Chincoteague Jacket

Jan 25, 2012
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Chincoteague Jacket
Lisa Jacobs
Finished Size 38 1⁄2 (43, 51)" bust circumference, buttoned. Jacket shown measures 38 1⁄2".
Yarn Harrisville Designs Silk & WoolYarns (50% silk, 50% wool; 175 yd [160 m]/1 3⁄4 oz [50 g]): #208 cappuccino, 15 (18, 21) skeins.
Needles Size 10 (6 mm): 16" and 24" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust  needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; cable needle (cn); tapestry needle; size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook; ten 1" buttons for St st side; eight 1" buttons for sl st side; eight size 4/0 snaps; sewing needle; matching thread.
Gauge 15 sts and 23 rows = 4" in Right Slanting patt with 2 strands of yarn held tog, counting only visible sts on WS (St st side) of work.

This heavily textured women's jacket is both seamless and reversible. Careful design features picked-up set-in sleeves, double-breasted fronts, pockets, and an eye-catching chevron pattern.

 

 


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