Gloucester Coat

A simple riding coat silhouette is made more dramatic by an oversized collar. The body of the jacket is knit in reverse stockinette, with the large cable repeat along the fronts.

Designer Pam Powers
Finished Size 33 (36½, 40½, 44, 48, 52)" bust circumference.Coat shown measures 36½", modeled with 2" positive ease. Yarn Lion Brand Alpine Wool (100% wool; 93 yd [85 m]/85 g): #135 cinnamon, 19 (20, 22, 25, 27, 30) balls.
Needles Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); tapestry needle; size I/9 (5.5 mm) crochet hook; two 1" buttons; sewing needle and matching thread; pins.
Gauge 17 sts and 24 rows = 4" in rev St st; 32 sts and 24 rows = 4" in front cable patt.

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