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Prim and Proper Lace Top
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Perfect for layering over a modest button-down, the Prim and Proper Lace Top makes a lovely addition to your professional wardrobe. This charming vest-style knit top pattern features an elegant scoop-neck with a climbing leaf lace pattern. A simple garter stitch edge lines the neck opening and sleeve endings of this pretty layering piece.
Knitting Needle Size4 or 3.5 mm, 6 or 4 mm
Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)
- Patons® Silk Bamboo (65 g/1.8 oz) 6 (7-7-8-9-9) balls of #85219 (Sea)
- Sizes 3.5 mm (U.S. 4) and 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension
Gauge: 22 sts and 28 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] with larger needles in stocking st.
36 (40-44-48-55- 63½) ins
[91.5 (101.5-112-122-139.5-161.5) cm]
The instructions are written for smallest size. If changes are necessary for larger sizes the instructions will be written thus ( ).
BACK and FRONT (make alike).
With smaller needles, cast on 90 (102-114- 126-142-166) sts.
Work in (K2. P2) ribbing for 7½ ins [19 cm], ending with a WS row and inc 7 (7-7-7-9-9) sts evenly across last row. 97 (109-121- 133-151- 175) sts.
Change to larger needles and proceed as follows:
1st row: (RS). K1. *yfwd. Sl1. K1. psso. K1. K2tog. yfwd. K1. Rep from * to end of row.
2nd row: Purl.
3rd row: K2. *yfwd. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yfwd. K3. Rep from * to last 5 sts. yfwd. Sl1. K2tog. psso. yfwd. K2.
4th row: Purl.
Rep last 4 rows for pat until work from beg measures approx 17 ins [43 cm], ending with 4th row of pat.
Place pat for neck shaping:
1st row: (RS). Pat 17 (23-29-35-44-56) sts. K63. Pat 17 (23-29-35-44- 56) sts.
Rep last row 10 times more, keeping center 63 sts in garter st (knit every row).
Next row: (WS). Pat 17 (23-29-35-44-56) sts. K9. Cast off center 45 sts. K9 (including st on needle after cast off). Pat 17 (23-29-35-44-56) sts.
Cont in pat on last 26 (32-38-44-53-65) sts, working garter st across 9 sts at neck edge until work from beg measures 24 ins [61 cm], ending with a WS row.
Cast off 9 (11-13-15-18-22) sts beg next and following alt row. Work 1 row even in pat. Cast off rem 8 (10-12-14-17-21) sts. With RS facing, join yarn to rem sts and work to correspond to other side, reversing all shapings.
Sew shoulder seams. Place markers on side edges 7 (7½-8-8-8½-9) ins [18 (19-20.5-20.5-21.5-23) cm] down from shoulder seams.
With RS of work facing and smaller needles, pick up and knit 71 (75-79-79-83-87) sts evenly between markers. Knit 9 rows (garter st). Cast off knitwise (WS). Sew side and armband seams.
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Mar 26, 2018
Where has the save pattern button been moved to?
Mar 28, 2018
Hi Jacquie, if you scroll down to the very end of the pattern, you will see a bar containing buttons to share on social media, such as Pinterest and Facebook. The second farthest to the right button is the "save" button, which you can click to save this pattern to your "My Knitting Patterns" section. I hope this helps!
vacationow4me 4184 822
Dec 04, 2015
I am an experienced knitter but cannot figure out this pattern. At the place pattern for neck shaping, do I just knit 1st row? Shouldn't I knit the purl row on the WS? also, figuring out the pattern on the last 17 stitches is difficult. I have torn it out over and over again, and still don't have it right. Can someone help me, PLEASE!. This yarn is not inexpensive and I am afraid it will be ruined if I keep pulling it out
Jul 20, 2015
I have knitted this top and just love it.
whitticomjanice 25 17672
May 12, 2015
Hi there. I would love to knit this top however I have no idea how to increase 7 sts evenly across the last row of the K2 P2 ribbing. Also, by doing this, won't it mess up the rib pattern? Sorry if this sounds dumb but I am really confused. Thanks -)
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