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Diamond Vest


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Sometimes you need a little something extra to keep you warm in the change of seasons. This is a quick and easy vest to knit, and suitable for beginners as it only involves garter, stockinette and simple decreases. The self-striping yarn provides beautiful color changes, but it would also look great in color block. This is a basic pattern, with which you can be creative and add your own stitch patterns. this pattern has approximately 2" of positive ease for a comfortable fit over other clothing and also for longer wear. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY picking up stitches GAUGE 4.5 sts and 6 rows = 1 inch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Sizes available: 6m (12m, 18m, 2, 4) Finished Chest: approx 19 (21, 22, 221/2, 23)" [48.5 (53.5, 56, 57, 58.5) cm] Finished Length: 10 (103/4, 113/4 123/4, 131/2)" [25.5 (27.5, 30, 32.5, 34.5) cm]

Supplies Needed

  • worsted weight yarn to give desired gauge
  • I used Jojoland Rhythm 2 (2,3,3) skeins (110 yards/50g)
  • size 8 straight needles or size to give you gauge

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Jenny Snedeker Designs
Jenny Snedeker Designs
I am a self taught designer, having spent many hours researching and reading about the skills needed to learn clothing design. Having had much experience sewing, gave me a lot of knowledge about how clothing is constructed, which is an essential skill in being able to design. Experience knitting, gave me the tools I needed to master knitting techniques and be able to shape the fabric in the way I want. Learning is an ongoing pastime, there are always new techniques to master. I design clothing for children up to about 10 years and also adults. I have been published in Universal Yarns, Willow Yarns, One Skein Wonders for Babies, as well as various online magazines and self published designs.