Willoughby Jacket by Megan Grewal
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Willoughby Jacket

December 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Circle Cable Pattern
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
230 - 750 yards (210 - 686 m)
3(6, 12, 18) months & (2, 4) years
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The Willoughby Jacket is the matching companion to the Willoughby Longies. Each pattern can be purchased separately and is an individual download file.

Willoughby Jacket is the perfect little retro jacket for every little one! It is designed with about 2-3” (5-7.5cm) of positive ease for a comfortable fit to be worn over other clothing.

The jacket is worked from the bottom up, seamlessly & flat. Sleeves are worked in the round and then joined to be worked seamlessly with the body. It features raglan shaping, a repeating circular cable pattern all over, garter stitch cuffs, hem & hood edging, a pointy hood with an optional pompom at the peak.

Willoughby is named for my great-grandfather. This jacket is a tribute to the timeless baby knits of his era, with a modern twist.

Yarn Requirements:
Worsted or Aran weight yarn;
230(340, 440, 550, 630, 750) yards / 210(310, 400, 505, 575, 685) meters
Sample shown in size 2 years; Three Irish Girls Springvale Super Merino, β€œGolden Afternoon”.

Needles & Notions:
β€’ US 7 (4.5mm) circular needles OR size needed to obtain gauge; 24” (60cm) & 16” (40cm) length
β€’ US 6 (4mm) circular needles OR 1 size smaller than size needed to obtain gauge; 24” (60cm)
β€’ 4 stitch markers (more markers needed to mark pattern repeats, if desired)
β€’ Waste yarn
β€’ 5(5, 6, 7, 7, 8) .5”-.75” (1.25-2cm) buttons
β€’ Tapestry needle

Techniques & Stitches Used:

  • Garter Stitch
  • M1r
  • M1l
  • Stockinette Stitch
  • Graft (Kitchener Stitch)