PetiteKnit - Balloon Jacket
The Balloon Jacket is a button-less oversized cardigan with big balloon sleeves. Use it on cold winter days or as a spring and fall jacket.
The Balloon Jacket is worked bottom up in garter st with rib edges. The body and the sleeves are worked separately and seamed together in the end. Lastly, sts are picked up at the front sides and neck to build the continuous front bands and collar in rib st.
Bear in mind that the Balloon Jacket will grow in length with wear.
13.5 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch on larger needles
1203 - 1640 yards (1100 - 1500 m)
US 10 - 6.0 mm 7.0 mm
XS (S) M (L) XL
Width: 58 (61) 65 (69) 74 cm
Full length: 64 (65) 67 (70) 73 cm
550 (600) 650 (700) 750 grams of Peruvian Highland Wool from Filcolana (50 g = 100 m/110 yards) held together with 150 (150) 150 (175) 175 grams of Tilia from Filcolana (25 g = 210 m/230 yards) or Brushed Lace from Mohair by Canard (25 g = 210 m/230 yards) or Angel from Permin (25 g = 210 m/230 yards)
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