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

CAPTIVATIN­G COLORS : 14 : 14

CAPTIVATIN­G COLORS

Cates JILL WRIGHT Design by This delicate, light- as- air top will thrill you with its simplicity. A straightfo­rward A- line style in two identical pieces on large needles makes this a quick but impressive knit. Special Abbreviati­on Row 3: K2, p1, *k3, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2. Rep Row 2. K2, p1, *yo, sk2p, yo, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2. P2, *p2, k1, p1; rep from * to last 3 sts, p3. K3, *k1, p1, k2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2. Rep Row 6. Rep Rows 1–8 for pat. INTERMEDIA­TE Slip, slip, purl (ssp): Slip next 2 sts kwise, 1 at a time, from LH to RH needle; slip these sts back to LH needle keeping them twisted; p2tog-tbl. Sizes Row 4: Row 5: Woman’s small (medium, large, X-large, 2X-large, 3X-large) Instructio­ns are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parenthese­s. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes. Row 6: Pattern Stitches Row 7: Note: Charts are provided for those preferring to work pat sts from charts. Row 8: Finished Measuremen­ts Big Lace Row 1 (RS): (multiple of 8 sts + 9) K1, *k2, yo, sk2p, yo, k3; rep from * to end. *P2, yo, p2tog, k1, ssp, yo, p1; rep from * to last st, p1. K1, *yo, ssk, yo, sk2p, yo, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * to end. Rep Row 2. Rep Row 1. Purl. K2tog, *yo, k5, yo, sk2p; rep from * to last 7 sts, yo, k5, yo, ssk. P1, *ssp, yo, p3, yo, p2tog, p1; rep from * to end. K2tog, *yo, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, yo, sk2p; rep from * to last 7 sts, yo, k2tog, yo, k1, [yo, ssk] twice. Rep Row 8. Rep Row 7. Purl. Rep Rows 1–12 for pat. Chest: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54) inches with 0–2 inches ease 263/4 (271/4, 281/4, 283/4, 293/4, 301/4) inches Seed St Row 1: Row 2: (odd number of sts) K1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end. Knit the purl sts and purl the knit sts. Rep Row 2 for pat. Length: Row 2: Row 3: Materials Row 4: Row 5: Row 6: Row 7: • Lace weight yarn (75% extra-fine merino wool/ 25% mulberry silk): 381 yds/ 25g each dark mauve (A), light mauve (B) and ecru (C) • Size 9 (5.5mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge Pattern Notes Identical front and back pieces are worked from bottom up and then sewn together. Yarn is held doubled throughout. Work with 1 end from outside of ball and 1 end from inside. Work all increases and decreases 1 stitch from edge. Work a ssk decrease at the beginning of the row and a k2tog decrease at the end of the row. When working decreases, change to stockinett­e stitch at edges when there are not enough stitches to complete a yarn over and correspond­ing decrease (ssk or k2tog) set. Row 8: Row 9: Gauge Row 10: Row 11: Row 12: 14 sts and 18 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Big Lace pat with 2 strands yarn held tog. 12 sts and 18 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Little Lace pat with 2 strands yarn held tog. 13 sts and 28 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Seed St with 2 strands yarn held tog. To save time, take time to check gauge. Little Lace Row 1 (RS): (multiple of 4 sts + 5) K1, yo, sk2p, *yo, p1, yo, sk2p; rep from * to last st, yo, k1. P2, *k1, p3; rep from * to last 3 sts, k1, p2. Row 2: 14 CreativeKn­ittingMGra­cefulAPRIL­2019FINDUS@www.facebook.com/ agazine Lace

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