Ithaca Jacket

Jan 19, 2010
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Experienced cardigan with hood, belt, waist and shoulder shaping. An unusual construction allows for one-piece knitting for the body—the waistband is worked first, from side to side, then stitches are picked up from the long edges for the lower and upper body.

Designer Connie Chang Chinchio
Finished Sizes 32½ (35½, 391/4, 43½, 46¾, 50½, 54½)" bust; shown in size 35½" with 1–2" positive ease
Yarn Naturally Sensation (70% merino, 30% angora; 131 yd [120 m]/50 g):
• #309 periwinkle, 8 (9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15) skeins. Yarn distributed by Fiber Trends
Gauge 19 sts and 26 rows = 4" in St st; 21½ sts and 26 rows = 4" in 2×2 rib
Tools
• Size 6 (4 mm): 24" or longer circular (cir) needle
• Size 6 (4 mm): set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
• Stitch holders
• Stitch markers (2 colors: one set for seams, one for darts)
• Yarn needle


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