Malachi Vest Knitting Pattern
A simple but striking design with subtle colour work creating an understated elegance. Malachi is such a practical garment and is easy to style for both professional and social occasions. Knitted on circular needles, with little finishing needed, Malachi will easily become a favourite item to wear in the cool months ahead.
Photographed in the colours Alpaca Earth and Champagne
Knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs 100% pure alpaca Medium yarn
Skill level: intermediate
X-Small: UK sizes 4-6, to fit approx 73cm/29″ bust (Colour A, 5 balls, Colour B, 1 ball)
Small: UK sizes 8-10, to fit approx 83cm/33″ bust (Colour A, 5 balls, Colour B, 1 ball)
Medium: UK sizes 12-14, to fit approx 93cm/37″ bust (Colour A, 6 balls, Colour B, 1 ball)
Large: UK sizes 16-18, to fit approx 102cm/41″ bust (Colour A, 6 balls, Colour B, 1 ball)
X-Large: UK sizes 20-22, to fit approx 112cm/44″ bust (Colour A, 7 balls, Colour B, 1 ball)
Needle size: 4mm and 4.5mm circular needles
Tension: 17sts and 24 rows to 10cm square over Stocking Stitch using 4.5mm needles using Purl Alpaca Designs’ Medium yarn.