Moxie Jacket by Caidree

Moxie Jacket

by Caidree
February 2021
Jumbo (0-4 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 10 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 19 - 15.0 mm
US 17 - 12.0 mm
361 - 744 yards (330 - 680 m)
XS to 5XL
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Moxie jacket is an advanced beginner knitting pattern. It is a raglan style, cropped cardigan sweater, constructed from the top-down. First, the collar is created by working flat (back and forth) in the twisted rib stitch along with the continuous i-cord edging, the yoke is then worked flat in stockinette stitch. Finally, the sleeves and the body are worked separately. Toggle buttons are added at the end. You will need to be familiar with the basic crochet chain stitch in order to make the toggle button attachments. Moxie jacket is made from super bulky weight yarn and therefore it is intended to be worn with little ease, 5 -10 cm of positive ease is built into the pattern. Video support links are included in the pattern.

Bust size of the finished sweater with ease built in is XS 33½”, S 36”, M 41”, L 44”, XL 49”, 2XL 52”, 3XL 56”, 4XL 59“, 5XL 64”/ (XS 85, S 92, M 105, L 112, XL 125, 2XL 132, 3XL 142, 4XL 150, 5XL 162 cm). Model is wearing size M on 93 cm bust.

7 stitches by 10 rows = 4” x 4” (10 x 10 cm) using size US19/15 mm needles in stockinette stitch after blocking. 9-10 stitches by 12 rows = 4” x 4” (10 x 10 cm) using size US17 (12 mm) in the twisted rib stitch after blocking.

Suggested Yarn
825, (825), 875, (1050), 1200, (1300), 1400, (1600), 1700 grams of super bulky weight yarn such as “Crazy Sexy Wool” from Wool and The Gang (200 grams = 80 meters /87 yards).

Yarn Alternatives
Wool And The Gang “Heal the wool”
We Are Knitters “The Wool”
Stitch and Story “Chunky Wool”
Purl Soho “Wooly Wool”

Suggested Needles
For the collar and the ribbing edges you will need 32” (80 cm) US17 (12 mm) or longer circular knitting needles. For the body and the sleeves you will need 32”(80 cm) or longer US19 (15 mm) circular knitting needles, or size to obtain gauge. + 3.5 mm crochet hook for the toggle attachments.

3x toggle style buttons (3+ buttons for larger sizes and if you prefer a bit more closure).
Toggle should be approximately 5 cm in length with at least 5 mm hole width.