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Silke Jacket

Brave New Knits
Knitting
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
625 - 875 yards (572 - 800 m)
Fits bust 32 (34, 36, 38)"

When I worked for a German company, my coworker Silke was so very precise in her clothing choices that it was somewhat astonishing to me. A designer piece marked down to $5? She wouldn’t buy it if it was half an inch too long in the sleeves. The precision of this jacket’s fit - simplicity yet elegance - remindes me of her.

The Alchemy yarn is breathtaking and a joy to knit, too! Knitting the mohair-silk blend as a carry-along with the silk/wool adds an interesting texture without being too over the top.