Cruden

Scoop neck fair isle vest
A traditional Fair Isle vest worked from the bottom up entirely in the round. The colourwork is simple but effective alternating a smaller and larger motif, the larger of which is offset on alternate repeats.

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Gauge

30 sts and 36 rows = 4" / 10 cm in charted colourwork pattern in the rnd

Sizing

Regular and tall sizes with a finished chest circumference of 32(35¼, 38 1/2, 41 1/2) [44 3/4, 48, 51¼] (54 1/2, 57 1/2)” Where two numbers, eg. 1(2), or two sets of numbers, eg. 1(2, 3, 4) [5, 6, 7] (8, 9) / 1(2, 3, 4)[5, 6, 7](8, 9), are given the first refers to the regular sizes and the second to the tall. If only one set is given follow the number for your size when making either the regular or tall version.

Shown in size 35¼” with no ease.


Supplies

Yarn

Fingering weight / 4ply wool yarn.

Shown in Jamieson and Smith 2ply Jumper Weight (100% wool, 125yds / 114m, 0.88oz / 25g) }}

Needles and notions

Size 2 US / 2.75mm 24" / 60cm circular
Size 3 US / 3.25mm 24" / 60cm circular}}


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