#27 Jacket With Separate Cowl Collar by Deborah Newton

#27 Jacket With Separate Cowl Collar

Knitting
January 2008
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in diamond pattern following chart on larger needles
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1980 - 2640 yards (1811 - 2414 m)
Bust (closed) 44 (48, 54, 58)"/111.5 (122, 137, 147)cm
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Pattern description from Vogue Knitting, Winter 2007/08: “Diamonds knit forever all over Deborah Newton’s dolman-sleeve jacket, worked in ‘Riverstone Chunky’ from Louet North America. The separate cowl ruches when buttoned while slit pockets allow for arms-akimbo insouciance.”

“Oversized jacket in allover diamond texture pattern with on-seam pockets, knit-on sleeves with tab-buttoned cuffs and separate buttoned cowl collar. Sized for Small/Medium, Large, 1X and 2X and shown in size Large on page 95.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • Small/Medium (Large, 1X, 2X)
  • Bust (closed) 44 (48, 54, 58)“/111.5 (122, 137, 147)cm
  • Length 30¼ (10½, 30¾, 31)“/77 (77.5, 78, 78.5)cm
  • Upper Arm 21½ (22, 22½, 23)“/54.5 (56, 57, 58.5)cm

Materials:

  • 12 (13, 15, 16) 3½oz/100g skeins (each approx 165yd/151m) of Louet North America Riverstone Chunky (wool) in #17 shamrock
  • One pair each sizes 9 and 10 (5.5 and 6mm) circular needle, 32”/80cm length
  • Nine 1-3/8”/35mm buttons
  • Four 1-1/8”/29mm buttons
  • ¼yd/.25m lining fabric (for pockets)
  • Matching thread
  • Stitch holders

Note: Back is worked with half sleeves added all in one piece and the 2 fronts are worked in same way. Then the pieces are joined with a center sleeve seam after working a finishing trim.