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Kaleidoscope

Knitting
April 2013
DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches in slip stitch pattern on larger needle
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
3.75 mm (F)
1635 - 2289 yards (1495 - 2093 m)
37 (40.25, 44, 47.75)"
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Interweave SKU: EP10388

Also available in the book Light & Layered Knits

Finished Size: About 37 (40¼, 44, 47¾)” (94 [102, 112, 121.5] cm) bust circumference, buttoned.

Yarn: DK Weight, Misti Alpaca Pima Silk Hand Paint, 17% silk; 327 yd [300 m]/100 g): CSP12 blue-green handpaint (MC), 4 (5, 5, 6) skeins; TPS03 midnight blue tonal (CC), 1 skein.

Yarn Weight: #2 - Fine

Needles: Body and sleeves: size U.S. 6 (4 mm): 24” (60 cm) circular (cir). Edging: two size U.S. 5 (3.75 mm): 24” (60 cm) cir.

Notions: Waste yarn for holding sts; markers (m); size F/5 (3.75 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle; three 1” (2.5 cm) buttons.

Gauge: 22 sts and 40 rows = 4” (10 cm) in slip st patt on larger needle. 22 st and 27 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st on larger needle.

Originally Published: Light & Layered Knits

With a decidedly ethnic flavor, this slightly A-line jacket features a deep U-neckline, half collar, and minimal button overlap. A slip-stitch texture pattern, worked throughout the body and the sleeve cuffs, showcases the handpainted yarn to best advantage. The edgings and ribbed collar are worked in an accent color that helps to define the parts and unify the whole. With an easy fit, this jacket is ideal for layering over whatever style strikes your fancy: narrow-leg pants, a pencil skirt, camisole, tee shirt, long gauzy skirt, or a little sheath dress.