Pattern - Perrault


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This sumptuous, flattering jacket is knitted in one piece to the underarm where the fronts and back are then divided and knitted separately. The peplum is discreetly shaped within the pattern leading to a ribbed waistband. The main cabled pattern continues up each front and the back with the surrounding stitches worked in reverse stocking stitch throughout. The sleeves are knitted separately with cuff detail to match the peplum. They are then gently gathered at the shoulder to allow room for another garment to be worn underneath.

The hood is worked in one piece and is gathered at the back to create a truly fairy tale style hood. An open ended zip is sewn in to bring the design up to date and make it a truly useful piece in your wardrobe. 

Knitted in Excelana 4ply 100% british wool from Susan Crawford in Ruby Red colourway.

The pattern contains a combination of charted and written instructions along with full making up instructions.

Designed by:

Susan Crawford


Pattern includes 4 sizes to fit the following chest measurements: 81-86cm(32-34in), 92-97cm(36-38in), 102-107cm(40-42in), 112-117cm(44-46in).


Excelana 4 ply from Susan Crawford, 100% British wool, 159m/174yds per 50g
12 (13, 15, 17) 50g skeins shade Ruby Red


28 sts and 36 rows to 10cm(4in) measured over stocking stitch knitted flat.

Suggested Needles:

3.25mm (US 4) circular needle, 100cm long
2.75mm (US 2) circular needle, 100cm long
4mm (US 6) needles
Cable needle


Stitch markers
Stitch holders
Open ended zip, 50cm (20in) long
2cm wide ribbon, 4m long
Sewing needle and thread
Tapestry needle

Techniques used:

Cable knitting, three needle cast off.