We made PetiteKnit's Stockholm Slipover, knit companion style using 1 strand of our Loop Sprig held together with 1 strand of Loop Posy. There's nothing better than a lightweight vest for layering on a little extra warmth during the chilly mornings and evenings of spring and fall!
Like all PetiteKnits patterns, this vest has clean, classic lines with subtle detailing that creates a tailored effect and keeps the knitting interesting. Stockholm Slipover is an easy-wearing wardrobe staple that you'll enjoy popping on for workdays and weekends!
Loop Sprig is our very own house-dyed, superwash merino, fingering weight yarn, and it gives the vest body and structure. Laceweight silk/mohair Loop Posy gives the fabric a dreamy sheen and kitten soft halo.
The beauty of using these two yarns in a companion knit format is that when held together, they equate to a satisfying DK weight gauge that knits up a little more quickly compared to standard fingering and laceweight fabrics!
Our Loop yarns are tonally dyed right here in our Philadelphia studio in a rainbow of coordinating sister colorways for optimum companion knitting match-ability. Of course, you could also mix it up and marl two different colors together for a completely custom look!
The Stockholm Slipover vest is knit top-down and you'll pick up your stitches to work the ribbing that neatly trims the neckband and armholes.
When Laura knit this sample, she finished with the recommended Italian bind-off, which yields a very pretty result but does take a little extra effort. That said, don't feel badly if you decide to just cast off the old-fashioned way!
To knit your own Stockholm Slipover, you'll need:
- 2-3 skeins of Loop Sprig
- 1-2 skeins of Loop Posy
- US 4 + US 7 16" circular needles
- US 4 + US 7 32" circular needles
- Stockholm Slipover pattern