#20 Cinched-Waist Coat by Mari Lynn Patrick

#20 Cinched-Waist Coat

Knitting
January 2008
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in chart pattern using larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
3.0 mm
1750 - 2100 yards (1600 - 1920 m)
Small ( Medium, Large )
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Pattern description from Vogue Knitting, Winter 2007/08: “A peppered trench by Mari Lynn Patrick, in ‘Tussock 10-Ply’ by Naturally NZ/Fiber Trends, sports alternating panels of ridge, rib and triangle patterns. The garment form-fits at the deep ribbed waistline, then bells gradually toward the bottom. Extras include a rippling shawl collar, buttoned cuffs and a knitted belt.”

“Close-fitting bell-shaped coat with alternating surface pattern stitches, deep ribbed waistband, short buttoned sleeves and wavy edged shawl collar. Sized for Small, Medium, Large. Shown in size Small on page 87.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • Small (Medium, Large)
  • Lower Edge 60 (65, 67½)“/152 (165, 171.5)cm
  • Waist 23 (25, 27)“/58.5 (63.5, 68.5)cm
  • Bust 32½ (37, 39)“/82.5 (94, 99)cm
  • Length 34½ (35, 35½)“/87.5 (89, 90)cm
  • Upper Arm 17 (18½, 20)“/43 (47, 51)cm

Additional Materials:

  • 10 (11, 12) 3½oz/100g balls (each approx 175yd/160m) of Naturally NZ/Fiber Trends Tussock 10-Ply (wool/polyester effect) in #162 brown tweed
  • One pair each sizes 7 and 8 (4.5 and 5mm) needles or size to obtain gauge
  • Size D/3 (3mm) crochet hook
  • Stitch holders
  • Five 1¼“/3cm brown leather buttons #1644 by JHB Button Co.
  • Three size 10 sew-on snaps by Dritz Co.

Note: This coat is very close-fitting at the waist with an exaggerated bell-shaped skirt.