Nantucket Jacket

I finished the Nantucket jacket from Interweave Interweave knits Winter 2006. Knit with Knitpicks Swish Superwash in Indigo heather. I added two inches to the body length since I am tall, but I think I could have added an inch or so more so that the flare would really fall on the hips. I added three inches to the sleeves to make more of a 3/4 sleeve, I did not like the elbow length shown in the pattern. After it was knit and put together this still did not seem like quite enough length so I made three rows of single crochet on the end of the sleeve before making the scalloped edge.

I loved knitting this sweater. The cable pattern was so easy to remember. I am not good at memorizing patterns and usually find myself constantly consulting the chart. But this one flew along. Now to find the perfect button.

5 Responses to “Nantucket Jacket”

  1. very nice Judy. the added crochet looks like its supposed to be there.

  2. Pokey Bolton says:

    Judy, I don’t knit or crochet, but you’re the first to tempt me. This is gorgeous!

  3. Laura says:

    This would look amazing on me 😉 LOL!

    I love it.

  4. KNITTING ART says:

    HI JUDY,
    I liked your Jacket…
    Hope to wear it all good days.

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