Coachmans Jacket Pattern

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Coachmans Jacket Pattern

Sizes 10, 12 and 14

Materials Required:
AMERICAN THREAD COMPANY
"DAWN" BULKY YARN or
"DAWN" WOOL AND NYLON BULKY YARN
28 (30, 32) ounces Navy or
DAWN KNITTING WORSTED
32 (34, 36) ounces Navy or color of your choice.
1 pair knitting needles No. 11 or any size needles which will result in stitch gauge below.
Plastic crochet hook size F
6 Buttons

Gauge: 3 sts = 1 inch; 11 rows = 2 inches

Directions are given for size 10. Sizes 12 and 14 are given in parentheses.

Measurements:                          Sizes: 
10
12
14
Width across back at underarm
18"
19"
20"
Width across each front at underarm
12¾"
14"
15"

If Knitting Worsted is used work with a double strand of yarn throughout.

Back: Cast on 54 (58, 62) stitches (sts) and work in pattern as follows:
1st Row: Knit (K) 2, * Purl (P) 2, K 2, repeat from * across row.
2nd Row: P 2, * K 2, P 2, repeat from * across row.
3rd Row: Same as 2nd row.
4th Row: Same as 1st row.
Repeat these 4 rows until Back measures 15 (15½, 15½) inches from beginning.

Shape Armholes: Keeping pattern even bind off 3 (4, 4) sts at beginning of next 2 rows, then decrease 1 st at beginning and end of every other row until 42 (46, 50) sts remain.
Work even until Armholes measure 7½ (7¾, 8) inches from 1st decreasing point.

Shape Shoulders: Bind off 7 (8, 9) sts at beginning of next 2 rows, then bind off 7 (8, 8) sts at beginning of next 2 rows.
Bind off remaining 14 (14, 16) sts.

Left Front: Cast on 38 (42, 46) sts and work in pattern same as on Back until Front measures same as Back to underarm.

Shape Armhole: Keeping pattern even bind off 3 (4, 4) sts at Armhole edge, then decrease 1 st at Armhole edge every other row until 32 (36, 40) sts remain. Work even until Armhole measures 5¼ (5½, 5½) inches from 1st decreasing point ending at Front edge.

Neckshaping: Bind off 12 (14, 16) sts at beginning of next row, decrease 1 st at Neck edge every other row 3 times, then decrease 1 st at same edge every row 3 (3, 4) times.
Work even on 14 (16, 17) sts until Armhole measures same as on Back, ending at Armhole.

Shape Shoulder: bind off 7 (8, 9) sts at beginning of next row. Work 1 row even. Bind off remaining 7 (8, 8) sts.
Mark position for 3 sets of buttons, having marker for 1st set 3¼ (3½, 3½) inches from lower edge and having markers for other 2 sets 4 inches apart.

Right Front: Work same as Left Front reversing the shaping and working the 3 sets of buttonholes to cor­respond to markers.

Set of buttonholes: Starting at Front edge work 4 sts, bind off 2 sts, work 10 sts, bind off 2 sts, work to end of row. On next row cast on 2 sts over the bound off sts.

Sleeves: Cast on 26 (30, 34) sts. Work in pattern same as on Back increasing 1 st at beginning and end of row every 1¾ inches until there are 40 (44, 48) sts. Work even until Sleeve measures 16½ (17, 17) inches or length desired.
Bind off 4 sts at beginning of next 2 rows, decrease 1 st at beginning of every row until 16 (16, 18) sts remain, then bind off 2 sts at beginning of next 2 rows. Bind off remaining sts.

Collar: Starting at inner edge cast on 18 (22, 26) sts and work in pattern casting on 8 sts at end of next 4 rows. Work even on 50 (54, 58) sts until Collar measures 4 inches from last cast on row. Bind off.

Finishing: Block each section. Sew seams. Sew Sleeves in position. Sew Collar in position leaving 3½ inches free from each Front edge. Work a row of single crochet (sc) all around Jacket and Collar and around Sleeve edges. Sew buttons in position.


Coachmans Jacket Pattern swatch