#14 Diagonal Patterned Jacket by Elena Malo

#14 Diagonal Patterned Jacket

Knitting
August 2007
Aran (8 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch using size 9 (5.5mm) needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
1308 yards (1196 m)
Small, Medium, Large, X-Large
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Knit.1 Fall 2007 #14
By Elena Malo
SKU: K1F07_14 (1159)

Pattern description fromKnit.1, Fall 2007:
“Elena Malo’s diagonally striped tweed cardi, worn over a ballet tee or a button-down, makes that first-day-of-school wardrobe decision supereasy. The zip-up, shown here in ‘Creative Focus Superwash’ by Nashua Handknits/Westminster Fibers, has allover texture, color-worked fronts and elbow-length sleeves.”

MATERIALS

Creative Focus Superwash by Nashua Handknits/Westminster Fibers, Inc., 3½oz/100g balls, each approx 218yd/199m (superwash wool)
3 skeins #11 Bright Green
1 skein each:
#35 Espresso
#32 Blue
#10 Taupe
4 colors, 6 balls total

One pair each sizes 7, 8, and 9 (4.5, 5, and 5.5mm) needles
18”/45 cm separating zipper Vislom Active wear in color sable - by YKK
Sewing needle & matching thread

The Measurements:

  • Small (Medium, Large, X-Large)
  • Bust (closed) 34 (38, 42, 46)“/86.5 (96.5, 106.5, 117) cm
  • Length 22 (22.5, 23, 23.5)“/55.5 (58.5, 59.5) cm
  • Upper arm 12.5 (13.5, 14.5, 15.75)“/31.5 (34.5, 37, 40) cm

Errata according to greentwinkie:
You need 3 skeins of #35 ESPRESSO not #11 Bright Green, just one of Bright Green…so far.
Then when making the left and right fronts:
With size 9 needles cast on 4 stitches with Bright Green, set up Pattern #1 and increase as follows Row 1 (WS): P4 Row 2(RS): (K1, P1, K1) in first stitch, RT, (K1, P1, K1) in same stitch Continue to increase on both sides twice more and then increase one on each side until there 12 sts on needle. Continue with the garter stitch twisted rib patten as explained in the book. Remember to increase on the (RS)