Jane's Kerseymere Spencer Jacket

Knitted women's jacket includes many elements of the traditional Spencer: long, slim sleeves; a short bodice with little ease; and a bit of embellishment in the lace pattern worked on the jacket hem, collar, and ruffled cuffs.
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Description
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.

SKU: EP9523

Author/Speaker/Editor: Mary Gildersleeve

Format: Pattern

Details
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

SKU: EP9523

Author/Speaker/Editor: Mary Gildersleeve

Format: Pattern