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Port and Starboard

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Create a cute ‘Grandad’ look for a little one in your life with this delightful tank top, inspired by Norwegian knitting traditions.

The vest is knitted from the bottom up in rounds with steeks for the front neck and armhole openings.  The pattern includes clearly illustrated tutorials for twisted German cast-on, slip-stitch crochet reinforcement, and picking up stitches next to a steek.

SIZE

To fit 1–2(2–3:3–4:4–5) years. For finishedmeasurements see the diagram on page 9.

MATERIALS

4 colours of a light DK/sportweight yarnwith approximately 350 metres/382 yardsper 100g (175 metres/191 yards per 50g).See the table below for the number of 50gballs/skeins required.The pictured sample was knitted withRowan ‘Felted Tweed DK’ in the shadeslisted below.

NEEDLES AND NOTIONS

3.25mm/US 3 needle(s) for small diametercircular knitting.6 stitchmarkers.

TENSION/GAUGE

29 sts and 31 rows/rounds per 10cm/4″ instranded pattern after blocking.

Adjust needle size as necessary to achievethe specified tension.