Rhombus by Woolly Hooligan


November 2018
any DK weight
yarn held together
+ Fingering
= DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
US 6 - 4.0 mm
2000 - 2500 yards (1829 - 2286 m)
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Simple sideways lace pullover.

Oversized lace pullover, flattering on every body type. Meant to fit with ease of 10 inches or thereabouts.

Knitted sideways, without waist shaping in one piece, then stitches are picked up for sleeves after the body is seamed at the sides. Sleeves are knitted in the round.
Stitches are picked up around the neck for collar, and bottom for an i-cord trim.

This lovely lace blooms so beautifully when blocked.
Instructions for lace are charted and written out line by line for ease of knitting.

Yarn: Super wash merino by Fleece Artists in fingering weight held double in colour CREMA or Simply use a DK weight yarn like the BFL DK by Fleece Artist.
5,5,6 skeins (470 yards in each skein, approx. 2300-2400 yards) if you use DK weight you will need about half that amount.

Needles: Size 6 US (4mm) circular preferably to accommodate large amount of stitches (36 inches plus cord), and same size DPN’s for working the sleeves

Gauge: 22 st/26 rows in 4 inch/10cm blocked lace chart swatch or 22st/26 rows in 4 inch/10 cm stockinet blocked swatch.

Please take time to check gauge and adjust needle size as necessary.

Neck width: approx. 20 inches’ circumference same for all sizes (can easily be modified, hinted through out the pattern)
25 inches for all sizes (if a longer garment is desired you simply cast on an additional pattern repeat; if shorter then less repeats)
Sleeves: same length for all sizes 10.5 inches from the point of attachment to body, circumference at seam to body 12/14/16 inches, at wrist 9/11/13 inches choose the sleeve size best suited for you as this is entirely customizable.

S finished measurements bust 48 inches
M finished measurement bust 54 inches
L finished measurement bust 60 inches

of garment:
The pattern repeat is multiple of 14 st plus 15.
Place markers as needed for pattern repeat, if that helps you to keep track. The pattern within red border will be repeated 17 times.
Additional sizes are provided inside the parenthesis consecutively, if only one number is given it applies to all sizes.