Eastwind by Emily Foden


October 2018
both are used in this pattern
yarn held together
+ DK
= DK (11 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Body Pattern
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
2466 - 4313 yards (2255 - 3944 m)
1 (2, 3, 4)
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Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4)

Finished bust circumference: 115.5 (134.5, 153.5, 172.5) cm / 45½ (53, 60½, 68)” – to be worn with 35.5-50 cm / 14-20” ease
Model has 84 cm / 33” bust, is wearing a size 2, with 50 cm / 20” positive ease.

Yarns: Viola Shadow DK (DK weight; 50% Polwarth, 35% Wensleydale, 15% Zwartbles; 283 m / 308 yds per 100 g skein)

Viola Mohair Lace (lace weight; 72% Mohair, 28% Silk; 420 m / 459 yds per 50 g skein)

Yarn A: Shadow DK, Frozen Earth; 5 (5, 6, 7) skeins
Yarn B: Mohair Lace, Bronte; 3 (4, 4, 5) skeins
Yarn C: Shadow DK, Down to the Wire; 1 skein

Gauge: 21 sts & 28 rows = 10 cm / 4” over Body Pattern A or B on 4 mm needles, with 1 strand each of yarns A and B held together, after blocking
10 sts of cable panel = 4.5 cm / 1¾” wide

Needles: 4 mm / US 6 circular needle, 80-100 cm / 32-40” length
AND needles suitable for working small circumferences in the round
3.5 mm / US 4 knitting needles, for working pockets

Note: Although the body of Eastwind is worked flat, a circular needle is recommended to hold the stitches easily.
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.

Notions: 2 stitch markers, cable needle, scrap yarn in a contrasting colour, 5-7 toggles or buttons, 5-7 locking stitch markers, tapestry needle

Notes: Eastwind Jacket is knit flat, in pieces,from the bottom up, holding one strand of Shadow DK together with one strand of Mohair Lace. The body is knit in 4 pieces: Front Right & Left and Back Right & Left. Sleeve stitches are cast onto body pieces as they are knit and simple cables line the centre front and back of the garment.
Short row shaping adds depth to the back pieces, and shoulders are shaped with Bias Cast Off to form a tidy exposed seam along top of the arms. Seams along the bottom of the arms, centre back and sides are all exposed.
Pocket openings are formed while knitting the front pieces, and pockets are worked after the body is seamed. Stitches are picked up in the selvedge edge of sleeves for lower sleeves and are finished in the round, in 1x1 rib to the cuff.
Slipped stitches at the beginning of every row ensure a neat selvedge and tidy visible seams on the centre back and sides. Front pieces are smaller in width than back pieces, allowing the garment to hang forwards slightly and hug the wearer. Generous positive ease creates drape and allows for layering up to face cold winter days.