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Backstage Tweed Jacket

May 7, 2009
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Designer Alina Khasanova
Finished Size 36¼ (41, 44, 47¾, 51½)" bust circumference. Cardigan shown measures 36¼", modeled with plenty of positive ease at bust.
Yarn Plymouth Tweed (100% wool; 109 yd [100 m]/50 g): #5315 burgundy (MC), 9 (11, 12, 14, 15) skeins.
Super Taj Mahal (70% merino, 22% silk, 8% cashmere; 127 yd [115 m]/50 g): #1426 deep rose (CC), 3 (3, 5, 5, 5) skeins. Yarn distributed by Plymouth Yarns.
Needles Body and sleeves—size 7 (4.5 mm): 32" and 16" circular (cir), and set of 4 double-pointed (dpn) or 12" cir. Collar facing—size 3 (3.25 mm): 24" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; stitch holders; 9 sets of hook-and-eye closures; sharp-point sewing needle and thread to match CC.
Gauge 17 sts and 26 rows = 4" in St st with MC on larger needles; 30 sts and 28 rows = 4" in diagonal patts from charts with CC on larger needles.

 

 


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