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Zip Front Jacket

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This textured zippered jacket is cozy and warm.

Sizes

S
30-32 ins [76-81 cm]
42 ins [107 cm]
M
34-36 ins [86-91 cm]
47 ins [114.5 cm]
L
38-40 ins [97-102 cm]
50 ins [122 cm]
XL
42-44 ins [107-112cm]
55 ins [129.5 cm]
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Bust Measurements
30-32 ins [76-81 cm]
Finished Measurments
42 ins [107 cm]

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Abbreviations

Beg = beginning

pat = pattern

RS = right side

st(s) = stitch(es)

WS = wrong side

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Bust Measurements
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 [107-112cm]
Finished Measurments
S 42 ins [107 cm]
M 47 ins [114.5 cm]
L 50 ins [122 cm]
XL 55 ins [129.5 cm]

MATERIALS

Classic Wool Worsted
SizesSMLXL 
Main Color (MC)
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INSTRUCTIONS

 

 

 

 

 

The instructions are written for smaller size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).

PANEL PAT (worked over 16 sts)
1st row: (RS). P1. K6. P4. K2. P3.
2nd and alt rows: Knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts as they appear.
3rd row: As 1st row.
5th row: P1. C6B. P4. K2. P3.
7th row: As 1st row.
9th row: P3. K2. P6. K2. P3.
11th row: P3. K2. P4. K6. P1.
13th row: As 11th row.
15th row: P3. K2. P4. C6B. P1.
17th row: As 11th row.
19th row: As 9th row.
20th row: As 2nd row.
These 20 rows form panel pat.

BACK
With smaller needles cast on 94 (106-114-126) sts.
1st row: (RS). K2. *P2. K2. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: P2. *K2. P2. Rep from * to end of row.
Rep these 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing for 2 ins [5 cm] ending on a 2nd row and inc 26 (28-32-34) sts evenly across last row. 120 (134- 146-160) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). P4 (3-1-0). (Work 1st row panel pat) 7 (8-9-10) times. P4 (3-1-0).
2nd row: K4 (3-1-0). (Work 2nd row panel pat) 7 (8-9-10) times. K4 (3-1-0).
3rd row: P4 (3-1-0). (Work 3rd row panel pat) 7 (8-9-10) times. P4 (3- 1-0).
4th row: K4 (3-1-0). (Work 4th row panel pat) 7 (8-9-10) times. K4 (3- 1-0).
Panel pats are now in position.
Cont in pat until work from beg measures 26 (26-27-27) ins [66 (66-68.5-68.5) cm], ending with RS facing for next row.
Shoulder shaping: Cast off 39 (45-51-57) sts beg next 2 rows.
Leave rem 42 (44-44-46) sts on a spare needle.

LEFT FRONT
**With smaller needles cast on 46 (54-58-62) sts. Work 2 ins [5 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back ending on a 2nd row and inc 14 (13-15-18) sts evenly across last row. 60 (67-73-80) sts.**
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). P4 (3-1-0). (Work 1st row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (P1. K6. P1) 1 (0-1-0) time.
2nd row: (K1. P6. K1) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 2nd row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. K4 (3-1-0).
3rd row: P4 (3-1-0). (Work 3rd row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (P1. K6. P1) 1 (0-1-0) time.
4th row: (K1. P6. K1) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 4th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. K4 (3-1-0).
5th row: P4 (3-1-0). (Work 5th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (P1. C6B. P1) 1 (0-1-0) time.
6th row: (K1. P6. K1) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 6th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. K4 (3-1-0).
7th row: P4 (3-1-0). (Work 7th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (P1. K6. P1) 1 (0-1-0) time.
8th row: (K1. P6. K1) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 8th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. K4 (3-1-0).
9th row: P4 (3-1-0). (Work 9th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (P3. K2. P3) 1 (0-1-0) time.
10th row: (K3. P2. K3) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 10th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. K4 (3-1-0).
11th row: P4 (3-1-0). (Work 11th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (P3. K2. P3) 1 (0-1-0) time.
12th row: (K3. P2. K3) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 12th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. K4 (3-1-0).
13th row: P4 (3-1-0). (Work 13th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (P3. K2. P3) 1 (0-1-0) time.
14th row: (K3. P2. K3) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 14th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. K4 (3-1-0).
15th row: P4 (3-1-0). (Work 15th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (P3. K2. P3) 1 (0-1-0) time.
16th row: (K3. P2. K3) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 16th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. K4 (3-1-0).
17th row: P4 (3-1-0). (Work 17th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (P3. K2. P3) 1 (0-1-0) time.
18th row: (K3. P2. K3) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 18th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. K4 (3-1-0).
19th row: P4 (3-1-0). (Work 19th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (P3. K2. P3) 1 (0-1-0) time.
20th row: (K3. P2. K3) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 20th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. K4 (3-1-0).
These 20 rows form pat. Panel pats are now in position.
Cont in pat, working appropriate rows panel pat, until work from beg measures 19 (21-21-23) rows less than Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with a RS row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 9 sts. Pat to end of row.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 9 rows, then on following alt rows 3 (4-4-5) times. 39 (45-51-57) sts.
Work 3 rows even in pat, ending with RS facing for next row.
Cast off.

RIGHT FRONT
Work from ** to ** as given for Left Front.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). (P3. K2. P3) 1 (0-1- 0) time. (Work 1st row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. P4 (3-1-0).
2nd row: K4 (3-1-0). (Work 2nd row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (K3. P2. K3) 1 (0-1-0) time.
3rd row: (P3. K2. P3) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 3rd row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. P4 (3-1-0).
4th row: K4 (3-1-0). (Work 4th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (K3. P2. K3) 1 (0-1-0) time.
5th row: (P3. K2. P3) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 5th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. P4 (3-1-0).
6th row: K4 (3-1-0). (Work 6th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (K3. P2. K3) 1 (0-1-0) time.
7th row: (P3. K2. P3) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 7th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. P4 (3-1-0).
8th row: K4 (3-1-0). (Work 8th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (K3. P2. K3) 1 (0-1-0) time.
9th row: (P3. K2. P3) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 9th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. P4 (3-1-0).
10th row: K4 (3-1-0). (Work 10th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (K3. P2. K3) 1 (0-1-0) time.
11th row: (P1. K6. P1) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 11th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. P4 (3-1-0).
12th row: K4 (3-1-0). (Work 12th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (K1. P6. K1) 1 (0-1-0) time.
13th row: (P1. K6. P1) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 13th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. P4 (3-1-0).
14th row: K4 (3-1-0). (Work 14th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (K1. P6. K1) 1 (0-1-0) time.
15th row: (P1. C6B. P1) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 15th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. P4 (3-1-0).
16th row: K4 (3-1-0). (Work 16th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (K1. P6. K1) 1 (0-1-0) time.
17th row: (P1. K6. P1) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 17th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. P4 (3-1-0).
18th row: K4 (3-1-0). (Work 18th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (K1. P6. K1) 1 (0-1-0) time.
19th row: (P1. K6. P1) 1 (0-1-0) time. (Work 19th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. P4 (3-1-0).
20th row: K4 (3-1-0). (Work 20th row panel pat) 3 (4-4-5) times. (K1. P6. K1) 1 (0-1-0) time.
These 20 rows form pat. Panel pats are now in position.
Cont in pat, working appropriate rows panel pat, until work from beg measures 20 (22-22-24) rows less than Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.
Neck shaping: Next row: Cast off 9 sts. Pat to end of row.
Work 1 row even.
Keeping cont of pat, dec 1 st at neck edge on next 9 rows, then on following alt rows 3 (4-4-5) times. 39 (45-51-57) sts.
Work 3 rows even in pat, thus ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

SLEEVES
With smaller needles cast on 42 (46-46-50) sts.
Work 2 ins [5 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back ending on a 2nd row and inc 22 (18-18- 14) sts evenly across last row. 64 sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed in pat as follows:
1st row: (RS). (Work 1st row panel pat) 4 times.
2nd row: (Work 2nd row panel pat) 4 times.
Panel pats are now in position.
Cont in panel pat, inc 1 st each end of needle on next and following alt rows to 76 (80-88-96) sts, then every following 4th row to 110 (116-122-128) sts taking inc sts into pat.
Cont even in pat until Sleeve from beg measures 17 (17½-18½-19) ins [43 (44.5-47-48) cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

FINISHING
Block all pieces to measurements, cover with a damp cloth and allow to dry.
Collar: Sew shoulder seams. With RS of work facing and smaller needles pick up and knit 28 (29- 29-30) sts up right front neck edge. K42 (44-44-46) from back spare needle dec 4 sts evenly across. Pick up and knit 28 (29- 29-30) sts down left front neck edge. 94 (98-98-102) sts.
Beg on a 2nd row, work 4 ins [10 cm] in (K2. P2) ribbing as given for Back. Cast off loosely in ribbing. Fold neckband in half to WS and sew loosely in position.
Front Edging: With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 101 (101-107-107) sts up front edge between cast on edge and fold line of neckband working through all thicknesses. Cast off knitways (WS).
Pockets: Place first set of markers 4½ ins [11.5 cm] up from cast on edge of Front and Back.
Place 2nd set of markers 4½ ins [11.5 cm] above first markers.
With larger needles and right side of Back facing pick up and knit 21 sts evenly between markers. Work 5 ins [12.5 cm] in stocking st. Cast off.
With smaller needles and RS of Front facing pick up and knit 27 sts between markers.
Next row: Purl. Cast off.
Sew pocket lining to WS of Fronts leaving open between markers on side seam.
Place markers on front and back side edges 9½ (10-10½-11) ins [24 (25.5-26.5-28) cm] down from shoulder seams.
Sew in sleeves between markers.
Sew side (omitting pocket openings) and sleeve seams. Sew zipper in position under front edgings.