Throwback Thursday Jacket

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Chilly summer evenings have met their match with this jacket. A nod to the old granny square pieces of the past, the Throwback Thursday Jacket has granny squares that are connected with cream instead of black yarn. This subtle shift makes all the difference!

Skill Level: Easy

Size: Small (Medium, Large), Finish Bust Size 34 (38, 42)”

negative ease recommended.

Shown is size Small.

Gauge: square = 3” / [8.5] cm (size Small on 5.0mm hook); 3.5” / [9.5] cm (size Medium on 6.0mm hook); 4” / [10.5 cm] (size Large on 6.5mm or 7.0mm hook)

Materials

Medium weight yarnYarn: Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran (100% Acrylic; 201 yards [184 meters]/100 grams): 217 Mandarin Orange (A, 3 balls), 250 Bubblegum Pink (B, 3 balls), 02 Champagne white (C, 6 balls)

Hook: US size H/8 (5.0 mm), US size J/10 (6.0 mm), US size K/10.5 (6.5 mm) or L/11 (7.0 mm)

Notions: Removable markers, tapestry needle

Special Stitches

Blo hdc slst (back loop only half double crochet slip stitch): Yo, insert hook in back loop only of the stitch, yo, pull up a loop, pull through 2 stitches on hook.

Pattern Notes

The different sizes of this cardigan are worked by increasing the hook size to increase the size of each motif.

Width across back: 17″ (S); 19″ (M); 21″ (L)

Length: 29″ (S); 32″ (M); 35.5″ (L)

Armhole: 6.5″ (S); 7.5″ (M); 8.5″ (L)

Sleeve Length: 18″ (S); 19.5″ (M); 22″ (L)

Pattern

Square (make 112)

With A, ch 4, join with sl st in first ch to form a ring.

Rnd 1 (RS): Ch 5 (counts as dc, ch 2 here and throughout), 3 dc in ring, (ch 2, 3 dc in ring) twice, ch 2, 2 dc in ring, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg-ch. Fasten off.

Rnd 2: Join B in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 5, 3 dc in same sp, *ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp; rep from * twice more, ch 1, 2 dc in first ch-2 sp, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg-ch. Fasten off.

Rnd 3: Join C in any corner ch-2 sp, ch 5, 3 dc in same sp, *ch 1, 3 dc in next ch-1 sp, ch 1, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in next ch-2 sp; rep from * twice more, ch 1, 3 dc in last ch-1 sp, ch 1, 2 dc in first ch-2 sp, join with sl st in 3rd ch of beg-ch.

Fasten off.

Finishing

Assembly

With right sides held together and working through outer loops only, single crochet squares together with C as show in assembly diagram.

Bottom Ribbing

Foundation Row: Ch 12.

Row 1: Blo hdc slst in 3rd ch from hook and each ch to end of row, turn. (10 sts)

Row 2: Ch 2, blo hdc slst in each st across, ch 2, turn. (10 sts)

Measure to fit around bottom of Cardigan without stretching too much. Fasten off. Sew in place.

Front Opening

Attach C and sc around entire body and neck, working 5 rnds in total.

Fasten off.

Sleeves

Attach C and work 3 rows, decreasing evenly at Granny Square joining parts.

Work 3 rows even in sc.

Fasten off.

Weave in all ends.

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Comments
  • Reader Last

    I’m a new customer and am disappointed in my subscription. I am looking for the assembly diagram for this pattern. The pattern refers to it. I see others are having the same problem. Can you email it? Please advise.

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  • nancyc20

    I still don’t see any assembly diagram and I want to make this. I need this now, not next year. Thank you in advance.

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  • Tech Editor

    Thanks, Cornel for your comment. I’m looking into this and will update ASAP.

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  • Tech Editor

    Thank you, Deborah, for the comment. I’ll take a look and add as needed. Thank you!

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