It Cannot Fail To Please by Susan Crawford
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It Cannot Fail To Please

November 2008
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches in stocking stitch using 3.00mm needles
US 1 - 2.25 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
820 - 1230 yards (750 - 1125 m)
To fit bust 30-32, 34-36, 38-40, 42-44, 46-48, 50-52 inches
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A form fitting all-over lace sweater, featuring a flattering square neckline and with a choice of elbow length or short sleeves. The lace pattern is much simpler than it may look with no shaping required other than at armholes and sleeve heads. Designed to be worn with 4-6 inches of negative ease to really show the lace pattern off to good effect. Knitted flat in separate pieces.

Knitted in my own Excelana 4ply wool in the stunning autumnal shade of Damson Wine.

Now available as a single pattern as well as part of the Stitch in Time volume 1 collection.

Pattern completely rewritten and extended with both written and charted instructions included and additional sizes included.

Excelana 4ply (100% pure British wool - 159m/174yds per 50g)
5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8) balls shade Damson Wine
1 pair 2.25mm (US #1) needles
1 pair 3.25mm (US #3) needles
Stitch holder

Gauge over lace pattern after blocking
33 sts and 40 rows = 4in (10cm) using 3.25mm needles

Standard gauge for Excelana 4ply
28 sts and 36 rows = 4in (10cm) using 3.25mm needles

Take a peek at our ‘look book’ for A Stitch in Time Volume 1.