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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
  • Short Row Shaping

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 + 20 rows = 4" in St st after blocking.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Bust Meas: 36 (38, 40, 42, 44)"

Materials:

  • The Fibre Company Terra in Shale, 7 (7, 8, 8, 9) skeins.

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 - 24" US 8 (5 mm) circular ndl or pair of straights.
  • 1 - 24" US 7 (4.5 mm) circular ndl or pair of straights.
  • 1 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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