Annie Oakley Jacket by Tara Jon Manning
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Annie Oakley Jacket

August 2007
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch on largest needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
7.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1180 - 1770 yards (1079 - 1618 m)
35 (39,42,46, 50)" (89 [99, 106.5, 117, 127] cm) bust circumference, buttoned.

From Folk Style: “While helping one of her children research frontier women for a school project, Tara Jon Manning became captivated by the life of Annie Oakley- a true American folk hero and an outstanding figure in the history of women’s rights. Annie was an accomplished seamstress as well as a marksman and was known for her signature shooting outfits. This elegant fitted jacket emulates the style of Annie’s hallmark suits and pays tribute to her sewing and embroidery skills.”

NOTIONS: Tapestry needle; pins; tailor’s chalk (available from sewing stores); ten 0.5” (1.3 cm) buttons; sharp-point sewing needle and matching thread for attaching buttons.