Retrobabe by Dani Sunshine
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January 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
230 - 325 yards (210 - 297 m)
0-3m (3-6m, 6-12m, 12-18m, 18-24m)
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This sweet vest is knit from the bottom up in the round. The the back is worked in stockinette stitch, and the right shoulder is worked as a flap, which joins with buttons to the front. The front is then worked with short rows, The left shoulder is joined using Kitchener stitch. The edges are finished with an applied i-cord.

MC: Approx 180 (200, 220, 250, 275) yards of worsted weight yarn.
CC: Approx 50-60 yards of dk-worsted weight yarn.
US 7 / 4.5mm circular needle (40cm).
US 6 / 4mm dpns or circular needle for attached i-cord. (80cm or longer).
1 stitch marker, holders / waste yarn, tapestry needle. 2 small buttons.

Instructions are given for the smallest size (0-3 months) with larger sizes (3-6 months, 6-12 months, 12-18 months, 18-24 months) in parentheses.
To fit chest size with approx. 1 inch / 2.5cm of positive ease:
Approx. 17 (18, 19, 20, 21) inches.
Actual measurements of garment:
Approx. 18 (19, 20, 21, 22) inches.