Vest, Aktiv

About pattern

 

 

  • Yarn: Baby merino wool, solid colour 200 g, and 50 g of contrast colour no 1 and 2. That goes for all sizes.
  • Sizes: S, M, L, XL
  • Width: 90, 96, 104, 112 cm
  • Length: 49, 50, 51, 53 cm
  • Gauge: 18 m = 10 cm
  • Needle: no 6 mm

 

 

 

 

This pattern is available in Norwegian and will be translated to English.

 

The vest is knitted flat, bottom up, and is seamed in both sides and shoulders. Dec for armpit and neckline are the same for front- and backpiece.

 

To make the weight on the vest light, it’s used larger size on the needles than usual.

 

 

 

The story about Vest, Aktiv

 

Aud B’s husband asked her to make a vest he could use when training in cold weather. Then it would have to be light-weighted. Aud B chose to use rather thick needles to this type of yarn to keep the weight down, and to make an insulating air layer. And here it is!

 

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