Lattice Back Jacket by Linda Marveng

Lattice Back Jacket

Knitting
August 2014
Sport (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
964 - 1826 yards (881 - 1670 m)
XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)
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An intricate panel of rocking cables adorns the back of this elegantly fitted jacket, hence each front and sleeve has a series of accompanying small cables. The body of the jacket is knitted flat with hems, while the sleeves are worked in the round. The sample is worked in a beautiful heathered color in the bouncy Ask – Hifa 2.

Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL)

Finished Measurements:
Bust: 84 (91, 98, 106, 116, 126) cm/33 (35.75, 38.5, 41.75, 45.75, 49.5)“
Waist: 65 (72, 79, 87, 93, 113) cm/25.5 (28.25, 31, 34.25, 36.5, 44.5)”
Hip: 84 (91, 98, 106, 116, 126) cm/33 (35.75, 38.5, 41.75, 45.75, 49.5)“
Length: 54 (55, 56, 57, 58, 59) cm/21.25 (21.75, 22, 22,5, 22.75, 23,25)”
Sleeve length: 49 (50, 50, 51, 51, 52) cm/19.25 (19.75, 19.75, 20, 20, 20.50)“

Yarn: Hifa, Ask – Hifa 2 in melange purple 6657 (100% wool, 100 g, 315 m/345 yds). http://www.ull.no/garn/ullgarn/ask-melert
3 (3.5, 4, 4.5, 5, 5.5) skeins: 882 (1008, 1134, 1292, 1481, 1670) m/964 (1102, 1240, 1413, 1620, 1826) yds.

Yarn alternatives: Cascade 220 Sport (100% wool, 50 g, 150 m/164 yds). http://www.cascadeyarns.com/cascade-220Sport.asp
Madeline Tosh, Tosh Pashmina (yarn) (75% superwash merino, 15% silk, 10% cashmere, 100 g, 329 m/360 yds). http://madelinetosh.com/store/index.php/yarns/pashmina.html
Shalimar Yarns, Breathless DK (75% merino, 15% cashmere, 10% silk, 100 g, 384 m/420 yds).
http://www.shalimaryarn.com/item/Breathless/237/c21
Rowan, Wool Cotton (50% merino, 50% wool, 50 g, 113 m/123 yds)
http://www.knitrowan.com/yarns/wool-cotton

Or another sport weight/5 ply yarn.

Needles: 3.5 mm/US 4 circular needle
3 mm/US 2.5 circular needle (80 cm/32”) for hem and buttonband.
Adjust needle size as needed to match gauge.

Notions: 11 buttons (13 mm/0.5”), stitch markers, stitch holders and yarn needle.

Gauge:
20 sts x 28 rows in st st using 3.5 mm/US 4 measures 10 cm/4” square.
Rocking Cable Panel across 66 sts measures 22 cm/8.75”.
Rocking Cable Panel over 36 rows measures 12 cm/4.75”.
Small Back Cable Panel across 30 sts measures 10 cm/4”.

Notes & Videos:
Each front is 1 cm wider than 1/2 the back circumference, to achieve symmetry, usual in typical vintage garments. This jacket is like vintage jackets very fitted, please compare your waist measurements to the size you need and adjust if necessary, to make sure it will fit.

Thank you to all my test knitters!

Boots are by Monica Stålvang: See link
Jewelry is by Siri Berrefjord: See link

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