A gorgeous cardi with an intricate lace yoke and fabulously useful set-in pockets. Knit in one piece seamlessly from the top down. The button and buttonhole bands have a neat I-cord edging which is also knit in one piece with the cardi as you go so there is absolutely no dreaded finishing or picking-up of stitches once you are finished knitting!
This pattern includes the instructions to knit this cardi with short sleeves, 3/4 sleeves or long sleeves (pictured). It also includes clear step-by-step instructions for making the version with or without pockets.
The lace yoke pattern is in charted form only.A gorgeous Cardi with an intricate lace yoke and fabulously useful set-in pockets. Knit in one piece seamlessly from the top down. The button and buttonhole bands have a neat I-cord edging which is also knit in one piece with the cardi as you go so there is absolutely no dreaded finishing or picking-up of stitches once you are finished knitting!
The lace yoke pattern is in charted form only.
Sizes: Finished Bust (Buttoned): 30 (32.5, 34.5, 36.5, 38.5, 40.5, 42.5)"
Yarn: Fingering weight (4-ply)
Gauge: 28 Sts and 36 rows to 4" in St St using 3.25mm needles
Notions: 3.25mm and 2.75mm needles and DPNs; 11 (11, 11, 12, 12, 13, 13) small buttons
Luella is a pretty top knit in the round from the top down. The pattern comes complete with instructions to make the top with cap sleeves (pictured in black), 3/4 sleeves (Main picture) and long sleeves making this a wonderfully versatile pattern you can turn to again and again (not to mention great value for money).
The lace yoke pattern comes in a clear and easy to read chart and is also written out round-by-round.
After working the yoke, the rest of the top is nice and easy breezy stocking stitch making this a fabulous TV or holiday knit or to have in your bag for on-the-go knitting (commuters, mothers of young children, I’m talking to you!)
The top is designed to be worn with 2” of negative ease, however if you want no ease or positive ease you can simply work it in a larger size.
Sizes: To Fit 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44)" Chest
Gauge is 24 Sts and 32 rounds in the Lace Yoke Pattern using 3.25mm needles and 28 Sts and 36 rounds in St St using 3.25mm needles.
Yarn: You can work this top in a fingering weight, 4 ply or even a lace weight yarn.
Cap sleeved top: 745 (810, 870, 1010, 1050, 1180, 1250, 1410) m
¾ sleeved top: 985 (1070, 1140, 1300, 1350, 1500, 1580, 1760) m
Long sleeved top: 1035 (1120, 1190, 1350, 1400, 1550, 1630, 1810) m
Notions: 2.5mm and 3.25mm circular needles. 2.5mm and 3.25mm DPNs
Luella is a gorgeous dress knit in the round from the top down, with a gorgeous lace yoke and hem, the dress is so easy and flattering to wear and can be easily dressed up or down.
The pattern comes with instructions to knit this dress with cap sleeves (pictured), 3/4 length sleeves and long sleeves giving you plenty of options no matter what your climate or occasion.
The large Stocking Stitch content of this dress means it knits up relatively quickly (not to mention makes great TV knitting!), but the lace yoke and hem also keep it interesting to knit and stunning to look at.
Lace weight (or a very light fingering weight) yarn is recommended for this dress so that the skirt drapes nicely and is not too heavy - you could also get gauge with a fingering weight or 4 ply yarn but please be aware that knitting the dress in a heavier yarn may make the skirt stretch in length.
The lace yoke and hem patterns are in charted form only.
Sizes: To fit 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44)" Chest.
Ease: 2" Negative Ease.
Gauge: 28 Sts and 36 rowst o 4" in St St(3.25mm needles), the gauge for the lace sections is 24 Sts and 32 rows to 4" (3.25mm needles).
Cap sleeved dress: 1380 (1520, 1620, 1735, 1835, 1980, 2085, 2250) m
¾ sleeved dress: 1610 (1770, 1880, 2015, 2125, 2290, 2405, 2590) m
Long sleeved dress: 1650 (1810, 1920, 2045, 2165, 2330, 2445, 2630) m
A gorgeous dress with an intricate lace yoke. Worked in the round from the bottom up, with instructions to knit cap sleeved, ¾ sleeved and long sleeved options - all included in this one pattern making it versatile and great value for money. Knit yourself a cute short sleeved version in cotton for the summer and a long sleeved version in wool for the winter.
The pattern also includes the instructions to knit the dress with two different hem finishing styles – a pretty folded picot or a rolled hem. (see La Primavera Top pictures to see the rolled hems on the pink jumper).
You can use any fingering weight or 4 ply yarn for this top. The pictured dress was made from a 100% cotton yarn – Barka Menta 170m/50g.
The 32” size dress is pictured on a model with a 34” bust (3.5” negative ease) this is because it was a cotton yarn with a lot of stretch. In a wool yarn i would suggest only going with the suggested 1.5" of negative ease.
The lace yoke pattern is in charted from only - a clear and easy to read chart.
Gauge: 26 Sts and 32 Rows to 4" using 3.5mm Needles
Notions: 3mm and 3.5mm DPNs and Circular needles 60cm, 80cm and 100cm in length. (3mm needles only needed for folded hem version)
To Fit: 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46)” Chest
Actual measurements: 28.5 (30.5, 32.5, 34.5, 36.5, 38.5, 40.5, 42.5, 44.5)” Chest
Length of dress from underarm: 29.5 (30, 30, 30.5, 30.5, 31, 31, 31.5, 32)”
Length of cap sleeves from underarm: 1”
Length of ¾ sleeves from underarm: 14”
Length of long sleeves from underarm: 18”
For cap sleeved dress: 1065 (1150, 1235, 1310, 1415, 1520, 1575, 1605, 1710) m
For ¾ sleeved dress: 1185 (1270, 1355, 1430, 1535, 1640, 1695, 1725, 1830) m
For long sleeved dress: 1235 (1320, 1405, 1480, 1585, 1690, 1745, 1775, 1880) m
Please note you are buying a downloadable PDF of this pattern and not a physical paper pattern
This gorgeous top with its stylish lace yoke is knit in the round from the hem up. It can be made with cap sleeves, 3/4 length sleeves or long sleeves and you also have a choice of hem finishes: A folded picot hem or a rolled hem. The instructions to knit all variations are included in this pattern making it one of the most versatile patterns you can have in your collection, mix and match to suit your mood or climate!
The blue top is knit in a cotton yarn with the cap sleeves and picot hem finishes.
The pink top is knit in a merino yarn with 3/4 length sleeves and rolled hem finishes.
Both tops are shown in the size 34” chest on a model with a 34” bust. the top is designed to fit closely with 1.5” of negative ease. The pattern also includes delicate waist shaping.
The yoke lace pattern is in charted form only in a clear and easy to read chart.
Please note: you only need the 3mm needles if you are knitting the picot hem version of this top. The rolled hem version is knit with 3.5mm needles throughout.
Yarn: Sport weight
Needles: 3mm and 3.5mm (3mm only needed for picot hem version)
Gauge: 26 Sts and 32 Rows to 4" using 3.5mm needles
To Fit: 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46)” Chest
Actual measurements: 28.5 (30.5, 32.5, 34.5, 36.5, 38.5, 40.5, 42.5, 44.5)” Chest
For cap sleeved top: 590 (625, 660, 680, 715, 750, 770, 805, 840) m
For ¾ sleeved top: 710 (755, 795, 830, 875, 920, 950, 995, 1040) m
For long sleeved top: 760 (810, 860, 895, 945, 995, 1030, 1080, 1130) m
A gorgeous lace dress pattern with the instructions to knit the cap sleeved, short sleeved, 3/4 length sleeved and long sleeved versions. It also includes the instructions to knit two different necklines - the cap sleeved dress is pictured with the higher neckline and the 3/4 length sleeved dress is pictured with the wider neckline option.
This pattern is great value, a timeless classic which you can turn to year after year for all seasons - knit up a cap sleeved knee-length skirt version in a pale colour for summer and a long sleeved version in a warm tone for winter. I also believe it would make a stunning wedding dress or bridesmaids dresses.
The entire dress is worked in one piece, in the round from the hem up and the pattern is in charted form only.
Clear instructions are given for incorporating an elasticated waistband to give the dress extra shape.
The skirt can also be made as long or short as you please by adding in or taking away pattern repeats and full, clear instructions are given throughout the pattern for how to do this.
Following the pattern as it is written gives a 27” length skirt which is a nice knee length on most people. The pictured dress has a 32” skirt - mid calf length on the 5’6” model. The model has a 34” bust and wears a size S dress.
Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL)
To fit Bust (inches): 30-32 (34-36, 38-40, 42-44, 46-48)
To fit Waist (inches): 25 (28, 31, 34, 37)
Yarn: Lace weight
Needles: 3mm, 3.75mm
An important note on Gauge Skirt: 24 Sts and 32 rows to 4” in Chart A Lace Pattern using 3.75mm needles. For the Bodice the gauge is taken from the Chart C pattern and is 20 Sts and 32 rows with 3.75mm needles
Yarn Requirements: From 1360 - 2290 meters
Ruby Lace top is a gorgeous seamless lacy top worked in one piece in the round from the hem up. The perfect day-to-night top which can be dressed up or down - one of the most versatile tops you will ever knit.
This pattern includes the instructions to knit the sleeveless (cap-sleeved), short sleeved, 3/4 sleeved and long sleeved versions of this top making it a great value pattern that will see you through all seasons. One you’ll be turning back to year after year.
You also have the choice of knitting two different necklines with one being more open than the other. All variations are clearly written in the pattern and it is a very straight-forward to customise to the length and sleeve length you want
Pictured in Size S on a model with a 34” chest. The cap sleeved top shows the higher neckline whilst the 3/4 length sleeved top shows the wider neckline.
The lace pattern is in charted form only.
Gauge: 20 Sts and 32 rows to 4" Chart C pattern using 3.75mm needles
Yarn Requirements: From 485 - 1035 meters
Ruby Lace Skirt is a gorgeous and versatile pattern. Knit in the round from the hem up the pattern cleverly incorporates decreases to organically shape itself up to the waistline giving it a wonderful shape and drape.
Detailed instructions help you to customise the skirt to suit you length-wise showing where to add in or leave out sections of the lace pattern to lengthen or shorten the skirt as you please.
Knit in lace weight yarn, make yourself a version for winter in rich tones and for summer in a pale colour
The lace pattern is in charted form only
Gauge: 24 Sts and 32 rows to 4” in Chart A Lace Pattern using 3.75mm needles.
Yarn Requirements: From 1025 - 1505 meters
The perfect summer cover-up this cute-as-a-button cropped cardi has a lace hem and the pattern includes the instructions to knit the short sleeved, 3/4 sleeved and long sleeved versions.
Looks great over summer dresses and smartens up a simple tank and jeans. Great for those of us who like to keep the tops of our arms covered without committing to a whole big cardigan.
A quick and fun knit, with a very flattering shape. You can easily make the body longer by working more rows of the lace pattern if you like.
The lace pattern in charted and written out to suit even beginner knitters.
This cardi can also be bought as part of an e-book collection of cute summer cardigans all with short, 3/4 and long sleeve options.
For those of you with a little girl in your life, there is also a kids version of this cardi available in my shop for newborns - age 5.
Yarn: Sport Weight
Needles: 3mm & 3.5mm (US size 2 & 4)
Gauge: 26 Sts and 32 rows to 4" in St St using 3.5mm Needles
Sizes: 31 (33, 35, 37, 40) [42, 44, 46, 48]”
Please note - you are buying a PDF download of this pattern and not a physical paper pattern
A quick and fun knit, with a very flattering shape. The lace pattern in charted and written out to suit even beginner knitters.
The simple lace pattern in charted and written out to suit even beginner knitters.
Needles: 3mm & 3.5mm (US size 2 and 4)
A quick and fun knit, with a very flattering shape. The body is knit in one piece from Sts which are picked up from the lace hem.
Sizes: 32 (34, 36, 40) [43, 45, 48]”
A great value E-book collection of 4 pretty cropped cardis. This collection includes Maisie, Marguerite, Veronique and Vivienne Cardi patterns. Each pattern includes the instructions to knit the short sleeved, 3/4 sleeved and long sleeved versions. Each of the 4 patterns are available individually in my shop. Please refer to each individual listing for more details o each pattern.
There cardis look great over summer dresses and smartens up a simple tank and jeans. Great for those of us who like to keep the tops of our arms covered without committing to a whole big cardigan.
all of the lace patterns are charted and written out to suit even beginner knitters.
Please note you are buying a downloadable PDF of this E-Book and not a physical E-Book
Worked seamlessly in the round from the top down, this gorgeous sweater features a pretty lace panel at the front and comes with a choice of sleeve lengths to knit.
Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL)
Actual measurement: 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44)” Chest
To fit (approx): 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46)” Chest. Designed to be worn close fitting with at least 2” of negative ease.
Length of Sleeves from underarm: Long Sleeves: 18”; ¾ Sleeves: 14”; Short Sleeves: approx. 1.5”.
Gauge: 22 Sts and 30 rows to 4” in St St.
Yarn Requirements: (approximate) For short sleeves: 620 (655, 690, 710, 745, 780, 800, 835) m
For ¾ sleeves: 740 (785, 825, 860, 905, 950, 980, 1025) m
For long sleeves: 775 (830, 885, 935, 975, 1025, 1070, 1110) m
Notions: 3.25mm and 4mm circular needle 60cm long (and 80cm long for sizes L and larger).
1 set of each 3.25mm and 4mm DPNs.
4 stitch markers (1 beg of round marker in one colour and 3 in a different colour).
2 cable needles.
Please note - you are buying a PDF download of this pattern and not a physical paper pattern.