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Red Lion PA

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Blue skies

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Blue skies
Blue skies
Blue skies

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit purl increase decrease bind off in the round knit flat graft
  • pick up stitches

Pattern Description:

This a textured vest knit from the bottom up, in the round, then split at the arms and the fronts and back are knit flat. The back is knit in stockinette and the fronts utilize a garter rib stitch pattern.

I personally love Malabrigo worsted for against baby skin, but if you are concerned about washability, Malabrigo rios is a great substitute. The colors are gorgeous, both yarns are incredibly soft, and both will give you proper gauge.

I will be working this pattern up in a range of sizes, and will be ready soon. There is also a matching cardigan pattern available and I am working up a hat to match.


4.5sts=1" in st st

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 0-6 months


  • 200 yards malabrigo worsted or rios or other worsted wt yarn size 6 and 8 16" circular needle

You Will Also Need:

  • 2 stitch markers needle

Suggested yarn:

200 yards of Worsted weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:



blue surf