Meriwether Wrap Jacket by Andrea Babb
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Meriwether Wrap Jacket

Knitting
November 2011
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
2028 - 2496 yards (1854 - 2282 m)
Back width: 16½ (18¾, 21, 23¼)"; Center back length: 20 (20, 22, 24)"
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Interweave SKU: EP5449

The Meriwether Wrap Jacket uses a scrunch stitch to give its swinging fronts heavy, lush weight and complete reversibility. A wool/linen blend makes the fabric drapey but warm and springy. (Interweave)

Finished Size: 16½ (18¾ , 21, 23¼ )” back width and 20 (20, 22, 24)” long at center back. Sweater shown measures 16½ ” and is intended to be worn open.

Yarn: Louet North America MerLin Worsted Weight (70% merino wool, 30% linen; 156 yd [143 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #01 champagne, 13 (14, 15, 16) skeins.

Yarn Weight: #3 - Light

Needles: Size 8 (5 mm): 32” circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: One double-pointed needle (dpn) at least two sizes smaller than main needle; stitch holder.

Gauge: 25 sts and 29 rows = 4” in Scrunch patt; 18 sts and 24 rows = 4” in St st.

Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Winter 2011