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While you wait for
the ferry or as you stroll along the waterfront, you will want Ilga Leja's long
tunic vest, Portside, for its color and zest.
The Indian Cross
Stitch is the decorative motif, as it makes the most of a handpainted yarn
paired with a coordinating solid color. A deep back vent as well as side vents
give ease of movement and flair. Choose the colors which please you the most.
Difficulty: Advanced Intermediate
Size: XS/S, M, L, 1X, 2X and 3X/4X
Suggested Yarn: Fingering or sport weight yarn in two colorways,
one solid and one variegated, in the following amounts:
Main Color (solidóDeep Purple): 280 m./310 yards. (400 m./437
yards., 400 m./437 yards., 560 m./612 yards., 700 m./766 yards., 700 m./766
Contrasting Color (variegatedóBlue Vesuvius):
500 m./547 yards. (700 m./765 yards., 840 m./919 yards., 980 m./1072 yards.,
1120 m./1225 yards., 1260 m./1378 yards.)
Needles: size 6 US (4.0 mm)
Gauge: 22 sts and 24 rows = 10 cm./4 in. square when knit in
the Pattern Stitch with Indian Cross Stitch with 4.0 mm. (US 6) needles, after
washing and blocking