Sizes 14, 16, 18
Instructions are for size 14, changes for sizes 16 and 18 are in parentheses.
MATERIALS—Bear Brand Caprice; or
Bear Brand Tricolaine—Jacket—Main Color A, 15 (15-16) skeins.
Contrasting Colors, Dark B, and Light C, 1 skein each.
Skirt—Color A, 14 (15-17) skeins.
Bucilla Circular Steel Knitting Needle, Size 2.
Bucilla Featherlite Aluminum Knitting Needles, 1 pair Size 2.
Bucilla Steel Crochet Hook, Size 4.
MEASUREMENTS OF JACKET—At bustline buttoned 34 (36-38) ins.
Width of back at underarm 16½ (17½-18½) ins.
Sleeves—width at underarm 12 (12½-13) ins.
GAUGE: 8 sts = 1 inch; 12 rows = 1 inch
BACK—With A, cast on 128 (136-144) sts. Work stockinette st—k 1 row, p 1 row for 1½ ins. Dec. 1 st each side of next row. Repeat decs, every 1 in. 5 times; 116 (124-132) sts, end with p row.
Dec. row—Dec. 12 sts evenly spaced across row; 104 (112-120) sts.
Work even until 7½ ins. from lower edge, end with p row.
Inc. row—Inc. 12 sts evenly spaced across row; 116 (124-132) sts.
Continue in stockinette st, increasing 1 st each side every ¾ in. 8 times; 132 (140-148) sts. Work even until 15 ins. from lower edge.
Armholes—Bind off 8 (9-10) sts at beg. of next 2 rows for underarm. Dec. 1 st each side every 2nd row 8 (9-10) times; 100 (104-108) sts. Work even until armholes measure 7¼ (7½-7¾) ins., straight up from underarm.
Shoulders—Bind off 7 (9-11) sts at beg. of next 2 rows; 9 sts at beg. of next 6 rows. Bind off remaining 32 sts.
LEFT FRONT—With A, cast on 74 (78-82) sts. Work stockinette st, keeping front edge even and decreasing at underarm edge as for back, at beg. of k rows until 68 (72-76) sts, end with p row.
Dec. row—K 2 (6-10), k 2 tog.; * k 6, k 2 tog.; repeat from * 4 times, finish row; 62 (66-70) sts. Work even until 7½ ins. from beg., end with p row.
Inc. row—K 2 (6-10), * inc. 1 st in next st, k 6; repeat from * 5 times, finish row; 68 (72-76) sts. Work 5 rows even, end with p row.
Pattern Stripe—With B, k to within 24 sts of front edge; with separate strand of A, finish row. P 1 row with matching colors. Using C instead of B, repeat last 2 rows twice. Shaping underarm edge as for back, with A, work 12 rows. Repeat 6 rows of pat. stripe. Continue pat. stripes in this way working 2 more rows of A before each successive pat. stripe until there are 5 pat. stripes, shaping armhole as on back until 1 in. above underarm, end with p row.
Collar Shaping—Work turn-back collar in reversed stockinette st as follows:
Row 1—Continuing to shape armhole as on back, k to within 3 sts of front edge, p 3.
Row 2—K 3, p to end.
Row 3—K to within 4 sts of front edge, p 4.
Row 4—K 4, p to end. Keeping front edge even, work 1 more st in reversed stockinette st for collar on next row and repeat every 2nd row 11 times; every 4th row 12 times; at the same time work 6th pat. stripe 20 rows above 5th stripe. Work even with 32 (34-36) sts in stockinette st and 28 sts in reversed stockinette st until armhole is same length as on back, end at armhole edge. Shape shoulder as on back. Continue on 26 sts of collar for 2½ ins.; break off; place on holder.
RIGHT FRONT—With A, cast on 74 (78-82) sts. Work to correspond to left front to dec. row, decreasing for underarm edge at end of k rows; 68 (72-76) sts, end with p row.
Dec. row—K 24, k 2 tog., * k 6, k 2 tog.; repeat from * 4 times, finish row; 62 (66-70) sts.
Work 3 rows even, end at front edge.
Buttonhole—K 3, bind off 4 sts, finish row. On next row, cast on 4 sts over buttonhole. Work even until 7½ ins. from lower edge, end with p row.
Inc. row—K 24, inc. 1 st in next st, * k 6, inc. 1 st in next st; repeat from * 4 times, finish row; 68 (72-76) sts. Work 5 rows even, end with p row.
Stripe Pattern—With A, k 24, with B, k to end. P 1 row matching colors. Finish right front to correspond to left, repeating buttonhole every 3 ins., including last buttonhole, until there are 4 buttonholes.
SLEEVES—With A, cast on 56 (58-60) sts. Work stockinette st, increasing 1 st each side every 1 in. 8 (5-2) times; every ¾ in. 12 (16-20) times; 96 (100-104) sts. Work even until 18 ins. from beg. Bind off 8 (9-10) sts at beg. of next 2 rows. Dec. 1 st each side every 2nd row 4 times; every 4th row 11 (12-13) times; every 2nd row twice. Bind off 3 sts at beg. of next 6 rows. Bind off remaining 28 sts.
POCKETS—With A, cast on 36 sts. Work stockinette st, increasing 1 st each side of next 4 rows; 44 sts. Work even until 4½ ins. from beg. Bind off. From right side, work 1 row sc around all edges, increasing in 2 upper corners to keep work flat. Make 2.
FINISHING—Sew seams. Sew in sleeves with seam at center underarm.
Sew on pockets in line with pattern stripes, about ¼ in. above lower edge. Weave ends of collar tog.; sew to back of neck. From right side, beg. at collar on left front, work 1 row sc around fronts and lower edge of jacket to beg. of collar on right front. From right side, work 1 row sc around collar and lower edge of sleeves. Finish buttonholes. Steam.
Follow instructions for Straight Skirt Pattern.
Music in the Air Sweater Pattern
Capri Cardigan Pattern
Scotch Mist Cardigan Pattern
Three-in-One Cardigan Pattern
Traveler Cardigan Pattern
Main Liner Cardigan Pattern
On the Dot Sweater Pattern
Honey Bun Sweater Pattern
Starbright Sweater Pattern
Westport Cardigan Pattern
As You Like It Cardigan Pattern
On the Line Cardigan Pattern
Commuter Vest Pattern
Allegro Sweater Pattern
Knit One Coat Pattern
Tri-Color Sweater Pattern
On the Town Jacket Pattern
Wide Ribbed Skirt Pattern
Straight Skirt Pattern
Narrow Ribbed Skirt Pattern
Sunday Morning Dress Pattern
Crochet One Coat Pattern
Filet Crochet Sweater Pattern
Browse the pattern categories to help you find thes you're looking for.