Iago Waistcoat knitting pattern
As a beginner, making the step from knitting small accessories to making your first ever garment can seem daunting. The Iago waistcoat would be the ideal place to start! The waistcoat is knitted completely without shaping and with only three seams. Can’t get much easier than that! The variations in stitch texture using different combinations of knit and purl makes this a high end fashion item anyone would be proud to wear.
Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL)
To fit bust (your actual bust measurement):
73 (83, 93, 102.5, 112) cm.
29 (33, 37, 41, 44) “.
Yarn: Worsted/Aran weight approx 77m/50g. Sample made from Purl Alpaca Designs 100% pure alpaca Medium yarn (worsted/Aran weight), 77m/50g: 7 (7, 9, 10, 11) balls.
Tension: 16 sts and 23 rows to 10 cm square over Stocking Stitch using 6mm needles.
Needles: Knitted on 5, 6 and 7mm straight knitting needles.
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.
Notions: Darning needle for sewing up.