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Austen Spencer

Knitting
November 2013
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1080 - 1620 yards (988 - 1481 m)
33 (34.75, 37, 39, 40.5, 42.75, 44) chest circumference
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Interweave SKU: EP8866

A beautiful jacket that is midriff in length, with long, slim sleeves and a low square neckline. The variations in the hand-dyed wool yarn and the stitch texture of the bodice present a Spencer with rich depth of character. (Interweave)

Finished Size: 33 (34-3/4, 37, 39, 40-1/2, 42-3/4, 44)” chest circumference, buttoned, including 3/4” front band. Top shown measures 33”.

Yarn: Madelinetosh Tosh Sport (100% superwash Merino; 270yd [246m]/41/4 oz [120 g]): gilded, 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 5, 6) skeins.

Needles: Size 5 (3.75 mm): 24” (60cm) circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Stitch markers (m); scrap yarn for stitch holders; tapestry needle; spare cir needle in same size or slightly smaller than main needle for three-needle bind-off; size F/5 (3.75 mm) crochet hook; five 1/2” shank buttons.

Gauge: 21 sts and 28 rows = 4” in St st; 22 sts and 34 rows = 4” in patt from Basketweave chart.

Originally Published: Jane Austen Knits 2013