Knit Skirt, Stole and Jacket – Pattern Three – Jacket

Sizes 12, 14 and 16





Materials: SOCK AND SWEATER YARN, SHRINK-RESIST FINISH, 3 Ply (1 oz. skeins): 11 skeins of Dark Green for Sizes 12 and 14; 13 skeins for Size 16 . . . Plastic or Aluminum Knitting Needles, 1 pair No. 3 (3 mm. size) . . . Buttons . . . Small shoulder pads.

GAUGE: 7 1/2 sts make 1 inch; 10 rows make 1 inch.





BLOCKING MEASUREMENTS:
Sizes 12 14 16
Bust 32″ 34″ 36″
Width across back at underarm
16″ 17″ 18″
Width across each front at underarm
10 1/4″ 10 3/4″ 11 1/4″
Width across back above armhole shaping
13″ 13 3/4″ 14 1/2″
Length of side seam
13 1/2″ 14 1/2″ 15 1/2″
Length from shoulder to lower edge
20 1/2″ 22″ 23″
Length of sleeve seam
19″ 19 1/2″ 20″
Width across sleeve at upperarm
13″ 13 1/2″ 13 1/2″

RIGHT LOWER BACK . . . Cast on
62 sts 66 sts 70 sts
and work in stockinette st (k 1 row, p 1 row), decreasing 1 st at side edge every 3rd row until there remain
55 sts 57 sts 59 sts
On Sizes 12 and 14 only, work without decreasing until piece measures 3 inches, ending with a k row.
On next row, bind off 6 sts and p across. Then k 1 row. Place on a stitch holder these
49 sts 51 sts 53 sts

LEFT LOWER BACK . . . Work as for Right Lower Back, reversing shapings (keeping center edge straight), until there remain, ending with a p row, 55 sts 57 sts 59 sts
On next row, bind off 6 sts, k across, then p 1 row and p across sts on stitch holder. There are on needle 98 sts 102 sts 106 sts
On Sizes 12 and 14 only, dec 1 st at both ends of next row and every 3rd row thereafter until
there remain 90 sts 98 sts —
Continue in stockinette st without decreasing until piece measures in all
5″ 5 1/2″ 6″
Inc 1 st at both ends of next row and every
5th row 6th row 6th row
thereafter until there are on needle
120 sts 128 sts 136 sts
Work without increasing until piece measures
in all 13 1/2″ 14 1/2″ 15 1/2″

To Shape Armholes: Bind off
6 sts 7 sts 8 sts
at beginning of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st at end of each row until there remain
98 sts 104 sts 110 sts
Work without decreasing until piece measures from 1st row of armhole shaping
3″ 3 1/2″ 3 1/2″
Inc 1 st at both ends of next row and every
6th row 10th row 14th row
thereafter until there are on needle
108 sts 112 sts 116 sts

Work without increasing until piece measures from 1st row of armhole shaping
7″ 71/2″ 71/2″

To Shape Shoulders: Bind off 13 sts at beginning of each row until there remain
30 sts 34 sts 38 sts
Bind off.





LEFT FRONT . . . Cast on
70 sts 74 sts 78 sts
Work in stockinette st, decreasing 1 st at side edge on every 3rd row until there remain
61 sts 67 sts 69 sts
Work in stockinette st without decreasing until piece measures in all, ending with a p row
5″ 5 1/2″ 6″
Inc 1 st at side edge ton next row and at side edge every 3rd row thereafter until there are
on needle 87 sts 91 sts 95 sts
Work without increasing until piece measures in all, ending with a p row
13 1/2″ 14 1/2″ 15 1/2″

To Shape Armhole: Bind off at beginning of next row 6 sts 7 sts 8 sts
Dec 1 st at armhole edge every other row until there remain 76 sts 79 sts 82 sts
Work without decreasing until piece measures from 1st row of armhole shaping
3″ 3 1/2″ 3 1/2″
Inc 1 st at armhole edge on next row and
every 6th row 8th row 12th row
thereafter until there are on needle
81 sts 83 sts 85 sts
Piece measures from 1st row of armhole shaping 5 1/2″ 6″ 6″

To Shape Neck: Bind off
26 sts 27 sts 27 sts
and complete row. Work 1 more row. Then bind off 2 sts at neck edge on next row and every other row 3 times in all. Then dec 1 st at neck edge each row until there remain
42 sts 42 sts 45 sts
Piece measures from 1st row of armhole shaping, ending at armhole edge
7″ 7 1/2″ 7 1/2″

To Shape Shoulder: Bind off
14 sts 14 sts 15 sts
at beginning of next row and every other row thereafter until all sts are worked off.

RIGHT FRONT . . . Work exactly as for Left Front, reversing shapings and making a set of buttonholes when piece measures in all
4 1/2″ 5 1/2″ 6 1/2″
To make a set of buttonholes, work as follows:
1st row: Starting at front edge, k 2, bind off next 4 sts, k 8, bind off next 4 sts, knit to end of row.
2nd row: P across, casting on 4 sts to replace those bound off in previous row. Make a set of buttonholes every 1 1/2 inches thereafter, always measuring from center of previous buttonhole, until
10 10 11
sets of buttonholes in all have been made.

SLEEVES . . . Cast on
72 sts 76 sts 76 sts
Work in stockinette st for
4″ 4 1/2″ 4 1/2″
Inc 1 st at both ends of next row and every 11th row thereafter until there are on needle
98 sts 102 sts 102 sts
Work without increasing until piece measures in all
19″ 19 1/2″ 20″

To Shape Top: Bind off
6 sts 7 sts 8 sts
at beginning of next 2 rows. Dec 1 st at end of each row until there remain
40 sts 34 sts 30 sts
Dec 1 st at both ends of each row until 22 sts remain. Bind off remaining sts.

COLLAR . . . Cast on 98 sts and work in stockinette st for 1/2 inch. Inc 1 st at both ends of next row and every 4th row thereafter, until there are 108 sts on needle. Work without increasing until piece measures 2 1/2 inches in all, ending with a knit row. Knit 1 row (half of collar is completed). Continue in stockinette st until piece measures 1/2 inch from half way mark. Dec 1 st at both ends of next row and every 4th row thereafter until 98 sts remain. Work without decreasing until piece measures 5 inches in all. Bind off.

Block to measurements. Sew underarm and shoulder seams. Sew sleeve seams and sew in sleeves. Fold center front edges back on wrong side, having buttonholes overlap each other. Sew buttonhole edges together. Sew other edges in place. Sew Collar to neck edge. Sew on buttons to correspond with buttonholes. Make a 1-inch hem around lower edges and sleeves. Sew the bound-off edges at opening of back on wrong side.

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