Gilt Sweater

Emma Welford

Sizes 36 1/4 (40, 43 3/4, 47 1/2, 51 1/4, 55 1/4)" bust circumference; shown in size 36 1/4", modeled with 3 1/4" of positive ease

Yarn Malabrigo Lace (100% baby merino; 470 yd [430 m]/50 g):

• #96 Sunset (A), 3 (3, 3, 4, 4, 4) skeins

• #7 Cadmium (B), 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 3) skeins

Gauge 19 sts and 28 rnds = 4" in St st with 2 strands of yarn held tog; 181/2 sts and 26 rnds = 4" in k1, p1 rib, slightly stretched, with 2 strands of yarn held tog

Tools

• Size 10 (6 mm): 32" circular (cir) needle and set of double-pointed needles (dpn)

• Markers (m)

• Stitch holders

• Tapestry needle

Two colors of yarn held double create an ombre effect in a simple raglan sweater. Easy lace patterning at the top of the yoke adds interest.

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