Long Coat with Hood

We add hood to this long and luxurious coat worked in Naturally Woodland 12 ply.

RATING

Intermediate

SIZES

To fit Misses’ sizes Small (Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large, XXX-Large). Directions are for smallest size with arger sizes in parentheses. If only one figure is given, it applies to all sizes.

KNITTED MEASUREMENTS

  • Finished Bust: 35 (37, 39, 41,43, 45) in.
  • Back Length: 40 1/4 (41,42, 42, 42, 42) in.

MATERIALS

  • 12 (13, 14, 15, 15, 16), 50 gm/108 yd balls of Naturally/S. R. Kertzer Woodland 12 ply in # 12
  • One pair knitting needles in size 9 U.S. OR SIZE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN GAUGE.
  • Stitch holder
  • Stitch markers
  • 6 large buttons




GAUGE

16 sts and 22 rows = 4 in. with Naturally/S. R. Kertzer WOODLAND 12 PLY in St st.
BACK: CO 100(104, 108, 112, 116, 120) sts.
Row 1 (RS): P 1, *k 2, p 2; rep from * to last 3 sts, k 2, p 1.
Row 2: K the knit sts, p the purl sts. Rows 3-6: Rep Rows 1 & 2 twice. Change to St st and work until piece meas 4 (4 1/4, 4 3/4 4 3/4 4 3/4 5) in. from beg, ending with a WSR.
Next row (RS): K 18, skp, k 60 (64, 68, 72, 76, 80) sts, k2tog, k 18 — 98 (102, 106, 110, 114, 118) sts. Cont in St st for 9 more rows.
Next row (RS): K 18, skp, k 58 (62, 66, 70, 74, 78) sts, k2tog, k 18 —96 (100, 104, 108, 112, 116) sts. Cont in St st for 9 more rows.
Next row (RS): K 18, skp, k 56 (60, 64, 68, 72, 76) sts, k2tog, k 18 —94 (98, 102, 106, 110, 114) sts. Cont to dec in this manner (having 2 sts less bet decs on each dec row) on every 10th row 3 times more, then every 8th row 8 times — 72 (76, 80, 84, 88, 92) sts. Cont even in St st until piece meas 3 1/2 (32, 32 3/4, 32 3/4 32 1/4 32 1/4) in. from beg, ending with a WSR. Shape armholes: BO 3 sts beg next 2 rows. Dec 1 st each end on next 3 RSRs, then every other RSR twice – 56 (60, 64, 68, 72, 76) sts. Cont even until piece meas 40/4 (41,42, 42, 42, 42) in. from beg, ending with a WSR. Shape shoulders: BO 12 (14, 15, 17, 19, 21) sts beg next 2 rows. Leave rem 32 (32, 34, 34, 34, 34) sts on holder for Back neck.

LEFT FRONT

CO 54 (56, 58, 60, 62, 64) sts.
Row 1 (RS): P 1, *k 2, p 2: rep from * to last 5 (7, 5, 7, 5, 7) sts, k 2, p 3 (5, 3, 5, 3, 5) sts.
Row 2: P 3, rib to end.
Rows 3-6: Rep Rows 1 & 2 twice.
Next row (RS): K to last 3 sts, p 3. Next row: P all sts. Rep last 2 rows until piece meas 4 (4 1/4 4 1/4, 4 1/4 4 1/4, 5) in. from beg, ending with a WSR.
**Next row (RS): K 18, skp, k to last 3 sts, p 3.
Next row: P all sts.
Next row: K to last 3 sts, p 3.
Next row: P all sts.
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more.**
Rep from ** to ** 5 times more.
Cont to work in this manner but dec every 8th row 8 times — 40 (42, 44, 46, 48, 50) sts. Cont even until piece meas 31 1/2 (32, 32 3/4 32 3/4, 32 1/4, 32 1/4) in. from beg, ending with a WSR. Shape armhole: BO 3 sts at beg next RSR.
Dec 1 st at armhole edge on next 3 RSRs, then every other RSR twice — 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42) sts. Cont even until piece meas 40/4 (41,42, 42, 42, 42) in. from beg, ending with a WSR. Shape shoulder: BO 12 (14, 15, 17, 19, 21) sts at beg RSR. Leave rem 20 (20, 21,21, 21,21) sts on holder for neck.
Place 6 button markers evenly spaced along center front edge with first one 14 in. from CO edge and last one 7/2 in. below neck.

RIGHT FRONT:

long coat schemeCO 54 (56, 58, 60, 62, 64) sts.
Row 1 (RS): P 3 (5, 3, 5, 3, 5) sts, k 2, *p 2, k 2; rep from * to last st, p 1.
Row 2: Rib to last 3 sts, p 3.
Rows 3-6: Rep Rows 1 & 2 twice.
Next row (RS): P 3, k to end.
Next row: P all sts.
Rep last 2 rows until piece meas 4 (4 1/4, 4 3/4, 4 3/4 4 3/4, 5) in. from beg, ending with a WSR.
**Next row (RS): P 3, k to last 20 sts, k2tog, k 18.
Next row: P all sts.
Next row: P 3, k to end.
Next row: P all sts.
Rep last 2 rows 3 times more.**
Rep from ** to ** 5 times more.
Cont to dec every 8th row 8 times; AT THE SAME TIME, work buttonholes opp markers at beg of RSR: P 3, yo twice, k2tog, work to end of row; then on WSR, p into one yo only and drop the 2nd yo – 40 (42, 44, 46, 48, 50) sts. Cont even until piece meas 31 1/2 (32, 32 3/4 32 3/4, 32 1/4, 32 1/4) in. from beg, ending with a RSR. Shape armhole: BO 3 sts beg next WSR. Dec 1 st at armhole edge next 3 RSRs, then every other RSR twice — 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42) sts. Cont even until piece meas 40/4 (41, 42, 42, 42, 42) in. from beg, ending with a RSR. Shape shoulder: BO 12 (14, 15, 17, 19, 21) sts beg next WSR. Leave rem 20 (20, 21,21,21,21) sts on holder for neck.

SLEEVES:

CO 54 sts.
Row 1 (RS): P 2, *k 2, p 2; rep from * to end.
Row 2: K the knit sts, p the purl sts.
Rows 3-6: Rep Rows 1 & 2 twice.
Work in St st inc 1 st each end on next row, every 6th (6th, 6th\ 6th, 6th, 4th) row 1 (3, 7, 10, 12, 11) times, then every 8th row 6 (5, 2, 0, 0, 2) times – 70 (72, 74, 76, 80, 82) sts. Cont even in St st until piece meas I8 1/2 (I8 1/2, 19 1/4, 19 1/4, 19 1/4, 19 1/4) in. from beg, ending with a WSR. Shape cap: BO 3 sts beg next 2 rows. Dec 1 st each end on next 12 rows, then EOR twice. BO loosely rem 36 (38, 40, 42, 46, 48) sts.

FINISHING

Block pieces to measurements. Use mattress st to sew all seams. Join shoulder seams.

Hood

With RS facing, beg at Right Front neck edge work sts on holder as foll: p 3, k 17 (17, 18, 18, 18, 18), k 32 (32, 34, 34, 34, 34) sts of center Back neck holder, k 17 (17, 18, 18, 18, 18) sts, p 3 of Left Front holder — 72 (72, 76, 76, 76, 76) sts.
Next row (WS): P all sts. Next row: P 3, k 32 (32, 34, 34, 34, 34) sts, k 2 and mark these 2 sts for center Back hood, k 32 (32, 34, 34, 34, 34) sts, p 3.
Next row: P all sts. Shape back of hood: Next row: P 3, k to 1 st before marked sts, k into the back & front of next st, k 2 (marked sts), k into front & back of next st, k to last 3 sts, p 3.
Next row: P all sts. Cont to inc as est every RSR twice more, then every other RSR 5 times, then every 3rd RSR twice – 92 (92, 96, 96, 96, 96) sts. Cont even until hood meas 13 (13 1/2, 14, 14, 14, 14) in. from pick up row, ending with a WSR.
Shape top: Next row (RS): Work 46 (46, 48, 48, 48, 48) sts, turn, on these sts only, leave rem sts on holder for 2nd half of hood.
Next row (WS): BO 4 sts, work to end. BO 4 sts beg next 2 WSRs. BO 5 sts beg next 4 WSRs — 14(14, 16, 16, 16, 16) sts. Leave these sts on holder.
Next row: With RS facing, rejoin yarn to rem sts for 2nd half of hood, BO 4 sts, work to end. BO 4 sts beg next 2 RSRs. BO 5 sts beg next 4 RSRs — 14(14, 16, 16, 16, 16) sts. Graft top tog or BO tog. Join back seam.
Insert Sleeves. Join side and Sleeve seams. Sew on buttons.



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