Viola's Coat by Faina Goberstein
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Viola's Coat

Knitting
May 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 41 rows = 4 inches
in Eyelet Diamond slip-st patt on smallest needles
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
2674 - 3820 yards (2445 - 3493 m)
37 (40.5, 44.5, 48, 51.5, 55.5)" bust circumference, closed
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

If Fashion be thy muse then set her free / And glide along this earth all seasons through / This loyal garb a true companion be / For from the maker’s hands come stitches true

Viola’s Coat is a show-stopping lightweight coat that can be worn over a flowing dress or a smart pair of trousers. Wear this coat all year as a layering piece or as outerwear on chilly summer nights. It’s made in one piece from the bottom up and then divided at the armholes. This timeless, versatile piece will be a staple for seasons and years to come.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 37 (40.5, 44.5, 48, 51.5, 55.5)” bust circumference, closed. Coat shown measures 37”; modeled with 5” of positive ease.

Yarn Cascade Yarns Roslyn (65% wool, 35% silk): #02 ecru, 7 (8, 8, 9, 10, 10) skeins.

Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 29” circular and set of double-pointed.

Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 24” circular. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; stitch holders; cable needle ; tapestry needle.

Gauge 26 sts and 41 rows = 4” in Eyelet Diamond slip-st patt on smallest needles.