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autumn knitted jacket

Added Oct 29, 2011

by carolabrauns

Winsen (Luhe) ...






I’ve started in the middle and worked down to the “skirt”. It was easier to take care of the width. The pattern was made by myself.
Sorry, I can’t say how I did it – I cannot read my notes twice (look at picture) :-)

Material Notes

cotton with cashmere
5 buttons




Fall, Spring
Garment Type
Business, Casual
Cashmere, Cotton

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    Nov 3, 2011, 06.44 AMby madebymeg

    This is absolutely gorgeous! so creative. i feel ya on the not being able to read your own notes—happens to me all the time!

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      Nov 5, 2011, 05.30 PMby carolabrauns

      I even have a problem with the second sleeve or front piece. If it is too much time inbetween I can forget my notes…
      Thx for your nice comment.

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    Oct 31, 2011, 05.11 PMby slinkykitten

    This is gorgeous. Congratulations! Your notes look like mine :)

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    Oct 31, 2011, 06.56 AMby MissThrifty

    Yowza, this is absolutely stunning. I would totally buy that as a pattern for myself (…if I knew how to knit!). Awesome work!

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    Oct 30, 2011, 04.50 PMby chellee75

    BRAVO !!!!! Absolutely Superb!

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    Oct 30, 2011, 04.34 PMby Ralf Schmitz

    oh dear! this is more than beautiful and so well made! wonderful piece! my full admiration!

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      Oct 30, 2011, 04.47 PMby carolabrauns

      Thank you all for your nice interest. I love this new piece, too.

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    Oct 30, 2011, 02.08 PMby ArtNinja14

    This is why i like fall and winter, because you can wear beautiful sweater’s .

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    Oct 30, 2011, 09.38 AMby libra-s

    Absolutely beautiful. Well done!

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    Oct 30, 2011, 08.21 AMby asperge11

    Wow this is amazing. I really want one of these, but i think i’ll have to buy it. Seeing yours made me consider making it, but only for about two seconds haha, i could never manage something like this !!!!!

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    Oct 30, 2011, 04.22 AMby irmchen

    Ich fasse es nicht! Nicht nur die Strickerei oder das Strickmuster… vor allen Dingen der Schnitt! Also die Form die du der Jacke mit dem Muster gegeben hast. Sprich die ‘Epauletten’, der Kragen, der Ärmelabschluss, die Taille. Man ist das gut! staun

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      Oct 30, 2011, 04.26 PMby carolabrauns

      Jetzt habe ich soviel genäht, so viele Schnittmuster verarbeitet, dass ich die Formen einfach inhaliert habe. Dann ist es mit dem Stricken auch nicht mehr so schwer. Das Schwierigste an der ganzen Sache ist – Wollstärke, Nadelstärke und eigenes Strickergebnis unter einen Hut zu bekommen. So ein Probelappen von 10 × 10 cm sagt gar nichts aus. Wenn man etwas lockerer strickt, wird es gleich viiieel weiter als gewünscht. Gerade am Anfang muß ich viel wieder aufmachen, bevor es das richtige Ergebnis aufweist, aber dann lasse ich mich einfach selbst überraschen, was es so wird. Wenn’s doof aussieht, mache ich es halt wieder auf – haha… Aber ich bin diesmal auch ganz besonders stolz auf meine tolle Jacke. Bei meinem nächsten Projekt, hat mein “Fotograf” hoffentlich mal wieder Zeit und geht nicht wieder fischen…

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    Oct 30, 2011, 01.01 AMby schnui

    Really beautiful. I love your knitted coat.

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    Oct 29, 2011, 11.58 PMby Timea Schmidt

    This is so beautiful! I do some knitting too, but can’t imagine finishing something so complicated! Well done!

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    Oct 29, 2011, 09.07 PMby ghainskom

    Respect! You should share this project and the pattern on ravelry or maybe even submit it to knitty!

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      Oct 30, 2011, 04.35 PMby carolabrauns

      I made some controlling notes – but I couldn’t read them twice… look at my new picture just posted. It everytime depends on how thick the wool is, what needles you use and your own “handwriting”. Some people are knitting very loose, some are very close… If I knit exactly from a pattern, I am not satisfied with the result. So you have to find “your way”. Thank you for you nice words. Best regards from northern Germany

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    Oct 29, 2011, 07.44 PMby Priscilla Folley

    I cannot imagine doing something like this myself. Excellent work – bravo!

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      Oct 29, 2011, 08.20 PMby carolabrauns

      I start knitting two years ago and with every piece I like the challange more. Now – where I am older (45), I have the patience if it doesn’t fit like it should, I do parts of it again. If you look at my grey pullover from last year, I had to do the front part 3 times until the pattern and the correct fit was like it should. So try – best regards from Germany

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    Oct 29, 2011, 07.03 PMby mixtlii

    Incredible, it must have cost you so much work! Its is so elegant!

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    Oct 29, 2011, 06.47 PMby Menke

    Wow, what a beautifull piece of art, lovely!

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    Oct 29, 2011, 05.42 PMby patti-r


    Love the design and detail work!!!!!

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    Oct 29, 2011, 05.25 PMby SuseSews

    Wow, what a wonderful cardigan. I love every detail.

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