1605 Drape Coat by Diane Soucy

1605 Drape Coat

Knitting
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 7 - 4.5 mm
1048 - 1597 yards (958 - 1460 m)
Finished chest 33 to 48 inches
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This double breasted style can be worn buttoned or open. A stand up collar when buttoned looks good for office or casual wear. It has subtle side shaping for good fit. Fast to knit in worsted weight wool at 18 stitches to 4 inches.

Sizes- X-small, small, medium, large, x-large, xx-large.
Finished measurements-
Chest- 33 (36, 39, 42, 45, 48) ins.
Length- 25 (25½ , 26, 26½, 27, 27) ins.

Materials- medium worsted weight yarn: approx.1,048; 1,097; 1,194; 1,1210; 1,429; 1,597) yds.
29 inch circular needles sizes 7 and 5; 16 inch circular needles size 7; double point needles sizes 7 and 5 or sizes required to get the gauge.
Scrap yarn, stitch markers, small safety pins, blunt darning needle.
12 buttons, ¾ inch. 6 of them should be flat, for inside of sweater.

Gauge- using the larger needles in stockinette st,
18 sts equal 4 inches.