Knit, Swirl – Coat of Many Colors in Mountain Colors Yarns

Coat of Many Colors Kit in Twizzle or Mountain Goat yarns ...
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Published back in 2011, Sandra McIver's award-winning book “Knit, Swirl!” has become a knitting classic. The hardcover book is out of print,  but the good news is its now available as a PDF! ... and if all you need is the popular Coat of Many Colors pattern, it's available as individual PDF!

Not familiar with this wonderful book? “Knit, Swirl!” is a remarkable set of eighteen designs for these unique swirl jackets. The basic concept is a series of concentric rings that create the collar, lapels, and front and lower back with one seam that runs from cuff to cuff to create the arms, front bodice, and back neck. All eighteen elegant sweater jackets are written in three sizes and are designed to be flattering to all figures.

The cover of the book shows the Coat of Many Colors ... perhaps the most knit design in the book. We have kits for this design in both Mountain Goat and Twizzle yarns from Mountain Colors!

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Coat of Many Colors Kit

Pattern by Sandra McIver

Each kit contains 10 skeins of beautiful hand dyed yarn. This is enough yarn to make size 1 and 2. If you are making size 3 you will need an extra skein ... be sure to choose the right size before adding the kit to your cart ... don't forget the pattern! Choose the entire Knit, Swirl ebook or just the Coat of Many Colors individual PDF.

Knitted Measurements

Center Back Collar: 9 ¾” (10 ½”, 11 ¼”)
Center Back: 32” (34”, 36”)
Center Back Neck to Cuff: 27 ¾” (28 ½”, 29 ¼”)

Approx As-Worn Measurements

Center Back Collar: 6 ¾” (7 ½”, 8 ¼” )
Center Back: 33” (35”, 37”)
Center Back Neck to Cuff: 33" (33 ¾”, 34 ¾”)


1 x Coat of Many Colors Kit (Choose Mountain Goat or Twizzle yarn)
Note: if you are making size 3 be sure to choose the option to include an extra skein


Approximately 1579 (1631, 1785) yards 


40" (40", 47") US 7 [4.50 mm] circular needles OR size to obtain gauge


20 st and 25 rows = 4" 

Skill Level



Mountain Colors Twizzle and Mountain Goat

Not only did the ladies at Mountain Colors create the original colorway Sandra knit for the Coat of Many Colors, but they put together 8 other amazing color combos!  Choose from Mountain Goat or Twizzle yarn ...

Mountain Color's "Mountain Goat" is a smooth, non-fluffy mohair/wool blend that features amazing colors with a hint of sheen.

Fiber Content

55% Mohair / 45% Wool

Yardage / Weight

230 yds in 100g


20 sts over 4" on US 6 - 8 [4.00mm - 5.00mm]

Care Instructions

Hand Wash, Dry Flat, or Dry Clean

Mountain Color's "Twizzle" is a fantastic wool yarn plied with a strand of silk to create a heathered look with a little zip!

Fiber Content

85% Merino Wool / 15% Silk

Yardage / Weight

250 yds in 100g


20 sts over 4" on US 6 - 8 [4.00mm - 5.00mm]

Care Instructions

Hand Wash, Dry Flat

Coat of Many Colors Kit

Don't see the color/yarn combo you want?
We can special order it for you.
Other questions?  ... call us, we are happy to help!