Bed Jacket Knitting Pattern

Bed Jacket Knitting Pattern

Bed Jacket Knitting Pattern- whilst we hope that this free knitting pattern works out well for you The Knitting Wool Store disclaims all responsibility.

Bed jackets are practical for those who are ill but they are also wonderful for cold nights reading in bed. This bed jacket has a short body and long armholes to accommodate pajamas and night gowns as well as long bells cuffs to keep your hands warm.

Size: Small/Medium
Finished chest measurement = 40" Length from back of neck 18.5"

Materials: 2x 10g balls Angora Ram Mohair
5 mm straight needles
4 mm straight
2 double pointed needles size 4mm for icord, or length of ribbon for fastening.

Bed Jacket Knitting Pattern- Instructions

Knitting Pattern Abbreviations

Garland Pattern St-
Row 1 (WS): P
Rows 2-5: K
Row 6: *K1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k1; rep from *
Row 7: *P2tog tbl, yo p3, yo, p2tog; rep from *
Row 8: K1, yo, k2tog, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k1; rep from *
Row 9: P1, yo, p2tog, p1, p2tog tbl, yo, p1; rep from *
Row 10: K2, yo, sl1, k2tog, psso, yo, k2; rep from *
Rows 11-14: K

Lacy Panel Stitch-
Row 1:P1,K3,yf,skpo,K2,P2,K3,yf,skpo,K2,P1
Rows 2,4 and 6: K1,P7,K2,P7,K1
Row 3:P1,K2tog,yf,K1,yf,skpo,K1,P2,K2tog,yf,K1,yf,
Row 5:P1,K2tog,yf,K3,yf,skpo,P2,K2tog,yf,K3,yf,

Be careful when decreasing and increasing that you follow the pattern stitch and don't increase or decrease too many sts. Use stitch markers between pattern repeats to help you keep to pattern.

The instructions for back include two selvedge sts that are not included in the pattern st. Knit the first and last st of each row.

With 4mm straight needles, CO 86 sts.
K 8 rows.
Begin Garland Pattern and work for 10" or desired length.
BO 4 sts at the beg of the next 2 rows.
Keeping to pat, dec 1 st at each end every other row 3 times (72 sts).
Work until armhole is 10" or until desired length.
BO 8 sts at the beg of the next 4 rows.
Place rem sts on holder.

Front (Make 2), reversing shaping:
With straight needles, CO 47 sts.
K 8 rows.
Begin Garland pattern, work 3 sts. garter st.on centre front and 1 selvedge sts on side.Work for 10" or until desired length.
At armhole, BO 4 sts.
Keeping to pattern, at armhole dec 1 st every other row 3 times (37 sts)
Work until armhole is 7.5" or until desired length.
At neck edge, BO 10 sts (27 sts)
At neck edge, BO 2 sts every other row 5 times (17 sts)
Work until armhole is 10" or until desired length.
Beg at sleeve edge, BO 8 sts, work back, BO 8 sts.

Using 4mm needles CO 60.
Row 1: K1, P1,K1tbl,[P4,K1tbl]11 times,P1,K1.
Row 2: K2,[P1tbl,k4]5 times,P1tbl, K2
Rows 3-8 repeat rows 1 and 2 three more times.
Row 9: Dec 1st by P2nd and 3rd.st tog in every other P4 section.
Row 10-18 rib as before but with a P3 and K3 in sections.
Row 19: Decrease in remaining P4 sections as before.
Rows 20-28 rib as before but with a P3 and K3 in sections.
Row 29: Decrease by P2tog in each section 38sts remain.
Row 30: Rib across.
Row 31: Change to 5mm needles K10, work Lacy Panel as above, 18sts. K10.
Continue in lacy panel with 10 st.st on either side, inc 1 st every 10th row 7 times - 52 sts.
After 16 pattern repeats, or desired length,
BO 4 sts beg next two rows - 44 sts.
Keeping to pattern, dec 1 st at each end every 4th row 13 times - 18 sts.
BO rem sts.

Seam shoulders,pick up 115 stitches evenly around neck,including the ones from the stitch holder. Work  in 4 x 1 rib as for cuff for 4.5" cast off loosely in rib.

Sew  sleeve and side seams, set in sleeves. Make 2 icords long and attach at neck edge, or use 2 pieces of ribbon.

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