Kilim jacket: the remake
Finished
July 14, 2009
July 16, 2009

Kilim jacket: the remake

Project info
Kilim jacket by Kaffe Fassett
Knitting
Coat / Jacket
Me
Gigantasorous (around 160cm)
Needles & yarn
US 10 - 6.0 mm
Notes

The original jacket is shown in the pictures at the bottom. I have had it in my cupboard for about ten years - since around June 2000. I have worn it about 6 times. It was hot and heavy for Sydney (except for a few days each winter), but worse, it was a really dated, 80s kind of style which doesn’t suit my body shape. Recently I decided to do something about that.

I cut off the bottom bands, letting the oversized style swing free. The photographs here show how I did that (from the bottom up), and you can check the 2 blog posts linked here for more detail.
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July 16, 2009
 
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  • Project created: July 14, 2009
  • Finished: July 16, 2009
  • Updated: January 16, 2017