Chesapeake Jacket by Ann McDonald Kelly
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Chesapeake Jacket

Knitting
April 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in St st.
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1680 - 3360 yards (1536 - 3072 m)
39½ (43½, 47½, 51½, 55½)" bust circumference (closed). Sweater shown measures 39½", modeled with 5½" of positive ease.
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“Crabs are the symbol of the Chesapeake Bay and my Maryland, the land of pleasant living!” says the designer of her Chesapeake Jacket. This colorwork cardigan is worked stranded in rows in a worsted-weight wool with character.

Finished Size 39½ (43½, 47½, 51½, 55½)” bust circumference (closed). Sweater shown measures 39½”, modeled with 5½” of positive ease.

Yarn Malabrigo Yarn Rios (100% superwash merino wool; 210 yd 192 m/3½ oz 100 g): #63 natural (MC), 5 (6, 7, 8, 9) skeins; #412 teal feather (CC1), 2 (2, 3, 3, 4) skeins; #809 solis (CC2), 1 (2, 2, 2, 3) skein(s).

Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): 32” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; stitch holders; 18” long separating zipper.

Gauge 20 sts and 26 rows = 4” in St st.