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FALLING LEAVES FAIRY PRINCESS VEST
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
- 'Passioknit Renwick' Yarn 2 (3-3) x 100g balls
- A pair 8.00mm (US 11), (UK 0) Knitting Needles or size that gives correct tension/gauge.
- A Yarn Needle, Matching plain yarn for sewing seams, 1 Button.
Years 2 (4-6)
Fits underarm 55 (60-65) cms/22 (24-26) ins
To measure 60 (65-70) cms/24 (26-28) ins
Length (approx) 31 (35-39) cms/12 (14-15) ins
8 sts and 11 rows to 10 cms/4 ins over stocking st, using 8.00mm (US 11), (UK 0) Knitting Needles.
Note - Correct tension/gauge is essential for a successful handknit.
St/s - stitch/es,K - Knit,P - Purl,RS - right side,WS - wrong side, stocking st - 1 row K, 1 row P,beg begin/ning,dec - decrease,foll - follow/ing,alt - alternate,rem - remain/ing,cont - continue.
Back and Fronts (worked in one piece to armhole)
Using 8.00mm (US 11), (UK 0) Needles, cast on 48 (52-56) sts. Knit 1 row (WS). Work in stocking st (beg with a knit row) until work measures 17 (20-23) cms/7 (8-9) ins from beg, ending with a purl row.
Divide for back and fronts
Next row - K12 (13-14), turn. Cont on these 12 (13-14) sts for Right Front. Work 9 rows stocking st, beg with a purl row.
Next row - Cast/bind off 2 sts, knit to end = 10 (11-12) sts. Work 1 row. Dec one st at neck edge in every row until 8 (8-9) sts rem. Work 3 (2-4) rows. Cast/bind off rem sts for shoulder. With RS facing, join yarn to rem sts and K24 (26-28), turn. Cont on these 24 (26-28) sts for Back and work 15 (15-17) rows stocking st, beg with a purl row.
Cast/bind off 8 (8-9) sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast/bind off rem 8 (10-10) sts loosely. With RS facing, join yarn to rem 12 (13-14) sts for Left Front. Work 10 rows stocking st, beg with a purl row.
Next row - Cast/bind off 2 sts, purl to end = 10 (11-12) sts. Dec one st at neck edge in every row until 8 (8-9) sts rem. Work 2 (1-3) row/s. Cast/bind off rem sts for shoulder.
DO NOT PRESS. Using yarn needle, darn in ends. Using yarn needle, matching plain yarn and mattress st seam, join shoulder seams. Sew a button to left front neck. To fasten, push button through fabric.