James C. Brett


JB118 Waistcoat

A marvellous combination of garments: not merely a waistcoat, but a pinafore and cardigan and short-sleeved top, too, embellished with braid cable panels only on the fronts. The back is plain st st. The whole 'skirt' is A-line, decreasing gently as you move up the piece towards the shoulders. Comfortable, flowy, and proof against the coldest room. We love how the length covers your bottom and gives the impression of wearing a dress, when of course anything trousery underneath it is fine. A lighter-weight variation in Aran yarn is available here.

Pattern Detail

  • no charts
  • no schematics
  • sewing required
  • fall/winter
  • straight (flat)
  • 5 sizes, to fit about age 12 - 46" bust; see data page
  • scanned PDF has 4 pages (a4 size)
  • easy
    • 4 x 4 in
    • 12.75 mm
    • US 17
    • 7.5 st st
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