Australian Knitting

Men’s Vest

YARN

 4 (5, 5, 5, 6) 100g balls Naturally Naturelle 10 ply 100 per cent Pure NZ Wool in shade # 154 (MC).

 1 (1, 1, 1, 1) ball in shade #158 (CC).

NEEDLES AND TOOLS

 7 buttons.

 4mm knitting needles.

 4.5mm knitting needles.

MEASUREMENTS

Size cm: 76-81, 86-91, 96-102, 107-112, 117-122 Chest cm: 86, 96, 107, 117, 127 Garment Length cm: 61, 64, 66, 67, 68

TENSION

20 sts by 26 rows over Stst – 10cm on 4.5mm needles.

GETTING STARTED

Striped Pattern

MC, Stst 2 rows. CC, Stst 2 rows. Rep these 4 rows for Striped patt.

WORKING PATTERN BACK

With 4mm needles and MC, cast on 86 (94, 106, 118, 126) sts.

Row 1: (RS) K2; *p2, k2; rep from * to end.

*P2, k2; rep

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