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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Tay

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Knit, purl, cables, increasing, decreasing, cast on, bind off.

Pattern Description:

Designed to be worn over a lightweight top (or on its own - if
you dare?) and paired with the Spey Skirt. The Tay Waistcoat
is one-size-fits-most, the belt being the only part with multiple
sizing. Worked with 3 different colours at a time makes for a
very attractive ombre effect and a lovely, warm fabric.
Includes optional, detachable collar.


14 stitches x 20 rows = 4"/10cm worked in Stockinette Stitch
using US 10/6mm knitting needles
Or size needed to obtain gauge.
Note:** Worked with 3 ends of yarn held together throughout.*

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished Chest Circumference: 30 - 50" / 76-127cm


  • Yarn Blue Sky Alpacas Melange (100% Baby Alpaca), 50g/1.76oz, 110yds/100m. Main Colour (MC): 1 skein of # 814 Pumpernickle Contrast Colour 1 (CC1): 1 skein of # 806 Salsa Contrast Colour 2 (CC2): 1 skein of # 804 Cinnamon Contrast Colour 3 (CC3): 2 skeins of # 817 Saffron Contrast Colour 4 (CC4): 2 skeins of # 815 Chili Pepper Contrast Colour 5 (CC5): 1 skein of # 813 Pomegranate For Optional Collar Malabrigo Aquarella (100% Wool), 100g/3.53oz, 65yds/59m 2 skeins of # 4 Salto. Blue Sky Alpacas Bulky (500% Wool, 50% Alpaca), 100g/3.53oz, 45yds/41m 2 skeins of # 1006 Brown Bear. Note:** The two yarns for the Collar are held together.*

You Will Also Need:

  • Needles 1 pair of US 10/6mm knitting needles. For Optional Collar 1 pair of US 35/19mm knitting needles.
  • Other Tools Needed 2 Stitch Markers Cable Needle Tapestry/Darning Needle 2 1/2""/6.5cm Buckle Shawl Pin For Optional Collar 8 7/8" / 2.25cm Buttons