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#11 Ridged Coat

Knitting
August 2007
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in chart pattern using larger needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1540 - 1980 yards (1408 - 1811 m)
Bust (closed) 38 (42, 46)"/96.5 (106.5, 117)cm
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Pattern Description from Vogue Knitting, Fall 2007: “This tunic-length jacket, which gets its fit through ribbed side panels and waist shaping, is rife with patterning: a textured body, reverse-stockinette sleeves, welt-stitch turn-up cuffs, ribbed neckband. Deborah Newton designed it in ‘Creative Focus Chunky’ by Nashua Handknits/Westminster Fibers.”

“Oversized car-length coat with textured chevron pattern and welt pattern at sleeve cuffs.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • Small (Medium, Large)
  • Bust (closed) 38 (42, 46)”/96.5 (106.5, 117)cm
  • Length 30½ (31, 31½)”/77.5 (78.5, 80)cm
  • Upper arm 13½ (14½, 15½)”/34 (37, 39.5)cm

Materials:

  • 14 (16, 18) 3½oz/100g balls (each approx 110yd/100m) of Nashua Handknits/Westminster Fibers, Inc. Creative Focus Chunky (wool/alpaca) in #289 earth heather
  • One pair each sizes 8 and 9 (5 and 5.5mm) needles or size to obtain gauge
  • Size 8 (5mm) circular needle, 24”/60cm length
  • Five 1”/25mm buttons

Additional Gauge: 16 sts and 20 rows = 4”/10cm over rev St st using larger needles.

Notes:

  1. When dec over knit sts, work ssk at beg of row and k2tog at end of row.
  2. When dec over purl sts, work p2tog tbl at beg of row and p2tog at end of row.
  3. When inc a knit st, work M1.
  4. When inc a purl st, work M1 p-st.