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Marilyn’s Bed Jacket

Apr 14, 2009
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Designer Julie Turjoman
Finished Size 37½ (40, 42½, 45, 47)" bust circumference, buttoned. Sweater shown measures 37½". About 2" positive ease is recommended for this project.
Yarn Tahki Donegal Tweed (100% wool; 183 yd [167 m]/100 g): #804 purple, 9 (10, 11, 12, 13) skeins.
Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 32" circular (cir); 2 double-pointed needles (dpn) one size smaller than main needle for I-cord. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Cable needle (cn); markers (m); stitch holders; one 1¼" button; one snap closure (optional; see final note in Finishing section).
Gauge 20 sts and 38 rows = 4" in charted chevron patt; 15 sts of cabled band measure about 2½" wide; 19 sts and 25½ rows = 4" in ribbed patt of peplum and cuffs after blocking so p2 columns appear about 1 st wide.

 


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