Jane Austen Knits Corrections

Errata and corrections for our Jane Austen Knits issues.

Piecework Editorial Staff Jan 1, 2016 - 8 min read

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Jane Austen Knits 2015

Prettyish Wilderness Shawl, Page 78
The second flower chart repeat (under the chart) should say repeat 8 times = it should be a total of 9 flowers the second section).

Flower and Vine Reticule, Page 87
Where the instructions say: “Work Rnds 1-26 of Vine Cable chart, then work Rnds 1-20 of chart once more.” It should read instead: “Work Rnds 1-26 of Vine Cable chart, then work Rnds 1-22 of chart once more.”

Jane Austen Knits 2013

Beaded Summer Spencer, Page 33
On page 55, under Lower Body after Row 4, it should say:
Maintaining front and back bead patt, rep the last 4 rows 8 (8, 7, 7, 7, 7, 6) more times, then work Rows 1 and 2 only 0 (0, 1, 0, 1, 0, 1) more time(s), then work Row 1 (1, 3, 1, 3, 1, 3) once more to end with a WS row—211 (221, 229, 239, 251, 261, 269) sts; 67 (69, 71, 73, 77, 79, 81) sts each front, 1 marked st at each side, 75 (81, 85, 91, 95, 101, 105) back sts.

Jane Austen Knits Fall 2012

A Sensible Shawl, Page 32
There is an error in Row 12 of the published chart. The last stitch should also be knit.


Sweetheart Bag, Page 37
There is an error in the published Key for the bag, ssk should be represented by \ .

Bonnet and Wristlets for Baby Emma, Page 56
There is an error in the Key on page 69, the empty box should indicate "knit on right side, purl on wrong side" not just "knit."

Tilney Socks, Page 59
Under Heel Flap:
Under "9¾" only," Row 1 should read: (WS) Sl1 pwise wyf, p2, k2, [p1tbl, k1] 2 times, p1tbl, k2, p3, k2...
Under Gusset:
It should say: Rep last 2 rnds until 65 (77, 87) sts rem.

Betwixt and Between Gloves, Page 81
The instructions under the Thumb section should say the following:
Place 21 (25) thumb sts from holder onto dpn and join yarn.
Next rnd: K8 (10), ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k8 (10), pick up and knit 3 sts from the base of the thumb hole on the hand—24 (28) sts. Divide sts evenly on 4 dpn, pm, and join in the rnd.
Rnds 1 and 2: Knit.
Rnd 3: K8 (10), ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, knit to end.
Rep Rnds 1–3 until thumb measures 2¼ (2¾)" (or desired length) from base.
Next rnd: [K6, k2tog] 1 (2) times, knit to end of rnd—23 (26) sts rem.
Knit 1 rnd.
Next rnd: *K1, k2tog; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2tog—15 (17) sts rem.
Break yarn, thread through rem sts, and pull tight to close.

Jane Austen Knits Summer 2012

Paisley Lace Shawl, Page 40
View Chart Here
In the first row of the Edge chart, the 15th box should be k2tog instead of knit.

An Aran for Anne, Page 41
View Key Here
The descriptions of the 5th and 7th symbols are not correct in the published key.

Emma's Chemise, Page 60
Under Body:
It should say, Divide for underarms: K60 (73, 84, 96, 99, 105, 114) sts for back, pm,…

Beloved Baby Bonnet, Page 61
Under Back: The decrease row should say:
...Rep dec row every RS row 5 (5, 6) times, then every row 3 (5, 5) times, working WS dec row as foll:...


Summer Pelisse, Page 61
Under Body:
It should say, Eyelet row: (RS) K0 (2, 0, 3, 0), *k2, yo, k2tog; rep from * to last 3 (3, 3, 4, 1) sts, knit to end-22 (24, 26, 26, 30) eyelets.

Marianne's Romantic Bookmark, Page 63
View Chart Here
There was an extra no stitch on each side of rows 18, 20, 22, 24 and 26 in the published chart.

Miss Jane's Hat, Page 89
Under Body of Hat: Rnds 20-37 should say, Rep Rnds 2-19. The rem rnds of the body of hat will shift to 38-59.

Eliza's Wrap, Page 109
Upper Body Charts: The number of times the pattern repeat should be worked should say:
Sizes 32 and 36" - 4 (5) times
Sizes 40, 44, and 48" - 6 (8, 9) times

Jane Austen Knits 2011

Short Stays, Page 31
Under Body: Size 32 (36, -, -) should only rep the last 2 rows 2 (1, -, -) more times resulting in 128 (146, -, -) sts.
Under Left and Right Front: Neck dec row: . . . should rep the last 4 rows 0 (0, 2, 2) more time(s)—20 (25, 19, 27) sts rem. Rep the last 2 rows 5 (7, 3, 7) more times—10 (11, 13, 13) sts rem.
Under Back: Shape neck and left shoulder: Where it says “knit to end” and “purl to end” it should say “work” to end, to maintain the pattern.

Georgiana Shawlette, Page 34
Under Upper edge: It should say, Row 3: (RS) *K2tog, yo; rep from * to last st, k1.

Aran for Frederick, Page 40
View Revised Chart Here
In the Double Wave chart the current row 18 should be eliminated and all subsequent rows should slide down one. Then the old row 32 should be repeated as the new row 32. It’s not really noticeable when working the sleeves in the round, but, when swatching, cable crossing rows switch from odd to even and the waves become uneven.

Barton Cottage Shrug, Page 58
View Key Here (The Key was missing in the original publication.)

Northanger Abbey Hood, Page 78
Knit the trim with the smallest, size 6 (4mm) needles to keep the hood a closer fit.

Lydia Military Spencer, Page 80
LL1: Lifted increase left.

Josephine Shawl, Page 107
View Revised Chart Here
The indicated 16-st repeat of the Border B chart should be shifted one stitch to the left so that it starts with the 15th st of each row for the entire chart.