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Kilauea Moto-Style Jacket (BurdaStyle 03/2012 #116)

Added Nov 19, 2012

by jkaori

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I saw a super cute jacket with a generous knit collar at a store recently and thought, hey, I can make something like that! So I started with BurdaStyle’s March 2012 pattern (#116) and made a few modifications (replaced the sleeve vents with zippers and added a hand-knit collar). The collar is made from two strands of alpaca wool knit together with size 15 needles in a 2×2 rib pattern. Also, I didn’t line it because I used a boiled wool fabric that is on the thick side. While it isn’t a traditional moto jacket, I think it still retains a bit of that edgy look with the offset zipper and sleeve zippers.

Material Notes

100 percent boiled wool (body)
Fusible interfacing
Alpaca yarn (Misty Alpaca; hand-knit collar)




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Rock
Denim, Leather/Fur, Wool

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    May 29, 2013, 07.32 AMby kah

    This is beautiful.

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    May 25, 2013, 02.22 AMby smallone

    Just came across this and its great!!

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    Nov 20, 2012, 05.23 AMby patchygirl

    fabulous! I think I saw the same jacket. But I like your version better!!

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      Nov 20, 2012, 03.17 PMby jkaori

      Thank you! I’d love to see the other jacket — do you have a link to it?

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    Nov 20, 2012, 03.31 AMby quiltsewsewsue

    The knitted collar works so well with this – fab jacket!

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      Nov 20, 2012, 03.18 PMby jkaori


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    Nov 19, 2012, 11.08 PMby bethmaryharley

    Beautiful coat! It reminds me that I really must make this at some point, especially as I have all the pieces cut out…!

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      Nov 20, 2012, 03.19 PMby jkaori

      Definitely need to make it. The pattern is well drafted so it came together pretty easily. Can’t wait to see your version!

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    Nov 19, 2012, 06.09 PMby kisses

    nicely done….I so like the collar

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      Nov 20, 2012, 03.20 PMby jkaori

      Thank you!

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    Nov 19, 2012, 04.42 PMby Mary Athey

    this is so gorgeous!! i love the colour the zips and the knitted collars a masterpiece .fab xx

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      Nov 20, 2012, 03.20 PMby jkaori

      Thanks so much!

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    Nov 19, 2012, 04.31 PMby LiverpoolFi

    Looks so good!

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      Nov 20, 2012, 03.20 PMby jkaori

      Thank you!

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