Men's jacket knitting pattern free

Men's jacket knitting pattern

Jacket knitting pattern

SIZES

To fit: 97[102:107:112:117:122:127]cm (38[40:42:44:46:48:50]in)

Actual measurement: 103[109:116:122:126:133:139]cm (41 [43:46:48:50:52:55]in)

Length to shoulder: 64[67:70:70:72:72:75]cm (26.5[27.5:27.5:28.5:28.5:29.5]in)

Sleeve length: 43[47:50:50:51:51:52]cm (17[18.5:19.5:19.5:20:20:20.5]in)

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

YOU WILL NEED

Rowan Fine Art Aran 50% wool, 20% mohair, 25% alpaca, 5% silk (approx 170m per 100g)

10[11:12:12:13:13:14] x 100g balls 05 Dormouse

1 pair each 4mm and 4.5mm needles

1 circular 4mm needle 80cm long

Stitch holders

4 large black buttons

Row counter

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

TENSION

19 sts and 25 rows to 10cm over st st using 4.5mm needles.

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

ABBREVIATIONS

sip = slip 1 purlwise

wyaf = with yarn at front of work

BACK

Using 4mm needles cast on 143[151:163:171:175:183:191] sts.

Row 1 (RS): K3, (s1p wyaf, k3) to end.

Row 2: K1, (s1p wyaf, k3) to last 2 sts, sl1 wyaf, k1. These 2 rows form Slip St Rib.

Cont in rib until Back meas 10cm (4in) ending with WS facing for next row.

Next row (WS): P5(6:3:4:6:7:8], p2tog, (p1, p2tog) 44[46:52:54:54:56:58] times, p4[5:2:3:5:6:7]. 98[104:110:116:120:126:132] sts.

Change to 4.5mm needles.

Beg with a k row, work in st st until Back meas 43[44:45:43:43:43:45]cm (17:17.25:17.75:17:17:17:17.75]in), ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape armholes

Cast off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 90[96:102:108:112:118:124] sts.

Next row (RS): K2, skpo, k to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2.

Next row: P2, p2tog, p to last 4 sts, p2tog tbl, p2. 86[92:98:104:108:114:120] sts.

Working decs as set by last 2 rows, dec 1 st at each end of next 7 rows, then on foll 2 alt rows. 68[74:80:86:90:96:102] sts.

Cont straight until armhole meas 19[21:23:25:27:27:28]cm (7.5[8.25:9:10:10.75:10.75:11]in), ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape shoulders and back neck

Next row (RS): Cast off 4[5:5:6:6:7:8] sts, k until there are 16[17:20:21:23:24:26] sts on RH needle and turn, leaving rem sts on holder.

Work each side of neck separately.

Dec 1 st at neck edge of next 4 rows and at same time cast off 4[5:5:6:6:7:8] sts at beg of 2nd row, then 4[4:5:6:6:7:7]sts at beg of foil alt row.

Work 1 row.

Cast off rem 4[4:6:5:7:6:7] sts.

With RS facing, rejoin yarn to rem sts, cast off centre 28[30:30:32:32:34:34] sts, k to end. Complete to match first side, reversing shaping.

LEFT FRONT

Using 4mm needles cast on 99[103:107:111:115:119:123] sts.

Work in Slip St Rib as given for Back for 10cm (4in), ending with WS facing for next row.

Next row (WS): Rib 43 and slip these sts onto a holder (for buttonhole band), p1[2:2:3:2:2:3], p2tog, (pi, p2tog) 17[18:19:20:22:23:24] times, p2[2:3:3:2:3:3]. 38[41:44:47:49:52:55] sts.

Change to 4.5mm needles.

Beg with a k row, work in st st until Left Front matches Back to beg of armhole shaping, ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape armhole

Cast off 4 sts at beg of next row.

34[37:40:43:45:48:51] sts.

Work 1 row.

Working decs in same way as Back armhole decs, dec 1 st at armhole edge of next 9 rows, then on foil 2 alt rows. 23[26:29:32:34:37:40] sts.

Cont straight until 17[17:17:19:19:21:21] rows less have been worked than on Back to beg of shoulder shaping, ending with WS facing for next row.

Shape front neck

Next row (WS): Cast off 2 sts, p to end. 21[24:27:30:32:35:38] sts.

Work each side of neck separately.

Dec 1 st at neck edge of next 1[3:3:3:3:3:3] rows, then on foll 2[1:1:2:2:3:3] alt rows, then on 2 foil 4th rows. 16[18:21:23:25:27:30] sts.

Work 3 rows, ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape shoulder

Cast off 4[5:5:6:6:7:8] sts at beg of next and foil alt row, then 4[4:5:6:6:7:7] sts at beg of foll alt row.

Work 1 row.

Cast off rem 4[4:6:5:7:6:7] sts.

RIGHT FRONT

Using 4mm needles cast on 99 [103:107:111:115:119:123] sts.

Work in Slip St Rib as given for Back for 10cm (4in), ending with WS facing for next row.

Next row (WS): P2[2:3:3:2:3:3], p2tog, (p1, p2tog) 17(18:19:20:22:23:24]times, p1[2:2:3:2:2:3], slip rem 43 sts onto a holder (for Buttonband). 38[41:44:47:49:52:55] sts. Complete to match Left Front, reversing shaping.

SLEEVES

Using 4mm needles cast on 71 [75:79:79:83:87:87] sts.

Work in Slip St Rib as given for Back for 8cm (3.25in), ending with WS facing for next row.

Next row (WS): P2[4:3:6:5:1:4], p2tog, (p1, p2tog) 22(22:24:22:24:28:26] times, p1[3:2:5:4:0:3]. 48(52:54:56:58:58:60] sts.

Change to 4.5mm needles.

Beg with a k row, working in st st throughout, shape sides by inc 1 st at each end of 5th and 8[3:4:4:7:7:6] foll 6th rows, then on 3[8:8:8:6:6:7] foll 8th rows. 72[76:80:82:86:86:88] sts.

Cont straight until Sleeve meas 43(47:50:50:51:51:52]cm (17[18.5:19.5:19.5:20:20:20.5]in), ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape top

Cast off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 64(68:72:74:78:78:80] sts.

Working all decs in same way as Back armhole decs, dec 1 st at each end of next 9 rows, then on every foll alt row until 34 sts rem, then on foll 5 rows, ending with RS facing for next row. 24 sts.

Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows.

Cast off rem 18 sts.

BUTTON BAND

Press pieces.

Join both shoulder seams using backstitch, or mattress stitch if preferred.

Slip 43 sts from Right Front holder onto 4mm needles and rejoin yarn with WS facing.

Cont in rib until band, when slightly stretched, fits up Right Front opening edge to beg of neck shaping, ending with RS facing for next row. Leave these sts on a holder.

Slip stitch band in place.

Mark positions for 4 buttons on this band - first button to come just after 10cm (4in) rib at lower edge and the last to come 10cm (4in) below beg of neck shaping, and rem 2 buttons evenly spaced between.

BUTTONHOLE BAND

Slip 43 sts on Left Front holder onto 4mm needles and rejoin yarn with RS facing.

Work to match Button band, with the addition of 4 buttonholes worked to correspond with positions marked for buttons as folls:

Buttonhole row (RS): Rib to last 11 sts, cast off 3 sts (to make a buttonhole - cast on 3 sts over these cast-off sts on next row), rib to end.

Leave these sts on a holder.

Slip stitch band in place.

COLLAR

With RS facing, using 4mm circular needle, rib across 43 sts from Right Front holder, pick up and k28[29:29:31:31:35:35] sts up right side of front neck, 6 sts down right side of back neck, 41[43:43:47:47:51:51] sts from Back, 6 sts up left side of back neck, and 28[29:29:31:31:35:35] sts down left side of front neck, then rib across 43 sts from Left Front holder. 195 [199:199:207:207:219:219] sts.

Beg with Row 2, work in Slip St Rib as given for Back until Collar meas 20cm (8in), ending with RS facing for next row.

Cast off.

TO FINISH OFF

Sew in Sleeves, sew up side and sleeve seams. Sew on buttons.

Darn in loose ends. 

Diagram

Abbreviations

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