Solitude Jacket

Solitude-Jacket

Mari Chiba

Sizes 28 1/2 (31, 34 1/2, 37, 40 1/2, 43, 45 1/2)”; shown in size 34 1/2″, modeled with 1 1/2″ of negative ease

Yarn Solitude Wool Romney Semi-Worsted Spun (100% romney wool; 130 yd

[119 m]/124 g):

  • undyed dark brown, 6 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins

Gauge 16 sts and 23 rows = 4″ in St st

Tools

  • Size 8 (5 mm): 32″ circular (cir) needle and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
  • Markers (m)
  • Stitch holders
  • Tapestry needle
  • Four 1 3/4″ toggle buttons

This seamless cardigan is worked in one piece to the underarms, before the sleeves are knit separately and then joined to the body to work the yoke. A deep ribbing pattern at the shoulders and bottom hem offset a simple garter-stitch cowl shaped with short-rows.

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