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Solstice Jacket

Sep 12, 2011
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Solstice Jacket
Larissa Gibson

Vintage styling on a modern cropped cardigan jacket. Three-quarter sleeves with boucle cuffs and oversized boucle collar.

Finished Size Size 36 (40½, 45, 49, 53)" bust circumference, buttoned. Jacket shown measures 36", modeled with 2–4" of ease.
Yarn Blue Moon Fiber Arts Gaea (100% certified organic merino wool; 305 yd [278 m]/8 oz [226 g]): raspberry moose (MC), 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) skeins. Blue Moon Fiber Arts Silk Loops (54% kid mohair, 26% silk, 15% wool, 5% nylon; 390 yd [356 m]/8 oz [226 g]): raspberry moose (CC), 1 skein.
Needles Sizes 9 (5.5 mm) and 10 (6 mm): 24" circular (cir). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Stitch holders; tapestry needle; two 2" buttons; one clasp closure.
Gauge 15 sts and 22 rows = 4" in St st on smaller needle using MC; 16 sts and 20 rows = 4" in St st on larger needle using CC.

 


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