#05 Tweed Jacket by Lesley Scanlon
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#05 Tweed Jacket

Knitting
DK (11 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in woven stitch pattern w/2 strands alpaca and one strand mohair held together
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1630 - 2753 yards (1490 - 2517 m)
36" to 47" bust sizes
This pattern is available for free.

Note: This vest is featured in the magazine; however, the pattern is not included in this issue. The pattern pdf can be found via the link above.

Finished size 36½ (37½, 40, 42½, 45, 47½)” bust circumference. Jacket shown measures 42½”.

Yarn Classic Elite Inca Alpaca (100% alpaca; 109 yd 100 m/50 g): #1130 dahlia (pink), 10 (12, 13, 14, 16, 17) skeins. Classic Elite La Gran (76.5% mohair, 17.5% wool, 6% nylon; 90 yd 82 m/42 g): #63508 dark sunset, 6 (7, 8, 9, 10, 10) skeins.

Needles Size 9 (5.5 mm). Spare needle in same size for three-needle bind-off. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions
• Stitch holders;
• markers (m);
• six 1” (2.5-cm) buttons;
• tapestry needle.

Gauge 13 sts and 24 rows = 4” (10 cm) in woven st patt with 2 strands of alpaca and 1 strand of mohair held tog.

“A spicy mix of pinks warms up a clipped double-breasted jacket - a fifties remake with a nipped-in waist and perfect notched collar. The jacket works up quickly when you combine a strand of variegated mohair with two strands of cushy alpaca.”