Sweatshirt Jacket by Dawn Brocco

Sweatshirt Jacket

January 1996
yarn held together
+ Bulky
= Jumbo (0-4 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 11 - 8.0 mm
2000 - 2400 yards (1829 - 2195 m)
42 (47, 50)" (zipped)
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About the Design:

As first seen in Knitter’s Fall ’96.

I was thinking of my husband, when I designed this sweatshirt, as he is an engine rebuilder/mechanic and often wears cotton thermal sweatshirts. These sweatshirts are not warm enough and also shrink, with all the washing and machine drying they require.

This sweatshirt jacket/hoodie is a unisex piece. I’d wear it on our end-of-season yard sale forays, gardening, or for running errands.

The fit is comfortable. If you’re not someone who wears hoods, simply work a ribbing at the neck, before working the single crochet edging on the front edges and insert a slightly longer zipper, to extend up into the ribbing.

Sizes: 42 (47, 50)” (zipped)

Yarn: Chunky-Bulky weight wool, Approx: 2000 (2100, 2400) yds color of your choice. (The original was knit in Tahki’s Lana at 36.8 yds/oz., used double.) Brown Sheep Lamb’s Pride Bulky, used double, is a good substitute.

Gauge: 10 sts and 14 rows = 4″ (10cm) in st st with size 11 ndls (or size to give gauge) and 2 strands yarn held together.

Skill Level: Intermediate

Happy Knitting!