Old Shell Pattern Lace Sweater by Margaret Stuart

Old Shell Pattern Lace Sweater

Knitting
Shetland wool
Lace ?
32 stitches and 38 rows = 4 inches
in Shell pattern
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 1 - 2.25 mm
30-32 in (76-81 cm), 34-36 in (86-91 cm), 38-40 in (97-102 cm)

Sizes:

  • 30-32 in (76-81 cm)
  • 34-36 in (86-91 cm)
  • 38-40 in (97-102 cm)

Yarn requirements:

  • 4, 5, 6 oz light grey
  • 1 oz dark grey
  • 1 oz dark pink
  • 1 oz mid grey
  • 1 oz light pink

Notions:

4 buttons for the back closure

Original yarn used in pattern (details at the back of
The Traditional Sweater Book) was Jamieson and Smith’s 2ply laceweight Shetland wool. At the time the book was written, this laceweight came in hanks of approximately 1oz./31g/252 yards.