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Weekender Jacket
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 70536AD

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
Finished Bust 52 in. (132 cm) Finished Length 35 in. (90 cm)

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

640-178 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Cilantro

Deep olive green


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Lion Brand Knitting Needles - Size 50 [25 mm] ('Speed Stix')
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Lion Brand Stitch Holders
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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GAUGE:
4 sts + 4 rows = 4 in. (10 cm) in Stockinette st (k on RS, p on WS) with 3 strands of yarn held together. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

NOTES:
Garter borders are worked with 2 strands of yarn held together.

Change to 3 strands held together for St st sections.


INSTRUCTIONS



BACK
With 2 strands of yarn held together, cast on 28 sts.
Rows 1-10: Work in Garter st (knit every row).

Join 1 more strand (you will now be working with 3 strands) and work in St st until piece measures 23 in.

(58.5 cm) from beg.
Shape Armholes
Bind off 2 sts at the beg of the next 2 rows (24 sts).

Dec 1 st at beg and end of next row (22 sts).

Continue in St st until piece measures 32 in.

(81.5 cm) from beg.

Bind off.



LEFT FRONT
With 2 strands of yarn held together, cast on 15 sts.
Rows 1-10: Work in Garter st.
Join 1 more strand of yarn.
Row 11(RS): Knit.
Row 12: K3 (for Garter st border), p to end.
Repeat Rows 11 and 12 three more times.
Next Row: K3, sl next 6 sts to a stitch holder, cast on 6 sts, k across remaining 6 sts (15 sts).


Keeping 3 border sts in Garter st and keeping remaining sts in St st as established, work until piece measures 23 in.

(58.5 cm) from beg, end with a WS row.
Shape Armhole
Row 1: Bind off 2 sts, k to end - 13 sts.
Row 2: K3, p to end.
Row 3: K2tog, k to end - 12 sts.
Continue in St st, keeping 3 edge sts in Garter st, until piece measures 29 in.

(73.7 cm) from beg, end with a RS row.
Shape Neck
Next Row: K3 and sl to a holder, p2tog, p to end.


Working in St st, dec 1 st at neck edge every other row 2 more times.

Work 2 more rows in St st.

Bind off.



RIGHT FRONT
Work as for Right Front, reversing all shaping.



SLEEVE (make 2)
With 2 strands of yarn held together, cast on 13 sts.
Rows 1-10: Work in Garter st.
Row 11: Join 1 more strand of yarn and k, inc 1 st at each end.
Continue in St st until Sleeve measures 15 in.

(38 cm) from beg.
Shape Armhole
Bind off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows then k2tog at each end every 4th row twice.

Work 2 more rows.

Bind off.



FINISHING
Sew shoulder seams.
Neck Band
Rejoin yarn and k3 sts from Left Front stitch holder, pick up and k6 sts along Left Front neck, pick up and k7 across Back neck, pick up and k6 sts along Right Front neck and k3 sts from Right Front holder.

K 9 rows.

Bind off.



Pocket
Place 6 sts from Left Front holder onto needle and rejoin yarn.

Knit 8 rows.

Bind off.

Repeat for Right Front pocket.
Sew in Sleeves.

Sew side and Sleeve seams.

Sew sides of Pockets to Fronts.

Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
inc = increas(e)(s)(ing)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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