Dijon Forêt by Carol Sunday

Dijon Forêt

Knitting
October 2019
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch, after blocking.
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1040 - 2330 yards (951 - 2131 m)
31 (33, 36, 39, 42) (46, 50, 54, 58, 62)" [79 (84, 91.5, 99, 106.5) (117, 127, 137, 147.5, 157.5) cm] bust circumference.
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A sweet little garter-stitch jacket with brioche stitch raglan shaping, a cute pouch-shaped pocket, and (optional) knitted toggle buttons.

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Pattern Info:

Construction: Dijon Forêt is knitted in one piece from the top down. Brioche stitches create the raglan increases. Short rows shape the neckline. The pouch-shaped pocket is knitted in. Front and neckline band is picked up and knitted. Knit with either long or 3/4 length sleeves.

Techniques used: Basic brioche, cable cast-on, knitted cast-on, yarnover short rows, reading charts.

Pattern includes: Written instructions, brioche stitches in charted format only, schematic, glossary.

Finished measurements: 31 (33, 36, 39)(42, 46, 50)(54, 58, 62)“ bust circumference.
Shown in sizes 36” in yellow and 46” in blue.
Suggested ease: Positive 2–3”

Yarn: Angelic 5 ply by Sunday Knits (75% merino, 25% angora; 50 g / 137 yd / 125 m) or
Nirvana 5 ply by Sunday Knits (90% merino, 10% cashmere; 50 g / 137 yd / 125 m):
9 (9, 10, 11)(12, 13, 14)(16, 17, 19) skeins.

1150 (1220, 1340, 1460)(1560, 1750, 1910)(2130, 2330, 2550) yds in light worsted weight yarn.

Needles: Circular needles size US 5 (3.75 mm) long enough to accomodate 300 (300, 310, 320) (320, 340, 370)(400, 420, 450) sts, double-pointed needles: 1 pair size US 5 (3.75 mm); for optional buttons: 1 pair needles size US 2 (2.75 mm).

Notions: Tapestry needle, stitch markers, stitch holder or waste yarn.

Gauge: 20 sts and 40 rows = 4” (10 cm) in garter stitch using size 5 ndls.

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