Casa Loma Jacket

Casa Loma Jacket

Sachiko Burgin

Sizes 36¾ (41, 44¾, 49, 52¾)” bust circumference; shown in size 36¾”, modeled with 1¾” of positive ease

Yarn Quince & Co. Puffin (100% American wool; 112 yd [102 m]/100 g):

  • Iceland, 6 (7, 8, 9, 10) skeins

Gauge 11 sts and 17 rows = 4″ in Moss st on larger needle

Tools

  • Size 10½ (6.5 mm): 32–40″ circular (cir) needle, depending on size you are making, and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
  • Size 13 (9 mm): 32–40″ cir needle, depending on size you are making
  • Markers (m)
  • Stitch holders
  • Tapestry needle
  • 3 toggle buttons and closures

Thoughtful construction makes this layering vest a standout example of how knitwear can be infinitely cool and wearable. Knit in one piece to the underarms, Sachiko devised a plan to join the front and back pieces in a way that simultaneously creates cap sleeves. Simple moss stitch, pockets, and classic toggles add understated functionality.

KnitScene-2015-Winter-0744

KnitScene-2015-Winter-0764

Post a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.