Sanquar by Jean Frost


January 2003
Aran (8 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 48 rows = 4 inches
in Cross Block
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1400 - 1900 yards (1280 - 1737 m)

This pattern employs an ingenious slip stitch pattern to create a sophisticated plaid.

  • Three sizes are offered ranging from 37 to 44 inches (94-111.8cm) finished bust measurement including about 4 inches of ease. A schematic provides detailed measurements. -You will need 900-1200 yards (~825-1101 meters) of the main color and 500-700 yards (~460-642 meters) of a second color. A medium weight yarn (#4) is suggested. The illustrated sample uses a solid for the main color and a variegated yarn to create the lines of the plaid.
  • A 24 inch circular needle is suggested. Eight buttons are also required and the usual assortment of stitch markers and holders. You will also need a 4mm/US size F crochet hook.
  • Described as an advanced pattern, the jacket is body is knit flat in one piece. Sleeves are knit flat. Seams are joined with a crocheted slip stitch.
  • The stitch patterns are both described in words and written out. Placement of the motifs is shown by charts.