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Concord Top-Down Swing Coat #101

Basix
Knitting
August 2012
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1475 - 2925 yards (1349 - 2675 m)
XXS (30.5") and 6X (70.5")
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Concord, Massachusetts is a classic New England town, with lovely old architecture and impressive history. Like Concord, this swing coat is a classic that you will return to over and over again. It was designed with a bit of extra ease so you can wear it over layers, and its back gusset and generous body shaping give it a wonderful swing shape.

This is a top-down, set-in sleeve pattern, with short-row shaping to shape the sleeve cap (instructions on how to work short rows are included). There are also tips on how to customize your fit.

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