The Road to Jaipur

Issue: 68, 2015

The Road to Jaipur by Jane Howorth (issue 68)
Photography by Lucy Williams


Jaipur in India is known as the Pink City because of the pink sandstone buildings, one of which, the Hawa Mahal – the Palace of the Winds – was the inspiration for this waistcoat.

● Louisa Harding Azalea DK, 100% cotton, 100g/240m/262yds
Shade: Flamenco 208 x 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 4) balls
● 3.25mm & 3.75mm hooks
● Yarn needle

You can use any fine, smooth DK weight cotton to achieve a similar effect.

Work 22 sts and 18 rows in Ladder Stitch to measure 10 x 10cm/4 x 4in using 3.75mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.
Work one pattern repeat in Palace Stitch to measure 8.5 x 8.5cm/ 3½ x 3½in using 3.75mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.

Jane designs in knit and crochet, and likes to create body-flattering and fashionable pieces. Find more of her work at and catch up with her on her blog at or on Twitter @JaneHoworthKnit.


This pattern is tagged with:

Age: Adult, Teen

Clothing: Waistcoat

Designer: Jane Howorth

Gender: Female

Price: Magazine Only

Yarn Type: DK

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