A swingy, lightweight waistcoat with a relaxed fit & asymmetrical sides.
An easy knit for a beginner on the knitting machine, with pattern diagrams to help you see the shapes you are knitting.
The front/collar panels can either be left open or pinned together with a brooch or shawl pin.
Therefore sizes are approximate, & can be easily adjusted by adding more or less stitches to the front panels.
To fit Sizes S M L XL
30-34 36-38 40-42 44-46 inches
76-86 91-97 101-107 111-117 cm
Actual size 98 106 112 120 cm
Approx length at longest point of side panel.
107 107 114 114 cm
Materials - 1 cone each of Brittany & Lincot. XL took 300g.
Alternative textured stripe pattern given using all Brittany.
Knit on a Standard gauge machine without a ribber.
I used a Brother 881.
You will need a basic knowledge of casting on with waste-yarn, e-wrap cast on, picking up stitches, decreasing & casting off loosely.