Nordsee Jacke by Ailbíona McLochlainn

Nordsee Jacke

Knitting
October 2018
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
13 stitches = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 11 - 8.0 mm
XS-XL

…a fitted jacket with rounded edgings, evoking Northern European folk attire

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This pattern will be released as the fourth installment of the Facing North collection, which will be published in its entirety on the 6th of November, and can be ordered here
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MATERIALS & INFO

Yarn
designed with Apple Oak Fibre Works Stockholm 
(100m/ 109y per 100g/ 3.5oz)

or substitute with chunky/bulky yarn of similar meterage
requires 5 (5, 6, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins

Yarn kits for this pattern are available here!

Gauge
13 sts x 17 rounds / rows = 10cm x 10cm (4” x 4”) in stockinette

Needles
circular needle 8mm (US 11) in diameter, or as needed to meet gauge

Notions

removable stitch markers, tapestry needle, measuring tape, 4 sets of corded hook-and-eye closures or clasps, measuring 5cm (2”) closed; sewing thread and needle

Techniques
provisional cast on, i-cord

Pattern Support
LBHhandknits.com

Sizing:
chest circumference of garment measures approx. as follows:
85cm/ 34” (90cm/ 36”, 95cm/ 38”, 100cm/ 40”, 110cm/ 44”, 120cm /48”, 130cm/ 52”)
Pattern includes schematic with detailed measurements.

Notes on Fit:
fitted to semi-fitted; select size with 0 to 8cm (0 to 3.25”) of ease around bust, according to preference.

Notes on Yarn Substitution:
This pattern is compatible with a wide range of yarns classified as chunky/bulky, with a meterage in the vicinity of 
100m (109y) per 100g (3.5oz).

Some commonly available yarn substitutes include -
(in Europe…)
West Yorkshire Spinners Re-Treat
Jamieson & Smith Shetland Chunky
Alafosslopi
Drops Eskimo
(in N America…)
Cascade 128
Malabrigo Chunky & Mecha
Patons Merino Extra Fine Big
Kraemer Yarns Mauch

Please be aware that early knitters have reported different experiences with how much yarn it took to complete this project.