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Wave Vest - Knitting Pattern

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: 8 sizes (XS-4X) see size guide. Alice wears size 2 (S).


    Yarn: DK weight yarn, you will need approx. 140g/314m [165g/370m, 185g/414m, 210g/470m, 225g/504m, 250g/560m, 275g/616m, 300g/672m] of colour A and 130g/286m [155g/341m, 175g/385m, 200g/440m, 215g/473m, 240g/528m, 265g/583m, 290g/638m] of colour B.


    For the blue vest we have used:

    Colour A - Blue in sample: 3 [4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6] balls of UK Alpaca Superfine Alpaca DK in Midnight Blue - 75% Superfine Alpaca, 25% Wool. (112m/123yds per 50g ball.)


    Colour B - White in sample: 2 [2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3] balls of By Laxtons Sheepsoft DK in Airedale - 100% British Wool. (220m/241yds per 100g ball.)


    Alternative Yarns: Sandnes Garn Double Sunday, Drops Karisma, Lang Yarns Merino 120.


    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''.


    Language: English


    Order Info: This is a digital pdf download. 

  • Size     To Fit Chest   UK   US S-M-L
      1   71-76cm/28-30''   2-4   0-1    XS
      2   81-86cm/32-34''   6-8   2-4     S
      3   91-97cm/36-38'' 10-12   6-8     M
      4 102-107cm/40-42'' 14-16 10-12     L
      5 112-117cm/44-46'' 18-20 14-16 XL/1X
      6 122-127cm/48-50'' 22-24 18-20    2X
      7 132-137cm/52-54'' 26-28 22-24    3X
      8 142-147cm/56-58'' 30-32 26-28    4X