Hip Hop Coat

HIp Hop Coat – Ann Budd

The texture and color of the yarn in this coat provide plenty of interest, so Ann Budd chose to work the full-length design in easy stockinette stitch with a bold ribbed trim. The deep hand-warming pockets are worked along with the  body, then a lining is added and whipstitched to the inside. THe high collar can be folded down or left standing. Big bright buttons are an essetnial accent that offer practical closure.

Finished Size 42 (45, 48, 51, 54)" (106.5 [114.5, 122, 129.5, 137] cm) bust circumference, buttoned. Coat shown measures 42" (106.5 cm).
Yarn Berroco Hip-Hop (100% wool; 76 yd [70 m]/100 g): #7224 beat box (red mix), 13 (14, 16, 17, 18) skeins.
Needles Size 13 (9 mm): 24" (60-cm) circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Stitch holders; tapestry needle; seven 17⁄8" (5-cm) buttons. Buttons shown purchased from M & J Trimming (www.mjtrim.com).
Gauge 11 sts and 14 rows = 4" (10 cm) in St st.

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