Shaun's Gambier by Lindsay Inouye

Shaun's Gambier

Knitting
February 2017
Super Bulky (5-6 wpi) ?
11.5 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches
in Colour chart 3 (stockinette stitch)
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 11 - 8.0 mm
1020 - 1925 yards (933 - 1760 m)
Chest circumference (finished measurements): 41 (46, 52) [58, 63, 69]” / 105 (117, 132) [148, 160, 175] cm
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Knit in bulky Hinterland Watershed for the utmost softness and warmth, the Men’s Gambier Jacket is a staple for the coastal Pacific climate.

The body is worked from the bottom up in one piece as a quick and satisfying knit. After joining sleeves at underarm, the yoke is shaped with raglan decreases, and the button band and collar are picked up and worked separately to create a cozy shawl collar. This jacket also features set-in, contrasting pockets for visual interest and added warmth.

Difficulty: intermediate
Skills required: long tail cast on, increasing, decreasing, picking up stitches, working in the round, colourwork, short rows

Yarn:
Hinterland Watershed 50% Rambouillet, 50% Alpaca, 150 yards / 137 meters per 112g / 3.95oz skein

C1: 5 (6, 7) 8, 9, 10) skeins (shown in “Ash”)
C2: 2 (2, 3) 3, 3, 3 skeins (shown in “Snow”)
C3: 1 (1, 1) 1, 2, 2 skeins (shown in “Honey”)

Or

Super bulky weight yarn

C1: 700 (850, 950) 1,075, 1,225, 1,375 yards / 640 (775, 870) 980, 1,120, 1,260 metres
C2: 225 (255, 310) 330, 350, 385 yards / 205 (230, 285) 300, 320, 350 metres
C3: 95 (100, 110) 130, 155, 165 yards / 85 (90, 100) / 120, 140, 150 metres

Needles:
US 10 / 6mm 40” circular needle
US 11 / 8mm 40” circular needle
US 10 / 6mm double pointed needles
US 11 / 8mm double pointed needles
or sizes needed to obtain gauge

Notions:
Stitch markers
Tapestry or yarn needle
5 - .75” / 2 cm buttons

Gauge:
Using US 11 / 8mm needles, 11.5 stitches and 15 rows = 4” / 10 cm in colour chart 3.

Note about gauge: in suggested yarn, colour work charts tend to come out tighter than single-colour stockinette after wet-blocking. Pattern has been written to accommodate the slight difference, though knitter should aim to work both at the same gauge.

Size Information:
Chest circumference (finished measurements): 41 (46, 52) 58, 63, 69” / 105 (117, 132) 148, 160, 175 cm

Intended ease: 4 – 6” / 10 – 15.25 cm positive ease in chest 

Shown in 41” / 105 cm size with 4” / 10 cm positive ease

Detailed schematic included for expanded size information

How is Shaun’s Gambier different from the original Gambier?



Shaun’s Gambier features a shorter body, larger upper arm circumference relative to the chest circumference, corresponding raglan decreases, and contrasting pocket linings. if you would like to see schematics to decide which will work best for you before purchasing, please email me and I’d be happy to share: lindsay@standardknits.com.