Speckle & Pop Jacket by Stephen West

Speckle & Pop Jacket

Knitting
October 2018
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1700 - 2000 yards (1554 - 1829 m)
Small Fingering Weight (Large DK weight)
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This modular jacket is inspired by the Speckle & Pop Shawl. Short rows and chevrons form a curved collar using speckled yarn and color pops. The back features striped ribbing followed by honeycomb cables for the sides and garter stitch sleeves. A final brioche border completes the drapey silhouette. Wear the jacket with the garter stitch chevrons draped over your shoulders or flip it upside down to feature the brioche border as a collar.

Sizes: Small (Large)
You can achieve a smaller or larger size by altering your gauge/yarn weight.
Samples shown in fingering weight for a small size and DK weight for a large size.

Finished Measurements: 16 (21)” / 41 (53)cm back width. 8.5 (10.5)” / 22 (27)cm sleeve circumference. 25 (33)” / 64 (84)cm long from edge of chevron collar down the back to the bottom of the brioche border.

Small fingering weight size recommended for a 32-40” / 81-102cm chest circumference with a recommended gauge of 22 sts = 4” / 10cm.
Large DK weight size recommended for a 41-54” / 104-137cm chest circumference.

If you would like a large size using fingering weight yarn, I recommend aiming for a gauge closer to 20 sts = 4” / 10cm.

Yarn: Small Size - Fingering weight
Large Size - DK weight

Yardage: Small Size Fingering Weight Size
Chevron Collar: MC - 470yds / 430m (dark gray)
CC - 140yds / 128m (white with black speckles)

Back: 120yds / 110m each of MC & CC for striped ribbing

Sleeves: 400yds / 366m for garter stitch sleeves & 30 yds / 27m for I-cord edges. Each sleeve requires 200yds / 183m.

Cables: 240yds / 219m (gold speckles)

Brioche Border: MC - 165yds / 151m (dark gray)
CC - 153yds / 140m (white with black speckles)

Yardage may vary if you have a looser gauge.

Large DK Weight Size
Chevron Collar: MC - 600yds / 549m (dark gray)
CC - 190yds / 174m (white with black speckles)

Back: 125yds / 114m each of MC & CC for striped ribbing

Sleeves: 440yds / 402m for garter stitch sleeves & 30 yds / 27m for I-cord edges. Each sleeve requires 220yds / 201m.

Cables: 300yds / 274m (gold speckles) total, 150yds / 137m for each cabled side section.

Brioche Border: MC - 190yds / 174m (dark gray)
CC - 160yds / 146m (white with black speckles)

Shown in: Fingering Weight Version - Garn Stories Merino Fingering
CC - Pepita (white with black speckles)

Back: MC - Rheingold (gold speckles)
CC - Blizzard (dark gray)

Sleeves: Soulmate (cream speckles) with I-cord edge using Blizzard (dark gray)

Cables: Rheingold (gold speckles)

Brioche Border: MC - Blizzard (dark gray)
CC - Pepita (white with black speckles)

DK Weight Version - Walk Collection Merino DK
Chevron Collar: MC - Grunge Pop, Ali Baba, & Adele
CC - 5 DK weight color pops

Sleeves: Adele

Back: Adele & Ali Baba striped for 2 rows each

Cables: Great Barrier Reef

Brioche Border: MC - Adele, CC - Goldenrod

Needles: 40” US 4 (7) / 3.5 (4.5)mm circular

Notions: Tapestry needle

Gauge: 22 (16) sts & 44 (30) rows = 4” / 10cm in stockinette stitch

Errata: Honeycomb Cables Rows 6 & 14 should read “…to last 6 sts…” These rows were corrected February 15.