In Praise of Doodling Jacket by Sally Melville

In Praise of Doodling Jacket

Knitting
January 2005
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in two-color pattern using larger needles, after blocking
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1515 - 2180 yards (1385 - 1993 m)
S (M, L, 1-2X)

Women’s jacket in two-color, stranded knitting, worked flat (unlike the man’s vest, which is worked in the round with steeks). Chart is easy to follow and has very strong vertical lines.

Experience:

  • advanced intermediate
  • mid-level stitch pattern
  • mid-level shaping and finishing

Fit: Loose fit

Measurements:

  • Chest: 40 (44.5, 49, 54)“
  • Length: 20.5 (21.5, 22, 22.5)“
  • Sleeve length: 31.5 (32, 32.5, 33)“

Yarn:

  • Fine weight
  • MC1: 650 (720, 860, 930) yds
  • MC2: 325 (360, 425, 470) yds
  • CC: 540 (600, 700, 780) yds

Notions:
- Fourteen 1/2” / 13 mm round buttons or 3/4” / 19 mm rectangular buttons