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Aberdeen

Jacket


designed by

Ann E. Smith


Technique used: Knit



YARN

Naturally Caron.com Country
75% Microdenier acrylic, 25% Merino wool; 3 oz/100 g, 185 yds/170 m ball):
#0011 Gilded Age 15 (18, 21, 21)oz/137 (165, 192, 192)g

One pair US Size 7 (4.5mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge

An extra US size 7 (4.5mm) needle

Ring-type stitch marker

Cable needle (cn)

Tapestry needle



 


 
 

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schematic

 

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SIZES: Small (Medium, Large, Extra-Large)

 

KNITTED MEASUREMENTS

Bust: 36 (40, 44, 48)”

Length: 17 (17 ½, 18, 18 ½)”

 

GAUGE

In St st, 20 sts and 27 rows = 4”/10cm

 

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

T3B: Slip 1 st to cn and hold at back, k2, p1 from cn.

T3F: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold at front, p1, k2 from cn.

K1b: Knit in back loop.

P1b: Purl in back loop.

 

PATTERN STITCHES

Knot St (worked over 3 sts)

Row 1 (WS): K1, p1, k1.

Row 2: P1, k in front, back, front of next st, p1.

Row 3: K1, p3tog, k1.

Row 4: P1, k1, p1.

Cable Panel (worked over 20 sts)

Row 1 (WS): K3, p2, k3, p4, k3, p2, k3.

Row 2: (P2, T3B) twice, (T3F, p2) twice.

Row 3: K2, p2, k3, p2, k2, p2, k3, p2, k2.

Row 4: P1, (T3B, p2) twice, T3F, p2, T3F, p1.

Row 5: K1, p2, k3, p2, k4, p2, k3, p2, k1.

Row 6: (T3B, p2) twice, (p2, T3F) twice.

Row 7: P2, k3, p2, k6, p2, k3, p2.

Row 8: (T3F, p2) twice, (p2, T3b) twice.

Row 9: Rep Row 5.

Row 10: P1, (T3F, p2) twice, T3B, p2, T3B, p1.

Row 11: Rep Row 3.

Row 12: (P2, T3F) twice, (T3B, p2) twice.  

Rep Rows 1-12 for  Cable Panel.

 

BACK

Cast on 87 (97, 107, 117) sts. 

Rib Row 1 (WS): P1, (k1b, p1b) across, ending k1b, p1.

Row 2: K1,  (p1b, k1b) across, ending p1b, k1. 

Rows 3-5: Rep rows 1-2 then rep 1 again. 

Knit across, inc 1 st in center – 88 (98, 108, 118) sts. Cont in St st until piece measures 2” from beg, ending with a WS.  Next row, k across and inc 1 st each edge – 90 (100, 110, 120) sts.  Cont in St st until piece from beg measures 9”, ending with a WS.

Shape Armhole

Bind off 5 (5, 6, 8) sts at beg of next 2 rows.  Dec 1 st each edge every RS row 5 (8, 9, 10) times.  Work even on rem 70 (74, 80, 84) sts until piece measures 17 (17 ½, 18, 18 ½)” from beg, ending with a WS.  Bind off all sts.

 

RIGHT FRONT

Cast on 44 (48, 54, 58) sts, place marker, cast on 26 sts -- 70 (74, 80, 84) sts. 

Row 1 (WS): P1, (k1b, p1b) across to st before marker, k1b, Row 1 of Knot St over next 3 sts, Row 1 of Cable Panel over next 20 sts, Row 1 of Knot St over next 3 sts. 

Row 2: Row 2 of Knot over 3 sts, Row 2 of Cable Panel over next 20 sts, Row 2 of Knot over next 3 sts, rib in back lps across, ending k1. 

Row 3: P1, rib in back lps to marker, Row 3 of Knot over next 3 sts, Row 3 of Cable Panel over next 20 sts, Row 3 of Knot over next 3 sts. 

Row 4: Row 4 of Knot over 3 sts, Row 4 of Cable Panel over next 20 sts, Row 4 of Knot over next 3 sts, rib in back lps across, ending k1. 

Row 5: P1, rib in back lps to marker, Row 1 of Knot over next 3 sts, Row 5 of Cable Panel over next 20 sts, Row 1 of Knot over next 3 sts. 

Row 6: Row 2 of Knot, Row 6 of Cable Panel over next 20 sts, Row 2 of Knot over next 3 sts, p1b, knit to end.

Keeping Cable Panel, 1 rib in back lp and St st as est, work even until 9” from beg, ending with a RS row of St st.

Shape Armhole and Neck  

Next row (WS): Bind off 5 (5, 6, 8) sts for armhole, pat across. 

Next row (RS): Work to marker, (p1b, k1, ssk = neck dec), k across, ending with an armhole dec.  Dec 1 st at armhole edge every other row 4 (7, 8, 9) times more; AT THE SAME TIME, dec 1 st at neck edge every other row 3 times more, then every 4th row 11 (12, 13, 15) times—46 (47, 49, 51) sts rem. Cont in pat until piece measures 17 (17 ½, 18, 18 ½)” from beg, ending RS of St st.

Shape Shoulder and Neckband

Next row (WS): Bind off 19 (20, 22, 24) sts, work est pat across rem 27 sts.  Cont in pat on these 27 sts until band measures 3 ¾ (4, 4 ¼, 4 ¼)” from beg, ending with a RS row.  Place sts onto spare needle.

LEFT FRONT

Cast on 26 sts, place marker, cast on 44 (48, 54, 58) sts—70 (74, 80, 84) sts.

Row 1 (WS): Row 1 of Knot over 3 sts, Row 1 of Cable Panel over next 20 sts, Row 1 of Knot over next 3 sts, (k1b, p1b) across, ending k1b, p1.

Rows 2-5: Pat is set, now work 4 more back rib rows and est panel. 

Row 6 (RS): Knot over 3 sts, Cable Panel over next 20 sts, knot over next 3 sts, k1b, p to end. 

Note: Pat is now set. Work even until 9” from beg, ending with WS of St st. 

Shape Armhole and Neck

Next row (RS): Bind off 5 (5, 6, 8) sts for armhole, k across to 4 sts before marker, k2tog, k1, p1b, pat to end. 

Complete as for Right Front, ending neckband on WS.

Holding neckbands with RS’s tog, with 3rd needle, ktog first st from each needle, * ktog next st from each band tog and bind off; rep from * across for 3-needle-bind-off.

 

SLEEVES

Cast on 49 (51, 53, 57) sts. 

Row 1 (WS): P1, (k1b, p1b) across, ending k1b, p1. 

Work 4 more rib in back lp rows.  

(RS) Work St st for 18 (10, 4, 4) total rows.  Inc 1 st each edge every 8th row 4 (0, 0, 0) times, every 6th row 5 (11, 12, 10) times and every 4th row 0 (0, 0, 3) times – 67 (73, 77, 83) sts.  Work even until piece measures 12 ½” from beg, ending WS.

Shape Cap

Bind off 5 (5, 6, 8) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 

For size XL only: Work 2 rows even. 

All sizes: Dec 1 st each edge every RS row 13 (15, 17, 18) times.  P 1 row.  Dec 1 st each edge every row 4 times.  Bind off rem 23 sts.

 

FINISHING

Join shoulder seams. With RS of neckband seam to WS of center of back neck edge, pin in place and then join. Set in Sleeves.  Join underarm and side seams.

Weave in yarn ends.

   




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