WINTER PETALS SOFT ANGEL JACKET

Winter Petals Soft Angel Jacket Project

LEVEL: EASY

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Passioknit Moroka Yarn 2(3-3) x 100g balls
  • A pair 6.00mm (US 10, (UK 4) Knitting needles or size that gives correct tension/gauge
  • A yarn needle


MEASUREMENTS

Year 2 (4-6)
To fit underarm 55 (60-65) cms/ 22 (24-26) ins
To measure at underarm 60 (66-70) cms/ 24 (26-27 1/2)ins
Length 43 (47-51) cms/17(18 1/2-20)ins
Sleeve length 23 (28-33) cms/ 9 (11-13)ins

TENSION/GAUGE

13 sts and 20 rows to 10 cms/4 ins over stocking at, using 6.00mm (US 10), (UK 4) Knitting Needles.

Note - Correct tension/gauge is eesential for a aucceesful handknit.

INSTRUCTIONS

ABBREVIATIONS

st/s - stitchfes,K - Knit,P - Purl,stocking st - 1 row K, 1 row P,beg - beginning,cont - continue,dec- decrease,foll- follow/ing,alt- alternate,rem- remain/ing, inc- increase,RS- right side,WS - wrong side,tog - together.

CREATE

Back and Fronts (worked in one piece to armhole)

Using 6.00mm (US 10), (UK 4) Needles, cast on 78 (86-92) sts. Work in stocking st until work measures 29 (32-35) cms/11 1/2 (12 1/2-14) ins from beg, ending with a purl row.

Divide for armholes

Next row (RS) - 1< 20 (22-23),tum. Cont on these 20 (22-23) sts for Right Front. Cont without shaping until armhole measures 9 (10-11) cms/3 1/2 (4-4 1/2) ins, ending with a purl row.

Shape neck

Next row (RS) - Castfbind off 4 sts, knit to end= 16 (18-19) sts. Work 1 row. Dec one stat neck edge in every row until12 (13-14) stsrem. Cont without shaping until armhole measures14 (15-16) cms/5 1/2 (6-6 1/2) ins, ending with a purl row. Cast bind off rem sts loosely for shoulder. With RS facing. join yam to rem sts.

Next row- K38 (42-46) tum. Cont on these 38 (42-46) sts for Back until armhole measures 14 (15-16) cms/5 1/2 (6-6 1/2) ins, ending with a purl row. Cast/bind off loosely. With RS facing, join yarn to rem 20 (22-23) sts for left Front. Cont without shaping until armhole measures 9 (10-11) cms/3 1/2 (4-4 1/2) ins, ending with a purl row. Work 1 row.

Shape neck

Next row (WS) - Cast/bind off 4 sts, purl to end = 16 (18-19) sts. Dec one stat neck edge in every row until12 (13-14) sts rem.Cont without shaping until armhole measures14 (15-16) cms/5 1/2 (6-6 1/2) ins, ending with a purl row. Cast/bind off rem sts loosely for shoulder.

Sleeves

Using 6.00mm (US 10), (UK 4) Needles, cast on 21(23-25) sts. Work in stocking st until work measures 3 ems/ 1in from beg, ending with a purl row. Cont in stocking st. inc one st at each end of next row, then in every full 6th (6th-8th) row until there are 33(37-39) sts. Cont without shaping until work measures 23 (28-33 crns/9 (11-13) ins from beg, ending with a purl row. Cast/bind off loosely.

FINISHING

DO NOT PRESS. Using yarn needle, dam in ends. Using yarn needle and mattress st seam, join shoulder seams. Join sleeve seams. Sew in sleeves, placing seam of sleeves to underarm and easing sleeve to fit.

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