Best-Friend Jacket by Sally Melville
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Best-Friend Jacket

Knitting
January 2002
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
13 stitches and 13 rows = 4 inches
in Garter Stitch
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
1100 - 1550 yards (1006 - 1417 m)
S (M, L, XL, XXL)

Very easy, flattering jacket, knit from side to side.

Experience :

  • Very easy
  • Lots of knitting
  • Minimal shaping and finishing

Fit: Oversized

Finished Measurements:

  • Chest: 44 (48, 52, 56, 60)” / 112 (122, 132, 142, 152)cm
  • Length: 25 (25.5, 26, 26.5, 27)” / 63.5 (65, 66, 67.5, 69)cm. Length stretches to 27-29”/ 69-74 cm.

Yarn:

  • bulky weight
  • 1100 (1150, 1300, 1425, 1550) yds
  • something interesting, with a little weight

Needles:

  • US 9 / 5.5 mm straight needles
  • US 10.5 / 6.5mm, 24” / 60 cm circular needles
  • US K / 6.5 mm crochet hook is also required

Notions: 3 or 4 large buttons or toggles

Author’s Notes: I named this the Best-friend Jacket because it always makes you feel good, always makes you look good, always comes through for you when you don’t know what to wear.