Fur gilet knitting pattern

Women's gilet knitting pattern

Gilet knitting patternSIZES

To fit: 81-86[92-97:102-107:112-117]cm (32-34[36-38:40-42:44-46]in)

Actual measurement: 84[92:102:109]cm (33[36:40:43]in)

Length to shoulder: 43[48:51:55]cm (17[19:20:21.75]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

erika knight fur wool 100% British wool (approx 40m per 100g)

4[5:6:7] x 100g hanks in Storm

1 pair 12mm needles

0.5m (0.5yd) lining fabric

Large eyed blunt tipped sewing needle

Row counter

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

TENSION

5 sts and 10 rows to 10cm over st st using 12mm needles.

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

PATTERN NOTES

Increase by knitting into front and back of next st.

BACK

Cast on 21[23:25:27]sts loosely.

Beg with a k row, working in st st throughout cont until back meas 20[23:26:29]cm (8[9:10.25:11.5]in) ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape armhole

Cast off 1 st at beg of next 2 rows. 19[21:23:25] sts.

Next row: K1, k2tog, k to last 3 sts, k2togtbl, k1. 17[19:21:23] sts.

Beg with a p row, cont until armhole meas 23[25:27:29]cm (9[10:10.75:11.5]in), ending RS facing for next row.

Shape shoulder and back neck

Cast off 3[4:5:6] sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off rem 11 sts.

LEFT FRONT

Cast on 11[13:15:17] sts loosely.

Row 1 (RS): K to last 3 sts, p1, k1, p1.

Row 2: K1, p1, k1, p to end of row.

Cont as set in st st with rib edge until work meas 20[23:26:29]cm (8[9:10.25:11.5]in), ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape armhole

Cast off 1 st, k to last 3 sts, p1, k1, p1.

Next row: K1, p1, k1, p to last 3 sts, p2tog, p1. 9[11:13:15] sts.

Work straight with rib edge until armhole meas 16[18:20:22]cm (6.25[7:8:8.75]in), ending with WS facing for next row.

Shape neck

Cast off 3[3:4:4] sts in patt, p to end of row. 6[8:9:11] sts.

Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3[4:4:5] rows. 3[4:5:6] sts.

Work 3[3:2:1] rows straight.

Cast off rem sts.

RIGHT FRONT

Cast on 11[13:15:17] sts loosely.

Row 1 (RS): P1, k1, p1, k to end of row.

Row 2: P to last 3 sts, k1, p1, k1.

Cont as set in st st with rib edge until work meas 20[23:26:29]cm (8[9:10.25:11.5]in), ending with WS facing for next row.

Shape armhole

Cast off 1 st, p to last 3 sts, k1, p1, k1.

Next row: P1, k1, p1, k to last 3 sts, k2togtbl, k1. 9[11:13:15] sts.

Work straight with rib edge until armhole meas 16[18:20:22]cm (6.25[7:8:8.75]in), ending with RS facing for next row.

Shape neck

Cast off 3[3:4:4] sts in patt, k to end of row. 6[8:9:11] sts.

Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3[4:4:5] rows. 3[4:5:6] sts.

Work 3[3:2:1] rows straight.

Cast off rem sts.

HOOD LEFT SIDE

Cast on 5 sts loosely.

Row 1: Knit.

Row 2: P, inc 1 st at end of row. 6 sts.

Row 3: Inc 1 st at beg of row, k to end. 7 sts.

Row 4: As Row 2. 8 sts.

Row 5: As Row 3. 9 sts.

Row 6: As Row 2. 10 sts.

Row 7: As Row 3. 11 sts.

Row 8: As Row 2. 12 sts.

Rows 9 to 12: Work in st st.

Row 13: K, inc 1 st at end of row. 13 sts.

Rows 14 to 22: Work in st st.

Row 23: K, inc 1 st at end of row. 14 sts.

Rows 24 to 30: Work in st st.

Row 31: Cast off 6 sts, k to end. 8 sts.

Row 32: Purl.

Row 33: Cast off 6 sts, k to end. 2 sts.

Row 34: Purl.

Cast off.

HOOD RIGHT SIDE

Cast on 5 sts loosely.

Row 1: Knit.

Row 2: Inc 1 st at beg of row, p to end. 6 sts.

Row 3: K, inc 1 st at end of row. 7 sts.

Row 4: As Row 2. 8 sts.

Row 5: As Row 3. 9 sts.

Row 6: As Row 2. 10 sts.

Row 7: As Row 3. 11 sts.

Row 8: As Row 2. 12 sts.

Rows 9 to 12: Work in st st.

Row 13: Inc 1 st at beg of row, k to end. 13 sts.

Rows 14 to 22: Work in st st.

Row 23: Inc 1 st at beg of row, k to end. 14 sts.

Rows 24 to 31: Work in st st.

Row 32: Cast off 6 sts, p to end. 8 sts.

Row 33: Knit.

Row 34: Cast off 6 sts, p to end. 2 sts.

Row 35: Knit.

Cast off.

TO FINISH OFF

Weave in ends.

Lay pieces flat and steam gently without pressing.

Sew shoulders

Sew side seams leaving openings for pockets.

Place markers 5[7.5:7.5:11.5]cm (2[3:3:4.5]in) and 17.5[20.5:21:24]cm (7[8:8.25:9.5]in) up from the cast on edge of back and fronts to mark pocket positions.

Make a pattern piece using the diagram as a guide.

Cut out four pocket pieces from the fabric.

Place two pieces together with RS facing and sew around the edges, taking 1cm seam, leaving straight edge open.

Press under 1.5cm to the WS, along straight edge.

Sew pockets into place between the markers, easing to fit.

Join the two hood pieces along the centre back. Pin hood to gilet around neck.

Sew seam.

Oh! And don't forget to sew in your 'erika knight' tag into the back of your gilet.

You'll find it attached to the yarn tag.

Diagram

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