Pitch

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Pitch is a striking coat that pairs classic cables and moss stitch with a chic silhouette. Cabled bands travel up the open fronts, unexpectedly pitching away from the center to travel diagonally down the shoulders and back, while simultaneously flowing into ribbed lapels. In woolen-spun Shelter yarn, Pitch is a timeless piece with plenty of contemporary flourish.

Yarn

  • 13 (14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 140 yards/50 grams)
  • Photographed in color Woodsmoke

Note: The second, fifth, and sixth sizes take almost exactly 14, 18, and 19 skeins, respectively. You may wish to consider purchasing an extra skein due to variations in individual work.

Yardage

  • 1765 (1960, 2160, 2330, 2520, 2660, 2760) total yards of worsted weight wool yarn

Gauge

  • 18 stitches & 32 rows = 4" in Moss Stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking
  • One 17-stitch panel from Chart C measures 2¼" wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking

Needles

Size A (for Main Fabric)

  • One pair of straight needles or a 32" circular needle* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
  • Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)

Size B (for optional Pockets)

  • One pair of straight needles or a 32" circular needle*, one size smaller than Size A
  • Suggested Size: 3.75 mm (US 5)

* Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used

Finished Dimensions

  • 41 (45½, 50, 53½, 57, 62½, 66)" [104 (115.5, 127, 136, 145, 158.5, 167.5) cm] circumference at bust (with fronts overlapping by 1¼" [3 cm])
  • Intended Ease: +8–10" [20.5–25.5 cm]
  • Sample shown is size 45½" [114 cm] with 13½" [34.5 cm] ease on model

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:

  • Sloped Bind Off
  • Kitchener Stitch

Skill Level

Advanced: 5 out of 5

Please note: the stitch patterns for this garment are charted only.

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