Crossed Jacket

Oct 5, 2011
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Crossed Jacket
Megan Goodacre

 

This short-sleeved women's cardigan borrows its geometric lines from the traditional kimono. Purl bumps create visual interest on a stockinette background.

 

 

Finished Size 35 (37, 42, 46, 50, 54)" bust circumference. Kimono shown measures 37", modeled with X" ease.
Yarn Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton (100% organic cotton; 150 yd [137 m]/31/2 oz [100 g]): #635 sleet (MC), 5 (5, 6, 7, 8, 9) skeins. Blue Sky Alpacas Melange (100% baby alpaca; 110 yd [100 m]/13/4 oz [50 g]): #816 peppercorn (CC), 2 skeins.
Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): 24" circular (cir) and straight. Collar and cuffs-size 5 (3.75 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Stitch holders; removable marker (m); tapestry needle; three 3/4" buttons.
Gauge 17 sts and 24 rows = 4" in purl grid patt with MC on larger needles; 22 sts and 28 rows = 4" in rev St st with CC on smaller needles.

 


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