Garter stitch jackets with faux fur trim
Garter Stitch Jacket with Faux Fur Trim
4, ( 6, 8, 10)
Finished Chest 26.5 (29, 31, 32)”
Paton Shetland Chunky (100 grams/3.5 oz) Black: 4 (4, 5, 5) skeins
Paton Cha Cha (50 grams/1. ) Disco 2 skeins
Lion Brand fun fur (50 grams/ ) 1 skein
- size 10.5 29”circular needles
- stitch holders
- yarn needle
- crochet hook size J
- 4-6 buttons
CO 76 (84, 88, 92) stitches.
When piece measures 14 (15, 16, 17)” shape armholes
K 14 (16, 17, 18) sts, BO 10 sts, K 28 (32, 34, 36), BO 10 sts, K 14 (16, 17, 18) sts.
You will now have three sections, a front right, front left, and back piece. Place two front pieces on stitch holders.
Join a ball of yarn to back. Work garter stitch until back piece measures 5” from armhole shaping. BO all stitches
work garter stitch until piece measures 1” from armhole shaping.
BO 5 sts at the end that is opposite of the armhole bind off section. Continue garter stitch until front measures back.
Repeat as for front right.
Sew shoulder seams
Sleeve (make 2)
CO 21 (23, 25, 27) sts
Work garter stitch for four inches.
Increase 1 stitch at beginning of each end and every eighth row until sleeves are desired length approximately 13 ½ (14, 14 ½, 15)”
Shape Sleeve Cap
Bind off 3 sts at beg of next 2 row; dec 1 st each end every other row 2(4, 6, 8) times; then ever row 6 (4, 2, 0) times. Bind off remaining sts.
Sew sleeves to jacket.
Faux fur trim
Bottom of Jacket
Row 1 Look at the first purl row at the bottom of the coat. Slip stitch yarn to just the top loop of the purl. Sc in just top loops of purl stitch around, sl st to first st. Place marker.
Row 2 Bring yarn up to next purl row directly above row just made. Sc around as for last row.
Repeat row 2 until faux fur trim measures app. 2” or desired thickness
Repeat method as for bottom of jacket until sleeve bottoms measure 2 ½”
Row 1 Sl st yarn to front right top corner edge of neck. Work sc around top purl loop to other edge of neck, place marker.
Row 2 Bring yarn down to purl row below row just worked. Sc to other end of neck.
Repeat row 2 until trim is desired thickness.
Row 1 On bottom left of coat, sl st yarn. Sc to the beginning of the neck shaping.
Row 2 ch 1, sc in next sc and each sc to end, finish off, weave in ends.
Sew buttons in desired positions on left band
Row 1 On bottom right of coat, sl st yarn. Sc to the beginning of the neck shaping.
Row 2 ch 1, sc in next sc and each sc to end.
Row 3 ch 1, *sc in next sc and each sc to 2 sc below first button, ch 3 sk 2sc, sc in next sc* repeat until all button holes are made (check at this point to see if button hole fits over your button, adjust size as necessary). Finish off, weave in ends.