Argyle & Plaid Jacket

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Argyle & Plaid Jacket

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This plaid jacket has a fun argyle panel highlighting your color work skills.

Sizes

S
30-32 ins [76-81 cm]
41½ ins [105.5 cm]
M
34-36 ins [86-91 cm]
44½ ins [113 cm]
L
38-40 ins [97-102 cm]
48 ins [122 cm]
XL
42-44 ins [107-112 cm]
52 ins [132 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $9.25

Step 1:

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Size:

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  • M
  • L
  • XL
To fit bust measurement
30-32 ins [76-81 cm]
Finished bust measurement
41½ ins [105.5 cm]

Step 2:

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Main Color (MC)

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Contrast A

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Contrast B

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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 6/4mm
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Single Point Aluminum Knitting Needles 14"

Size 7/4.5mm
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Aluminum Stitch Holder

4-3/4" 1/Pkg
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Materials not included in this kit:

Separating zipper.

The materials for this project cost $9.25

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

To fit bust measurement
S 30-32 ins [76-81 cm]
M 34-36 ins [86-91 cm]
L 38-40 ins [97-102 cm]
XL 42-44 ins [107-112 cm]
Finished bust measurement
S 41½ ins [105.5 cm]
M 44½ ins [113 cm]
L 48 ins [122 cm]
XL 52 ins [132 cm]

MATERIALS

Decor
SizesSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
()
4555
Contrast A
()
2333
Contrast B
()
2223
Sizes 4 mm (U.S. 6) and 4.5 mm (U.S. 7) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. 1 stitch holder. Separating zipper.

GAUGE

21 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with 4.5 mm needles in Fair Isle Pat.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
Note: When working from charts, carry yarn not in use loosely across WS of work but never over more than 5 sts. When it must pass over more than 5 sts, weave it over and under color in use on next st or at centre point of sts it passes over. The colors are never twisted around one another.

BACK
With MC and smaller needles cast on 106 (114-126-134) sts.
1st row: (RS). P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep these 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing for 2¼ ins [5.5 cm] ending on a 2nd row and inc 3 (3-1-3) st(s) evenly across last row. 109 (117-127-137) sts.
Change to larger needles and work Chart I in stocking st to end of chart reading knit rows from right to left and purl rows from left to right.
Rows 1 to 36 of Chart I form pat.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 17½ ins [44.5 cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 6 (8-10-10) sts beg next 2 rows. 97 (101-107-117) sts.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 26½ (27-27½-28) ins [67 (68.5-70-71) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 10 (11-12- 13) sts beg next 4 rows, then 11 (10-11-13) sts beg following 2 rows.
Leave rem 35 (37-37-39) sts on a st holder.

LEFT FRONT
**With MC and smaller needles cast on 54 (58-62-66) sts.
Work 2¼ ins [5.5 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back ending on a 2nd row and inc 0 (0-1-2) st(s) evenly across last row. 54 (58-63-68) sts.
Change to larger needles and work Chart I in stocking st to end of chart reading knit rows from right to left and purl rows from left to right.
Rows 1 to 36 of Chart I form pat.**
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 17½ ins [44.5 cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 6 (8-10-10) sts beg next row. 48 (50-53-58) sts.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 24 (24¼-24¾-25) ins [61 (61.5-63-63.5) cm] ending with WS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 7 (7- 8-8) sts (neck edge). Pat to end of row. Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 rows, then on following alt rows until there are 31 (32-35-39) sts.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 10 (11-12- 13) sts beg next and following alt row.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Cast off rem 11 (10-11-13) sts.

RIGHT FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Left Front.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 17½ ins [44.5 cm] ending with WS facing for next row.
Armhole shaping: Keeping cont of pat, cast off 6 (8-10-10) sts beg next row. 48 (50-53-58) sts.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 24 (24¼-24¾-25) ins
[61 (61.5-63-63.5) cm] ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 7 (7- 8-8) sts (neck edge). Pat to end of row.
Work 1 row even in pat.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 6 rows, then on following alt rows until there are 31 (32-35-39) sts.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures same length as Back to beg of shoulder shaping ending with WS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 10 (11-12- 13) sts beg next and following alt row. Work 1 row even in pat.
Cast off rem 11 (10-11-13) sts.

SLEEVES
With MC and smaller needles cast on 50 (50-54-54) sts. Work 2¼ ins [5.5 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back ending on a 2nd row and inc 3 sts evenly across last row. 53 (53-57-57) sts.
Change to larger needles and work Chart II in stocking st to end of chart reading knit rows from right to left and purl rows from left to right, noting the 4 st rep will be worked 13 (13-14-14) times.
Rows 1 to 6 of Chart II form pat.
Keeping cont of pat, inc 1 st at each end of next and every following alt row until there are 59 (69-75-80) sts, then every 4th row until there are 93 (99-105-109) sts, taking inc sts into pat.
Cont even in pat until work from beg measures 18¾ (19½-20½-20½) ins [47.5 (49.5-52-52) cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off. Place markers on side edges of sleeves 8 (10- 12-12) rows down from cast off edge.

FINISHING
Pin garment pieces to measurements and cover with a damp cloth leaving to dry.
Collar: Sew shoulder seams. With RS of work facing, MC and smaller needles, pick up and knit 30 (31-31-34) sts up right front neck edge. Knit across 35 (37- 37-39) sts from back st holder dec 1 st at centre. Pick up and knit 30 (31-31-34) sts down left front neck edge. 94 (98-98- 106) sts.
Beg on a 2nd row, work 1½ ins [4 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back.
Change to larger needles and cont in ribbing until Collar from beg measures 5 ins [13 cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off in ribbing.
Front edging: With RS of work facing, MC and smaller needles, pick up and knit 122 (124-126-128) sts along each front edge to beg of Collar. Cast off knitways (WS).
Sew zipper in position under front edgings.
Sew in sleeves placing rows above markers along cast off sts at armhole of Front and Back to form a square armhole. Sew side and sleeve seams.