Worked in pieces, this sweater turns your usual sweater construction on its head. Front and back panels are knit first in the lace pattern, then the front and back halves of each sleeve are knit, before seaming the whole thing together.
Designer Heather Lodinsky
Finished Size 33 (37½)" hem circumference; to fit 34–42 (44–50)" bust circumference. Sweater shown measures 33", modeled on 34" actual bust.
Yarn Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller Bamboo Ewe (55% viscose bamboo, 45% wool; 177 yd [162 m]/100 g): #5529 mermaid, 4 (5) balls. Yarn distributed by Coats & Clark.
Needles Size 10 (6 mm): 24" circular (cir). Size 10½ (6.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.
Notions Cable needle (cn); markers (m); stitch holders; tapestry needle.
Gauge 14 sts and 24 rows = 4" in garter st on larger needles; 19 sts = 5½" wide in flame lace patt on larger needles.