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Winter Spice

Knitting
November 2011
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
US 8 - 5.0 mm
2676 - 3850 yards (2447 - 3520 m)
Woman’s small/medium (large, extra-large/2X-large, 3X-large) Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes.

This flawlessly fashioned jacket is worked in the round, starting from the mid-back, then radiating elegantly outwards.

Skill Level:
Experienced

Finished Measurement:
Body measures approx 39 (43, 47, 51) inches in diameter

Materials:

  • Aran weight yarn* (82 yds/50g per ball): 3 (3, 3, 3) balls beige mix #0300m (A), 3 (3, 4, 4) balls off-white #0100 (B)
  • DK weight yarn* (182 yds/50g per ball): 6 (7, 8, 9) balls off-white #0100 eco (C), 6 (7, 8, 9) balls light beige mix #0618m eco (D)
  • Size 8 (5mm) set of 5 double-point needles, 16-inch and 32-inch circular needles and straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • 10 locking stitch markers
  • 6 (20mm) coconut buttons* #515

Sample project was completed with DROPS NEPAL (65% wool/35% alpaca) and DROPS ALPACA (100% alpaca) and buttons from Garnstudio.

Gauge:
17 sts and 22 rows/rnds = 4 inches/10cm in St st with 1 strand Aran weight yarn or 2 strands DK weight yarn.
17 sts and approx 34 rows/rnds = 4 inches/10cm in garter st with 1 strand Aran weight yarn or 2 strands DK weight yarn.
To save time, take time to check gauge.