Coats & Clarks

Short Sleeve Dress & Jacket Knitting Pattern


Coat & Dress: This pattern contains instructions to knit the coat and dress pictured above. This vintage design, 1956, is a knitting pattern for a knee length short sleeved coat with patch pockets. With a couple minor changes in the pattern, the pattern can also be made as a straight dress, also short sleeved, round neckline with button closure and patch pockets.

This pattern is Sized 10 to 16. The directions are written for a size 10, with changes for 12, 14, and 16 shown in parentheses.

Materials Required:

  • - AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY "DAWN" BULKY YARN 30 (34, 38, 42) ozs. White or color of your choice
  • - 1 pr. wooden or plastic knitting needles No 11.
  • - 1-1 inch button
  • - 3 yds. Grosgrain ribbon 2 inches wide for facing

GAUGE: 7 sts = 2 inches 5 rows = 1 inch

Note: This pattern is featured in a blog post at Todays Treasure Shop Talk should you like to drop by.

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