Creative Knitting - Graceful Lace SIP 2019 : 2019-04-01

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CARDIGAN Courtney SANDI PROSSER Design by Stitch up some lacy strips for a stunning and stylish cardigan. Pattern Stitches Back INTERMEDIA­TE Note: Charts are provided for those preferring to work pat sts from charts. Sizes Strip 1 (Left Side Panel) Woman’s small (medium, large, X-large, 2X-large) Instructio­ns are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parenthese­s. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes. Cast on 42 (51, 60, 69, 78) sts. Knit 1 WS row. Work in Lace Pat 1 until piece measures 20 (20, 21, 21, 21) inches, ending with a WS row. Work 40 rows in Lace Pat 2. Bind off all sts kwise; pm at end of row, approx 3/4 inch down from bound- off edge. Lace Pat 1 Row 1 (RS): (multiple of 9 sts + 6) K3, *k1, yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3. K2, purl to last 2 sts, k2. K3, *yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3. K2, purl to last 2 sts, k2. Rep Rows 1–4 for pat. Row 2: Row 3: Row 4: Finished Measuremen­ts Chest: 41 (46, 51, 57, 61) inches, buttoned 24 (24, 25, 25, 25) inches Lace Pat 2 Row 1 (RS): Row 2: Rows 3, 5, 7 and 9: Rows 4, 6, 8 and 10: Strip 2 (Center Panel) (multiple of 9 sts + 6) K2, purl to last 2 sts, k2. Knit. Length: Cast on 60 sts. Knit 1 WS row. Work in Lace Pat 1 until piece measures 17 (17, 18, 18, 18) inches, ending with a WS row. Work 72 rows in Lace Pat 2. Bind off all sts kwise. Materials Knit. K2, purl to last • Rozetti Yarns Alpaculenc­e (fingering weight; 76% acrylic/9% wool/ 9% alpaca/6% glitter; 536 yds/ 100g per skein): 3 (4, 4, 4, 5) skeins carnelian #104 • Size 5 (3.75mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge • Stitch holders • Stitch markers • 1 (1/2-inch) button 2 sts, k2. K2, purl to last 2 sts, k2. Knit. Row 11: Row 12: Rows 13 and 17: K3, *k1, yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3. Strip 3 (Right Side Panel) Cast on 42 (51, 60, 69, 78) sts. Knit 1 WS row. Work in Lace Pat 1 until piece measures 13 (13, 14, 14, 14) inches, ending with a WS row. Work 110 rows in Lace Pat 2. Bind off all sts kwise; pm at beg of row, approx 3/4 inch down from bound- off edge. Rows 14, 16 and 18: K2, purl to last 2 sts, k2. Rows 15 and 19: K3, *yo, k2, ssk, k2tog, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3. K2, purl to last 2 sts, k2. Rep Rows 1–20 for pat. Row 20: Gauge 28 sts and 32 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Lace Pat 1, lightly blocked. 28 sts and 40 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Lace Pat 2, lightly blocked. To save time, take time to check gauge. Pattern Notes Cardigan is comprised of strips that are worked individual­ly and then sewn together. Short sleeve is worked sideways, then folded in half before being sewn to body. When shaping front neck, work decreases as follows: Work k1, k2tog at beginning of right-side rows and ssk, k1 at end; work p1, ssp at beginning of wrong-side rows and p2tog at end. Right Front Strip 1 (Side Panel) Cast on 42 (51, 60, 69, 78) sts. Knit 1 WS row. Work in Lace Pat 1 until piece measures 13 (13, 14, 14, 14) inches, ending with a WS row. Work 110 rows in Lace Pat 2. Bind off all sts kwise; pm at beg of row, approx 4 inches down from bound- off edge. Special Abbreviati­on Slip, slip, purl (ssp): Slip 2 sts 1 at a time kwise to RH needle; return sts to LH needle in turned position and p2tog-tbl—a left-leaning single dec. 10 Graceful Lace APR I L 2019 FIND US @ www. facebook. com/ CreativeKn­ittingMaga­zine

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