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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, 37, 41, 45, 49

Folkloric fitted jacket has princess style faux seams, 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).

Currently available as a kit only. But the pattern is being rewritten and reformatted and will be re-released this fall (2014) when it will be available as a pdf as well!

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

Yarn: Main color: Sunday Knits 5-ply: 7 (8, 9, 9, 10) 50-gm skeins. Shown in Brigadoon blackish. Other colors Sunday Knits 3 ply 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, 4 - 1” buttons

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