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Monday, June 23, 2008

E Zimmerman Adult Surprise Jacket Cast On!



In the beginning there is yarn and I have lots of left over Wool and silk yarn and it may end up being a Harry Potter Style Cardigan lol! Nevertheless with the lot of nice hand dyed wool and some of this Sari Silk Yarn, I believe this is the perfect project for all these yarns. I also have some yarn from knitpicks and some wonderful Lamb's Pride.
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My notes are important , because it is my understanding of my personal Pattern:
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Notes :
This notes will make sense to others who follow these Patterns, but you have to make your own numbers make sense. I am testing the Harmony Options needles # 8 US and a 60 inch cable, front Knit Picks.
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1. My Jacket is 21 inches wide, my gauge is 6 stitches per inch. 21 * 6 = 126.
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2. K = 126/3 =42
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3. Total Cast on # Stitches is 9 * K 0r 9*42 = 378 stitches.
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4. Putting my markers around A and B Stitch Points which are at 2 * K from each end or 84 stitches from either end.
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5. Continue until I am have decreased 84 Stitches on each End and have 210 in the middle, then I start to M 1 on each side of the Marked Stitch. This will reverse the angle .
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6. When there is a total of 378 stitches again, we are at the neck sides.
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IT WILL BE CONTINUED!

I am also in the Summer Of Socks 2008 KAL and making my what I call the Taurean Sock which if I am lucky I will be done this week with sock number one. Thanks for stopping by!

1 comment:

Kyle Kunnecke said...

I have wanted to make an adult BSJ for a while now.. .it's in the back of my mind... but I haven't started it yet... I can't wait to see what you come up with :)