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Chinese Style

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This knit jacket combines beautiful colorwork on the back and a stylish and elegant shape. Shown in Patons Bohemian.

M
36-38" [91.5-96.5 cm]
40" [101.5 cm]
L
40-42" [101.5-106.5 cm]
44" [112 cm]
XL
44-46" [112-117 cm]
48" [122 cm]
XS/S
28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
36 ins [91.5 cm]
2-3 XL
48-54" [122-137 cm]
56" [142 cm]
4/5 XL
56-62" [142-157.5 cm]
64" [162.5 cm]
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The materials for this project cost $10.99

Step 1:

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Size:

  • M
  • L
  • XL
  • XS/S
  • 2-3 XL
  • 4/5 XL
Bust measurement
36-38" [91.5-96.5 cm]
Finished bust
40" [101.5 cm]

Step 2:

Click each color to change it or go with the colors recommended by the designer

Main Color (MC)

Bohemian | Select your Shade, Edit Color
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Contrast A

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Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 11/8mm
$8.79

Aluminum Crochet Hook 6"

Size L11/8mm
$2.20

Materials not included in this kit:

2 Frog closures.

The materials for this project cost $10.99

Abbreviations

Alt = alternate(ing)

Beg = beginning

Ch(s) = Chain(s)

cont = continue(ity)

Dec = decrease(ing)

Inc = Increase(ing)

K = knit

P = purl

rep = repeat

RS = right side

sc = single crochet

Sl st = Slip stitch

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Bust measurement
M 36-38" [91.5-96.5 cm]
L 40-42" [101.5-106.5 cm]
XL 44-46" [112-117 cm]
XS/S 28-34 ins [71-86.5 cm]
2-3 XL 48-54" [122-137 cm]
4/5 XL 56-62" [142-157.5 cm]
Finished bust
M 40" [101.5 cm]
L 44" [112 cm]
XL 48" [122 cm]
XS/S 36 ins [91.5 cm]
2-3 XL 56" [142 cm]
4/5 XL 64" [162.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Pullover
Bohemian
SizesMLXLXS/S2-3 XL4/5 XL 
Main Color (MC)
()
9910211
Contrast A
()
222222
Size 8 mm (U.S. 11) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Size 8 mm (U.S. L or 11) crochet hook for edging.

GAUGE

8 sts and 14 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ). When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. For ease in working, circle all numbers pertaining to your size.

LEFT FRONT
**WithMC, cast on 18 (20-22-24-28-32) sts loosely.
Beg with a knit row, proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 5 ins [12.5 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.**
Place marker at end of last row.
Cont even until work from beg measures 18 ins [45.5 cm], ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape armhole: Cast off 2 (2-2-3-5-8) sts beg of next row. 16 (18-20-21-23-24) sts.
Work 1 row even.
Dec 1 st at armhole edge on next and every following alt row 0 (0-1-2-3-4) time(s) more. 15 (17-18-18-19-19) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 4 (- 5--6½-) ins [10 (11.5-12.5-14- 16.5-19) cm], ending with WS facing for next row.

Neck shaping: Cast off 4 (5-5-5-6-6) sts beg next row (neck edge). 11 (12-13-13- 13-13) sts.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next and every following alt row twice more. 8 (9-10-10- 10-10) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 8 (- 9--10½-11½) ins [20.5 (21.5-23-24- 26.5-29) cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off loosely.

RIGHT FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Left Front.
Place a marker at beg of last row.
Cont even until work measures same length as Left Front to beg of armhole shaping, ending with WS facing for next row.

Shape armhole: Cast off 2 (2-2-3-5-8) sts beg of next row. 16 (18-20-21-23-24) sts. Dec 1 st at armhole edge on next and every following alt row 0 (0-1-2-3-4) time(s) more. 15 (17-18-18-19-19) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures 4 (- 5--6½-) ins [10 (11.5-12.5-14- 16.5-19) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.

Neck shaping: Cast off 4 (5-5-5-6-6) sts beg next row (neck edge). 11 (12-13-13- 13-13) sts.
Work 1 row even.
Dec 1 st at neck edge on next and every following alt row twice more. 8 (9-10-10- 10-10) sts.
Cont even until armhole measures same length as Left Front to shoulder, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off loosely.

BACK
Note: When working from chart, wind small balls of the colors to be used, one for each separate area of color in the design. Start new colors at appropriate points. To change colors, twist the two colors around each other where they meet, on WS, to avoid a hole.
With MC, cast on 36 (40-44-48-56-64) sts loosely.
Beg with a knit row, proceed in stocking st until work from beg measures 5 ins [12.5 cm], ending with RS facing for next row. Place marker at each end of last row.
Cont even until work from beg measures 18 rows less than Left Front to armhole shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.
Place chart: Next row:With MC, K6 (8- 10-12-16-20). Knit 1st row of Chart across next 24 sts, reading row from right to left. With MC, K6 (8-10-12-16-20).
Next row:WithMC, P6 (8-10-12-16-20). Purl 2nd row of Chart across next 24 sts, reading row from left to right. With MC, P6 (8-10-12-16-20). Chart is now in position.
Cont working in chart until 18th row of Chart has been completed.
Shape armholes: Keeping cont of Chart, cast off 2 (2-2-3-5-8) sts beg next 2 rows. 32 (36-40-42-46-48) sts.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on next and every following alt row 0 (0-1-2-3-4) time(s) more. 30 (34-36-36-38-38) sts. Cont working in chart to end of Chart.
With MC, cont even in stocking st until armhole measures same length as Fronts to shoulder, ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off loosely.
Place markers on cast off edge 8 (9-10-10- 10-10) sts in from side edges for shoulders.

SLEEVES
With MC, cast on 20 (20-22-22-24-24) sts loosely.
Beg with a knit row, work 4 rows in stocking st.
Inc 1 st each end of needle on next and every following 10th (8th-8th-6th-6th- 4th) row to 28 (26-28-26-32-25) sts, then every following 12th (10th-10th-8th-8th- 6th) row to 30 (32-34-36-40-42) sts.
Cont even until work from beg measures 17 (17-17½-17½-18-18) ins [43 (43- 44.5-44.5-45.5-45.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape top: Cast off 2 (2-2-2-3-3) sts beg next 2 rows. 26 (28-30-32-34-36) sts.
Dec 1 st each end of needle on 3rd and every following 4th row to 18 (20-22-26- 28-28) sts, then every following alt row to 14 sts, then every row to 8 sts. Cast off loosely.

FINISHING
Collar: Sew shoulder seams. With RS of work facing and MC, pick up and knit 14 (15-15-15-16-16) sts up right front neck edge, 14 (16-16-16-18-18) sts across back neck edge and 14 (15-15-15-16-16) sts down left front neck edge. 42 (46-46-46- 50-50) sts.
Beg with a purl row, proceed in stocking st, dec 1 st at each end of needle on next 3 rows. Cast off loosely, decreasing as before. Sew in sleeves. Sew side and sleeve seams, leaving sides open below markers for side slits.

Body edging:With RS of work facing and crochet hook, join A with sl st to top of slit at right side seam. Ch 1.Work 1 round of sc around edge of Jacket (see Diagram), having 3 sc in each corner. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.

Sleeve edging: With RS of work facing and crochet hook, join A with sl st to lower edge of sleeve at seam. Ch 1.
Work 1 round of sc evenly around edge of sleeve. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.