Bessie May Grace Over Top by Bessie May

Bessie May Grace Over Top

Knitting
September 2012
Lace ?
16 stitches and 19 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 10 - 6.0 mm
1518 - 2064 yards (1388 - 1887 m)
Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large
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Design

The Bessie May Grace Over Top is soft, thin, stylish and so cosy. Pretty Lace Patterning at base, top and sleeves, with weighted stitch work framing neckline, sleeves and hem, adding structure and fashioning.

Can be worn both casual as well as for special occasions.

Technique

Knitted flat, with simple lace rep patt over 6 rows, around base and top, (front, back, sleeves & neckline). Knitted with two strands of Bessie May Grace (mohair and silk), with the addition of Bessie May Smile (100% Extra Fine Merino Wool), at intervals to add weight, shaping and structure. Neck edging knitted in round.

Notions

Yarn: Bessie May Grace (70% Super Kid Mohair & 30% Silk)
6(7:8:8) x 25g balls
Bessie May Smile (100% Extra Fine Merino)
2(2:3:3) x 50g balls

Needles: 1 pair of 6mm knitting needles
1 x 80cm 6mm circular needle

Other: Stitch Holders & Place Marker

Measurements

Four sizes: Small: 32-34 inch bust/ease actual 37 inch bust
Medium: 36-38 inch bust/ease actual 42 inch bust
Large: 40-42 inch bust/ease actual 46 inch bust
Extra Large: 44-46 inch bust/ease actual 50 inch bust