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Gloriana Jacket

Knitting
November 2012
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in Rib Patt
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1 yards (1 m)
To Fit Bust 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 53, 57)”/81.5 (92, 102, 112, 122.5, 135, 145.5) cm
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This is a project from the collection History on Two Needles by Annie Modesitt.

It is based on the “Gripsholm Portrait” thought to be of Queen Elizabeth / Gloriana herself. Elizabeth appears in a rather masculine jacket and cap, which I’ve chosen to interpret as a cardigan “suit jacket.”

Finished Bust 36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 57, 61)”/92 (102, 112, 122.5, 132.5, 145.5, 155.5) cm
Total Length 19 3/4 (21 1/4, 21 1/2, 23 1/4, 231/4, 25, 251/2)”/50.5 (54, 55, 59.5, 59.5, 64, 65) cm
Skill Level K 5 Experienced
Fiber A Artyarns, Silk Rhapsody (260yds/237m 3.5oz/100gr)
#245 Raspberry Pink 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins
Fiber B Artyarns, Beaded Silk & Sequins (78yds/71m 1.75oz/50gr)
#04 Setting Sun 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4) skeins
Gauge 16 sts x 24 rows = 4”/10cm in 7-stitch rib patt using needle size 7US/4.5mm
Notions Darning needle, additional dpns or circ needles in smaller size for picking up sts (optional) 2”/5cm Belt Buckle (or desired size for your finished belt)

Stitches Used
St st – Stockinette Stitch
Rev St st – Reverse St st
Sl st wyws – Slip st with yarn to the wrong side
Sl st wyrs – Slip st with yarn to the right side
K2tog-R – Knit 2 tog with a right slant
K2tog-L – Knit 2 tog with a left slant
YO – Yarn Over
GR Inc – Grandma Right Increase
GL Inc – Grandma Left Increase
GPR Inc – Grandma Purl Right Increase
GPL Inc – Grandma Purl Left Increase
VDD – Vertical Double Decrease
5 St DKSS Edge – Double Knit Slip Stitch Edge
C4R – Cable 4 Right
C4L – Cable 4 Left
Reversible Cable
ICord Bind Off