Cloisonné Jacket

Jul 14, 2010
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An A-line jacket is worked with two colors in lace, stockinette, and stranded colorwork. Set-in sleeves, a gentle collar, and a rustic yarn combine in a sophisticated sweater. Sizes include plus sizes.

Designer Deborah Helmke
Finished Size 38 (42, 46, 50, 54)" bust circumference. Jacket shown measures 38", modeled with a few inches positive ease.
Yarn Berroco Ultra Alpaca (50% alpaca, 50% wool; 215 yd [198 m]/100 g): #6279 potting soil mix (MC), 4 (5, 6, 7, 8) skeins; #6294 turquoise mix (CC), 2 (3, 3, 4, 4) skeins.
Needles Lace, Fair Isle, and sleeves—size 7 (4.5 mm): 24" circular (cir). Yokes, collar, and facing—size 6 (4 mm): 24" cir and straight. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; 1 silver hook-and-eye closure.
Gauge 18 sts and 18 rows = 4" in two-color stranded St st on larger needles; 18 sts and 22 rows = 4" in St st on smaller needles; 15-st/10-row rep of lace patt = about 4" wide and 1¾ " long.

Correction: Page 61 under Sleeves

Shape cap: BO 5 (6, 7, 8, 9) sts at beg of next 2 rows—50 (52, 54, 56, 58) sts rem. (RS) Dec 1 st each side every other row 10 (12, 14, 14, 14) times, every 4 rows 2  (1, 0, 0, 0) times, then every other row 2 times—22 (22, 22, 24, 26) sts rem. BO 5 (5, 5, 6, 7) sts at beg of next 2 rows—12 sts rem. BO rem sts.

 


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on Sep 10, 2010 11:07 AM
PatriciaD wrote
on Aug 29, 2010 1:08 PM

This is such a lovely jacket..I plan to knit soon..my really question is..how do you purl in stranded?

I have been a Fairisle knitter forever..in the round never in the flat.

on Aug 14, 2010 5:34 PM
on Jul 17, 2010 10:21 AM

Es hermoso. Hay que trabajar.