A Winter Wedding Coat by Meret Buetzberger

A Winter Wedding Coat

October 2018
both are used in this pattern
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in the rnd in double knitting
US 4 - 3.5 mm
3281 - 3828 yards (3000 - 3500 m)
S/M and L/XL
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This design combines Double with Fair Isle Knitting. It is a colorful and extra warm garment. The coat is knitted from top to bottom in one piece, the neckline and sleeves are knitted in the round, the body in rows. It is reversible, because of the double knitting.
The armholes in both sizes are a good 7cm/2.75” larger than standard sizes, so the coat has a kind of bat sleeves, which gives you the opportunity to wear a sweater underneath.
Also the chest circumference is oversized so that you don’t feel constricted in spite of the sweater.
The model shown is in the size S/M and several wonderful women from size XS to XL have already tried on the coat, but mostly without a sweater underneath, but it fitted everyone, with the larger sizes it was simply more a “fit” and with the smaller sizes an oversize

Pattern Specifications

Skill Level:

Finished sizes:
S/M - L/XL
Bust: 82cm, 32” - 120cm, 47”

Trollenwol Supersoft 100% Wool.
alternative Holst Yarn Supersoft
Please see all the used Colours on the last photo.

3.5 mm / US 4 circular needle (or size needed to obtain gauge), 80cm / 40” length suggested for the large number of stitches in the lower edge of the yoke. Preferred needles for small circumference knitting (circular or DPN) in size 3.5 mm / US 4 needles (or size needed to obtain gauge).

24 sts and 30 rnds per 10cm / 4”, worked in the rnd in double knitted ribbing, after blocking.
23 sts and 34 rnds per 10cm / 4”, worked in the rnd in double knitting, after blocking.
Changes in gauge will result in size differences and affect the amount of yarn needed to complete the project. Please take the time to check your gauge.

Techniques Used
• 2 color cast on, for a video on this technique visit https://www.instagram.com/p/BUwkZ4HgXNl/?taken-by=butzeria
• Circular knitting
• Straight knitting
• Increasing and decreasing
• Double knitting: Two right sides are worked at the same time, using two different colors. Important to know: the charts show the front side sts only, the back side sts are worked simultaneously.

The construction of this coat is as follows: cast on at the collar using a two color cast on. The yoke is knit in the round and sleeve stitches are placed on waste yarn. After the body is completed in straight knitting, the CC stitches are decreased and the MC stitches are bound off. The sleeves are knit and finished in a similar way as the body.
All charts are in grey and white only, please see color lists on pages 11 – 17.

The English Pattern is tech edited by La Visch Design

Pattern is available at the moment in English, Dutch and German.