Tomten I

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    Pattern: Adult Tomten Jacket*
    By: Elizabeth Zimmermann
    Source: 'The Opinionated Knitter' or 'Knitting w/o Tears'
    Materials: Beaverslide McTaggart Tweed
    Amount: 8 skeins 'Mountain Mahogany'; 1 skein (partial) 'Autumn Dogwood)
    Needles: 5.0mm/US8

    Start Date: 29 May 2007
    Finish Date: 25 June 2007

    Buttons added July 3, 2007 (not pictured)

    *The original pattern was written for a child. I modified it pretty heavily to fit an adult's shape. Most severe modification happened to sleeve caps, neck opening and hood.

    See the full write up over at The Tweed for more details.

    beliael, Ella Pedersen, mint tea, and 7 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. sheilaroseb8 84 months ago | reply

      We love it! Maybe I'll make one for my sweet pea...

    2. 83 months ago | reply

      Its perfect! I want one

    3. Steven Chalmers 63 months ago | reply

      Where's the Tweed? I don't see any Tweed

    4. kemer1 49 months ago | reply

      I adore this coat. DH wants me to make him one. what book is the pattern for the adult size in?

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