Knit PDF - Vivaciously Vibrant Vests / World Knits Collection Download
Vivaciously Vibrant Vests pattern includes 8 sizes from 22” to 50” for babies to adults. Instructions are given for back and forth knitting and brief instructions for converting to in the round knitting.
Gauge: 22 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches in Fair Isle
Needle size: US 7 - 4.5 mm
Vivaciously Vibrant Vests are part of The World Knits Collection designed by Kristin Nicholas. There are 15 different stranded knitting projects which are designed to stretch a knitter’s skills. Each pattern includes instructions and many charts for the knitter to design their own project mixing Fair Isle charts with different stitches. The original kits included 6 colors of yarn, the pattern booklet and a color postcard of the project. Vivacious Vests was originally published in 1994.
The World Knits Collection is designed for adventuresome and experienced knitters who aren’t afraid to take off on their own and modify charts and directions. Back in the day, it was a very successful project with knitters all over the country making lots of unique projects. All of the sample projects photographed were made by adventurous knitters. With the republication of the World Knits Collection, I am looking forward to seeing what you come up with.
The original yarn Tapestry (50 grams/93 yards) is no longer available. Cascade 220 and Valley Yarns’ Northampton are good substitutes. If you have a stash of Color By Kristin (Classic Elite) or Julia (Nashua Handknits), they will work too.
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