Shadow Box Jacket

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  • DESCRIPTION

    Shadow is a very distinctive, two colour box jacket with the body knitted in one piece including the honeycomb cable edges.  The sleeves are made from the bottom up on circular needles and the collar is knitted on to the neck at the end.  Two different weights of yarn are used, with Chunky for the body and a DK/Aran weight for the sleeves and borders.

    Knitting techniques include:
    Cabling,
    Working in colour,
    Right and Left increasing
    Right and Left decreasing

    Photographed in the colours Alpaca Light and Alpaca Night
    Knitted in Purl Alpaca designs Chunky and Medium 100% alpaca yarn and
    Photographed in the colours Storm (Grey) and Earth (dark chocolate brown)
    Knitted in Purl Alpaca designs Worsted Spun Yarn 100% alpaca yarn
    Sample shown is UK size small
    Skill level: intermediate/advanced

    To make this in our worsted spun yarn, click here (You'll need between 3.25/4.5 skeins in each colour depending on your size.  Working 3 strands simultaneously for the body and sleeves; 2 strands simultaneously for the honeycomb cable detail)

    To make this in Black & White, you'll need 3-5 balls of our Chunky yarn click here and 6-10 balls of our Medium Black yarn (plus between 2-4 balls of our Black Fine yarn (which is knitted with one strand of the medium yarn to get to the same thickness as the Chunky).  For these yarns, click here

    Sizes:
    X-Small: UK sizes 4-6, to fit approx 73cm/29″ bust (weight 650g)
    Small: UK sizes 8-10, to fit approx 83cm/33″ bust (weight 700g)
    Medium: UK sizes 12-14, to fit approx 93cm/37″ bust (weight 750g)
    Large: UK sizes 16-18, to fit approx 102cm/40″ bust (weight 800g)
    X-Large: UK sizes 20-22, to fit approx 112cm/44″ bust (weight 850g)

    Knitted on 5mm and 6 mm needles (due to weight and amount of sts, circular needles are recommended)

    Tension: 15 sts and 18 rows to 10cm square over Stocking Stitch using 6 mm needles and chunky yarn
    Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain correct tension.
    Please note, if using a different yarn, correct tension must be obtained to make sure this garment fits properly

  • SPECIFICATIONS

    Product Code : SHADOW-PDF

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