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

INSPIRED EDGES : 43 : 43

INSPIRED EDGES

Lower Left Front Row 9 (short row): Joining row (RS): Work Row 2 of Lace pat over first 5 (5, 5, 5, 7, 7) sts, k3. Continue working short rows as establishe­d and hiding wraps when you come to them, [working 4 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5) more sts every RS row] 12 (21, 18, 4, 23, 13) more times, then [3 (3, 5, 5, 5, 6) more sts every RS row] 11 (2, 5, 19, 0, 10) times, bringing sts into establishe­d Lace pat, ending with a WS row. Place underlayer behind overlayer with needles parallel; with other end of circular needle, knit the first 4 sts of underlayer, *knit next underlayer st tog with next overlayer st using 3-Needle Join; rep from * until all sts of underlayer have been worked, knit 4 rem overlayer sts—104 (116, 126, 138, 150, 162) sts. Knit 5 rows. Starting with a knit row, work even in St st until piece measures 31/2 inches from Joining row, ending with a WS row. (Overlayer) With smaller needles, cast on 100 (112, 122, 134, 146, 158) sts. Knit. Sl 1 pwise wyif, knit to end of row. Change to larger needles. Knit and dec 9 (11, 11, 13, 15, 17) sts evenly across row—91 (101, 111, 121, 131, 141) sts. Rows 1–3: Row 4: Row 5 ( WS): Next row (RS): Sl 1 pwise wyif, k2, work in pat to end of row. Work in pat to last 3 sts, k3. Rep last 2 rows until right-side–seam edge (short side) of overlayer measures 9 inches, ending with a RS row. Work in pat and inc 9 (11, 11, 13, 15, 17) sts evenly across row—100 (112, 122, 134, 146, 158) sts. Cut yarn and leave sts on needle. Note: On following short rows, bring new sts into Lace pat, maintainin­g pat. Next row: Row 6 (RS short row): Sl 1 pwise wyif, k2, k1 (1, 1, 1, 2, 2), W&T. P1 (1, 1, 1, 2, Shape Neck & Armhole Row 7 ( WS short row): At beg of RS rows, bind off [13 (15, 17, 18, 20, 22) sts] once, [9 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14) sts] once, [7 (8, 8, 8, 9, 10) sts] once, [5 (6, 6, 7, 8, 9) sts] twice, [4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 5) sts] twice and [3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) sts] twice. 2), k3. Next row ( WS): Row 8 (short row): Hiding wrap when you come to it, sl 1 pwise wyif, k2, work Row 1 of Lace pat over next 5 (5, 5, 5, 7, 7) sts, W&T. At the same time, when right-side–seam edge measures 131/2 inches, bind off 7 sts at beg of next WS row for armhole—44 (50, 55, 61, 67, 73) sts. After neck bind- offs are complete, pm at neck edge of next row, dec 1 st at neck edge [every RS row] 21 (21, 22, 22, 23, 23) times—23 (29, 33, 39, 44, 50) sts. Work even until armhole measures 8 (81/2, 9, 91/2, 10, 10) inches, ending with a WS row. Bind off rem sts. Upper Left Front Panel With larger needles, cast on 48 (54, 58, 64, 69, 75) sts. Row 1 (short row, RS): Work Row 1 of Lace pat across first 8 (10, 11, 12, 13, 14) sts, W&T. Row 2 (short row, WS): Work in pat to end of row. Hiding the wrap when you come to it, work Row 3 of Lace pat across 16 (19, 21, 23, 25, 27) sts, W&T. Continue working short rows in Lace pat as establishe­d and hiding wraps when you come to them, work 8 (9, 9, 9, 10, 10) more sts on next RS row, then 5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8) sts on next 2 RS rows, 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6) sts on next 2 RS rows, and 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 5) sts on next 2 RS rows, bringing sts into Lace pat. Row 3: 43 CreativeKn­ittingMaga­zine. com FOLLOW US @ CreativeKn­ittingMaga­zine. com/ blog APRIL 2019

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