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Man's Windjacket III

Pattern ID: Emu 4452
Wool brand: Scotch, Flamenco, Double Crepe, Superlite, Bri-Nylon. Tripleknit
Yarn quantity: DK: 19-24 (1 oz? balls) Tripleknit: 12-16 (2 oz balls?)
Sizes: to fit 34 - 44 inch chest [6 sizes]

Wool weight: Double knitting or Aran/Worsted
Needle size: DK: 3¾mm and 2¾mm or Tripleknit: 4½mm and 3¼mm
Tension (10x10cm): DK: 24sts x 34 rows or Tripleknit: 20sts x 26rows

Price: SOLD

Description: Another delightful 60s plain knit jacket with zip, pockets, and collar. Note the trendy button closure at the welt and the interesting neckline with a polo-neck sweater worn underneath.
There are 2 sets of instructions - one for DK and one for "Tripleknit" which is a worsted or aran weight yarn (between a DK and a bulkier yarn). Triple knitting weights appeared in all the main manufacturers product lines in the 1960s, and, although more or less a worsted weight, it did not seem to become popular enough to gain the traction in the UK to replace double knitting as the "standard" UK yarn weight.
Unfortunately this pattern is again very well-worn - heavy vertical creasing marring the photo but the instructions are very clear.