A gentle curve of lace, with ties and flared lower edge, that be can worn as a vest or a wrap.
82” along lower edge, 11½” long
Mesa by Classic Elite Yarns
(100% cotton; 50 g = approx 85 yards)
6 balls 4257 Navajo
Circular knitting needles (24” or longer) in size US 7, 10 and 10½ (4.5, 6 and 6.5 mm)
Removable stitch markers
12 sts (1 patt rep wide) and 12 rows (1 patt rep high) in lace patt from Chart A meas 3¼” wide and 2½” high using middle-size needle, after blocking; 14 sts (1 patt rep wide) and 12 rows (1 patt rep high) in lace patt from Chart B meas 4½” wide and 3¼” high using largest needle, after blocking. Take time to save time, check your gauge.
The ribbed upper band and ties are worked first in one piece. Stitches for the lace section are picked up along the edge of the band and worked downwards. Increases and a change in needle size cause the lower edge to flare.