Pattern - Nancy
This beautiful jumper features a Feather and Fan lace pattern combined with stripes and with a Butterfly Lace stitch on the sleeves. The elegant stripe pattern on the body is worked in five colours of Excelana 4ply. The flattering key hole front opening is encircled by a sewn-on scarf to complete this 1930s style jumper.
The body is knitted from the bottom up with front and back pieces knitted separately and then sewn together, with raglan shaping worked at armholes. The elbow length sleeves are knitted separately.
Knitted in Excelana 4ply 100% british wool from Susan Crawford in an art deco inspired colourway of Alabaster, Persian Grey, Nile Green, French Rose and Ruby Red.
The pattern includes both written and charted instructions for the lace section.
Nancy is part of the Knits For A Cold Climate collection.
Pattern includes 5 sizes to fit the following chest measurements: 76-81cm(30-32in), 86-92cm(34-36in), 97-102cm(38-40in), 107-112cm(42-44in), 117-122cm(46-48in).
Excelana 4 ply from Susan Crawford, 100% British wool, 159m/174yds per 50g
5 (6, 7, 8, 9) 50g skeins shade Alabaster
1 (1, 2, 2, 2) 50g skeins shade Persian Grey1 (1, 1, 1, 1) 50g skeins shade French Rose1 (1, 1, 2, 2) 50g skeins shade Nile Green1 (1, 1, 1, 1) 50g skeins shade Ruby Red
31 sts and 40 rows to 10cm(4in) measured over feather and fan stitch pattern.
3.25mm (US 3) needles plus a spare needle
Techniques used:Lace knitting, three needle cast off.