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Free Knitting and Crochet Patterns from Elaine Phillips

Moss Stitch Coat

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Free Coat Knitting Pattern

Size: 12/14 (42/44)

Materials: Lamb's Pride Bulky 125 yds/114 m per 4 oz/113 gr skein - 12 skeins. Color: M-260 Cafe au Lait.
Needles: 10.5 (6.5 mm) OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge: 10 st x 18 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)

Patterns:

Stocking Stitch:
1 row and all odd rows - knit sts
2 row and all even rows - purl sts

Moss Stitch
Multiple of 2 + 1
Row 1: 1 k, *1p, 1k*, repeat from * to *.
Repeat row 1.

Back
Cast on 62 sts (including edge stitches).
Rows 1-4: stocking stitch.
Row 5 - Eyelet row: 1k, *k2tog (knit 2 sts together), yo*, repeat from * to *, 1k.
Row 6: purl.
Rows 7-10: stocking stitch.
Rows 11-86: moss stitch.
Row 87: Cast off 5 sts on both sides for the armwhole. Knit the remaining 52 sts as follows: 1 edge stitch, 3 sts stocking stitch, 44 sts moss stitch, 3 sts stocking stitch, 1 edge st.
Rows 88-132: knit as row 87. Cast off.

Left Front
Cast on 30 sts (including edge stitches).
Rows 1-4: stocking stitch.
Row 5 - Eyelet row: 1k, *k2tog (knit 2 sts together), yo*, repeat from * to *, 1k.
Row 6: purl.
Rows 7-10: stocking stitch.
Rows 11-86: moss stitch.
Row 87: Cast off 5 sts for the arm whole. Knit the remaining 25 sts as follows: 1 edge stitch, 3 sts stocking stitch, 20 sts moss stitch, 1 edge st.
Rows 88-109: knit as row 87.
Row 110: Cast off 3 sts at the beginning of the row to shape a neckline.
Rows 112 and 114: Cast off 1 sts at the beginning of the row.
Rows 115-144: knit as follows: 1 edge stitch, 3 sts stocking stitch, 15 sts moss stitch, 1 edge st. . Cast off.

Right Front
Knit as left front

Sleeves:
Sleeves are knitted from the top down.
Cast on 80 sts (including edge stitches).
Rows 1-10: moss stitch.
Decrease 1 st on both side in every 3rd row 25 times. Total of 50 sts in 75 rows (rows 11-85).
Row 86: moss stitch on 30 sts.
Rows 87-90: stocking stitch.
Row 91 - Eyelet row: 1k, *k2tog (knit 2 sts together), yo*, repeat from * to *, 1k.
Row 92: purl.
Rows 93-96: stocking stitch.
Cast off.

Button bands:
Cast on 13 sts (including edge sts)
Knit rib: 1 k, 1 p.
Knit the same length as the center of the front parts. The amount of rows could be different depending on how loose you knit. Transfer all stitches to a stitch holder.
On the right band make 8 buttonholes by closing 5th, 6th and 7th sts in the odd row and casting on 3 sts in the even row.

Finishing:
Join shoulder seams and sew on the button bands.
Pick up 85 sts on circular needles along the neckline including button band stitches from the stitch holders. Knit 32 rows of the 1 k, 1 p rib for the collar. Cast off.
Join side seams and sleeve seams. Set in sleeves. Sew on 8 butons. Fold the bottom edges of the coat and sleeves along the eyelet rows and sew with invisible stitch.

Enjoy!



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# 1. Poster: janet anderson
August 18, 2014

Love the coat but only goes to size 14and I am an 18-20. How can I make it in a larger size?
# 2. Poster: ilse
June 3, 2013

This is a very nice coat, what type yarn do you use? dubble knit?
Look very nice
# 3. Poster: Elaine Phillips
June 11, 2013

I used bulky weight yarn.

More Information

Back of the coat

Close up of the coat's hem.

Close up of the collar

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