Jack's Jacket by Outi Kater

Jack's Jacket

Knitting
December 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
35 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in colourwork
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
750 - 1125 yards (686 - 1029 m)
S, M and L
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Jack’s Jacket is a dog coat that will keep your best friend happy and warm in a cold winter’s day. It has been knitted in the round with an allover colourwork pattern, using steeks at front and neck openings.

Sizes S, M and L

Chest measurement 51 (58, 63) cm/ 20 (23, 25) in

Collar size 33 (35, 38) cm/ 13 (14, 15) in

Length from collar to tail 46 (50, 56) cm/ 18 (20, 22) in

Knitted measurements

Width across back 36 (43, 50) cm/ 14 (17, 20) in

Length from centre back neck excluding neck band 31 (36, 41) cm/ 12 (14, 16) in

Tension

35 sts and 34 rows = 10cm/4in using 3mm needles in colourwork pattern

Materials

Jamieson & Smith 2 Ply Jumper Weight – Real
Shetland Wool (115m/25g ball)

Yarn A – Shade 21 Navy: 2 (2, 3) x 25g balls
Yarn B – Shade FC47 Denim Blue: 1 (1, 2) x 25 ball
Yarn C – Shade 1403 Darker Red: 1 (1, 2) x 25g ball
Yarn D – Shade 9097 Lighter Red: 1 (1, 1) x 25g ball
Yarn E – Shade FC34 Turquoise: 1 (1, 1) x 25g ball

3mm (UK11/US2.5) circular needle, 80cm/32in long
3mm (UK11/US2.5) short DPNs, set of two

Stitch holders or waste yarn
Stitch markers or waste yarn
Tapestry needle
Sharp scissors
Two 18mm round buttons
18mm press stud

The pattern includes charts, photographs and written instructions.