To Set Off Your Summer Frocks

  • This fabulous jacket pattern was first published in the late 1930s and is the perfect jacket for over a summer blouse or tea-dress. The gently shaped body provides shape to the jacket and the extra-large puff sleeves add real drama to this simple garment. The jacket is knitted in separate flat pieces and then sewn together. Knitted throughout in stocking stitch it is a great beginners project for anyone wishing to attempt their first vintage garment.

    To Set Off Your Summer Frocks is knitted using Susan Crawford Barn a plump DK weight yarn, in shade Glimpse Of The Sea or Dry Stone Wall, hand-dyed in-house by Susan and her team.

    To Set Off Your Summer Frocks is shown here in shade Glimpse Of The Sea.

    Our model Fleur is shown wearing the second size to fit chest 86-92cm (34-36in).

    The pattern includes instructions for six sizes to fit chest measurements between 76cm (30in) and 132cm (52in) and contains clear written instructions plus a comprehensive schematic diagram and sizing chart.

  • Yarn
    Susan Crawford Barn, 100% British wool, a unique blend of Jacob, white Shetland and black Shetland fleeces,DK weight (225m / 246yds per 100g skein approx)

    6 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10) skeins, shade Glimpse Of The Sea or Dry Stone Wall

    Suggested needles
    1 pair 4mm (US 6) needles

    21 sts and 29 rows = 10cm (4in) using 4mm needles over stocking stitch

    Stitch holder
    Safety pins
    Stitch markers

  • Basic knit and purl stitches
    Increases and decreases
    Sewing up

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