Garter Rectangular Jacket by Annie Modesitt

Garter Rectangular Jacket

Knitting
August 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in garter st.
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1408 - 2112 yards (1287 - 1931 m)
16½ (18 , 20½, 22¼)” back width from armhole to armhole and 32¼ (36, 40, 43½)” back length. Jacket shown measures 18¾” across back.
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Annie Modesitt

The back panel is picked up along the rectangular fronts and shaped with a central line of decreases that creates a dramatic tuxedo tail in a striped jacket.

Finished Size 16½ (18 , 20½, 22¼)” back width from armhole to armhole and 32¼ (36, 40, 43½)” back length. Jacket shown measures 18¾” across back.

Yarn ModeKnit Yarn ModeWerk Worsted (100% superwash merino; 176 yd 162 m/3½ oz 100 g): #009 pewter (A), 2 (3, 3, 3) skeins; #101 sterling flow (B), 3 (4, 4, 5) skeins; #113 granite flow (C), 1 (1, 2, 2) skein(s); #004 wee dram (D), 2 skeins.

Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 40″ circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Gauge 18 sts and 36 rows = 4″ in garter st.

Notions Marker (m); stitch holders; waste yarn; tapestry needle.