Silver jacket

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Knit the silver jacket by Sian Brown featured in Knitting issue 110, December 2012

SIZE

To fit: 81[86:92:97:102:107:112]cm (32[34:36:38:40:42:44]in)

Actual measurement: 86[91:96:101:106:111:116]cm (34[36:38:40:42:44:46]in)

Length to shoulder: 50[51:52:53:54:55:56]cm (19.75:20:20.5:21:21.25:21.75:22]in

Sleeve length: 47cm (18.5in)

 

YOU WILL NEED

Debbie Bliss Cashmerino DK
55% merino wool, 33% microfibre,
12% cashmere (approx 110m per 50g ball).

9[10:11:12:13:14:16] x 50g balls Grey 24

Anchor Artiste Metallic 80% viscose,
20% metallized polyester
(approx 100m per 25g ball)

10[11:12:13:14:15:16] x 25g balls Silver 301

Pair each 4mm and 4.5mm needles

Circular 4mm needle

3 buttons

Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate.

 

TENSION

20 sts and 28 rows to 10cm over st st using 4.5mm needles and one strand
of each yarn.

Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension.

 

PATTERN NOTE

Use one strand of each yarn held together throughout.

 

BACK

With 4mm needles cast on 91[95:101:105:111:115:121] sts.

Row 1 (RS): K1, (p1, k1) to end.

Row 2: K1, (p1, k1) to end.

Rep the last 2 rows twice more, inc one st at centre of row on 2nd, 4th and 6th sizes only.  91[96:101:106:111:116:121] sts.

Change to 4.5mm needles.

Beg with a k row work 12 rows in st st.

Dec row: K4, skpo, k to last 6 sts, k2 tog, k4.

Work 9 rows.

Rep the last 10 rows twice more and the dec row again. 

83[88:93:98:103:108:113] sts.

Work 9 rows in st st.

Inc row: K3, m1, k to last 3 sts, m1, k3.

Rep the last 10 rows twice more. 89[94:99:104:109:114:119] sts.

Cont in st st until work measures 34[34:34:34:35:35:35]cm (13.5[13.5:13.5:13.5:13.75:13.75:13.75]in) from cast-on edge, ending with a p row.

Shape raglan armhole

Cast off 5[5:6:6:7:7:8] sts at beg of next 2 rows. 79[84:87:92:95:100:103] sts.

1st, 2nd and 3rd sizes only

Row 1: K3, skpo, k to last 5 sts, k2 tog, k3.

Row 2: P to end.

Row 3: K to end.

Row 4: P to end.

Rep the last 4 rows 1[0:0] times more. 

All sizes

75[82:85:92:95:100:103] sts.

Row 1: K3, skpo, k to last 5 sts, k2 tog, k3.

Row 2: P to end.

Rep the last 2 rows 18[21:22:25:26:27:28] times more. 37[38:39:40:41:44:45] sts.

Cast off.

 

LEFT FRONT

With 4.5mm needles cast on 15[17:20:22:25:27:30] sts

Row 1 (RS): K to end.

Row 2: Cast on 2 sts, p to end.

Rep the last 2 rows 5 times more. 27[29:32:34:37:39:42] sts.

Dec row: K4, skpo, k to last 2 sts, m1, k2.

Next row: P to end.

Next row: K to last 2 sts, m1, k2.

Next row: P to end.

Rep the last 2 rows 3 times more**.

Rep the last 10 rows worked twice more
and then the dec row again. 

39[41:44:46:49:51:54] sts.

Work 9 rows in st st.

Inc row: K3, m1, k to end.

Rep the last 10 rows twice more, at the same time when 12 rows less have been worked in st st at side than on back before raglan shaping, ending with a p row cont as folls:

Shape front neck

Next row: Work to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.

Work 3 rows.

Rep the last 4 rows twice more. 39[41:44:46:49:51:54] sts.

Shape raglan armhole

Next row: Cast off 5[5:6:6:7:7:8] sts, k to last
3 sts, k2tog, k1. 33[35:37:39:41:43:45] sts.

Next row: P to end.

1st, 2nd and 3rd sizes only

Row 1: K3, skpo, k to end.

Row 2: P to end.

Row 3: K to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.

Row 4: P to end.

Rep the last 4 rows 1[0:0] times more. 29[33:35:39:41:43:45] sts.

 

All sizes

Row 1: K3, skpo, k to end.

Row 2: P to end.

Row 3: K3, skpo, k to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1.

Row 4: P to end.

Rep the last 4 rows 5[6:7:8:9:10:11] times more. 11[12:11:12:11:10:9] sts.

Keeping neck edge straight cont to dec at armhole edge until 4 sts rem, ending with a p row.

Cast off.

 

RIGHT FRONT

With 4.5mm needles cast on 15[17:20:22:25:27:30] sts

Row 1: P to end.

Row 2: Cast on 2 sts, k to end.

Rep the last 2 rows 5 times more.  27[29:32:34:37:39:42] sts.

Next row: P to end.

Dec row: K2, m1, k to last 6 sts, k2tog, k4.

Next row: P to end.

Next row: K2, m1, k to end.

Rep the last 2 rows 3 times more.

Rep the last 10 rows worked twice more.

Next row: P to end.

Next row: K2, m1, k to last 6 sts, k2tog, k4. 39[41:44:46:49:51:54] sts.

Work 9 rows in st st.

Inc row: K to last 3 sts, m1, k3.

Rep the last 10 rows twice more, at the same time when 12 rows less have been worked in st st at side before raglan shaping than on back, ending with a p row cont as folls:

Shape front neck

Next row: K1, skpo, k to end.

Work 3 rows.

Rep the last 4 rows twice more. 39[41:44:46:49:51:54] sts.

Shape raglan armhole

Next row: K1, skpo, k to end..

Next row: Cast off 5[5:6:6:7:7:8] sts, p to end. 33[35:37:39:41:43:45] sts.

1st, 2nd and 3rd sizes only

Row 1: K to last 5 sts, k2tog, k3.

Row 2: P to end.

Row 3: K1, skpo, k to end.

Row 4: P to end.

Rep the last 4 rows 1[0:0] times more. 29[33:35:39:41:43:45] sts.

All sizes

Row 1: K to last 5 sts, k2tog, k3.

Row 2: P to end.

Row 3: K1, skpo, k to last 5 sts, k2tog, k3.

Row 4: P to end.

Rep the last 4 rows 5[6:7:8:9:10:11] times more. 11[12:11:12:11:10:9] sts.

Keeping neck edge straight cont to dec at armhole edge until 4 sts rem, ending with
a p row.

Cast off.

 

SLEEVES

With 4mm needles cast on 38[40:42:44:46:48:50] sts.

Rib row: (K1, p1) to end.

Rep this row 7 times more.

Change to 4.5mm needles.

Beg with a k row work 6 rows in st st.

Inc row: K3, m1, k to last 3 sts, m1, k3.

Work 7 rows in st st.

Rep the last 8 rows 8 times more and the inc row again. 58[60:62:64:66:68:70] sts.

Cont straight until sleeve measures 47cm (18.5in) from cast-on edge, ending with
a p row.

Shape raglan top

Cast off 5[5:6:6:7:7:8] sts at beg of next 2 rows. 48[50:50:52:52:54:54] sts.

Row 1: K3, skpo, k to last 5 sts, k2 tog, k3.

Row 2: P to end.

Row 3: K to end.

Row 4: P to end.

Rep the last 4 rows 4[4:5:5:6:6:7] times more. 38[40:38:40:38:40:38] sts.

Next row: K3, skpo, k to last 5 sts, k2 tog, k3.

Next row: P to end.

Rep the last 2 rows 12[13:12:13:12:13:12] times more. 12 sts.

Cast off.

 

LEFT FRONTBAND AND COLLAR

With right side facing, 4mm circular needle, cast on 44[45:46:47:48:49:50] sts, pick up and k51[52:54:55:57:58:60] sts to beg of neck shaping, 26 sts along straight edge, 63[65:68:70:73:75:78] sts along curved edge to side seam.

184[188:194:198:204:208:214] sts.

Next row: (K1, p1) to end.

This row sets the rib.

Next 2 rows: Rib 43[45:47:49:51:53:55], wrap 1, turn, rib to end.

Next 2 rows: Rib 47[49:51:53:55:57:59], wrap 1, turn, rib to end.

Cont in this way working 4 more sts into rib until 95[97:99:101:103:105:107] sts have been worked in rib, turn, rib to end.

Work 4 rows in rib across all sts.

Cast off in rib.

 

RIGHT FRONTBAND AND COLLAR

With right side facing, using 4mm circular needle and starting at side edge, pick up and k63[65:68:70:73:75:78] sts along curved edge, 26 sts along straight edge to beg of neck shaping, 51[52:54:55:57:58:60] sts along front neck edge, turn cast on 44[45:46:47:48:49:50] sts. 184[188:194:198:204:208:214] sts.

Rows 1 and 2: P1, (k1, p1) 21[22:23:24:25:26:27] times, wrap 1, turn,
(k1, p1) 21[22:23:24:25:26:27] times, k1.

These 2 rows set the rib.

Next 2 rows: Rib 47[49:51:53:55:57:59], wrap 1, turn rib to end.

Cont in this way working 4 more sts into rib until 95[97:99:101:103:105:107] sts have been worked in rib, turn, rib to end.

Work 2 rows across all sts.

Buttonhole row: Rib 97[99:102:104:107:109:112], work 2 tog, yrn, (rib 9, work 2 tog, yrn) twice, rib to end.

Work 2 rows across all sts.

Cast off in rib.

 

TO FINISH OFF

Join row ends of Collar.

Sew Collar to back neck.

Join raglan seams.

Join side and sleeve seams.

Sew on buttons.

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