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Plus size 8ply lace edge jacket-Jade P

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Plus size 8ply lace edge jacket-Jade P
Plus size 8ply lace edge jacket-Jade P
Plus size 8ply lace edge jacket-Jade P
Plus size 8ply lace edge jacket-Jade P
Plus size 8ply lace edge jacket-Jade P

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Work stocking stitch.
  • Work 'yrn, P2tog'.
  • Do basic increasing and decreasing.

Pattern Description:

This ladies, plus sizes, 8ply jacket has 3/4 length sleeves, curved fronts and a lace trim which is knitted on larger needles.

This pattern is also available in smaller sizes to fit bust 80-110cm [311/2-431/4 inches] and has been photographed in the smaller size.

The pattern includes both centimetres and inches.

Pattern rating: Intermediate.

Please note that this pattern is protected by copyright and you do not have permission to copy or resell this pattern. You may, however, sell the knitted product.


Tension: 17 sts and 23 rows to 10cm [ 4 ins] over stocking st, using 5.50mm needles.

To achieve the desired effect this garment has been designed to be worked on bigger needles at a looser tension than usually recommended.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Pattern sizes: 2XL (3XL-4XL-5XL).
  • To fit bust: 120 (130-140-150) cm [471/4 (511/4-55-59) inches].
  • Garment measures: 127 (137-147-157) cm [50 (54-58-62) inches].


  • Yarn required: 11 (12-12-13) balls Panda Cotton's Cousin 8ply, 50g balls@158m.
  • A pair of 5.50mm (UK 5, US 9) knitting needles.
  • A pair of 7.00mm (UK 2, US 101/2) knitting needles.
  • A 7.00mm (UK 2, US 101/2) circular knitting needle.
  • Wool needle for sewing up.

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Panda Cotton's Cousin 8ply