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Diagonal Lace Pullover
Lion Brand® Amazing®
Pattern Number: L0591
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate (Level 3)
S (M/L, 1X/2X)
Finished Bust 38 (46, 54) in. (96.5 (117, 137) cm)
Finished Length 23 (24, 25) in. (58.5 (61, 63.5) cm)
825-209 Amazing Yarn: Vineyard
Burgundy, magenta, and chocolate brown
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Circular knitting needle size 9 (5.5 mm), 36 in. (91.5 cm)
14 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) in Diagonal Lace pattern. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.
Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.
Diagonal Lace Pattern (over even number of sts)
Row 1 (WS): Purl.
Row 2: K1, *yo, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1.
Rep Rows 1 and 2 for Diagonal Lace pattern.
Pullover is knit in one piece beginning at lower edge of front and working over shoulders down to lower edge of back.
Measure pieces along center, not along edges.
Diagonal Lace pattern will create a diagonal 'pull' around Pullover, including the seams.
Beg at lower edge of front, cast on 68 (80, 94) sts loosely
Beg with a WS row, work in Diagonal Lace pattern until piece measures 16 1/2 (17, 17 1/2) in.
(42 (43, 44.5) cm) from beg, measured straight up from cast-on edge, end with a WS row.
Note: End with a WS row means that the last row you work should be a WS row, and the next row that you are ready to work will be a RS row.
Shape Front of Sleeves
Next Row (RS): Cast on 68 sts, beg by working across cast-on sts, k1, *yo, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 136 (148, 162) sts at the end of this row.
Next Row (WS): Cast on 68 sts, beg by working across cast-on sts, purl to end of row - 204 (216, 230) sts at the end of this row.
Beg with a RS row work in Diagonal Lace pattern until sleeve measures 6 1/2 (7, 7 1/2) in.
(16.5 (18, 19) cm), measured straight up from sleeve cast-on edge, end with a WS row.
Divide for Neck
Next Row (RS): K1, [yo, k2tog] 42 (45, 48) times, k1, bind off next 32 (32, 34) sts loosely for neck; k1, *yo, k2tog; repeat from * to last st, k1 - 86 (92, 98) sts on each side of neck.
Next Row (WS): P86 (92, 98), cast on 32 (32, 34) sts over bound-off sts, p to end of row - 204 (216, 230) sts at the end of this row.
Beg with a RS row, work in Diagonal Lace pattern until piece measures 6 1/2 (7, 7 1/2) in.
(16.5 (18, 19) cm) measured straight up from neck, end with a WS row.
Shape Back of Sleeves
Next Row (RS): Bind off first 68 sts loosely, k1, *yo, k2tog; rep from * to last st, k1 - 136 (148, 162) sts at the end of this row.
Next Row (WS): Bind off first 68 sts loosely, purl to end of row - 68 (80, 94) sts at the end of this row.
Beg with a RS row, work in Diagonal Lace pattern until piece measures 16 1/2 (17, 17 1/2) in.
(42 (43, 44.5) cm) measured straight up from sleeve bind off.
Bind off loosely.
Fold piece in half along shoulders (see fold line in schematic).
Sew side and sleeve seams.
Weave in ends.
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
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