Thursday, July 12, 2007

Adult Tomten Jacket

Tomten IV

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)

*I modified EZ's classic into an adult version for myself. Most severe modification happened to sleeve caps, neck opening and hood.

See the full write up over at my blog for more details.

Tomten I


  • I love it. Great idea. Was it difficult to make the changes.

    By Blogger Suzie, at 3:39 PM  

  • Masterful ! I love the colors - you are the benchmark !

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 5:00 PM  

  • it is great. there is something monkish about the hood. in the best of ways. and the wool and the colours are surely beautiful. and the knitting looks so lovely and defined.

    By Blogger knititch, at 5:12 PM  

  • What a striking garment, really wonderful I just LOVE it!

    By Blogger tina, at 5:28 PM  

  • Not only is your knitting & design fabulous, so is your photography!

    By Blogger Having a Knit Fitt, at 6:04 PM  

  • Beautiful! Now I am inspired to make one for myself!

    By Blogger MoMo, at 6:33 PM  

  • That is just eye-catchingly amazing -wow!

    Great job!

    By Anonymous keri, at 12:32 PM  

  • Wonderful Job. I am working on a child tomten jacket. I would like to make the slender woman's version. Trying to get the gauge right. Thanks for sharing an inspiration to me

    By Blogger karenbochinski, at 11:08 AM  

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