Clasica Coat

Aug 11, 2009
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Woman's intermediate cardigan with hood, texture stitch pattern, and oversized fit. Raglan shaping and a simple front closure keep the look rustic and casual. A chunky wool yarn knits up dramatically in an easy stitch.

Designer Deborah Newton
Finished Size 38 (42, 46, 50, 54)" bust circumference, buttoned. Jacket shown measures 42", modeled with plenty of positive ease.
Yarn Manos del Uruguay Wool Clásica (100% wool; 138 yd [126 m]/100 g): #703 taupe, 12 (14, 15, 16, 18) skeins. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers.
Needles Sizes 8 (5 mm) and 9 (5.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions
• Three 1⅝" buttons;
• markers (m);
• cable needle (cn);
• stitch holder;
• tapestry needle;
• size G/6 (4 mm) crochet hook.
Gauge 16 sts and 22 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles; 24 sts and 22 rows = 4" in textured patt on larger needles.


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