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

CAPTIVATIN­G COLORS : 16 : 16

CAPTIVATIN­G COLORS

tip You may wish to use lifelines and stitch markers with this one. As this project is worked with two strands of yarn held together throughout, be sure to catch both strands with each stitch or risk having a loopy finish. Front/Back Make both the same Using 2 strands of A held tog, cast on 73 (81, 89, 97, 105, 113) sts. Work 18 (18, 12, 12, 14, 14) rows in Big Lace pat. Dec 1 st at each edge on next row, then [every 6 (6, 4, 4, 4, 4) rows] 3 (3, 7, 7, 7, 7) more times, ending with a dec row—65 (73, 73, 81, 89, 97) sts. Work 5 (5, 3, 3, 3, 3) rows even. Cut A. Change to B; work 2 rows in Little Lace pat. Dec 1 st at each edge on next row, then [every 6 rows] 5 (6, 3, 4, 5, 6) more times—53 (59, 65, 71, 77, 83) sts. Work even until piece measures 181/4 (181/4, 183/4, 183/4, 191/4, 191/4) inches, ending with a WS row. Shape Armholes Bind off 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6) sts at beg of next 2 rows—45 (51, 55, 61, 65, 71) sts. Cut B. Change to C and work in Seed St. Dec 1 st at each edge [every RS row] 3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6) times—39 (43, 47, 51, 55, 59) sts. Work even until armholes measure 6 (61/2, 61/2, 7, 7, 71/2) inches, ending with a WS row. Shape Neck & Shoulders Next row (RS): Work 11 (13, 14, 16, 17, 19) sts, bind off center 17 (17, 19, 19, 21, 21) sts, work to end. Working across first 11 (13, 14, 16, 17, 19) shoulder sts only, dec 1 st at neck edge [every RS row] 3 times—8 (10, 11, 13, 14, 16) sts. FIND US @ www. facebook. com/ CreativeKn­ittingMaga­zine

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