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Free Knitting and Crochet Patterns from Elaine Phillips

Swing Sideways Jacket

Difficulty level: Intermediate

Free Jacket Knitting Pattern

This is a roomy, casual jacket with a slightly over-sized fit.

Size: L/XL (S/M)

Materials:
Laines du Nord Calipso wool/acrylic bulky weight yarn 320 m/200g Color 19  - 5 skeins.

Needles: 10 (6.00 mm)  OR SIZE NEEDED TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge for stocking stitch: 14 st x 20 rows = 4" x 4" (10 x 10 cm)

Patterns:

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

Garter Stitch
all rows - knit sts

Rib 1x1: 1k, 1p

Wrap and turn in the short rows:
With yarn in front sl 1 stitch to the right needle
Move yarn between the needles to the back
Slip the stitch back to the left needle
Turn the work and bring yarn back to the wrong side between the needles


Directions:


Jacket is worked sideways with short rows as one piece. Start from the center of the front, then left sleeve, back, right sleeve, right half of the front. The jacket on the picture was made from the self-striping yarn. It is possible to make it from two contrasting color yarns: one - garter stitch, another - stocking stitch, which will create stripes as it is done in the Striped One-Piece Noro Yarn Sweater.
Short rows are counted as full rows.


Left Front:
Cast on 92 sts with provisional cast-on.
Rows 1-2: knit (garter stitch).
Row 3: sl 1, k 86, wrap, turn.
Row 4: purl
Row 5: sl 1, k 84, wrap, turn.
Row 6: purl
Row 7: sl 1, k 82, wrap, turn.
Row 8: purl
Row 9: sl 1, k 79, wrap, turn.
Row 10: purl
Row 11: sl 1, k 76, wrap, turn.
Row 12: purl
Row 13: sl 1, k 30, wrap, turn.
Row 14: purl
Rows 15-16: knit (garter stitch) all stitches (92).
Row 17: sl 1, k 79, M 1, k 5, M 1, knit to the end of the row (94 st)
Row 18: knit
Row 19: sl 1, k 88, wrap, turn.
Row 20: purl
Row 21: sl 1, k 85, wrap, turn.
Row 22: purl
Row 23: sl 1, k 82, wrap, turn.
Row 24: purl
Row 25: sl 1, k 79, wrap, turn.
Row 26: purl
Row 27: sl 1, k 76, wrap, turn.
Row 28: purl
Row 29: sl 1, k 30, wrap, turn.
Row 30: purl
Rows 31-32: knit (garter stitch) all stitches (94).
Row 33: sl 1, k 79, M 1, k 7, M 1, knit to the end of the row (96 st)
Row 34: knit
Row 35: sl 1, k 90, wrap, turn.
Row 36: purl
Row 37: sl 1, k 86, wrap, turn.
Row 38: purl
Row 39: sl 1, k 82, wrap, turn.
Row 40: purl
Row 41: sl 1, k 79, wrap, turn.
Row 42: purl
Row 43: sl 1, k 76, wrap, turn.
Row 44: purl
Row 45: sl 1, k 30, wrap, turn.
Row 46: purl
Rows 47-48: knit (garter stitch) all stitches (96).
Row 49: sl 1, k 78, M 1, k 5, M 1, knit to the end of the row (98 st)
Row 50: knit
Row 51: sl 1, k 92, wrap, turn.
Row 52: purl
Row 53: sl 1, k 88, wrap, turn.
Row 54: purl
Row 55: sl 1, k 84, wrap, turn.
Row 56: purl
Row 57: sl 1, k 80, wrap, turn.
Row 58: purl
Row 59: sl 1, k 76, wrap, turn.
Row 60: purl
Row 61: sl 1, k 30, wrap, turn.
Row 62: purl.
Rows 63-66: knit (garter stitch) all stitches (98).
Rows 67-80: repeat rows 50-64 (for S/M size omit rows 67-80)
Row 81: cast off 56 sts (for the left sleeve), knit to the end of the row.


Left Sleeve.

Row 82: sl 1, k 41, cast on 30 sts with the single cast on at the end of the row.
Row 83: sl 1, k 68, wrap, turn (72 sts).
Row 84: purl
Row 85: sl 1, k 64, wrap, turn.
Row 86: purl
Row 87: sl 1, k 60, wrap, turn.
Row 88: purl
Row 89: sl 1, k 56, wrap, turn.
Row 90: purl
Row 91: sl 1, k 52, wrap, turn.
Row 92: purl
Row 93: sl 1, k 14, wrap, turn.
Row 94: purl
Rows 95-98: knit (garter stitch) all stitches.
Rows 99-178: repeat rows 83-98 5 more times (For size S/M repeat 4 more times).
Row 177: cast off 30 sts (end of the left sleeve), knit to the end of the row.

Back

Row 178: sl 1, knit, cast on 56 sts with the single cast on at the end of the row.
Row 179: sl 1, k 92, wrap, turn (98 sts).
Row 180: purl
Row 181: sl 1, k 88, wrap, turn.
Row 182: purl
Row 183: sl 1, k 84, wrap, turn.
Row 184: purl
Row 185: sl 1, k 80, wrap, turn.
Row 186: purl
Row 187: sl 1, k 76, wrap, turn.
Row 188: purl
Row 189: sl 1, k 30, wrap, turn.
Row 190: purl
Rows 191-194: knit (garter stitch) all stitches.
Rows 195 - 322: repeat rows 179-194 eight more times (For size S/M repeat six more times).
Row 321: cast off 56 sts at the beginning of the row (for the right sleeve), knit to the end of the row.

Right Sleeve

Row 322: sl 1, knit, cast on 30 sts with the single cast on at the end of the row.
Row 323: sl 1, k 68, wrap, turn (72 sts).
Row 324: purl
Row 325: sl 1, k 64, wrap, turn.
Row 326: purl
Row 327: sl 1, k 60, wrap, turn.
Row 328: purl
Row 329: sl 1, k 56, wrap, turn.
Row 330: purl
Row 331: sl 1, k 52, wrap, turn.
Row 332: purl
Row 333: sl 1, k 14, wrap, turn.
Row 334: purl
Rows 335-338: knit (garter stitch) all stitches.
Rows 339-418: repeat rows 83-98 5 more times (For size S/M repeat 4 more times).
Row 417: cast off 30 sts (end of the right sleeve), knit to the end of the row.

Right Front

Row 418: sl 1, knit, cast on 56 sts with the single cast on at the end of the row.
Row 419: sl 1, k 92, wrap, turn (98 sts).
Row 420: purl
Row 421: sl 1, k 88, wrap, turn.
Row 422: purl
Row 423: sl 1, k 84, wrap, turn.
Row 424: purl
Row 425: sl 1, k 80, wrap, turn.
Row 426: purl
Row 427: sl 1, k 76, wrap, turn.
Row 428: purl
Row 429: sl 1, k 30, wrap, turn.
Row 430: purl
Rows 431-434: knit (garter stitch) all stitches.
Rows 435 - 450: repeat rows 419-434 (for S/M size omit rows 435 - 450).
Row 449: sl 1, k 80, k2tog, k 3, k2tog, knit to the end of the row.
Row 450: sl 1, knit (96 sts).
Row 451: sl 1, k 90, wrap, turn (96 sts).
Row 452: purl
Row 453: sl 1, k 86, wrap, turn.
Row 454: purl
Row 455: sl 1, k 82, wrap, turn.
Row 456: purl
Row 457: sl 1, k 79, wrap, turn.
Row 458: purl
Row 459: sl 1, k 76, wrap, turn.
Row 460: purl
Row 461: sl 1, k 30, wrap, turn.
Row 462: purl
Rows 463-464: knit (garter stitch) all stitches.
Row 465: sl 1, k 86, k2tog, k 3, k2tog, knit to the end of the row.
Row 466: sl1, knit (94 sts).
Row 467: sl 1, k 88, wrap, turn (94 sts).
Row 468: purl
Row 469: sl 1, k 85, wrap, turn.
Row 470: purl
Row 471: sl 1, k 82, wrap, turn.
Row 472: purl
Row 473: sl 1, k 79, wrap, turn.
Row 474: purl
Row 475: sl 1, k 76, wrap, turn.
Row 476: purl
Row 477: sl 1, k 30, wrap, turn.
Row 478: purl
Rows 479-480: knit (garter stitch) all stitches.
Row 481: sl 1, k 86, k2tog, k 3, k2tog, knit to the end of the row.
Row 482: sl1, knit (92 sts).
Row 483: sl 1, k 86, wrap, turn (92 sts).
Row 484: purl
Row 485: sl 1, k 84, wrap, turn.
Row 486: purl
Row 487: sl 1, k 82, wrap, turn.
Row 488: purl
Row 489: sl 1, k 79, wrap, turn.
Row 490: purl
Row 491: sl 1, k 76, wrap, turn.
Row 492: purl
Row 493: sl 1, k 30, wrap, turn.
Row 494: purl
Rows 495-496: knit (garter stitch) all stitches.
Don't bind off the sts. Transfer all sts to the circular needle.


Finishing:
Join side seams and sleeve seams.

Border edging and button bands:
Remove the waste yarn from the center of the left front and transfer stitches to the circular needle. Pick up stitches along the bottom of the jacket, then transfer the stitches of the right front to the circular needle. Work garter stitch for 16 rows. Work  *M1, k1, M1* in the corners in every odd row. In row 9 make six buttonholes knitting *yo, k2tog*. Bind off.

Sleeve border cuffs:
Pick up sts along the bottom of the sleeves and work garter stitch for 14 rounds. In round 9 work *k4, M1* to the end of the round. Bind off.

Collar
Pick up 78 sts along the neck line and short ends of the button bands. Work rib 1 x 1 for 26 rows.
Row 27: *k1, p1, k1, M1, p1*, repeat to the end of the row.
Rows: 28, 30, 32: *k2, p1, k1, p1*, repeat to the end of the row.
Rows 29, 31: *k1, p1, k1, p2*, repeat to the end of the row.
Row 33: *k1, M1, p1, k1, p2*, repeat to the end of the row.
Row 34, 36: *k2, p1*, repeat to the end of the row.
Row 35: k1, p2
Bind off.

Sew on 6 buttons.

Enjoy!

Back of the jacket

 

Close up of the front

Diagram



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