Chinese Rose Coat

by Kaffe Fassett

Skill Level

This iconic design by Kaffe Fassett uses 14 colours of the beautiful Felted Tweed held double throughout. Worked in stocking stitch, using both the intarsia and fairisle techniques, the cardigan has long drop shoulder sleeves, a ribbed neckband, hem and cuffs, and also features side pockets. The coat reaches to the knees.


Felted Tweed

  • 50% Wool
  • 25% Viscose
  • 25% Alpaca
  • 50g
  • 175m/191yds

Ask any Rowan fan for their favourite yarn and there's a good chance it'll be Felted Tweed. Spun in a light DK weight, with a beautiful tweed effect and an amazing 50+ colours to choose from, it's a Fair Isle knitter's dream. But that's not all. The magical combination of 50% lightly-felted wool, 25% viscose and 25% alpaca makes it supremely blockable and a gorgeous option for lacework as a result. Or knit it in garter stitch for a drapey, squishable fabric that is cosy, but light and easy to wear. Choose from nature-inspired shades ranging from cool watery tones to warming cherry red and fiery ginger and prepare to fall in love! Now available in special colourways chosen by world-renowned designer Kaffe Fassett.

  • 3¾-4 mm | 9-8 UK | 5-6 US
  • 22-24 sts 30-32 rows
  • Machine Wash, Cold, Gentle Machine Wash, Cold, Gentle
  • Do Not Bleach Do Not Bleach
  • Dry Flat in Shade Dry Flat in Shade
  • Iron Low Heat Iron Low Heat
  • Do Not Tumble Dry Do Not Tumble Dry
  • Dry Clean, in Certain Solvents, Consult Cleaner Dry Clean, in Certain Solvents, Consult Cleaner