Pattern - Amies
This delicate top is knitted in a stunning all-over lace pattern. It is knitted in flat pieces with set-in sleeves and flattering neckline. The hem line is naturally shaped by the lace stitch itself.
Knitted in Fenella 2ply 100% british wool from Susan Crawford, which is the perfect yarn for lace knitting with great stitch definition. The sample shown is knitted in Chalk.
This pattern features both written and charted instructions.
The pattern is also available in Coronation Knits.
Pattern includes 6 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), 127-131cm(50-52in).
The garment is designed to be worn with up to 16cm (6in) of negative ease as the lace pattern needs to stretch over the body to be seen properly.
Excelana 4 ply from Susan Crawford, 100% British wool, 159m/174yds per 50g
5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8) skeins shade Damson Wine
After blocking -
33 sts and 40 rows to 10cm (4in) measured over lace pattern
1 pattern repeat of 18 sts and 24 rows measures 10cm (4in)
2.25mm (US 1) needles
3.25mm (US 3) needles
Stitch holder markers
Lace knitting, Three needle cast off, Set-in sleeves.