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Diamond Shawl Jacket


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  • Lace|Short Rows

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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. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knit and purl work lace short rows (optional) 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.

Recommended with this pattern

  • 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.
  • US size 3/ 3.25 mm 40"/ 100 cm circular needles
  • US size 3/ 3.25 mm 24"/ 60cm circular or straight needles

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Simona Merchant-Dest Designs
Simona Merchant-Dest Designs
I have been published in a variety of national and international magazines and books and design for select yarn companies. I am a co-author of The Art of Seamless Knitting (Interweave, 2013). I had worked as a head designer and project coordinator for Mission Falls yarn booklets, and as a technical designer for a fashion designer Anna Cohen for Imperial Knits Collection.