"This is the Season's statement cardigan coat. Worked on large needles in chunky wool it's a quick knit with dramatic results." - Jo Storie
Ability: Easy Skills Required: You will need to be able to work garter stitch and basic cables and rib stitches. Yarn Type: Any Chunky weight yarn. I used Rowan Purelife 100% British Sheep Breeds Chunky undyed in Shetland Morrit 955, but you could use any Chunky weight wool. Yarn Weight: Chunky / bulky
Sizes to Fit:
Size One Chest 81 - 91cm / 32 - 36in Knitted measurements approx: width (cuff to cuff) 141cm / 55.5in, length 90cm / 35.5in You will need: 14 balls/ skeins*
Size Two Chest 91 -102cm / 36 - 40 in Knitted measurements approx: width (cuff to cuff) 147cm / 58in, length 95cm /37.5in You will need: 15 balls/ skeins*
Size Three Chest 102 - 112cm/ 40 - 44 in Knitted measurements approx: width (cuff to cuff) 158cm / 62in, length 100cm /39.5in You will need: 16 balls/ skeins*
*100g balls (approx. 110m/120yds per 100g).
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.
Note: Our model is a petite 10 is wearing size 2 (to fit 36”-40”)
Materials Required: One pair each of 7mm (US 10 ¾) & 9mm (US13) straight needles Cable needle Tapestry needle for sewing up Yarn approx. 1,540 [1,650: 1,760] meters (1,680[1,800:1,920]) yards of Chunky weight Wool
Tension: In Garter stitch using 9mm (US13) needles: 11sts x 18 rows in 10 x 10cm (4x4in) Adjust needle size to match this tension
*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.