Masonry Jacket

Masonry Jacket

 

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I see this sweater as a re-imagining of 1960s jackets, updated for modern crocheters. It features a wide stand-up collar, round-yoke shaping highlighted by a herringbone half-double crochet stitch, 3/4 length sleeves, and large buttons. Yarns with a subtle color variation will highlight the herringbone stitch pattern and seamless construction. This pattern was originally published in Inside Crochet magazine.

FINISHED DIMENSIONS
Bust: 34″(38.5″, 42.5″, 46″, 50″)
Waist: 30″(34″, 38.5″, 41.5″, 46″)
Hip: 34″(38.5″, 42.5″, 46″, 50″)
Length: 24″
Sleeve Length to Underarm: 12.5″(12.5″, 12.5″, 12.75″, 12.75″)

GAUGE 4″ = 15 sts and 13 rows in Herringbone Half Double Crochet with larger hook
Note: yarn shown usually knits at 18 sts to 4″ in Stocking Stitch

MATERIALS
1120(1230, 1350, 1470, 1600) yards worsted weight yarn
size G (4.5mm) and H (5mm) crochet hooks or size needed to obtain gauge and 1 size smaller
removable stitch markers
nine buttons 7/8″ diameter
sewing needle and thread in a color that matches your buttons
yarn needle

YARN SHOWN Lorna’s Laces Green Line Worsted (100% organic merino wool; 210 yards/4 ounces)