A rich brocade of slipped stitches forms the ground for a beautifully tailored jacket with an elegant collar and a gently flared hem. A filigree of intricate cables adorns the edges, and the sideways-knit cuffs and collar are attached with exposed seams to draw attention to the crisp structure of the piece.
Worsted weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts:
- 1350 (1550, 1730, 1925, 2180, 2385) yards
- 10 (11, 13, 14, 16, 17) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50g)
- Photographed in color Tent
Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.
- 20¾ stitches & 26¾ rows = 4″ over pattern from Chart A, after blocking
- 24-stitch panel of cable patterns from Cuff or Collar measures 4″ wide, after blocking
Note: To check gauge over cable patterns, work Cuff for approximately 5″, then block and measure.
- One pair of straight needles or a 32″ circular needle* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
- Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7)
*Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used
- 32¼ (37¼, 41¾, 46¼, 50¾, 55¾)” circumference at bust (seamed, with fronts overlapping approximately 3″)
- Intended Ease: +3–4″
- Sample shown is size 37¼” with + 3¼” of ease on model
Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern
- Blocking (Suggested method: Wet-Blocking)
- Seaming technique of choice
- Grafting (Kitchener Stitch)
- Joinery Bind Off (AKA Three Needle Bind Off)
- Invisible Weaving