Whitfield Jacket or Vest


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Short Description: A man’s field jacket or vest in six sizes S(M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X), to knit in an allover tweedy textured stitch, with set-in sleeves (vest has ribbed armhole trim),chest pockets, side hem slits, and shirt collar. All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed.  Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in a variation in size.  

Gauge: 15 sts and 24 rows  = 4 inches/10 cm in stockinette (unblocked) on larger needle; 15 sts and 26 rows = 4 inches/10 cm in Tweed Rib (washed and blocked) on larger needle 

Finished Measurements: 44.5(49, 53, 57.5, 61.5, 66) inches/113(124.5, 134.5, 146, 156, 167.5) cm in circumference at chest (buttoned) to fit with 6-7 inches of ease

Materials Used:

  • sweater: 1625(1800, 2000, 2225, 2450, 2675) yds/1475(1650, 1850, 2050, 2225, 2450) m
  • vest: 1175(1325, 1500, 1675, 1875, 2050) yds/1075(1225, 1375, 1525, 1700, 1875) m of any bulky yarn that knits to pattern gauge. " 

Needle Size:

  • size 8US (5 mm) for body or size to obtain correct gauge
  • size 7US (4.5 mm) for cuffs, hems, and trims (or one size smaller than body needle)" 

Pattern Includes:

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Other Details: Suggested Yarns: Briar Rose Robusta or Sonoma, Rowan Cocoon or Purelife British Breeds, Dream in Color Groovy, Beaverslide McTaggart Tweed, Cascade Ecological Wool or 128 Chunky, Knit Picks Swish Bulky, Araucania Nature Wool Chunky, or any bulky yarn that knits to pattern gauge.

Notions: 5(5, 6, 6, 6, 6) .75-inch (2 cm) buttons plus 2 buttons for pocket flaps (optional)