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Dressmaker Jacket

Sep 9, 2013
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Dressmaker Jacket

LAURA MATTHEWS

Mitered corners, twisted stockinette, facings, and a contrast trim add up to a smart classic.

FINISHED SIZE 32½ (35, 40, 44, 48)” bust circumference. Cardigan shown measures 32½”, modeled with 1” of positive ease.

YARN Malabrigo Rios (100% superwash merino wool; 210 yd [192 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #412 teal feather (MC), 5 (6, 7, 7, 8) skeins; #69 pearl ten (CC), 1 skein.

NEEDLES Body and sleeves – sizes 7 (4.5 mm) and 8 (5 mm). Mitered edge trim – size 7 (4.5 mm): 36” circular (cir) and 2 additional size 7 (4.5 mm) cir needles 24-36” long. Sleeve edging – size 7 (4.5): set of double-pointed (dpn).  Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

NOTIONS Markers (m); tapestry needle; stitch holders; 4 clasp closures.

GAUGE 18 sts and 25 rows = 4” in Twisted St st on larger needles.


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