Vendange by Anne Hanson


October 2015
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette, knit flat (washed and dried flat)
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1150 - 2250 yards (1052 - 2057 m)
38(42.5, 47.25, 51.75, 56.25, 60.75, 65.5, 70) inches / 96.5(108, 120, 131.5, 143, 154.5, 166, 178) cm in circumference around chest, buttoned, to fit with 6 to 8 inches / 15 to 20.5 cm of ease
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An A-line coat or jacket to knit in 8 sizes (S/M/L/1X/2X/3X/4X/5X) and two lengths that features dramatically twining vertical cables at side seams and along front openings, with a wide, ribbed collar that converts to a cowl when the wind blows cold. Worked in one piece to the underarm with a tailored fit in the shoulders, this garment knits up quickly in lofty worsted or chunky weight yarn to provide a cocoon of warmth for late fall and winter weather.

Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in an overall variation in size and drape.

Shown here: long version in Bare Naked Wools Chebris Worsted, color Frappé (other shades available)

short version shown in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Vesta, color Vendange (red)