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Ginkgo and Lotus Little Fitted Jacket

Knitting
January 2009
17 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
957 - 1367 yards (875 - 1250 m)
33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 45, 49
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Folkloric fitted jacket with princess-style seaming … enchanting!

With seed stitch sleeves and sides and stockinette on front and back. Sleeve cuffs and pocket are stranded colorwork. Leaves and border on front are a shaped version of intarsia, and there’s an intarsia leaf on the back too. Buttonholes are worked into attached I-cord band. Finished with embroidery. Garment knit from bottom up in 5 pieces (plus pocket).

Formerly available as a kit only. But the pattern has been rewritten and reformatted and now rereleased as a pdf as well.

Finished Size: 33 (35, 37, 39, 41, 45, 49)” chest circumference. Sweater shown measures 37”, worn over a 36” bust.

Yarn: Main color: Sunday Knits 5 ply (worsted weight): 7 (8, 8, 9, 9, 9, 10) 50-gm skeins. Shown in Brigadoon blackish. Other colors Sunday Knits 3 ply (sport weight; 2 strands worked together for painterly color blending) in Nirvana espresso: 1 50-gm skein, and 1 20-gm skein each of Nirvana cedar, Angelic wheat, and Eden sage, pickle, aster, violet, grape, iris, and curry.

Notions: Stitch markers, stitch holders, tapestry needle, seven 1” buttons

Skills needed: Reading color charts, short rows, stranded colorword, intarsia, Kitchener stitch, I-cord