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#1313 Ella Learns to Tango

October 2013
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1660 - 2690 yards (1518 - 2460 m)
6 sizes (small, med, lg, 1x, 2x, 3x
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Project Difficulty Level
Intrepid Easy: Requires knowledge of knitting, purling, picking up stitches within the knitted fabric, decreasing, knitting in the round; hand-sewing and riveting are required for the finishing process

For the pictured look, we recommend Shepherd’s Wool in Garnet.(Stonehedge Fiber Mill Shepherd’s Wool (worsted weight; 100% merino wool; 250 yds 229m 4 oz 110g skein).
Small Medium Large 1x 2x 3x
Bust Size
32” 36” 40” 44” 48” 52”
Finished Bust
34” 38” 42” 46” 50” 54”

18 sts and 24 rows over 4” (10cm) in St st using worsted weight yarn on a size 9 (5.5mm) needle or needle size to obtain gauge. Check your gauge.

Yarn Requirements & Materials
Small Medium Large 1x 2x 3x
Coat with Solid Sleeve
1660 1920 2075 2365 2540 2690
Coat with French Cuffs
1730 1970 2165 2465 2645 2805
Size 9 (5.5mm) 32” (80cm) or longer circular needle
Size J/10 (6mm) crochet hook
Row counter (optional)
Locking stitch markers, 1 of a different color or size
Stitch holders or waste yarn
Sewing needle and sewing thread
1 - 2 JUL Venetian Hinges (pictured) or 3 JUL Locks for front of coat
4 JUL Latches for French cuffs (pictured: 2 for each cuff)

Special Technique
Provisional CO
With crochet hook and waste yarn, make a chain several stitches longer than desired cast-on. With knitting needle and project yarn, pick up indicated number of stitches in the “bumps” on back of chain. When indicated in pattern, “unzip” the crochet chain and place live stitches on needle.