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Ginza Sportcoat

A loosely fitted men's sportcoat with lapels and functional pockets.

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Inspired by a knitted sportcoat spied in a Tokyo department store, the Ginza Sportcoat brings classic tailoring details to cozy knitting. Simple texture patterns and a lush llama blend create a sturdy, solid fabric ready to craft into notched lapels, a button front, and functional pockets.



Finished Size: 44½ (48½ , 51½ , 53½ , 55½ )" chest circumference. Jacket shown measures 44½ ". 
Yarn: Classic Elite Montera (50% llama, 50% wool; 127 yd [116 m]/100 g): #3874 sycamore (light green), 13 (15, 16, 16, 17) skeins. 
Yarn Weight:  #5 - Bulky 
Needles: Size 8 (5 mm): 24" or longer circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. 
Notions: Waste yarn; spare needle in same size; stitch holders; tapestry needle; three ¾ " buttons. 
Gauge: 16 sts and 30 rows = 4" in Ginza patt. 
Originally Published: Interweave Knits, Winter 2010

SKU: EP3153

Author/Speaker/Editor: Sarah Fama

Format: eProject

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