Perfect for spring, or any season, is my latest design – the Mary jacket. Worked in oh-so-easy garter stitch on aran weight wool you’ll find this a snap to knit (bottom-up) with no side or sleeve seams, and all shaping subtle and wonderfully invisible. What a treat to make and wear!
Bust: 31, 35, 39, 43, 47, 51, 55 inches
Length: 23.75, 24.25, 24.5, 24.75, 25, 25.25, 25.5 inches
Shown in Osprey wool by Quince & Co., 100% wool; 170 yds per 50g skein; Color Delft #108 – 6, 7, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 skeins, or for comparable yarn, approximately 945, 1070, 1200, 1310, 1460, 1610, 1750 yards. I always buy extra.
Needles and notions, etc.
1 29 or 32-inch circular needle in size US #10.5/6.5mm, or size to obtain gauge
1 set US #10.5/6.5mm straight and double-pointed needles – same as circular
3 1-inch buttons
Waste wool of comparable weight in an alternate color (used to hold stitches at back neckline prior to weaving)
14.4 sts and 20 rows to 4 inches in stockinette stitch
14.4 sts and 28.8 rows to 4 inches in garter stitch
Level of Difficulty: Advanced Beginner
Techniques: knit, purl, long-tail CO, working in the round, garter stitch, k2tog, k1-f/b, yo, grafting, and some seaming.
12 page pdf includes photographs, schematics, relevant abbreviations, and a row tracking grid for managing at-the-same-time instructions.