Miss Michelle's Jacket

Nov 23, 2009
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An intermediate cardigan is worked in stranded colorwork in rows, in pieces that are seamed in finishing. A stately collar, lined pockets, set-in sleeves, and sophisticated palette of three colors makes for a dressed-up jacket.

Designer Kristin Roach
Finished Size 36¼ (37¾, 40, 46¼, 49½, 52¼)" bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 37¾", modeled with 3–4" positive ease.
Yarn Harrisville Designs New England Shetland (100% wool; 217 yd [198 m]/50 g): #15 loden (teal; A), 3 (3, 4, 5, 6, 6) skeins; #42 camel (B), 3 (3, 4, 5, 6, 6) skeins; #37 cocoa (C), 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3) skeins.
Needles Body and sleeves—size 3 (3.25 mm). Ribbing—size 1 (2.25 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions
• Markers (m);
• stitch holders;
• tapestry needle;
• 11 hook-and-eye sets; sewing needle and thread to match C.
Gauge 35 sts and 33 rows = 4" in charted patt on larger needles.


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