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Big Brunswick
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Big Brunswick is a season-spanning vest for men - the
perfect topper to scare away evening chills or cool
mornings, or a not-so-bulky addition to a winter wardrobe. The front and back are worked separately and joined at the shoulders with a 3-needle bind off.
The showcase Latvian Braids are worked flat on the front and back and in rounds for the Armhole and neck edgings. Complete written instructions and accompanying charts are included. Pattern includes tutorial links if you are not familiar with Latvian Braids.

Pattern has been tech edited. All measurements are listed in imperial and metric equivalents.

Note: Big Brunswick can be purchased separately or as part of an ebook with accompanying patterns for children and women. See Little Brunswick and Lady Brunswick for details.

Finished Chest Measurements:
(36, 38¼, 40¼, 42½)(44¾, 47, 49, 51¼)(53½, 55¾ 57¾, 60)" /
(91.5, 97, 102, 108)(113.5, 119.5, 124.5, 130)(136, 141.5, 146.5, 152.5) cm

Gauge: In pattern, 22 sts and 31 rows = 4" (10 cm), washed and blocked
Gauge is critical for this design.

Skills Required: Basic sts and decreases, cables, m1, working with 2 colors, Latvian braid worked flat and in rounds, 3-needle bind off, ability to continue working in pattern while shaping.

Yarn: DK Weight Yarn
MC—(835, 895, 950, 1010)(1075, 1140, 1195, 1265)
(1340, 1410, 1470, 1540) yards /
(760, 815, 865, 920)(980, 1035, 1085, 1150)(1220, 1285, 1340, 1400) meters;
CC—(65, 65, 65, 70)(75, 75, 80, 80)(85, 90, 90, 95) yards /
(60, 60, 60, 65)(70, 70, 75, 75)(75, 80, 80, 85) meters
Sample was knit in Knit Picks® Swish™ DK, Cornmeal #24952 (MC) and Dove Heather #24956 (CC)
Note: Yarn amounts are only guaranteed when working pattern to the specified gauge.

Needles: Size US 5 (3.75 mm) or size needed for gauge. Do not hesitate to change needle size to obtain correct gauge.

Extras: Stitch markers, cable needle, one additional knitting needle of same size or smaller for 3-needle bind off, st holders (4) or scrap yarn, yarn needle