Sunday, 12 August 2007

Jacket with wraparound collar



My project from last year
and frist big project for me too!!








Close up!! sewing

















How to sew together!!











Lady's short jacket with wraparound collar

To fit
Bust size ins32,34,36,38,40
Actual Measurements
ins
35,37,39,41,43

yarn
Wendy Fusionbut I used Chunky yarn

k-knit
p-purl
rept-repeat
cont.-continue(ing)
st.st- stocking stitch(1row knit, 1 row purl)
beg.-beginning
st(s)-stitch(es)
dec.-decreasinginc.-increasing
ins.-inches
cm.-centimetres
rem-remaining
sl.-slip
g.st.-garter stitch(every row knit)
0-no stitches or rows to be worked in that particuar

sizeTension
It is important to check your tension before commencing the garment
16sts. and 20 row to 10 cm.(4 ins.) over st.st on 5 1/2 mm. Needles.If there are too many stitches to 10 cm., then your tension in tight and your will need to change your needle to a larger size. If there are too few stitches to 10 cm., then you tension is loose and you will need to change your neesle to a smaller size

Short Jacket
Back
Using 4 1/2 mm. Needles, Cast on 70(74,78,82,86) sts.1st Row - knitRept. this row until work measures 2.5 cm(1 ins.) ending on wrong side row.Change to 5 1/2 mm.Needles.
Next Row - Knit
Next Row - PurlCont. in st.st. until work measures 37 cm.(14 1/2 ins.) ending on wrong side row.

Shape Armholes
**Cast off 4 sts. at beg. of next 2 rows.62(66,70,74,78)sts.Work 4(5,6,7,8)rows, dec.1st. at each end of every row. 54(56,58,60,62)sts.Cont. without shaping until armholes measure 19.5(21,22,23.5,23.5)cm., ending on wrong side row.

Shape Shoulders
Cast off 6(6,6,6,7)sts. at beg. of next 2 rows.castoff 6(6,7,7,7)sts. at beg.of next 2 rows.Cast off rem 30(32,32,34,34) sts.**

Left Front
Using 4 <1/2>Needles, cast on 56(58,60,62,64)sts.Work in g.st. as given for Back working 1 row less.Next row - Sl.first 8 sts. onto a stitch holder, knit to end.Cont. on these 48(50,52,54,56)sts., working in st.st. until work measures same as Back to armholes, ending on wrong side row.

Shape Armhole
Next Row - Cast off 4 sts. at beg. of next row, J to end.Work 4(5,6,7,8) rows, dec. 1st. at armhole edge in every row. 40(41,42,43,44)sts.Cont. without shaping, until armhole measures 12(12.5,14,14.5,14.5)cm. ending on right side row.

Shape Neck
Next Row - Cast off 24(24,24,25,25)sts. P.to end. 16(17,18,19,20)sts.Work 4(5,5,5,5)rows dec.1 st. at neck edge on every row. 12 (12,13,13,14)sts.Cont.without shaping until armhole measures same as Back to shoulders, ending on wrong side row.

Shape Shoulders
Cast off 6(6,6,6,7)sts. at beg. of next row.Cast off rem. 6(6,7,7,7)sts.

Right Front
Using 4 1/2 mm.Needles, cast on 56(58,60,62,64)sts.Work in g.st as given for Back, working same number of rows, finishing on wrong side row.Next Row - Sl frist 8 sts. onto a stitch holder, K to end.Starting with a purl row, cont. on rem. 48(50,52,54,56)sts. in st.st. until work measures same as Back to armholes, ending on right side row.

Shape Armhole
Next Row - Cast off 4 sts. at beg. of next row, P to end.Work 4(5,6,7,8) rows, dec. 1 st. at armhole edge in every row 40(41,42,43,44) sts.Cont. without shaping, until armhole measures 12(12.5,14,14.5,14.5) cm.ending on wrong side row.

Shape Neck
Next Row - Cast off 24(24,24,25,25)sts., K to end. 16(17,18,19,20)sts.Work 4(5,5,5,5) rows dec. 1 st. at neck edge on every row. 12(12,13,13,14)sts.Cont.without shaping until armhole measures same as Back to shoulders, ending on right side row.

Shape Shoulders
Cast off 6 (6,6,6,7)sts. st beg of next row.Work 1 row.Cast off rem. 6(6,7,7,7)sts.

Sleeves (Both Alike)
Using 4 1/2 mm. Needles, cast on 46(50,50,54,54)sts.Work in g.st. as given for Back, until work measures 2.5 cm. ending on wrong side row.Chang to 5 1/2 mm.Needles and working in st.st. inc.1 st. at each end of 13th and every foll. 18th row until 54(58,58,62,62)sts.Cont.without shaping until sleeve measures 45.5 cm ending on wrong side row.

Shap Top
Dec 1 st. at each end of next 5(7,7,7,7)rows. 44(44,44,48,48)sts.Cont. dec. 1st. at each end of 3rd and every foll. 4th row, until 36(38,38,42,42)stsWork 1 row.Dec.1 st. at each end of next and every foll. alt. row, until 26(24,20,24,24)sts.Work 6(4,2,4,4)rows dec. 1 st. at each end of every row.Cast off rem. 14(14,16,16,16)sts.

Left Front Band
Using 4 1/2 mm. Needles, sl. 8 sts. from stitch holder onto Needles, and working in g.st. work until band in same length as Left Front to neck, ending on right side row Cast off.

Right Front Band
Work exactly as given for Left Front Band, working 5 rows less, ending on wrong side row.Next Row - K3, cast off 2 sts., over cast off sts., k to end.Work 3 more rows in g.st Cast off.CollarUsing 4 1/2 mm. Needles, cast on 118(124,128,132,132)sts.Work in g.st. until work measures 6.5 cm. ending on wrong side.Change to 5 1/2 mm. Needles and cont. until work measures 15 cm. from beg. ending on right side row. Cast off.

Making up
Join side and sleeve seams by top sewingjoin shoulder seams by top-sewing.Ser front bands into position.Ser cast on edge of collar to neck edge, starting from edge of Left Front Band, and ending at Right Front Band.Sew in Sleeves by top sewing.Sew on buttons

3 comments:

baam said...

I'll come back to check word!!
not to good about english

Hope you like my jecket ^__^

Namwan said...

A beautiful jacket and very neat sewing!

Tina said...

Very pretty sweater, my sister. You have many talents.