revised 3/19/2010
Pockets and Continue Body sections
[This should be row 11 (11, 9, 9, 9) of the second repeat of the pattern]

Continue Body, Second paragraph
Continue Side Seam decreases as done before; work this dec this row and every 6 (6, 8, 8, 8)th row 4 (4, 2, 2, 2) times.

Attach Pockets, last paragraph:
Next row: work side seam decreases; repeat these decreases every 6 (8, 8, 8, 8)th row 1 (1, 1, 2, 2) times, then every 4th (4th, 2nd, 2nd, 0) row 2 (1, 2, 1, 0) times.Work plain in pattern for 5 rows.

revised 1/21/09
Side Seam decreases

RS- Work to 2 sts before 1st marker; SSK (if on RS, P2tog on WS) SM, K2tog (if on RS, P2togtbl on WS), repeat at next marker. Repeat this decrease every 6 (6,10,11,10) th row 2 (2,1,1,1) time(s); work 3 (3,4,2,2) rows in pattern.

Revised 2/10/2015

Finished Measurements

48 (50.25, 55, 58.25, 60.5)" chest circumference, coat is meant to be worn with 10-12" of positive ease.

 

 Notes:

This garment is designed to be worn open, with a generous amount of ease.

 Directions

Hem

With scrap yarn and US 10 needles, provisionally CO 183 (187, 195, 203, 211) sts. Work in St st for 5 rows; Place Right Seam and Left Seam markers after sts:
48”: 46, 137

50.25”: 47, 140

55”: 49, 146

58.25”: 51, 152

60.5”: 53, 158

 Attach Pockets

Carefully place sts from Right Front and Left Front pocket flaps on spare needles and hold behind Pockets. Put Pocket sts on working needle, where pocket flap sts had been.

Work across first four sts. As done for hem, work sts from front and back needle together in pattern across pocket sts. Continue around body (Size 55 only: work Side Seam d...

 Underarm decreases

(RS) Work to 5 (6, 5, 8, 8) sts before Right underarm marker; BO next 10 (12, 10, 16, 16) sts, removing marker. Repeat with Left underarm. Work across Left Front.

Place back sts on holder. With WS facing, attach yarn at Right underarm and begin working both fronts at the same time.

Sizes 44” and 60.5” only: BO 3 sts at beg (armhole edge) of next two rows.

 Sleeve changes:

 ...work 4 rounds. On next round, attach the hem as done for body.

Continue working from chart for 76 rows, or to desired length.

Size 58.25” and 60.5”: At the same time, inc in pattern on either side of center st at rounds 25 and 50: 62 (64) sts.

Sleeve Cap

 

Work to 2 (2, 2, 2, 4) sts before end of rnd; BO next 4 (4, 4, 4, 8) sts. Continue around; begin working flat. BO 4 (3, 4, 4, 4) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 42 (46, 46, 50, 48) sts. Dec 1 st at each end of next row, keeping edge st in St st. Rep this dec every row 2 (4, 3, 4, 0) times, then EOR 0 (5, 4, 1, 5) times, then every third row 4 (0, 1, 3, 4) times, then every 4th row 0 (0, 0, 1, 1) times, work 0 (0, 3, 0, 0) rows in pat, then rep dec EOR 5 (5, 4, 2, 2) times, then every third row 0 (0, 1, 2, 0) times, then every row 2 (4, 2, 3, 3) time(s). BO 4 (0, 3, 3, 3) sts at beg next two rows. BO remaining 8 (10, 10, 12, 12) sts. 

 

Schematic changes:

Sleeve Schematic

The lower Hem circumference is 15.5 (16, 16.5, 16.5, 17)".

 

The length of sleeve from bottom to underarm is 17", for all sizes.

Back Schematic

Total Circumference: 58.25 (59.5, 61.75, 64, 66.25)".

Chest Circumference: 48 (50.25, 55, 58.25, 60.5)"

Front Schematic

Width: 29 (29.75, 31, 32, 33)"

Half Width: 14.5 (14.75, 15.5, 16, 16.5)"

Length from Hem to Underarm (this is a new measurement): 20.75 (20.75, 21, 21.25, 21.25)".

Length from Underarm to top of Shoulder (this is a new measurement): 10.75 (11, 11.5, 11.5, 11.75)".

 

Overall Length, from Hem to Shoulder: 31.5 (31.75, 32.5, 32.75, 33)"