The Harper Jacket by Caidree

The Harper Jacket

by Caidree
November 2018
Jumbo (0-4 wpi) ?
7 stitches and 14 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch
US 19 - 15.0 mm
348 - 609 yards (318 - 557 m)
XS to 5XL
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Harper Jacket is a beginner friendly top-down knitting pattern. Super bulky wool yarn works best to create this bold and chunky knit. Worked in garter stitch back and forth on the yoke and body, and in the round on the sleeves, all the way through. It is constructed in one piece starting at the neck line. First you will work the yoke then you will put the stitches of the sleeves on hold, while you work the rest of the body. Then you will work each sleeve separately in the round. A few rows for the collar are worked additionally in the end. Featured as a cropped sweater cardigan, but it can be easily made in any length. Intended to be worn with little ease. 5-10 cm of positive ease is built into the pattern. Read the pattern all the way through before you begin.

Bust size of the finished sweater with ease built in is XS 35”, S 37”, M 39 1⁄2”, L 41 1⁄2”, XL 47”, 2XL 51 1⁄2”, 3XL 55”, 4XL 60“, 5XL 63” inches (XS 88, S 95, M 100, L 105, XL 120, 2XL 130, 3XL 140, 4XL 155, 5XL 160 cm). Model is wearing size M on 93 cm bust.

7 stitches by 14 rows = 4” x 4” (10 x 10 cm) using size US19/15 mm needles in garter stitch. Swatch was the same size before and after blocking.

Suggested Yarn
760, (850), 950, (1050), 1200, (1350), 1475, (1650), 1800 grams of “Crazy Sexy Wool” from Wool and The Gang (200 grams = 80 meters /87 yards). Super Bulky Weight yarn. Sample featured in color “rocky grey”.