Wrap­ture

Creative Knitting - - CONTENTS - De­sign by Sandi Prosser

In­dulge in mak­ing this fash­ion­ably warm coat that will carry you through a chilly win­ter. With room to layer un­der­neath, you’ll sail through the sea­son in style.

Gauge

20 sts and 26 rows = 4 inches/10cm in St st. To save time, take time to check gauge.

Pat­tern Stitch

Garter Rib (mul­ti­ple of 4 sts + 2) Row 1 (WS): *P2, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2. Row 2: Knit.

Rep Rows 1 and 2 for pat.

Spe­cial Ab­bre­vi­a­tion

Slip, slip, purl (ssp): Sl 2 sts 1 at a time kwise to RH nee­dle; re­turn sts to LH nee­dle in turned po­si­tion and p2­togtbl—a left-lean­ing sin­gle dec.

Pat­tern Notes

Coat is worked in pieces from the bot­tom up, then seamed.

Work neck de­creases as fol­lows: Work k1, k2­tog at be­gin­ning of right-side rows, and ssk, k1 at end. Work k1, ssp at be­gin­ning of wrong-side rows, and p2­tog, k1 at end.

Work in­creases as fol­lows: Work k1, M1R at be­gin­ning of right-side rows, and M1L, k1 at end.

Back

Cast on 102 (110, 122, 134, 146) sts.

Work in Garter Rib un­til piece mea­sures 5 inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Change to St st and work even un­til piece mea­sures 28 inches, end­ing with a WS row. Shape Arm­holes Bind off 7 (7,7, 9, 9) sts at beg of next 2 rows—88 (96, 108, 116, 128) sts.

Work even un­til arm­holes mea­sure 71/2 (71/2, 8, 81/2, 9) inches, end­ing with a WS row. Shape Shoul­ders Bind off 8 (9, 11, 12, 14) sts at beg of next 4 rows, then 8 (10, 11, 13, 15) sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Bind off rem 40 (40, 42, 42, 42) sts.

Left Front

Cast on 68 (72, 80, 84, 92) sts. Row 1 (WS): *K2, p2; rep from * to end. Row 2: Knit.

Rep last 2 rows un­til piece mea­sures 5 inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Next row (RS, dec): Knit and dec 2 (2,3, 1, 3) st(s) evenly across to last 6 sts; work in es­tab­lished Garter Rib to end—66 (70, 77, 83, 89) sts.

Work­ing 6 cen­ter front sts in Garter Rib and rem sts in St st, work even un­til piece mea­sures 28 inches, end­ing with a WS row. Shape Arm­hole Bind off 7 (7,7, 9, 9) sts, work to end— 59 (63, 70, 74, 80) sts.

Work even un­til arm­hole mea­sures 41/2 (41/2, 5, 51/2, 6) inches, end­ing with a WS row. But­ton­hole row 1 (RS): Work to last 4 sts, bind off 2 sts, work to end. But­ton­hole row 2: Work to end, cast­ing on 2 sts over but­ton­hole.

Work even un­til arm­hole mea­sures 5 (5, 51/2, 6, 61/2) inches, end­ing with a WS row. Shape Neck Knit to last 30 (30, 32, 32, 32) sts; place last 30 (30, 32, 32, 32) sts on holder for front neck—29 (33, 38, 42, 48) sts.

Dec 1 st at neck edge [ev­ery row] twice, then [ev­ery RS row] 3 times— 24 (28, 33, 37, 43) sts.

Work even un­til arm­hole mea­sures 71/2 (71/2, 8, 81/2, 9) inches, end­ing with a WS row. Shape Shoul­der At arm­hole edge, bind off 8 (9, 11, 12, 14) sts twice, then 7 (10, 11, 13, 15) sts once.

Right Front

Cast on 68 (72, 80, 84, 92) sts. Row 1 (WS): *P2, k2; rep from * to end. Row 2: Knit.

Rep last 2 rows un­til piece mea­sures 5 inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Next row (RS, dec): Work 6 sts as es­tab­lished; knit to end and dec 2 (2, 3,1, 3) st(s) evenly across—66 (70, 77, 83, 89) sts.

Work­ing 6 cen­ter front sts in Garter Rib and rem sts in St st, work even un­til piece mea­sures 28 inches, end­ing with a RS row. Shape Arm­hole Bind off 7 (7,7, 9, 9) sts, work to end— 59 (63, 70, 74, 80) sts.

Work even un­til arm­hole mea­sures 41/2 (41/2, 5, 51/2, 6) inches, end­ing with a WS row.

But­ton loop row (RS): Cast on 7 sts; k1, bind off next 6 sts, slip st on RH nee­dle back to LH nee­dle and knit tog with next st; work to end.

Work even un­til arm­hole mea­sures 5 (5, 51/2, 6, 61/2) inches, end­ing with a WS row.

Cut yarn. Shape Neck With RS fac­ing, place first 30 (30, 32, 32, 32) sts on holder for front neck; re­join yarn to rem sts and knit to end— 29 (33, 38, 42, 48) sts.

Dec 1 st at neck edge [ev­ery row] twice, then [ev­ery RS row] 3 times— 24 (28, 33, 37, 43) sts.

Work even un­til arm­hole mea­sures 71/2 (71/2, 8, 81/2, 9) inches, end­ing with a RS row. Shape Shoul­der At arm­hole edge, bind off 8 (9, 11, 12, 14) sts twice, then 7 (10, 11, 13, 15) sts once.

Sleeves

Cast on 46 (46, 46, 50, 50) sts.

Work in Garter Rib un­til piece mea­sures 4 inches, end­ing with a WS row. Change to St st and work 4 rows even. Inc 1 st each side on next row, then [ev­ery 6 rows] 13 (13, 9,9, 0) times, then [ev­ery 4 rows] 0 (0,7, 7, 19) times— 74 (74, 80, 84, 90) sts.

Work even un­til piece mea­sures 19 (19, 191/2, 20, 20) inches, end­ing with a WS row. Shape Cap Bind off 7 (7,8, 8, 9) sts at beg of next 8 rows.

Bind off rem 18 (18, 16, 20, 18) sts.

Fin­ish­ing

Block pieces to mea­sure­ments. Sew shoul­der seams. Col­lar With RS fac­ing, knit across sts from right front neck holder; pick up and knit 78 sts to left front holder; knit across sts from left front neck holder—138 (138, 142, 142, 142) sts. Row 1 (WS): *K2, p2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2. Row 2: Knit.

Work even un­til piece mea­sures 51/2 inches from pick-up row, end­ing with a RS row. Bind off all sts in pat. Sew in sleeves, sew­ing last 11/2 (11/2, 11/2, 2, 2) inches of sides of sleeve along bound-off edge of un­der­arm. Sew sleeve and side seams. Sew but­ton to WS of right front at beg of neck dec.

Sew tog­gle to RS of left front at beg of neck dec.

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