Jane Elliott's patterns are for the unabashed knitter who simply
wants to create Not Just Plain Jane Knits.
When you see Jane Elliott's magnificent designs, you might ask "Will I be able to actually knit something so complex?" The answer -- You certainly will! Jane writes her patterns in exquisite detail. Jane's patterns are written to make her designs accessible to anyone who can read and execute basic knitting techniques. Every stitch is spelled out in every row. You simply follow the pattern row by row, and you end with a magnificent work of art.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced
For Size: 46" chest measurement (blocked and buttoned); if you desire a larger or smaller jacket, use heavier or lighter yarn, larger or smaller needles, or both
solid-color jacket requires approximately 1600 yds of Worsted Weight Yarn; the multi-color jacket requires 800 yds plum, 600 yds royal, 360 yds multi, 108 yds teal, 85 yds jade, 170 yds mint, and 16.5 yds each of aqua, orchid, brick and lilac for leaves
Gauge: 5 sts = 1" on US 6 (4mm) Needles for a 46" chest measurement; if you desire a larger or smaller jacket, use heavier or lighter yarn, larger or smaller needles, or both
Suggested Needle/Hook Size:
US 6 (4mm) Needles and a C-2 (2.75mm) Crochet Hook
You Will Also Need:
a Darning/Tapestry Needle and 7 large Buttons
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