Jane's Kerseymere Spencer Jacket Pattern Download
The Spencer Jacket body is worked in one piece to the underarms and then split for the two fronts and the back. The shoulders are joined with a three-needle-bind-off, and the sleeves are worked in the round from the top down, starting with short-rows and ending with the lace-ruffled cuff. A button and buttonhole band are knitted on, and then the collar is worked from stitches picked up around the neck.
Finished Size: 35 (39, 44¼, 48¼) inches (88.9 [99.1, 112.4, 122.6] cm), bust circumference, buttoned; sample shown measures 35 inches (88.9 cm)
Yarn: The Fibre Company Road to China Light, 65% baby alpaca/15% silk/10% cashmere/10% camel yarn, fingering weight, 159 yards (145.4 m)/50 gram (1.8 oz) skein, 5 (6, 6, 7) skeins of Garnet
Needles: Needles, circular 16 and 40 inches (40.6 and 101.6 cm) and double pointed, size 4 (3.5 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge
Notions: Stitch holders; Stitch markers; Tapestry needle
Gauge: 20 sts and 29 rows = 4 inches (10.2 cm) in St st
Originally Published: PieceWork January/February 2014