Simple contrast adds a defining detail to this garter stitch jacket.
Yarn: Valley Yarns Berkshire Bulky (108 yds / 98 m per 3 ½ / 100g skein; 85% Wool 15% Alpaca):
Needles & Notions:
Tapestry needle, ten locking stitch markers, 20 buttons 5/8" / 16 mm diameter, two stitch holders, waste yarn
Gauge: 12 sts and 28 rows = 4" / 10 cm in Slipped Rib using US 11 / 8 mm needles
Construction Notes: The jacket begins at the front edge of the hood. Stitches for the body are picked up around the neck edge, and the yoke is worked down in one piece to the armholes, then split for the body and sleeves. Pockets are knit together with the body just above the lower edging. Front bands are worked from stitches picked up around the edges. Sleeves feature extended cuffs with non-functional buttons.
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Asher by Christa Giles