Men's zipped jacket knitting pattern

Men's jacket knitting pattern

Jacket knitting patternSIZES

To fit: S[M:L:XL:XXL]

Actual measurement: 92[100:108:116:126]cm (36[39:42.5:45.5:49.5]in)

Length to shoulder: 65[65:70:70:70]cm (25.5[25.5:27.5:27.5:27.5]in)

Sleeve length: 47cm (18.5in)

Figures in square brackets refer to larger sizes: where there is only one set of figures this applies to all sizes.

YOU WILL NEED

Bergere de France Ecoton DK 48% acrylic, 48% cotton, 4% other (approx 130m per 50g ball)

7[8:9:9:10] x 50g balls 28919 Ozone (A)

3[3:4:4:4] x 50g balls 24497 Anthracite (B)

1 pair each 3mm and 3.5mm needles

1 x black open ended zip 60cm (23.5in) long (sizes S[M]) 65cm (25.5in) long (Sizes [L:XL:XXL])

Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate.

TENSION

22 sts and 30 rows to 10cm (4in) over st st using 3.5 mm needles.

Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension.

PATTERN NOTE

For stripes A and B, work using 2 separate balls of col A so that you do not have to cut the yarn after each stripe.

Stripe patt A: Work 6 rows col A, 1 row col B. Rep these 7 rows.

Stripe patt B: Work 4 rows col A, 1 row col B. Rep these 5 rows.

Stripe patt C: Work 4 rows col A, 2 rows col B. Rep these 6 rows.

Stripe patt D: Work 4 rows col A, 4 rows col B. Rep these 8 rows.

BACK

Using 3mm needles and A cast on 103[111:119:129:139] sts.

Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1* rep from *to* ending with k1.

Row 2: *P1, k1* rep from *to* ending with p1.

These 2 rows form 1/1 rib, cont as est until work measures 5cm (2in) (18 rows) total, but for sizes M and L inc 1 st on the final row. 103[112:120:129:139] sts.

Change to 3.5mm needles and starting with a knit row cont in st st working as foll: 5[8:6:7:5] rows col A.

1 row col B.

35[28:42:35:35] rows stripe patt A.

35 rows stripe patt B.

36 rows stripe patt C.

Armholes

Cont in stripe patt D, casting off at the beg of every row as foll: 3 sts 2[2:2:2:4] times, 2 sts 2[2:4:4:4] times, 1 st 8[10:8:10:10] times. 85[92:98:105:109] sts.

Cont on in stripe patt until work measures 63[63:68:68:6]cm (24.75[24.75:26.75:26.75:26.75]in) (192[192:198:198:198] rows) total.

Neck and shoulders

Cast off 6[6:7:7:7] sts, work 23[25:26:28:29] sts, cast off the central 27[30:32:35:37] sts for the neck, work rem 29[31:33:35:36] sts.

Each side will now be completed separately.

Next row (WS): Cast off 6[6:7:7:7] sts, work to central cast off sts and put rem sts on a stitch holder.

*Next row (neck edge): Cast off 3, work to end.

Next row (shoulder edge): Cast off 6[6:7:7:8] sts, work to end.

Next row: Cast off 2 sts, work to end.

Next row: Cast off 6[7:7:8:8] sts.

Work 1 row straight.

Cast off rem 6[7:7:8:8] sts*.

With WS facing pick up sts left on the stitch holder and rep from * to *.

LEFT FRONT

Using 3mm needles and A cast on 51[56:60:64:69] sts.

Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1* rep from *to* ending with k1[2:2:2:1].

Row 2: P1[2:2:2:1], *k1, p1* rep from *to*.

These 2 rows form 1/1 rib cont as est until work measures 5cm (2in) (18 rows) total.

Change to 3.5 mm needles and starting with a knit row cont in striped st st as for Back to armhole shaping.

Armhole

Cont in stripe patt D, casting off at the beg of every RS row as foll: 3 sts 1[1:1:1:2] times, 2 sts 1[1:2:2:2] times, 1 st 4[5:4:5:5] times. 42[46:49:52:54] sts.

Cont without shaping until work measures 57[57:62:62:62]cm (22.5[22.5:24.5:24.5:24.5]in) (174[174:180:180:180] rows) total.

Neck

Cast off at the beg of every WS row as foll: 8[10:11:12:13] sts once, 3 sts once, 2 sts once, 1 st 5 times. 24[26:28:30:31] sts.

Cont without shaping until work measures 63[63:68:68:68]cm (24.75[24.75:26.75:26.75:26.75]in) (192[192:198:198:198] rows) total.

Shoulder

Cast off at the beg of every RS row as foll: 6[6:7:7:7] sts 4[2:4:2:1] times, 0[7:0:8:8] sts 0[2:0:2:3] times.

RIGHT FRONT

Using 3mm needles and A cast on 51[56:60:64:69] sts.

Row 1 (RS): K1[2:2:2:1], *p1, k1* rep from *to*.

Row 2: *P1, k1* rep from *to* ending with p1[2:2:2:1].

These 2 rows form 1/1 rib cont as est until work measures 5cm (2in) (18 rows).

Change to 3.5 mm needles and starting with a knit row cont in striped st st as for Back to armhole shaping.

Armhole

Cont in stripe patt D casting off at the beg of every WS row as foll: 3 sts 1[1:1:1:2] times, 2 sts 1[1:2:2:2] times, 1 st 4[5:4:5:5] times. 42[46:49:52:54] sts.

Cont without shaping until work measures 57[57:62:62:62]cm (22.5[22.5:24.5:24.5:24.5]in) (174[174:180:180:180] rows) total.

Neck

Cast off at the beg of every RS row as foll: 8[10:11:12:13] sts once, 3 sts once, 2 sts once, 1 st 5 times. 24[26:28:30:31] sts.

Cont without shaping until work measures 63[63:68:68:68]cm (24.75[24.75:26.75:26.75:26.75]in) (192[192:198:198:198] rows) total.

Shoulder

Cast off at the beg of every WS row as foll: 6[6:7:7:7] sts 4[2:4:2:1] times, 0[7:0:8:8] sts 0[2:0:2:3] times.

SLEEVES

Using 3mm needles and A cast on 53[55:57:59:61] sts.

Work in 1/1 rib as for Back until work measures 5cm (2in) (18 rows) total.

Change to 3.5 mm needles and starting with a knit row cont in st st as foll:

4 rows col A.

1 row col B.

49 rows stripe patt A.

30 rows stripe patt B.

42 rows stripe patt C.

At the same time, when work measures 8cm (3in) (28 rows) total work next RS row as foll: (RS - inc): K2, inc 1, work to last 2 sts, inc 1, k2.

Rep this inc on every foll 12th[12th:10th:8th:8th] row 7[2:9:13:6] times, then on every foll 10th[10th:8th:0:6th] row 2[8:2:0:10] times. 73[77:81:87:95] sts.

After the final inc, work 11[11:9:11:7] rows without shaping.

Top of sleeve

Cont in stripe patt D as foll:

Size S: Cast off: 2 sts at beg of next 4 rows, 1 st at beg of next 16 rows, *work 2 rows straight, cast off 1 st at beg of next 2 rows* rep from *to* once more, then 1 st at beg of next 16 rows, 2 sts at beg of next 4 rows then the rem 21 sts.

Size M: Cast off: 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 1 st at beg of next 16 rows, *work 2 rows straight, cast off 1 st at beg of next 2 rows* rep from *to* once more, then 1 st at beg of next 16 rows, 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows then the rem 21 sts.

Size L: Cast off: 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 1 st at beg of next 16 rows, *work 2 rows straight, cast off 1 st at beg of next 2 rows* rep from *to* twice more, then 1 st at beg of next 14 rows, 2 sts at beg of next 4 rows, 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows then the rem 21 sts.

Size XL: Cast off: 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 2 sts at beg of next 4 rows, 1 st at beg of next 16 rows, *work 2 rows straight, cast off 1 st at beg of next 2 rows* rep from *to* once more, then 1 st at beg of next 18 rows, 2 sts at beg of next 4 rows, 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows then the rem 21 sts.

Size XXL: Cast off: 3 sts at beg of next 4 rows, 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 1 st at beg of next 42 rows, 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows, 3 sts at beg of next 4 rows then the rem 21 sts.

NECKBAND

Using 3mm needles and A cast on 91[95:99:103:107] sts.

Row 1 (RS): K2, *p1, k1* rep from *to* ending with k2 instead of k1.

Row 2: P2, *k1, p1* rep from *to* ending with p2 instead of p1.

These 2 rows form 1/1 rib cont as est until 8 rows have been worked then leave on a spare needle.

TO FINISH OFF

Join shoulder seams.

Using backstitch graft the neckband around neck edge between each Front opening.

Set the tops of the sleeves into armholes.

Sew side and sleeve seams.

Sew on zip.

Secure and weave in all ends.

Diagram

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