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Windsor Vest in Interweave Knits, Holiday 16

Windsor Vest in Interweave Holiday, knitting pattern using Tough Love Sock Yarn

Interweave Knits has recently released their Holiday 2016 issue and oh-my-goodness! The pieces are enchantingly beautiful, especially Windsor Vest by Jessie McKitrick. Classic Fair Isle meets childlike charm for a garment that is captivating. It is definitely not a quick knit, but it is very much a must-try.

Windsor Vest in Interweave Holiday, knitting pattern using Tough Love Sock YarnJessie used our Tough Love Sock in Mist, Ginger, Cherry, Birch, and Auburn in such a way that we are hard-pressed to change it! What colours would you try?

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.

The full magazine, with more wonderful winter patterns, can be purchased here.


About Tabetha Hedrick

Tabetha Hedrick is a knitwear designer and writer raising a family just outside the Great Smoky Mountains in Eastern Tennessee. As the Design Director for SweetGeorgia Yarns, her days (and heart) are filled to the brim with knitting, art, writing, editing, planning, and finding ways to put it all together. In the midst of that fibre-filled life, you'll find her living simply in the sweet spot where creativity, discovery, parenthood, and life intertwine.

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One thought on “Windsor Vest in Interweave Knits, Holiday 16

  1. Arvind Kumar says:

    very beautiful designs, great work

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