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Breacan Swing Coat

A plaid cardigan worked in vertical and horizontal intarsia to mimick a true woven tartan.
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Description

This experienced-level jacket is knitted in a plaid pattern, worked in a combination of intarsia and striped with the yarn double-stranded.

Details
Finished Size: 37" (40, 42, 45, 50, 56)" bust circumference, buttoned. Jacket shown measures 40", modeled with several inches positive ease.
Yarn: Zitron Nimbus (100% organic merino; 109 yd [100 m]/50 g): #413 gray (MC), 12 (13, 15, 16, 17, 19) balls; #414 silver (CC1), 6 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10) balls; #407 cherry (CC2), 3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5) balls; #406 tomato (CC3), 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) balls. Yarn distributed by Skacel.
Yarn weight: #4 - Medium
Gauge: 12 sts and 18 rows = 4" in St st on larger needle with yarn doubled.
Needles: Size 13 (9 mm): 36" circular (cir). Size 11 (8 mm): 36" cir and set of 3 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions: Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle; size L/11 (8 mm) crochet hook; waste yarn; three 1" buttons.
Originally Published: Interweave Knits Fall 2010

SKU: EP2639

Author/Speaker/Editor: Gwen Bortner

Format: eProject