Shadow Box Jacket Knitting Kit
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:
Working in colour,
Right and Left increasing and 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
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) - needles not included
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, correct tension must be obtained to make sure this garment fits properly
Product Code : SHDW.KT.
Weight : 0.6kg