gervais for tech editing this pattern.

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