Ink

Knitting
October 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches
in Texture pattern stitch, unstretched
US 6 - 4.0 mm
547 - 1531 yards (500 - 1400 m)
25” to 63” / 63-161 cm depending on your choice of ease
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A cosy fitted vest with an all over texture pattern. The ribbed stitch pattern pulls the fabric in, but gives loads of stretch- choose the ease you like to get your favourite fit. This pattern is unisex and sized to fit chest measurements from 63-161 cm / 25” to 63” depending on your choice of ease.

Yarn: 250 (300, 300, 350) (400, 450, 450, 500) (550, 550, 650, 700) g DK weight yarn, approximately 220 m per 100 g.
Shown in Inkpot Wool, DK; 100% wool; 200 m per 100 g; in natural grey.
Note- pattern has a slightly cropped look, for a longer vest you will need additional yarn.

Needles: 4.0 mm / US size 6 circular needle, 80 cm / 32” minimum length suggested.
4.0 mm / US size 6, circular or double pointed needles for working sleeve edging.

Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch marker, stitch holders or waste yarn.

Skills: Cast on, working flat, knit, purl, increases, working in the round, picking up stitches, weaving in ends.

Gauge: 26 stitches and 32 rows over 10 cm / 4” in texture pattern stitch, unstretched. Adjust your needle size if needed to achieve the correct gauge.

Sizing: Suggested negative ease of 5-15 cm / 2”-6” but can be worked with any ease including positive.

Finished measurement chest circumference 58-145 cm / 22 3/4 - 57 1/4”