Windsor Vest

Vest Knitting PatternThe Windsor Vest by Jessie Mckittrick is featured in Interweave Knits Holiday 2016 and can be purchased with the magazine or as an individual pattern.

The Windsor Vest is a classic Fair Isle vest with pops of fun colors to delight kids. Worked in the round
from the bottom up and steeked, this precious vest is perfect for a first steeking project.

Difficulty Level: Expert

 Finished Size 23¼ (24¾, 26¼, 27¾, 29¼)” chest circumference. Vest shown measures 23¼”.

Yarn SweetGeorgia Tough Love Sock (80% superwash merino wool, 20% nylon; 425 yd [389 m]/4 oz [115 g]): mist (lt blue; A), ginger (gold; B), cherry (red; C), birch (grey; D), and auburn (brown; E), 1 skein each.

Needles Size 2 (2.75 mm) and 2½ (3mm): 16″ circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); safety pin; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 32 sts and 37 rnds = 4″ in charted patt on larger needle.

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About sarahrothberg

Sarah Rothberg is the assistant editor for Interweave Knits. Graduating from the University of Missouri with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, she has a diverse background in knitting, photography, videography, drawing, sculpting, writing, and painting. She started learning textile arts with embroidery and crochet from her great-grandmother and grandmother and started knitting in college by making scarves for her friends. She now aspires to take on more complex projects and break out of her scarf-centric comfort zone.