Summer Pullover in Lace Pattern
Yarn: 500 g (40% Cotton, 60% Bamboo, yardage = 225 m/50 g); one pair quick knit needles 3 mm (US 2.5) and crochet hook size 3 mm (US C).
Always work with two strands of yarn.
Garter st (gst): k every row.
Lace Pattern: Multiple of 28 + 1 + 2 selv sts.
Work according to chart. Only RS rows are shown.
On WS rows, work all sts and yos P or as established.
Beg with 1 selv st, rep patt, end with stitch after patt and 1 selv st.
Repeat rows 1-16 throughout.
Gauge over patt rep: 11 cm wide and 5 cm tall.
Cast on 143 sts (5 patt reps + 1 st + 2 selv sts) and work 1 row in garter st.
Cont to work in Lace Pattern = 11 row reps.
When piece measures 55 cm = 176 rows from cast on bind off sts.
Front: Work same as back.
Cast on 100 sts and work 16 cm in gst, then bind off sts.
Sew shoulder seams leaving 16-20 cm open for neck.
Crochet 1 rnd of crab st (= sc worked from left to right) around neck.
Sew in sleeves. Sew side seams.