#07 Long Jacket by Maie Landra

#07 Long Jacket

Knitting
March 2010
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in lace pattern using size 3 (3.25mm) needle
US 3 - 3.25 mm
2.25 mm (B)
1870 yards (1710 m)
Small/MediumBust (closed) 38 (43, 47½)"/96.5 (109, 120.5)cm(Large, X-Large)
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Pattern Description from Vogue Knitting, Spring/Summer 2010: “Self-striping in Koigu’s variegated ‘Mori,’ Landra’s long drop-shoulder coat sports a simple lace rib, a deep lace pattern border and a fancy crocheted edging.”

“Loose-fitting long lace jacket with 3/4-length sleeves and lace border.”

Knitted Measurements:

  • Sized for Small/Medium, Large, X-Large
  • Bust (closed) 38 (43, 47½)“/96.5 (109, 120.5)cm
  • Length 31 (31½, 32)“/79 (80, 81.5)cm
  • Upper arm 16 (17, 18)“/40.5 (43, 45.4)cm

Materials:

  • Two 1¾oz/50g hanks (each approx 187yd/171m) of Koigu Mori (silk/wool) each in #M316 (A), #M5241 (B), #M505 (C), #M138 (D) and #M301 (E)
  • One size 3 (3.25mm) circular needle, 40”/100cm long OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE
  • Size B/1 (2.25mm) crochet hook
  • 2 stitch holders

Gauge:

  • 24 sts and 30 rows = 4”/10cm over lace pat using size 3 (3.25mm) needle.
  • One 28-row border chart rep = 5”/12.5cm
  • TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

Notes:

  1. The jacket is worked in one piece to the underarm.
  2. Circular needle is used to accommodate large number of sts. Do not join.
  3. When shaping into lace pat, if there is not an increase to compensate for a decrease, or vice versa, then do not work the increase or decrease, but work the sts in garter st.