Pea Coat by Shirley Paden

Pea Coat

March 2010
Aran (8 wpi) ?
36 sts + 8 1/4" wide; and 34 rows = 6" long in Twisted Stockinette Stitch
US 5 - 3.75 mm
2387 - 2618 yards (2183 - 2394 m)
34" to 46" bust
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This cabled coat from Shirley Paden’s Knitwear Design Workshop is an example of a double-taper body with a double-breasted front overlap. It features straight shoulders, v-neck shaping, and tapered sleeves with shaped turn-back cuffs and set-in caps. The cuffs, collar, and lapels are worked separately and sewn in place.

Time to celebrate the beauty of our craft. In the festive spirit of KDW’s 10th anniversary, we’re hosting the first Knit-Along (KAL) of 2020. Together, we’ll create one of KDW’s most popular patterns - the Pea Coat. This is your opportunity to tap into some of the biggest names in the #knittingindustry. Internationally acclaimed designers, Mari Tobita ChaNY
and Lisa Hoffman, LisaHoffmanKnits
have been endorsed by #VogueKnitting & WEBS to name a few. They’ll be accompanied by Trudie Joseph and Tracey Rivers. At each KAL session, you’ll receive personalized tips, inspiration and techniques from Lisa, Mari and me. We’ll keep your creative sparks flying right until the last stitch.


  1. You must sign up before December 6.

  2. Yarn: Merino VIII. Supplied by @trendsetteryarns.

  3. Head Facilitator: Lisa Hoffman LisaHoffmanKnits
  4. Japanese Facilitator: Mari Tobita ChaNY
  5. Moderators: Tracey Rivers Trivers & Trudie Joseph tdevknits Go to to sign up and save your spot!

Once you sign up, you’ll get an email with updates on VIP access and free resources.
Keep an eye on my website for upcoming discounts on Merino VIII yarn and reference books. 

Here’s to honoring the art of #handknit #fashion together. Sign up now at