Terra Vest by Tatsiana Matsiuk

Terra Vest

Knitting
September 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
260 - 650 yards (238 - 594 m)
3-6 months; 6-9 months; 9-12 months; 18-24 months; 3-5 years; 6-7 years
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Terra vest is quick and fancy project for those who love cables. It is knitted bottom up in the round up to underarms and then front and back are finished separately back and forth. The top edge is finished with knitted bind off. Because of breast bands this vest will last a bit longer than other garments, you can simply reattach the button.

The knitting pattern for Terra Vest is available in six sizes: 3-6 months; 6-9 months; 9-12 months; 18-24 months; 3-5 years; 6-7 years. This PDF pattern is easy to follow and suitable for advanced beginners. The pattern contains 6 pages of written instructions, cable charts and pictures.

Required Skills: Long tail cast on, knitting in the round, purl, basic increasing and decreasing, cables, pick up stitches, bind off.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS (3-6 months; 6-9 months; 9-12 months; 18-24 months; 3-5 years; 6-7 years):

  • Chest: 50 (52; 54; 56; 60; 64) cm / 19⅝ (20½; 21¼; 22; 23⅝; 25¼) inches
  • Length to shoulder: 28 (30; 33; 36; 39; 42) cm / 11 (11⅞; 13; 14¼; 15⅜; 16½) inches

Gauge: 20 sts and 28 rows = 4”/10 cm in stockinette stitch using needle size 6 (4.0 mm)

TOOLS & MATERIALS:

  • 2 (2; 3, 3, 4, 5) x 50 g superwash wool or yarn to obtain the gauge
  • Circular needle size 4 (3.5mm) x50 cm
  • Circular needle size 4 (3.5mm) x100cm
  • Circular needles size 6 (4mm) x50cm
  • Stitch holder
  • 2 x 20 mm/ 7/8 inch wooden buttons
  • Knitter’s needle or crochet hook
  • 8 stitch markers
  • 2 x 6 mm press studs (optionally)

TYPE OF YARN: DK/8-ply