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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

A former navigation officer for British cargo ships, Lucy Neatby now finds herself submerged in the fabulous world of fiber. Whether designing, writing or instructing, she strives to bring out the ...

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Fiesta Vest

from Lucy Neatby
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Fiesta Vest
Fiesta Vest

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • colourwork
  • knitting in the round
  • steeks

Pattern Description:

This vest is a great way to show off all of the wonderful colours in a hand-painted yarn. The vest is worked in the round with steeks for front and armholes. Unconventional techniques offer a sophisticated finish for the expert knitter.

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36 sts x 40 rows = 4" sq.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • The vest is in finished chest sizes: 36 (40, 44, 48) ins. Length 19 (20.5, 21.5, 22.5) ins, length can be varied considerably according to taste


  • Main: Natural white, 3 (4, 4, 5) x 100g
  • Contrast: Variegated 100 grams

You Will Also Need:

  • 2.5 mm needles

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Celestial Merino Fingering Weight Yarn