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Sunday, August 5, 2007

Pattern: Ozark Cropped Jacket

MATERIALS:
6 skeins Ozark Handspun
1 skein Manos Del Uruguay
1 US size 17 knitting needles
1 US size P crochet hook
1 button
1 tapestry needle

INSTRUCTIONS:
BACK: Using Ozark Handspun and US size 17 needles, cast on 32 stitches. Knit 1 row, leave yarn attached. Add Manos yarn, Knit 2 rows. Leave that yarn attached, carry Ozark Handspun across. Knit 2 rows. Continue alternating yarns until piece measures 24 inches. Bind off on Ozark Handspun row.
RIGHT FRONT: Using Ozark Handspun and Us Size 17 needles cast on 32 stitches. Knit 1 row, leaving yarn attached. Add Manos del Uruguay, knit 2 rows. Carry yarn in same fashion as for back for approximately 7 inches. Bind off 8 stitches. Continue knitting, alternating yarns as before. *Knit 2 rows of Ozark Handspun, 2 rows of Manos del Uruguay until piece measure approximately 14 inches. Bind off on Ozark Handspun row.
LEFT FRONT: Using Ozark Handspun and Us Size 17 needles cast on 24 stitches. Knit 1 row. Do not cut yarn. Attach Manos del Uruguay, knit 2 rows. Carry along Manos, knit 2 rows. Continue in this fashion for approximately 7 inches. Then cast on 8 stitches and continue alternating yarns until piece measures approximately 14 inches. Bind off on Ozark Handspun row.
Assemble pieces. No blocking needed.
ARMHOLES: Single crochet edge then double crochet around edge. Fasten off.
FINISHING: Using Ozark Handspun, outline edges of garmnet with single crochet.
Add button to left front. To create button loop, attach Manos del Uruguay to right front edge.
Chain appropriate number of stitches for size of button. Attach to front edge. Crochet over chain stitches using single crochet. Fasten off.

designed by Janice Rosema for Ozark Handspun, April 2007
Printing Instructions: To print click Ozark Cropped Jacket.

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2 Comments:

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September 23, 2009 at 2:33:00 AM CST  
Blogger Janice Rosema said...

Because of personal and professional differences, I am no longer associated with this company. If you have questions about my patterns, contact me directly. Thank you.

February 1, 2010 at 2:54:00 PM CST  

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