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

INSPIRED EDGES : 49 : 49

INSPIRED EDGES

Shape Lower Body Next rnd (RS): With RS held tog, join front and back yoke/sleeve sts using 3-needle bind- off. Close bottom of sleeves by sewing outer 13 front and back cast- on sts tog. Rep for left yoke/sleeve. Knit around, hiding wraps when you come to them and removing center markers. Shape lower body using short rows as follows: K28 (32, 33, 35, 38) sts, pm; k36 (38, 46, 52, 56) center front sts, pm; knit to end. Next rnd: Border Rnd 1: *K3 (3, 2, 2, 1), k2tog, k4, [k2tog, k3, k2tog, k4] 7 (8, 9, 10, 11) times, k2tog, k4 (3, 3, 2, 2); rep from * once—152 (168, 184, 200, 216) sts with 76 (84, 92, 100, 108) each front and back. Change to Openwork Pat and work 6-rnd pat until border measures approx 5 inches, ending with Rnd 1. Bind off loosely. Short-row set 1 (RS): Knit to marked center front sts, W&T; purl to marked center front sts, W&T, leaving center 36 (38, 46, 52, 56) sts unworked. ( WS): Body Pick-up rnd: With RS of front facing and starting at right ( just after left sleeve), *pick up and knit 76 (84, 92, 100, 108) sts along lower front edge of yoke (1 st in each cast- on st), pm for side; rep from * along back edge; pm for beg of rnd and join—152 (168, 184, 200, 216) sts. *K3 (3, 2, 2, 1), M1, k5, [M1, k4, M1, k5] 7 (8, 9, 10, 11) times, M1, k4 (3, 3, 2, 2); rep from * once— 184 (204, 224, 244, 264) sts, with 92 (102, 112, 122, 132) sts each front and back. Continue in St st until body measures 81/2 inches from yoke. Short-row set 2 (RS): Knit to 3 sts before wrapped st on previous row, W&T; purl to 3 sts before wrapped st on previous row, W&T. Rep [Short-row set 2] 1 (3, 4, 6, 9) more time(s). ( WS): Finishing Weave in ends. Block to measuremen­ts. Rnd 2 (inc): Short-row set 3 (RS): Knit to 2 sts before turning point on previous row, W&T; purl to 2 sts before turning point on previous row, W&T. Rep [Short-row set 3] 9 (8, 7, 5, 2) more times—2 sts rem between last set of wraps and side markers. n ( WS): 251/ (271/ 2, 291/ 2, 311/ 2, 331/ 2)" 2 51/ (51/ 111/ 111/ 2, 61/ 2, 7, 8)" 3" 2 91/ (101/ 2, 101/ 2, 2, 2)" 2 YOKE/SLEEVES BODY 37 (41, 45, 49, 53)" Note: Arrows show direction of knitting. 49 CreativeKn­ittingMaga­zine. com FOLLOW US @ CreativeKn­ittingMaga­zine. com/ blog APRIL 2019

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