Gilt Sweater by Emma Welford

Gilt Sweater

Knitting
December 2014
Lace ?
19 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch with 2 strands held together
US 10 - 6.0 mm
2350 - 3290 yards (2149 - 3008 m)
36¼ (40, 43¾, 47½, 51¼, 55¼)" bust circumference; shown in size 36¼", modeled with 3¼" of positive ease
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Two colors of yarn held double create an ombre effect in a simple raglan sweater. Easy lace patterning at the top of the yoke adds interest.

Sizes 36¼ (40, 43¾, 47½, 51¼, 55¼)“ bust circumference; shown in size 36¼”, modeled with 3¼“ of positive ease

Yarn Malabrigo Lace (100% baby merino; 470 yd 430 m/50 g):
• #96 Sunset (A), 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins
• #7 Cadmium (B), 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins

Gauge 19 sts and 28 rnds = 4” in St st with 2 strands of yarn held tog; 18½ sts and 26 rnds = 4” in k1, p1 rib, slightly stretched, with 2 strands of yarn held tog

Tools
• Size 10 (6 mm): 32” circular (cir) needle and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
• Markers (m)
• Stitch holders
• Tapestry needle