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Campus Jacket
September 30 2018
December 31 2018
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Campus Jacket
Campus Jacket by Amy Christoffers
43” to get 37”
Needles & yarn
US 3 - 3.25 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
US 10 - 6.0 mm
14 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
in St st
2,070 yards
Cascade Yarns ® Roslyn
317 yards in stash
5.17 skeins = 1974.9 yards (1805.8 meters), 517 grams
JenningStreet Yarns in Fort Worth, Texas
December 27, 2016
The Fiber Seed Sprout Sock
90 yards in stash
0.21 skeins = 96.0 yards (87.8 meters), 26 grams
Knitter's Knitch in Blairsville, Georgia
September 21, 2015

See if I can get gauge with yarn held double…
No, no I cannot. But if I knit the 43” with my gauge, I should get an almost 37” (36.8”) bust which would give me almost 3” of ease which should be great for a casual over-sweater. The alternative is go for bigger needles but I don’t think I would like the material that creates as I wish even the current swatch were a bit thicker/cushier.

Unblocked swatch: 15 sts x 20 rows = 4”
Blocked swatch: 14 sts x 19 rows = 4”

Two-stranded tubular cast on (Sease p306).
Russian bind off in pattern (Sease p450).


  • I wanted more stitches for the collar to help keep it folded down as many people seem to have a problem with it flipping. I didn’t want a button band as others have done though because I want to do a zipper and I think the icord will look best with it. So instead I continued the collar increase every row for 6 more rows which gives a great collar width.
  • I did the cuff lengths to 4.5” (as very long cuffs can bother me some). I plain knit to a total of 6” and continued with the pattern from there.
  • Did the pockets in the round in lighter weight yarn and size US3 needles. I picked up 21 from back and front and on the first round, increased after every 2nd st. Knit 36 rnds. 4 rnds with decreases every rnd. Graft closed.

Finally got the zipper installed! It was intimidating so I let it languish. But now it’s all done and it’s lovely! Double zipper installed by hand - not fun but I think I did it well. Lined pockets sewed down. Very happy with this!

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by The Fiber Seed
90% Merino, 10% Nylon
510 yards / 135 grams

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by Cascade Yarns ®
65% Merino, 35% Silk
383 yards / 100 grams

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  • Originally queued: June 9, 2015
  • Project created: September 29, 2018
  • Finished: January 1, 2019
  • Updated: January 21, 2019
  • Progress updates: 2 updates