As a beginner, making the step from knitting small accessories to making your first ever garment can seem daunting. The Iago waistcoat would be the ideal place to start! The waistcoat is knitted completely without shaping and with only three seams. Can’t get much easier than that! The variations in stitch texture using different combinations of knit and purl makes this a high end fashion item anyone would be proud to wear. Tension: 16 sts and 23 rows to 10 cm square over Stocking Stitch using 6 mm needles and one strand of Medium yarn or 14 sts and 24 rows to 10 cm square over Garter Stitch using 7 mm needles and two strands of Medium yarn. Photographed in the colour Alpaca Mist. Knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs 100% pure alpaca Medium yarn. A substitute yarn is shown below. Named after Iago the alpaca.