ANETTE ERIKSSON COTTON SOFT KIDS VEST

Anette Eriksson Cotton Soft Kids Vest Project

LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • 'Anette Eriksson' Cotton Soft 1 x 100g ball
  • A pair 3mm knitting needles, or size required to give correct tension.
  • A 3mm crochet hook for neck edging.
  • Scissors, yarn needle, tape measure

MEASUREMENTS

Years 2 (4-6-8)

To Fit Underarm 55 (60-65-70) cm

Actual Size (approx, at underarm) 60 (66-73-76) cm

Length (approx) 35 (38-41-43) cm

TENSION

24 sts and 32 rows to 10cm over stocking st, using 3mm needles.

INSTRUCTIONS

FRONT

Using 3mm needles, cast on 74 (82-90-94) sts.

Knit 4 rows garter st (1st row is RS).

Beg Patt - Work 6 rows stocking st (beg with a knit row).

7th row - K2, P2, K2, rep from to end.

8th row - P2, K2, P2, rep from to end.

9th row - As 8th row.

10th row - As 7th row.

Work 5 rows stocking st, beg with a knit row.

Knit 5 rows garter st.

Work 6 rows stocking st, beg with a knit row.

27th row (RS) - K1, P1, rep from to end.

28th row - P1, K1, rep from to end.

Rep last 2 rows once more.

Work 6 rows stocking st, beg with a knit row.

37th row (RS) - K1, P1, rep from to end.

Note - The following rows create a random mix of knit and purl sts.

38th row - K2, P2, rep from until all sts have been worked.

39th row - K3, P3, rep from until all sts have been worked.

40th row - K4, P4, rep from until all sts have been worked.

41st row - K5, P5, rep from until all sts have been worked.

42nd row - K6, P6, rep from until all sts have been worked.

43rd row - K7, P7, rep from until all sts have been worked.

44th row - K8, P8, rep from until all sts have been worked.

45th row - K9, P9, rep from until all sts have been worked.

46th row - K10, P10, rep from until all sts have been worked.

47th row - K11, P11, rep from until all sts have been worked.

48th row - K12, P12, rep from until all sts have been worked.

49th row - K13, P13, rep from until all sts have been worked.

50th row - K14, P14, rep from until all sts have been worked.

51st row - K15, P15, rep from until all sts have been worked.

52nd row - K16, P16, rep from until all sts have been worked.

53rd row - K17, P17, rep from until all sts have been worked.

54th row - K18, P18, rep from until all sts have been worked.

55th row - K19, P19, rep from until all sts have been worked.

56th row - K20, P20, rep from until all sts have been worked.

Rows 1 to 56 incl form patt. Cont in patt until work measures 22 (23-24-24) cm from beg, working last row on WS.

Shape Armholes - Keeping patt correct, cast off 2 sts at beg of next 6 (6-6-8) rows � 62 (70-78-78) sts.

Next row (RS) - K1, sl 1, K1, psso, patt to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1 � 60 (68-76-76) sts.

Work 1 row.

Sizes 4 and 6 Years Only - Rep last 2 rows once more � (66-74) sts.

All Sizes - Cont in patt without shaping until armholes measure 8 (9-9-10) cm, working last row on WS.

Shape Neck - Next row (RS) - Patt 25 (28-32-33), cast off next 10 sts, patt to end.

Cont on these 25 (28-32-33) sts. Work 1 row.

Next row - Cast off 3 sts, patt to end.

Work 1 row.

Next row - Cast off 2 sts, patt to end.

Rep last 2 rows once more.

Dec one st at neck edge in foll alt row 1 (1-2-2) time/s � 17 (20-23-24) sts.

Work 7 (9-7-7) rows. Cast off rem sts for shoulder.

With WS facing, join yarn to rem 25 (28-32-33) sts.

Complete to correspond with other side of neck.

BACK

Work as for Front to .

Work a further 4 (6-6-6) rows.

Shape Back Neck - Next row (RS) - Patt 30 (33-37-38), turn.

Cont on these 30 (33-37-38) sts.

Next row - Cast off 2 sts, patt to end.

Next row - Patt to last 2 sts, K2tog.

Rep last 2 rows twice more.

Dec one st at neck edge in every row 4 (4-5-5) times � 17 (20-23-24) sts.

Work 1 (1-0-0) row/s. Cast off rem sts for shoulder.

With RS facing, join yarn to rem sts and patt to end.

Complete to correspond with other side of neck.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS. Using mattress st, join shoulder and side seams. With RS facing and using 3mm hook, work 1 round of double crochet evenly around neck edge.

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