Isis Tailcoat knitting pattern
This elegant coat has a fitted waist, shaped "tail" at the back with a blackberry stitch edge and a chunky 2x2 rib collar. The tail is worked first, using short row technique to create the curved shape, the body is then worked up from the waist. Sleeves are worked seperately and sewn in. The knitting pattern has a schematic with measurements, front and back photos and fully written out pattern descriptions. You will receive a four page PDF file.
Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
To fit bust (your actual bust measurement):
73 (83, 93, 102.5, 112, 122, 132) cm.
29 (33, 37, 41, 44, 48, 52) “.
Yarn: Purl Alpaca Designs 100% pure alpaca Medium yarn (worsted/aran weight), 77m/50g: 11 (12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20) balls.
Tension: 16 sts and 23 rows to 10 cm square over Stocking Stitch using 6mm needles.
Needles: Knitted on 5 and 6mm straight needles (due to the large amount of stitches a circular needle with a long cable can be useful).
Always use a needle size that will result in the correct gauge after blocking.
Notions: Darning needle for sewing up, one button (4-5cm).