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Cossack Coat

Knitting
January 2000
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
21 stitches = 4 inches in 2-color stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
46" chest

A cuff to cuff jacket available only as a kit in 2-ply yarn. Cossack Coat is based on the Southwest design, which is published in Ann Bourgeois’ ”Fair Isle Sweaters Simplified.” The Bourgeois’ two-color technique weaves the yarns rather than stranding. You will need a very long cable needle (120 cm/about 48 inches) for 5.0mm/US 8 needle.

Techniques
Fair Isle/two-color knitting
Steeks

From the designer’s website

Our sideways sweaters are knit in two halves. Each half starts at the cuff and increases at the body to form a very large tube with a steek at the bottom where the ribbing will be added.