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#01 Long Coat

Vogue Knitting, Fall 2009
Designer Knitting, Fall 2009
Vogue Knitting Online Store
Knitting
July 2009
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
1470 - 2058 yards (1344 - 1882 m)
Bust (closed) 36 (40, 44, 48) in/ 91.5 (101.5, 111.5, 122) cm
This pattern is available for download for $6.00.
Errata available: vogueknitting.com

Pattern Description from Vogue Knitting, Fall 2009: “Scarlet rays emanate from the sunburst that settles on one side of Meslin’s standard-fitting coat. The half circle is worked with short rows; the ribbed back adds flattering shaping. Deep ribbing at the collar, cuffs and bottom edge frames the look.”

“Standard fitting coat with deep rib details and sunburst pattern on right front.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • Sized for Small, Medium, Large, and X-Large
  • Bust (closed) 36 (40, 44, 48) in/ 91.5 (101.5, 111.5, 122)cm
  • Length 35 (36, 36½, 37½)”/89.5 (91.5, 92.5, 95)cm
  • Upper arm 12 (12½, 13¾, 14¼)”/30.5 (31.5, 35, 36)cm

Materials:

  • 15 (17, 19, 21) 1¾oz/50g balls (each approx 98yf/90m) of Cascade Yarns Cash Vero (extrafine merino wool/microfiber/cashmere) in #4 cinnabar
  • One pair size 8 (4.5mm) needles or size to obtain gauge
  • Size G-6 (4mm) crochet hook
  • One 1½”/38mm button and one 1¾”/45mm button
  • Stitch markers

Note: The lower edge of ribbing is picked up and worked down after the back and front pieces are joined.

Style notes:

  • radiating sunburst is only on right front side
  • one button open front (1.75 in/ 45 mm), hidden button inside (1.5 in/38 mm).
  • knee length coat styling

Techniques:

  • lifted increase
  • short row wrapping creates the sunburst
  • ribbed hem is picked up to knit
  • for experienced knitters able to work complicated shaping and finishing
  • seamed back, two front pcs, two sleeves