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Reverie

Knitting
July 2014
Sport / 5 ply (12 wpi) ?
21.5 stitches and 33.5 rows = 4 inches in Lace Pattern, after blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1280 - 2560 yards (1170 - 2341 m)
31 (33, 35½, 40, 42, 44½, 48½, 51, 53, 55½)” bust circumference with fronts overlapping.
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Reverie is a return to romance, perfect to throw on for a night of dinner by candlelight on the terrace and for the days of fall when a slight chill clings in the shade. The pattern is suitable for intermediate lace knitters. Please see specific required skills below. Instructions are both written and charted. The pattern has been professionally tech edited to reduce the possibility for error, but if you have questions or believe that you have found an error, please contact me.

required skills:
lace knitting (yarnovers, k2tog, k3tog, ssk, sssk)
decreasing (see above)
increasing (make one, yarnovers)
seaming
grafting or three-needle bind off

Instructions are given for the various make one increases, three-needle bind-off, and shaping in lace pattern. Shaping in lace occurs only on the body at the armholes.

finished measurements
31 (33, 35½, 40, 42, 44½, 48½, 51, 53, 55½)”
78.5 (84, 90, 101.5, 106.5, 113, 123, 129.5, 134.5, 141) cm
bust circumference with fronts overlapping.
23 (23, 24, 24 / 24, 25, 25 / 25, 26, 26)”
58.5 (58.5, 61, 61 / 61, 63.5, 63.5 / 63.5, 66, 66) cm long.

ease
The sweater is intended to be worn with approximately 2-4” / 5-10 cm positive ease. Sample measures 33” / 84 cm and is modeled with 2” / 5 cm positive ease.

yarn
4 (4, 5, 5 / 5, 6, 6 / 7, 7, 7) skeins The Plucky Knitter Traveler Sport in “Karat Stix”; 320 yds / 293 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g; 65% merino wool / 20% silk / 15% yak.

Sweater requires approximately 1180 (1260, 1360, 1510 / 1590, 1710, 1860 / 1960, 2120, 2210) yds / 1080 (1150, 1250, 1390 / 1450, 1560, 1700 / 1800, 1940, 2020) m sport weight yarn.

needles & notions
US 4 (3.5 mm) 24” / 60 cm circular needle
US 4 (3.5 mm) DPNs
OR size necessary to make gauge
4 locking stitch markers
waste yarn
darning needle
shank buttons, approximately 0.5” / 1.25 cm in diameter (optional)

gauge
Taken after blocking:
21.5 sts and 33.5 rows equal 4” / 10 cm in Lace Pattern.
24 sts and 30 rows equal 4” / 10 cm in Stockinette.
Lace Insert is 2” / 5 cm wide.

construction
The body is worked flat, in one piece to the armholes, where fronts and back are divided and worked flat separately. Extensions on each of the fronts form the collar. After the shoulders are seamed, the extensions are joined and seamed to the back neck. The saddle sleeves are worked flat separately, set into the body, and the saddles are seamed along the front and back shoulder edges and neck extensions. Buttons are optional and can be added once the project is complete, as yarnovers are used for buttonholes.