Pacific Grove

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Pacific Grove Pattern

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Knitting: Pacific Grove
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Category:

Knitting

Type:

Clothing

Fit:

Girls, Boys, Infant/Baby

Item:

Sweater

Skill Level:

small skill level requirement Beginner

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • short rows
  • seaming (mattress stitch

Pattern Description:

Inspired by the preppy style of my favorite coastal town, this simple vest is made interesting with garter stitch details and an upside down shawl collar. The perfect layering piece to add a touch of warmth to your day at the beach.

This vest is worked flat in two pieces. Shoulders and sides are seamed together using mattress stitch before the collar is picked up and worked flat with short row shaping and an I-cord bind-off. Finishing includes stitching one side of collar in place and picking up stitches around armholes for ribbing.

Yarn:
Quince and Company Chickadee (100% wool), 181 yds [166 m]/1.75 oz [50g]; 2 (2, 3, 3, 3)(4, 5, 5, 5) skeins in Frost #103

Gauge:

22 sts x 32 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 6 months (12 months, 18 months, 2, 4)(6, 8, 10, 12)
  • 19 (20 1/4, 21 3/4, 23 1/4, 26)(27 1/2, 29, 30 1/2, 32)" [47.5 (51, 54.5, 58, 65.5)(69, 72.5, 76.5, 80) cm]

Materials:

  • US4 40" circular
  • set of 5 dpns

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle
  • waste yarn

Suggested yarn:

400 yards of DK weight

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Quince and Co. Chickadee

Colorway:

Frost

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