Ginkgo and Lotus Little Fitted Jacket
Folkloric fitted jacket with princess-style seaming ... enchanting!
With seed stitch sleeves and sides and stockinette on front and back. Sleeve cuffs and pocket are stranded colorwork. Leaves and border on front are a shaped version of intarsia, and there’s an intarsia leaf on the back too. Buttonholes are worked into attached I-cord band. Finished with embroidery. Garment knit from bottom up in 5 pieces (plus pocket).
Sizing: Sweater shown measures 37", worn over a 36" bust.
Yarn: Main color: Sunday Knits 5 ply (worsted weight - 125 m per 50-gm skein): 7 (8, 8, 9, 9, 9, 10) skeins. Shown in Brigadoon blackish. Other colors Sunday Knits 3 ply (sport weight; 2 strands worked together for painterly color blending) in Nirvana espresso: 1 50-gm skein, and 1 20-gm skein each of Nirvana cedar, Angelic wheat,
Gauge: 18 sts and 25 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch, 16 sts and 28 rows = 4" in seed stitch.
**Skills used: **Reading charts, short rows (explained), stranded colorwork, intarsia, attached I-cord.
**Pattern includes: **Written instructions, colorwork charts, schematics, glossary.