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#43 Diagonal Stitch Coat

Knitting
July 2007
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
8 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches in trellis pattern using larger needles
US 15 - 10.0 mm
US 17 - 12.75 mm
581 - 830 yards (531 - 759 m)
Bust (buttoned) 35 (39, 43, 47)" / 89 (99, 109, 119)cm

Pattern Description from Vogue Knitting, Fall 2007: “Only Twinkle can coax such ladylike luxury out of bulky yarn - in this case, ‘Soft Chunky’ from the Twinkle by Wenlan/Classic Elite Yarns collection. The thigh-brushing French-gray coat is graced with an allover traveling cable/eyelet pattern, wide three-quarter-length sleeves and garter-stitch tabs that are knit separately and buttoned on.”

“Loose-fitting, long diagonal-stitch coat with ribbed edges and three-quarter length sleeves.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • Small (Medium, Large, X-Large)
  • Bust (buttoned) 35 (39, 43, 47)” / 89 (99, 109, 119)cm
  • Length 30½ (31, 32, 32½)” / 77.5 (78.5, 81.5, 82.5)cm
  • Upper arm 16 (17, 18, 19)” / 40.5 (43, 45.5, 48)cm

Materials:
7 (8, 9, 10) 7oz/200g hanks (each approx 83yd/76m) of Twinkle by Wenlan/Classic Elite YarnsSoft Chunky* in #18 french grey

  • One pair each sizes 15 and 17 (10 and 12.75mm) needles or size to obtain gauge
  • Cable needle
  • Ten 1½”/38mm buttons

Note: Cardigan is worked in one piece to underarm.