Nelly

Nelly is a slim fitted, crew necklne, lace pullover. Its narrow sleeves are generously long. The alternating leaf lace is an easily mastered 10 stitch by 12 row repeat. Pieces are knit flat, bottom up, with seaming.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust: 30, 34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54"
Length: 25
¼, 25¾, 26, 26¼, 26½, 26¾, 27"

MATERIALS
Yarn
Shown in Chickadee wool by Quince & Co. (100% wool; 181 yds per 50g skein); color – Lupine; 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 skeins, or for comparable yarn, approximately 1100, 1230, 1390, 1540, 1720, 1890, 2060 yards.

Needles
1 pair US5 (3.75mm) straight, or size to obtain gauge


Notions
Stitch markers for indicating lace repeats
Stitch holders
Tapestry needle
T-pins for blocking


GAUGE (after blocking)
24 sts and 32 rows to 4" in stockinette stitch
22.2 sts and 30.8 rows to 4" in alternating leaf lace


SKILLS REQUIRED
Long-tail cast on, decreasing (ssk, k2tog, p2tog, p2tog tbl), increasing (m1L, m1R, yo), short row shaping and 3-needle bind off at shoulders, stitch pick up around neckline, blocking, and seaming.

12 page pdf includes pattern instructions, photographs, schematics, relevant abbreviations, lace pattern description and chart with shaping notes, along with a multi-set template to assist tracking of stitch sequences during shaping.

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