The Canterbury Bells stitch pattern cover this straight jacket with v-neck shaping and short sleeves. A number of extra stitches are cast on and then decreased to create the bells with their voluminous shadows. Hence the stitch pattern is stretchy and knitted loose to create a sculptural effect. A wide frontband in stockinette stitch frames the fronts and is made to hang loose. The Bell Jacket is knitted in the lovely silk like Tencel 8/2 by Valley Yarns in two colors to make a melange shade with one strand of each held together throughout.
Yarn: Valley Yarns, Tencel 8/2 (100% Lyocell, 454 g cone, 3072 m). Sample in Sienna and Pompeii with 1 strand each. In one color: 3152 (3450, 3760, 4058) m.
Gauge: 29 sts and 38 rows in st st using 3 mm needle and 2 strands of yarn held together measures 10 cm square.