Wave Vest - Knitting Pattern
The Wave Vest celebrates the Hokusai print; The Great Wave. Featuring a striking two-tone graphic stitch, it's easy to wear and perfect for layering all year round. Knitted circular from the bottom up in a two colour stripe, combining garter rib stitch and looped stripe stitch.
This pattern provides easy to follow detailed instructions using the following techniques: long-tail cast on, knitting in the round, knit and purl stitches, slip stitch, decreases, picking up stitches, cast off, reading charts, horizontal invisible seam.
Skill Level: Intermediate.
Sizing: 4 sizes (UK6-20) see size guide.
Yarn: DK weight yarn in 2 colours. For the blue/white vest we have used:
Colour A, blue - 3 [4, 4, 5] skeins of UK Alpaca Superfine Alpaca DK in Midnight Blue - 75% Superfine Alpaca, 25% Wool. (112m/123yds per 50g skein.)
Colour B, white - 2 [2, 2, 2] skeins of Laxtons Sheepsoft DK in Airedale - 100% British Wool. (220m/241yds per 100g skein.)
Suggested Needle Sizes: 4.5mm/US 7 circular knitting needles, length 80cm/32'' and 50cm/20''.
5mm/US 8 circular knitting needles, length 80cm/32''.
Order Info: This is a digital pdf download.
Size Fit to chest UK EU US 1 76-81cm/30-32'' 6-8 34-36 2-4 2 86-91cm/34-36'' 10-12 38-40 6-8 3 97-102cm/38-40'' 14-16 42-44 10-12 4 107-112cm/42-44'' 18-20 46-48 14-16