Solitude Jacket by Mari Chiba

Solitude Jacket

Knitting
June 2015
Aran (8 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
780 - 1430 yards (713 - 1308 m)
28½ (31, 34½, 37, 40½, 43, 45½)"; shown in size 34½", modeled with 1½" of negative ease
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This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.
Errata available: knittingdaily.com

This seamless cardigan is worked in one piece to the underarms, before the sleeves are knit separately and then joined to the body to work the yoke. A deep ribbing pattern at the shoulders and bottom hem offset a simple garter-stitch cowl shaped with short-rows.

Sizes 28½ (31, 34½, 37, 40½, 43, 45½)“; shown in size 34½”, modeled with 1½“ of negative ease
Yarn Solitude Wool Romney Semi-Worsted Spun (100% romney wool; 130 yd 119 m/124 g):
• undyed dark brown, 6 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins
Gauge 16 sts and 23 rows = 4” in St st
Tools
• Size 8 (5 mm): 32” circular (cir) needle and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
• Markers (m)
• Stitch holders
• Tapestry needle
• Four 1¾” toggle buttons