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Buttercream Jacket

Knitting
May 2010
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 27 rows = 4 inches in textured pattern on larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1260 - 2100 yards (1152 - 1920 m)
37½ (41, 44, 47, 50½ )" bust circumference
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Pattern Description from Interweave Knits, Summer 2010: “Deborah Newton’s Buttercream Jacket tops deep ribbing, garter-stitch buttonbands, and a richly textured body stitch with a generous cabled shawl collar. Knitting in pieces gives structure to a not-too-fitted shape in a wear-everywhere wool and cotton blend.

Finished Size 37½ (41, 44, 47, 50½ )” bust circumference. Jacket shown measures 37½ “, modeled with about 2½” positive ease.

Yarn Brown Sheep Serendipity Tweed (60% cotton, 40% wool; 210 yd (192 m)/ 100 g): #ST04 yellow buttercup, 6 (7, 8, 9, 10) skeins.

Needles: Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Markers (m); contrasting yarn for marking; cable needle (cn); four 1¼ ” buttons; tapestry needle.

Gauge: 20 sts and 27 rows = 4” in textured patt on larger needles.