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Little Man Vest

from Eileen Casey Creations
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Little Man Vest
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Basic Skills Necessary:

  • making cables
  • reading charts
  • knitting in the round
  • picking up stitches
  • three-needle bind off

Pattern Description:

Boys need cute clothes too, and this little cabled vest is as sweet as can be!

It is knit all in one piece in the round - so it goes really fast. The cables look impressive, but are easy to memorise - and using Patons Classic Wool ensures that this will be warm and practical as well as decorative.

Gauge:

5 stitches and 7 rows per inch in Stockinette Stitch using US 7 (4.5 mm) needle

6 sts to 1 inch over cable plait

20 sts to 3 inches over center cable + 2 reverse stockinette sts on either side

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn [3 mths, 6 mths, 12 mths, 18 mths, 24 mths, 4 yrs, 6 years, 8 yrs]
  • Chest: 17 [18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 27, 28.5] inches
  • Length: 9 [10, 10.75, 11.5, 12.5, 13.5, 14.5, 16, 18] inches

Materials:

  • Patons Classic Wool [100% wool; 210yds/192m per 3.5oz/100g skein]; colour: Natural Mix, 229; 1 [1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3] skeins
  • 1 16" US 7 (4.5 mm) circular knitting needle
  • 1 16" US 5 (3.75 mm) circular knitting needle
  • Set of US 5 (3.75 mm) dpns

You Will Also Need:

  • row counter
  • safety pins
  • stitch holders
  • stitch markers


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Intermediate
Knitting
Clothing
Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby
Sweater
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About the designer

Eileen Casey is a designer from Ireland now living in beautiful upstate NY - where thankfully there is plenty of sweater weather.

She has been knitting since she was 5, and couldn't imagine life ...

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