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Day-Tripper Walking Coat

Crochet
December 2011
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
5.5 mm (I)
6.5 mm (K)
1395 - 2635 yards (1276 - 2409 m)
x large

A classic-style coat is made thoroughly modern in this updated version worked in a subtle, ribbed-look stitch pattern and highlighted with contrasting black edgings and cuffs. It’s a great look for women of all ages and sizes.

Skill Level:
Intermediate

Finished Garment Measurements:
Bust: 36 inches (small) (40 inches (medium), 44 inches (large), 47 inches (X-large), 55 inches (2X-large), 62 inches (3X-large))

Materials:

  • Stitch Nation Full o’ Sheep medium (worsted) weight Peruvian wool yarn (3 1/2 oz/155 yds/100g per skein): 7 (8, 10, 12, 13, 15) skeins #2301 latte; 2 (2, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins #2012 black sheep
  • Sizes H/8/5mm and K/10 1/2/6.5mm crochet hooks or sizes needed to obtain gauge
  • Tapestry needle
  • Sewing needle
  • Sewing thread
  • 1-inch buttons: 5
  • Stitch markers

Gauge:
Size H hook: 12 hdc = 4 inches; 9 hdc rows = 4 inches
Size K hook: 10 hdc = 4 inches; 8 hdc rows = 4 inches
Take time to check gauge.