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Lace Finery

Knitting
June 2012
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
750 - 1000 yards (686 - 914 m)
32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44)" (81.5 [86.5, 91.5, 96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 112] cm)
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Interweave SKU: EP10399

Also available in the book Light & Layered Knits

Fitted shell with asymetrical V-neck, vertically patterned angled lace collar and lace edging at hemline.

This fitted shell is a balance of simple beauty and just enough detail to hold your focus. The asymmetrical V-neck places the vertically patterned lace collar at an artistic angle. The lace adds softness and visual interest to the stockinette body. If you want a more casual look, simply omit the lace collar for a not-so basic shell—just pick up the required number of stitches around the neck, purl one round, knit one round, then bind off all the stitches purlwise. Try pairing this top with another sweater … a knitted kimono, perhaps? (Interweave)

Finished Size: About 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44)” (81.5 [86.5, 91.5, 96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 112] cm) bust circumference.

Yarn: DK weight Tahki Cotton Classic Lite (100% cotton; 125 yd [115 m]/50 g): #4809 teal, 6 (6, 6, 7, 7, 7, 8) skeins.

Yarn Weight: #3 - Light

Needles: Body: size U.S. 6 (4 mm): 24” (60 cm) circular (cir) plus a second needle the same size or smaller for three-needle bind-off. Edging: size U.S. 4 (3.5 mm): 16” (60 cm) cir.

Notions: Removable markers; waste yarn for holding sts; marker (m); tapestry needle.

Gauge: 24 sts and 32 rows = 4” (10 cm) in St st on larger needle.

Originally Published: Light & Layered Knits