Balloon Jacket Knitting Pattern - PetiteKnit — Wild & Woolly Yarns

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Balloon Jacket Knitting Pattern - PetiteKnit

Original price $14.80 NZD - Original price $14.80 NZD
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$14.80 NZD
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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.

Sizes: XS (S) M (L) XL

Measurements:

Width: 58 (61) 65 (69) 74 cm

Full length: 64 (65) 67 (70) 73 cm

Gauge: 13.5 sts x 23 rows in garter st = 10 x 10 cm/4 x 4 inches

Suggested needles: 7 mm and 6 mm (US size 10.5-11 and 10) / 100 and 60 cm (40 and 24 inches) circular needles

Materials: 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)

Recommended Yarn: This pattern is knitted with a 10ply held together with a 2ply silk mohair. 

Option 1: Inca Spun Worsted 11 (12) 13 (13) 14 balls held together with Sesia Vivienne or Hope 7 (7) 7 (8) 8 balls

Option 2: Chaska Alpaca Air 6 (6) 7 (7) 8 balls

Option 3: Indiecita Baby Brushed Alpaca 6 (6) 7 (7) 8 balls

Difficulty★ ★ ★ (3 out of 5)

The white Balloon Jacket shown in the picture is made in Peruvian Highland Wool (Marcipan 977) and Tilia (Råhvid 101).

The yellow Balloon Jacket shown in the picture is made in Peruvian Highland Wool (Sunflower 223) and Kid Silk from Austermann (Gul 41).

*In purchasing this product you will receive the printed knitting pattern for the pictured item so that you can knit it up yourself, not the actual finished item*