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



PULLOVER Metta SANDI PROSSER Design by Gentle lace columns highlight the distinct lines of the asymmetric­al hemlines with flair. Special Abbreviati­ons Row 14: K1, p5, *p1, [k1, p1] into 2yo, p5; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1, k1. K2, *yo, k2tog, ssk, yo, k1, yo, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to last 6 sts, yo, k2tog, ssk, yo, k2. K1, purl to last st, k1. Rep Rows 5–20 for pat. CHALLENGIN­G Double yarn over (2yo): Knit 3 stitches together (k3tog): Yo twice. Knit Sizes Row 15: 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. next 3 sts tog to dec 2 sts. Work to st indicated, slip next st pwise to RH needle. Bring yarn between needles to RS of work, then slip same st back to LH needle. Bring yarn to WS, wrapping st. Turn work leaving rem sts unworked, then beg working back in the other direction. Work to wrapped st. With RH needle, pick up wrap and work wrap tog with wrapped st. Wrap and Turn ( W&T): Row 20: Special Technique 3-Needle Join: With RS of underlayer held against WS of overlayer and the needles parallel, insert a 3rd needle into the first st on each needle and knit the 2 sts tog. Finished Measuremen­ts Chest: Back length: To hide wraps on 36 (40, 44, 48, 521/2, 56) inches 211/2 (22, 221/2, 23, 231/2, 231/2) inches subsequent rows: Materials Pattern Notes Pattern Stitch • DK weight yarn (35% linen/ 35% wool/30% baby alpaca): 1,510 (1,650, 1,790, 1,920, 1,920, 2,200) yds/550 (600, 650, 700, 700, 800)g tan • Size 5 (3.75mm) straight and 32-inch circular needles • Size 6 (4mm) straight and 24-inch circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge • Stitch holders • Locking stitch markers The back is worked in stockinett­e stitch; the lower front has 2 overlappin­g pieces, 1 worked in stockinett­e stitch and the other worked in the Lace pattern. Both are shaped with short rows. After they are joined, the right armhole and neckline are worked in stockinett­e stitch. The upper left front is worked separately in the Lace pattern. Before beginning Lace pattern, place markers between pattern repeats for ease in working pattern when shaping with short rows. When shaping in the Lace pattern, either with short rows or decreases, work pattern yarn overs or decreases only if you have enough stitches to work the balancing decrease or yarn over. Work increases and decreases 1 stitch in from the edge. Note: A chart is provided for those preferring to work pat st from a chart. Lace Rows 1 and 3 (RS): (multiple of 10 sts + 8) K2, *yo, k2tog, ssk, yo, k1; rep from * to last 6 sts, yo, k2tog, ssk, yo, k2. K1, purl to last st, k1. K1, k3tog, *2yo, sk2p, yo, k2tog, ssk, yo, k3tog; rep from * to last 4 sts, 2yo, sk2p, k1. K1, p1, (k1, p1) into 2yo, *p6, [k1, p1] into 2yo; rep from * to last 2 sts, p1, k1. K2, *yo, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, ssk, yo, k1; rep from * to last 4 sts, [yo, k2] twice. Rows 2 and 4: Row 5: Row 6: Gauge Row 7: 23 sts and 30 rows = 4 inches/10cm in St st with larger needles. 21 sts and 33 rows = 4 inches/10cm in Lace pat (blocked) with larger needles. To save time, take time to check gauge. Rows 8, 10, 12, 16 and 18: K1, purl to last st, k1. Rows 9, 11, 17 and 19: K2, *yo, k2tog, ssk, yo, k1; rep from * to last 6 sts, yo, k2tog, ssk, yo, k2. K2, *yo, k2tog, ssk, yo, k3tog, 2yo, sk2p; rep from * to last 6 sts, yo, k2tog, ssk, yo, k2. Row 13: 40 Graceful Lace APRIL 2019 FIND US @ www. facebook. com/ CreativeKn­ittingMaga­zine

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