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Knowlton Coat

DESIGNED BY ELIZABETH SULLIVAN

Pattern Sizing and Materials

This classic double-breasted children's coat pattern includes stranded colourwork bands at the hem and cuff, a dense textured stitch pattern to give it structure, and I-cord edging to finish the edges nicely.  The pattern is named for Elizabeth's paternal grandmother, who taught her to knit.

This coat is designed to be worn with 3½-5" of ease. Size 2 is shown modeled with 4½" positive ease. The sturdy bulky wool is a practical choice for active children.

This pattern is also available as a knitting kit with all the yarn and buttons required to knit the coat.

Craft: Knitting

Skill Level: Intermediate

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Sizing and Materials

Sizes
2 (4, 6, 8)
To fit chest: 20½-22 (21½-23, 23½-25, 25½-27)"

Finished Measurements
Chest: 25½ (26½, 28½, 30½)"
Length: 20 (21, 21¾, 23¼)"

Yarn
Bulky weight yarn:
595 (675, 760, 875) yds main colour (MC), 105 (110, 120, 125) yds (A), 65 (70, 75, 80) yds (B)

Shown in Sweet Paprika Sutton, 4 (5, 5, 6) skeins Corduroy (MC), 1 skein Enchanted River (A), and 1 skein Natural (B).

Needles
Size 8 (5mm) circular needle, 36" (80cm) or longer
Size 8 (5mm) set of double-pointed needles (dpns)

Notions
Stitch markers, smooth waste yarn, stitch holders or waste yarn, yarn needle, 6 buttons

Gauge
16 sts and 24 rows = 4" in Broken Rib, after wet blocking.
15½ sts and 20 rows = 4" in stranded colourwork, after wet blocking.

Featured Kit

Knowlton coat knitting kit with hand-dyed yarn, hand-made buttons, and printed pattern

This pattern is also available as a knitting kit which includes:

  • a print copy of the knitting pattern
  • Sweet Paprika Sutton hand-dyed yarn (100% Canadian wool)
    • 4 (5, 5, 6) full skeins Corduroy (MC)
    • 1 full skein Enchanted River (A)
    • 1/2 skein Natural (B)
  • six handmade porcelain buttons


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