897 Lacy Summer Shell/Belleville by Bergère de France

897 Lacy Summer Shell/Belleville

by Bergère de France
July 2014
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
26 stitches and 37 rows = 4 inches
in stocking stitch with larger needles
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
919 - 1225 yards (840 - 1120 m)
S, (M, L, XL, XXL), see notes
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This classic summer shell top has a neat, fitted appearance and is knitted in a light cotton-acrylic blend that’s cool and machine washable, ideal for warm sunny days. The garment has a pretty lace panel on the front, short sleeves and a round neckline; the back and sleeves are worked in stocking stitch.

To fit bust: 30-33-36¼-40-43 inches
Actual bust: 32¼-35½-38¾-42½-46½ inches

Requires: 6-6-7-7-8 skeins of recommended yarn

Gauge over pattern: 24 sts and 37 rows to 4 inches on 3mm needles

A cable needle is used to knit the openwork section.

Lace pattern is both written out and charted.


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