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Nadi Coat

from Caterpillar Knits
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Nadi Coat
Nadi Coat Nadi Back Detail
Nadi Coat Nadi Hood
Nadi Coat Nadi Front
Nadi Coat Nadi Back
Nadi Coat Nadi Sleeve Detail

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • decreases: ssp, ssk, p2tog and k2tog
  • increases: m1p
  • seaming pieces together
  • short rows
  • cables
  • Basic knit and purl stitches
  • three needle bind off

Pattern Description:

The body is worked in one piece to the armholes, working the waist shaping along the center ribbing and the bust shaping at the sides. The back and fronts are divided and worked separately to the shoulders. Remaining stitches are joined and the hood is worked. The top of the hood is shaped using short rows, extending the ribbed columns up over the top of the head.

A woven cable pattern graces the center back and the top of each sleeve cap.


17 sts and 26 rows = 4" in Rev St st with larger needles.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 293/4 (331/2, 371/4, 41, 443/4, 481/2, 521/4)" 75.5 (85, 94.5, 104, 113.5, 123, 132.5) cm bust circumference, with 4" (10 cm) overlap for button band.


  • 9 (10, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14) hanks Mountain Meadow Wool's Cheyenne yarn
  • or approx 1650 (1790, 1940, 2100, 2260, 2400, 2570) yards in a comparable earth-friendly yarn
  • Size U.S. 8 (5 mm): 32" circular needle
  • Size U.S. 7 (4.5 mm): Straight needes

You Will Also Need:

  • Three 2.75" toggle buttons
  • Stitch markers
  • stitch holders or waste yarn
  • tapestry needle

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Mountain Meadow Wool, Cheyenne



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