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Ridged Jacket to Knit K2.46

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Ridged Jacket to Knit K2.46
Ridged Jacket to Knit K2.46
Ridged Jacket to Knit K2.46
Ridged Jacket to Knit K2.46

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl

Pattern Description:

This one piece, double-fronted jacket is worked sideways from cuff to cuff in Stocking stitch and reverse Stocking stitch ridges. It closes with two buttons, at left and right of neck opening, and the vertical ribs expand to fit over shoulders and hips.

When unbuttoned, jacket fronts drape with a wide lower collar for a completely different look, see additional photos.


9 sts and 4 reverse Stocking st ridges (24 rows, see Rows 1-6 page 2) = 2" (5cm) with smaller needle.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • XS, finished chest 32" (81cm)
  • S, finished chest 36" (91.5cm)
  • M, finished chest 40" (101.5cm)
  • L, finished chest 44" (112cm)
  • XL, finished chest 48" (122cm)
  • XXL, finished chest 52" (132cm)


  • Sport or lightweight DK (double knitting) yarn, 1250 yds (1145m) - 2040 yds (1865m) for short length, 1390 yds (1270m) - 2260 yds (1865m) for mid length, 1530 yds (1400m) - 2485 yds (2270m) for long length
  • Size 6 (4mm) circular needles
  • Size 6 (4mm) double-pointed needles
  • Size 8 (5mm) needles for CO and BO

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle (blunt point) for finishing
  • Stitch holders
  • Stitch markers
  • 2 buttons, 1.5" (4cm) in diameter
  • 2 matching buttons, 1.125" (3cm) diameter for support inside