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 Phthalo.
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.
Fenella from Susan Crawford, 100% British wool, 129m/141yds per 25g
8 (8, 10, 13, 15) skeins shade Phthalo
After blocking -
27.5 sts and 36 rows to 10cm (4in) measured over lace pattern
1 pair 3.25mm (US 3) needles and 1 3.25mm circular needle (40cm in length)
Waste yarn or stitch holders; tapestry needle; stitch markers
Lace knitting; how to follow a chart; three needle cast off, sewing up a garment; setting-in sleeves.