Caldecott Jacket

Learn how to make a knitted jacket the right way with the Caldecott Jacket knitting pattern that's an A-line cardigan with cable front bands that wrap along the back neck to form the collar.

Quenna Lee

The Caldecott Jacket is an A-line cardigan with cable front bands that wrap along the back neck to form the collar. Eyelets along the front band double as buttonholes, providing flexibility for button-closure placement. Optional slant pockets are picked up after the cardigan is completed.

Finished Size 33 (35, 37, 40, 43, 47, 51)” bust circumference, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 35″; modeled with 1″ of positive ease.

Yarn Knit Picks Swish Worsted (100% superwash merino wool; 110 yd [100 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #25146 lost lake heather, 11 (11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17) skeins. Yarn distributed by Crafts Americana.

Needles Sizes 6 (4 mm) and 7 (4.5 mm): 32″ circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; tapestry needle; three 5/8″ shank buttons (2 decorative).

Gauge 20 sts and 28 rnds = 4″ in St st on larger needle; 22 sts of Body Cable chart = 3″ wide on larger needle

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