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Hiker's Waistcoat

from The Fibre Company + Kelbourne Woolens
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Hiker's Waistcoat
Hiker's Waistcoat
Hiker's Waistcoat
Hiker's Waistcoat
Hiker's Waistcoat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knitting
  • Purling
  • Increasing
  • Decreasing
  • Picking up stitches

Pattern Description:

A perennial Fibre Company favorite updated in the new Kelbourne Woolens format. Written for Terra, a rustic and soft yarn perfect for a hike - whether it be in Fairmount Park or the rocky shores of the Maine coast.

Gauge:

16 sts and 20 rows = 4" in StSt on 5mm needles after blocking.
*It is imperative you check gauge. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain gauge.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished bust meas: 36 (38, 40, 42, 44)".

Materials:

  • The Fibre Company Terra, 40% Alpaca, 40% Merino, 20% Silk. 98yards/50grams per skein. 7 (7, 8, 8, 9) skeins. Shown in Shale.

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 - 24" US 8 (5mm) circular needle or 1 pair straights
  • 1 - 24" US 7 (4.50mm) US 7 circular needle or 1 pair straights.
  • 2 Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle


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We both learned to knit as kids from our grandmothers, and we just never stopped! Although we own a yarn company, and knitting is our main passion, we both sew, cook, crochet, needlepoint, and draw.

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