Feather and Fan Lace Sweater by Stephanie Lajoie

Feather and Fan Lace Sweater

Knitting
March 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 3 - 3.25 mm
450 - 850 yards (411 - 777 m)
XS, S, M, L, XL
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This sweater was written using a hybrid saddle-shoulder and raglan construction, knitted seamlessly from the top down with lace sections on both sleeves and the front and a progressive 2x2 rib edge worked from the waist down. Two neckline options are available, a V-Neck and a scoop neck.

Please note that this pattern contains written instructions only

The pattern was written for a DK weight bamboo yarn, and since bamboo tends to grow a lot when worn, I wrote the pattern with 2” negative allowance. If you plan on using a different yarn or if you prefer a looser fit, feel free to size up.

SIZES:

XS (26”) for 28” bust, S (30”) for 32” bust, M (34”) for 36” bust, L (38”) for 40” bust, XL (42”) for 44” bust.

GAUGE:

20 sts & 28 rows for a 4” square on size 6 (4 mm) needle in stockinette st

MATERIALS:

US 3 & 6 (3.25 & 4 mm) circular needle & DPNs
8 stitch markers
450 to 850 yards of DK weight yarn
The sample was knit in size Medium with 3.11 skeins (551 yards) of Bamboo Pop yarn.

TECHNIQUES USED:

To use this pattern, you need to know how to Knit, purl, SSK, K2tog, YO, M1L & M1R. All the instructions are written, but some charts are also provided as a reference for the neck and raglan increases.