Techniques used

  • Cast on stitches
  • Cast off stitches
  • Knit flat and in the round
  • Purl flat and in the round
  • Buttonholes
  • Knitting a hem – thoroughly described
  • Stitch increases
  • Stitch decreases
  • German short rows

 

NOTE: The pattern for Frederik’s Bow Tie that is shown in the pictures can be downloaded for free on www.twistedknitwear.com.



Frederik's Gladrags - English

40,00 kr.

Frederik’s Gladrags is a smart set consisting of a waistcoat and trousers. The waistcoat is worked from the waist upwards as a single piece. The shoulders are shaped with short rows and then joined with a 3-needle bind off. The trousers are worked from the top down with an elasticated waistband. The waistband and leg edges are decorated in seed stitch.

Sizes

12-18 months (18-24 months) 2-3 years (3-4) years

Measurements

Trousers:

Circumference around waist: approx. 49 (50.5) 52 (53.5) cm [19.25 (20) 20.5 (21) inches]

Inside leg length: approx. 25 (30) 31.5 (33) cm [10 (11.75) 12.5 (13) inches]

Waistcoat:

Chest width when closed: approx. 26.5 (28) 29 (30) cm [10.5 (11) 11.5 (11.75) inches]

Length from shoulder to waist: 32 (34) 36.5 (38.5) cm [12.5 (13.5) 14.5 (15.25) inches]

Armhole length: 17 (18) 19 (20) cm [6.75 (7) 7.5 (8) inches]

Gauge

22 stitches x 35 rows = 10 x 10 cm [4 x 4 inches] (in stocking stitch on a 3.50 mm [US4] needle)

Suggested needle size

3.50 mm [US4] circular or straight needle for waistcoat, 3.50 [US4] circular needle (and 3.50 mm [US4] double-pointed needles for trouser legs if not using magic loop), 3.00 mm [US2½] circular needle for trouser waistband. Make a swatch before you start knitting to ensure that your gauge is correct. Depending on how you knit, you may need to go up or down half a needle size to meet the gauge. Gauge in the suggested yarn is measured after washing and blocking of a swatch.

Materials

Yarn: 150 (150) 150 (150-200) g Isager Tweed (Fingering, 50 g = 200 m [218 yds]) held together with 50-100 (50-100) 50-100 (100) g Isager Alpaca 1 (Lace, 50 g = 400 m [437 yds]).

Additional: stitch markers, 3 (3) 3 (4) buttons (ø = 15 mm), trousers elastic (2 cm [0.8 inches] in thickness).