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Diamond Shawl Jacket

from Simona Merchant-Dest Designs
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Diamond Shawl Jacket
Diamond Shawl Jacket
Diamond Shawl Jacket
Diamond Shawl Jacket
Diamond Shawl Jacket
Diamond Shawl Jacket

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit and purl
  • work lace
  • short rows (optional)

Pattern Description:

This jacket is an easy introduction to lace knitting because it requires minimal shaping.

This easy, yet dramatic look of the diamond pattern is complimented with clean lines of 3x2 rib pattern at the collar. The diamond pattern shows beautifully in Lhasa Wilderness and will keep you interested from start to finish. You will be awarded with a garment suitable for multiple use and wear: It can be dressed up with with pair of slacks for work or dressed down with jeans for a weekend stroll.

You can omit the ribbon and use a belt for closure for yet another look.

Gauge:

Gauge
28 sts and 38 rows to 4"/ 10 cm in Lace Pattern.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL). Shown in size M.
  • Finished Measurements:
  • Bust: 33 (38, 411?2, 45, 47, 511?2, 55)" / 84 (96.5, 105.5, 114.5, 119.5, 131, 139.5) cm
  • Length: 211?4 (213?4, 221?4, 223?4, 231?4, 233?4, 241?4)"/53 (54.5, 55.5, 57, 58, 59.5, 60.5) cm
  • Sleeve Length: 21?2"/ 6 cm from underarm.

Materials:

  • Yarn: Bijou Spun, "Lhasa Wilderness", 75/25 Yak/ bamboo; 180 yards [165 m]; 2 oz [56 grams]; CYCA size 2 sport 5 (6, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10) hanks. Natural Cream.

You Will Also Need:

  • US size 3/ 3.25 mm 40"/ 100 cm circular needles
  • US size 3/ 3.25 mm 24"/ 60cm circular or straight needles
  • Stitch holders
  • Tapestry needle
  • 1 1/4 yds (114.5 cm) of 7/8"/ 22 mm wide silk ribbon (optional)
  • Sewing thread (optional)
  • Sewing needle (optional)
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$7.50

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Intermediate
Knitting
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Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
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I have been published in a variety of national and international magazines and books and design for select yarn companies.

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