Sleeper Car Jacket

Sleeper Car Jacket

Designer Beatrice Perron Dahlen

Finished Size 36 (39, 43, 45½, 49½)" bust circumference. Cardigan shown measures 39", modeled with 4" of positive ease.

Yarn HiKoo Rylie (50% baby alpaca, 25% mulberry silk, 25% linen; 274 yd [251 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #086 periwinkle, 3 (3, 4, 4, 4) skeins. Yarn distributed by Skacel.

Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): 32" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 16 sts and 30 rows = 4" in garter st.

Garter stitch and a subtle raglan construction make an elegant and cozy Sleeper Car Jacket, edged with a simple geometric lace. The fronts can be folded back to create lapels—a nice option thanks to the two-sided nature of the garter-stitch fabric.

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