Kierson by Rebecca Blair
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May 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
1145 - 1945 yards (1047 - 1779 m)
29¾ (34½, 37¾, 41¾, 45¾, 51)" [75.5 (87.5, 96, 106, 116, 129.5) cm] circumference at bust (buttoned)
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Delicate cables braided into loose diamonds appear to float lightly above furrows of hearty garter stitch. Wide garter bands, worked at a denser gauge, finish the edges and broaden into a petite shawl collar for a look that’s both tailored and rustic. The body is worked flat in a single piece to the underarms, then divided to knit the fronts and back. The sleeves are also knit flat and set in. Styled with minimal ease, Kierson makes a trim jacket for soft weather — try it in a neutral or pastel hue for spring wear or choose a saturated autumn color like Embers or the Cinnabar used for the sample. If you prefer a more relaxed fit, choose a size that gives you at least 4” of ease.


Approximately 1145 (1285, 1445, 1580, 1765, 1945) yards of worsted weight wool yarn


9 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool; 140 yards/50g)
Photographed in color Cinnabar


17½ stitches & 34 rows = 4” in garter stitch with Size A needle(s), after blocking
15-stitch panel from Chart A or B measures 2¾“ wide with Size A needle(s), after blocking


Size A (for Main Fabric)
One 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)

Size B (for Bands)
One 47” circular needle, two sizes smaller than Size A
Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)

Finished Dimensions

29¾ (34½, 37¾, 41¾, 45¾, 51)“ / 75.5 (87.5, 96, 106, 116, 129.5) cm circumference at bust (buttoned)
Intended Ease: + 1–2” (2.5–5 cm)
Sample shown is size 34½” (87.5 cm) with 1½“ (4 cm) ease on model

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:
Sloped Bind Off
One-Row Buttonhole
Short Rows: Wrap & Turn Method (garter stitch)

Skill Level

3 out of 5

Please note: the stitch patterns in this garment are charted only.