Blooming Lace Sweater by YellowBlueDesign by Olya Mikesh

Blooming Lace Sweater

January 2021
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
28 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch, in the round
US 2 - 2.75 mm
1317 - 2631 yards (1204 - 2406 m)
36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64)” to fit bust 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60)”
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This pattern is available for free.

Blooming Lace is a perfect piece to wear with a skirt or jeans. Made in a luxurious Merino and Silk blend yarn, it’s incredibly soft and drapes beautifully. The garment has positive ease, and is flattering to wear over a dress, or with a pretty skirt. Just the right amount of lace and eyelets add a feminine touch to this garment, and balance the clean stockinette stitch background.

Skill Level: Intermediate

4” of positive ease recommended.

Yarn: Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk (85% Merino, 15% Silk; 437 yards 400 meters/100 grams): in Color Snow (3 (3, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6) balls).

Notions: Markers (different color), waste yarn, tapestry needle, tape measure

This pattern is worked in the round from the top down.

Raglan increases are used to shape the yoke.

Sleeves are picked up and knitted seamlessly from the top down.

Magic loop method is used for knitting smaller circumstances with a circular needle, but double point needles can be used as well, transitioning to the circular needle when necessary.

Different color markers are suggested to be used for distinguishing between RM and LM.