Top with Lace Cables
Yarn: 400 g (100% Mercerized Cotton, yardage = 110 m/100 g); one pair quick knit needles 4 mm (US 6) and crochet hook size 4 mm (US G).
Work according to chart 1. Only RS rows are shown.
On WS rows, work all sts as they appear and work yos as established.
Rep rows 1 and 2.
Lace Cables Pattern:
Work according to chart 2. Only RS rows are shown.
On WS rows, work all sts and yos as they appear.
Repeat Rows 1-30 throughout.
Gauge: 16 sts and 24 rows = 10 x 10 cm.
Cast on 65 sts and work in Lace Panel. Beg and end row with P3.
Armhole Shaping: When piece measures 42 cm from beg, at each end bind off 5 sts once (work yo tog with prev st), 2 sts once and 1 st 3 times = 45 sts. Cont even.
Neckline Shaping: When armhole measures 17 cm from beg, bind off center 15 sts and complete both sides separately.
For rounding at inside edge bind off 5 sts once and rem shoulder sts once.
Cast on 70 sts and work as foll: selv st, 18 sts in Lace Panel, 32 sts in Lace Cables Pattern, 18 sts in Lace Panel, selv st.
Armhole Shaping: When piece measures 42 cm from beg, at each end bind off 5 sts once, 2 sts once and 1 st 3 times = 50 sts.
Neckline Shaping: After 49 cm from cast on, bind off center 16 sts and complete both sides separately.
For rounding at inside edge dec 1 st 7 times.
When work matches back, bind off rem 10 shoulder sts.
Sew shoulder and side seams.
With crochet hook, work 1 rnd sc (single crochet) around neckline and armhole.