Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Semi-transparent lacy stitch pattern - perfect for hot weather garments

As the weather gets warmer we want to wear something weightless. This semi-transparent stitch pattern will make a perfect top for hot summer. Easy to knit, pleasant to wear. If you use bamboo yarn for your project, you will feel comfortable even in hot weather.

Needles:  US size 6 (4 mm).

Cast on multiple of 4 + 2 stitches. Add 2 more selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side): knit 1 stitch, *knit 2 stitches together, 2 yarn overs, SSK*, repeat from * to * as necessary, then knit 1 stitch. 

Row 2 (wrong side): purl 1 stitch *purl 2 stitches, knit 1 stitch, purl 1 stitch* repeat from * to * as necessary, then purl 1 stitch. 

Repeat rows 1-2 till necessary for completing your project.

You can also work according to the chart. Pattern repeat is marked by red frame.

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