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Lilac Trail


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Lilac Trail is the lighter, more spring-like version of the bulky-weight Nordic Trail, for those who live in warmer climates (and bulky is just not practical) or if you are looking for a lighter vest to transition you into spring. Using DK-weight yarn, it's completely seamless and worked from the bottom-up. An easy lace pattern is found on the front pieces as well as on the back and pattern instructions detail each row of this lace pattern for each individual size. The very detailed instructions are ideal for the beginner knitter (even if you have never done lace work before), and many of the instructions are divided out by size to make pattern reading even easier. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Basic pattern reading skills Knit Purl Cast on Bind off GAUGE 5.5 sts & 7.5 rws = 1" in St st SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 33 (36, 39, 41.75, 44.75, 47.75, 50.5)" PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Berroco

Recommended with this pattern

  • Yarn: Approx. 664 (724, 803, 886, 965, 1059, 1147) yds of DK-weight yarn, shown in Vintage DK by Berroco (50% Acrylic, 40% Wool, 10% Nylon; 100g = 288 yds), 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4, 5) skeins.
  • Needles: 29" OR 32" circular knitting needle is size US 6 or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Needles: 16" circular knitting needle is size US 5 or 1 size smaller than size needed to obtain gauge

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Elizabeth Smith
Elizabeth Smith
I’m Elizabeth Smith and designing knitting patterns is my passion. I strive to create simple, modern designs and write patterns for them that are easy to follow and fun to knit. They are written with the beginner knitter in mind, providing lots of detailed instructions. I provide pattern support for all my designs so feel free to get in touch with me if you have any questions-I love to help and make sure my customers enjoy the knitting process (not to mention the finished piece!)