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Alvescot

Knitting
September 2009
Bulky / 12 ply (7 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
934 - 1601 yards (854 - 1464 m)
UK 6-26/ 32 - 46 inch Bust
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This intricate mix of cables and lace in a fabulous chunky knit has a wonderfully intricate pattern to get your teeth into.
The inspiration for my Graceful sweater came from a beautiful stitch swatch that I saw,and played around with for over a year. I made it into all sorts of accessories and I
loved it so much that I wanted to put it into
a garment somehow.
I have used Scrumptious Chunky, because the silky sheen brings out that fabulous stitch definition, whilst also
being a fairly quick knit. This project demands a solid yarn otherwise the lace will be lost.
Despite being Lacey I wanted it still to be comfortable enough
that the wearer can choose to put a layer on
underneath.
I advise to knit up a swatch first in the lace, which goes up the front and back. It may not feel
particularly intuitive at first but it will
certainly help you get a proper feel for the
stitch pattern.

Known as Graceful in The Knitter.