Gauge - 17 sts = 10 cm
22 rows = 10 cm
Needle - Size 8
Yarn - KnitPicks Cadena
Hips: 100 cm
Waist: 76 cm
below bust: 90 cm
bust: 98 cm
upper arm: 30 cm
elbow: 25 cm
fullest below elbow: 25 cm
distance waist/hips: 17 cm
distance waist/bust: 20 cm
neck opening: 50 cm
CO 100 sts.
Knit Double Moss st for about 20 cm.
Optional collar button: About 4 cm above the body, knit a button hole. (k2, p2, k1, cast off one, double moss st. Next row CO one st over the cast off stitch.)
Last row (wrong side), decrease 4 times (by k2tog) (total 96 sts)
Purl one row
Double moss st. 28 sts. Place moss marker. All sts before this marker will be Double moss.
Knit 2. Place marker. This marks where to increase for the right front panel.
Knit 8 sts. Place marker. This is the right sleeve.
Knit 28 sts. Place marker. This is the back.
Knit 8 sts. Place marker. This is the left sleeve.
Knit 2. Place moss marker. All sts after this marker will be Double moss.
Double moss st 20 sts. This is the left from panel.
Continue knitting Double moss on the front panels, stockinette st all others. Increase on either side of each increase marker on the right side by knitting in the front and back of each st.
Crochet a button loop about 2 cm from the top on the left front panel.
Knit a button hole on the right front panel, every 8-10 cm.
Increase until sts are:
Right Front – 55
Right Sleeve – 60
Back – 82
Left Sleeve – 60
Left Front – 47
(Total 304 sts)
Separate sleeves – hold on scrap yarn to knit later. (CO 6 sts, place marker, CO 6 sts) under each arm. (Total 196 sts)
Increase on the front side of the each marker (the side toward on the front of the jacket) every knit row until there are 214 sts. (18 times)
Knit one short row on right and left front panels.
Decrease on the front side of each marker every knit row until there are 202 sts (12 times).
Continue knitting, with Double Moss st on front panels.
About 15 cm below the short rows for the bust, decrease 4 sts, evenly distributed across the back of the jacket (at each marker on the back side of the jacket, and twice evenly distributed across the back, every 3 rows, until there are 178 sts (6 times).
Increase 4 sts, evenly distributed (on back of jacket), every other knit row, until there are 202 sts (6 times).
Increase 2 sts on the front side of each marker every knit row until there are 218 sts (8 times).
Knit Double Moss pattern for 14 rows.
Pick up 17 sts to be knit in the round (total 77 sts). Place 2 markers centered under armpit.
Row 1 – K6, K2tog, K2tog, K56, K2tog, K2tog, K6, K1 (total 73 sts)
Row 2 – K5, K2tog, K2tog, K54, K2tog, K2tog, K5, K1 (total 69 sts)
Row 3 – K2, K2tog, K2tog, K2tog, K52, K2tog, K2tog, K2tog, K2, K1 (total 63 sts)
Row 4 – Knit (total 63 sts)
Row 5 – Decrease one stitch on each side of marker. (total 61 sts)
Row 6 – Knit
Row 7 – Knit
Repeat rows 5-7 until there are 49 sts. (total 36 rows)
In the next row, decrease once (total 48 sts).
Continue knitting until sleeves are 7 cm short of desired length. Knit Double Moss pattern for 14 rows.