Tipped and Zipped Jacket with matching Cap by Tina Barrett

Tipped and Zipped Jacket with matching Cap

Knitting
August 2013
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
570 - 1330 yards (521 - 1216 m)
0-6 months (6-12 months, 1-2 years, 3-4 years, 5-6 years, 7-8 years)
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This smart zipped jacket was designed by Tina Barrett in Blacker Swan 4-ply yarn. The jacket is worked in a mock rib pattern and features contrasting cuffs and pocket trims. Why not complete the outfit with Tina’s stylish Baker Boy Cap?

To Fit Bust:

0-6 months (6-12 months, 1-2 years, 3-4 years, 5-6 years, 7-8 years)

Garment Measurements:

Chest: 51 (61, 66, 71, 76, 81) cm / 20 (24, 26, 28, 30, 32)“

Back Length: 25 (30, 36, 41, 46, 48) cm / 10 (12, 14, 16, 18, 19)“

Sleeve Length: 15 (19, 22, 27, 29, 32) cm / 6 (7.5, 8.5, 10.5, 11.5, 12.5)”

Armhole Depth: 10 (11, 14, 15, 17, 18) cm, 4 (4.5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7)“

Yarn:

Blacker Swan (4-ply; 100% Falkland Islands Merino Wool; 174 m / 190 yds per 50g)
Main Colour: Sky Grey (deep blue); 2 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6) balls
CC: Sheep’s Sorrel (oxblood); 1 ball

Gauge:

26 sts x 36 rows = 10 cm / 4” using the larger needles and
working in mock rib stitch

Needles:

2.75 mm (US 2) - straight knitting needles
3.25 mm (US 3) - straight knitting needles

Notions:

5 stitch holders, open ended zip: 28 (33, 38, 43,
48, 51) cm / 11 (13, 15, 17, 19, 20)“ long, darning needle

Notes:

The garment is knitted flat and then seamed. A zipper is sewn along the front of the garment. This could be substituted for buttons and a button band. The jacket is worked in a mock rib with a main colour and contrasting welt, cuffs, pocket trims and neck lining. This pattern also includes a baker-boy cap.

Level of difficulty:

Easy