A button-down jacket in seven sizes XS(S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X), knit in an allover tweedy textured stitch, with set-in sleeves, hip pockets with flap and side entry, side hem slits, optional half belt, and shirt collar (opens to form lapels). All pieces are knit flat, bottom up, and seamed.Substituting yarn and/or needles may result in a variation in size.
Suggested Yarns: Briar Rose Fourth of July or Charity, Fearless Fibers Alpaca Wool DK, Shalimar Honey Worsted, Briggs and Little Regal or Soft Spun, Beaverslide Worsted, Three Irish Girls Carys BFL, Imperial Stock Ranch 2 ply, Green Mountain Spinnery Wonderfully Woolly, Cascade 220 Tweed or Ecological Wool, or any worsted weight yarn that knits to the pattern gauge.
Finished Size: 35(38, 41.5, 44.5, 48, 51, 54) inches/89(96.5, 105.5, 113, 122, 129.5, 137) cm in circumference at chest (buttoned) to fit with 2-4 inches of ease
Yarn Requirements: 1425(1600, 1800, 2000, 2175, 2375, 2575) yds/1300(1475, 1625, 1825, 1975, 2175, 2350) m
Notions: 6(6, 7, 7, 7, 7, 7) .625-inch (1.5 cm) buttons plus 4 buttons for pocket flaps and belt (optional)
20 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in stockinette (unblocked) on larger needle
20 sts and 30 rows = 4 inches (10 cm) in Tweed Rib (washed and blocked) on larger needle
size 5US (3.75 mm) for body or size to obtain correct gauge
size 4US (3.5 mm) for cuffs and collar (or one size smaller than body needle)