Bell sleeve pineapple stitch cardigan coat
“Inspired by the iconic wardrobe of Audrey Hepburn, this design has the look of a coat but the drape of a cardigan.”
- Jo Storie
Skills Required: You will be required to work in basic rib stitches and be able to do simple decreases, as appropriate.
Yarn Type: We used Rowan Purelife 100% British wool in 954 Steel Grey Suffolk
Yarn Weight: Chunky / bulky
Sizes to Fit:
Chest 81 - 86cm / 32 - 34in
Knitted measurements approx: chest 100cm / 39½, length 54cm / 21¼in
You will need: 12 balls/ skeins
Chest 100/ 38 -42cm / 34 - 36in
Knitted measurements approx: chest 104cm / 41in, length 57cm /22½in
You will need: 15 balls/ skeins
Chest 91.5 - 101.5cm / 36 - 40in
Knitted measurements approx: chest 107cm / 42in, length 61cm /24in
You will need: 17 balls/ skeins
*100g (approx 110m / 120yds)
Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are approximate. You may wish to order an extra ball/skein to be sure you have sufficient yarn.
You will need:
One pair of 7mm (US 10½) straight needles
Circular needles (optional for picking up neck stitches)
A tapestry needle for sewing up
Row counters and stitch markers
6mm crochet hook for button loop
2 x 5cm (2in) decorative (non-functioning) buttons
2 x 2cm (¾in) buttons for hidden closure
13 sts x 23 rows to 10 x 10cm (4 x 4in) in pineapple st using 7mm (US 10½) needles.
*Tensions are provided should you wish to substitute an alternative yarn to that suggested by us. Please ensure you knit a tension square to check that the yarn is suitable as not all yarns will give a like for like result.