Jacky-O (#21) Linen Stitch Jacket with Pillbox Hat. Monkeysuits patterns are designed with the "cute-factor" a major contributor in the designs.
Yarn*: Aran (Color A) and Chunky (Color B)
needed*: Jacket – 8 to
14 50g skeins Aran weight yarn in Color A; 1 skein Chunky weight yarn in Color
B. Hat – 1 to 2 50g skeins (Aran) in
Color A; 1 skein (Chunky) Color B
Needles: Jacket - US Size
10.5 (7mm) needles or size needed to
match Linen Stitch gauge given below. Hat – US Size 6 (4mm) needles
and US Size 8 (5mm) needles or size
needed to match hat gauge given below.
Gauge*: Generic yarn
gauge*: 4 sts/inch over St st on US Size
9 (5.5mm) needles
Stitch gauge: 5.5 sts/7.5 rows = 1 inch
on US Size 10.5 (7mm) needles
gauge: 4.5 sts/6 rows = 1 inch over St
st on US Size 8 (5mm) needles
* Note: If
substituting yarn, go by the generic gauge when purchasing. Linen Stitch is unusual in that it requires a
larger needle size than the yarn calls for to reach a smaller gauge than the
yarn usually knits to.
Sizes: 2-3 yrs to
materials: four stitch holders, row counter, tapestry needle,
markers. Jacket: Nine ¾” buttons to match Color B.