Knitting for women

Knitting for women

Heritage Shawl

Heritage Shawl

An overlapping circular design, Heritage Shawl, designed by Cynthia Yanok in Heritage Alpaca, is a wonderful light, drapey accent, whether you're the edgy type or go for a more traditional look.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Length (from back neck to lower edge) 20", Diameter 40", Width (at base of one triangle) 30"

MATERIALS: 1 (250g; 1093yd) cone AC Wood/Knitglobal Heritage Alpaca (100% superfine alpaca) color Rose

Size 8 US (5mm) 60" or longer circular needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

24 stitch markers, yarn needle

GAUGE: 16 sts x 24 rows = 4" in St st TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE.

LACE PANEL (multiple of 23 sts)

Angel Bolero

Angel Bolero

Just the right weight to wear U over a tank (to let skin peek through the openwork sleeves) or a contrasting-color long-sleeved top, Therese Chynoweth's Angel Bolero is sure to become one of your go-to pieces. It incorporates a favorite feather and fan stitch, as well as a vine lace pattern, and features a small button closure at the base of the gentle V-neck.

SIZES: Women’s XS (S, M, L, 1X)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust 34 (373/4, 411/4, 45, 481/2)" Length 181/2 (19, 193/4, 201/2, 211/2)"

MATERIALS: 3 (3, 4, 4, 4) (50g; 435yd) balls Bijou Basin Ranch Seraphim (95% angora, 5% viscose) color #28 Denim

Twister Scarf

Twister Scarf

For one of the fullest lace scarves, Twister Scarf uses two yarns - Starbella and Starbella Flirt. This blend not only provides fullness, it also creates a unique color combination.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Length 52" Width 5"

MATERIALS: 1 (100g; 33yd) ball Premier Yarns Starbella (100% acrylic) color #0008 Canyon Sunrise (A)

1 (40g; 24yd) ball Premier Yarns Starbella Flirt (65% polyester, 35% acrylic) color #5006 Moscow (B)

Size 7 US (4.5 mm) knitting needles

Yarn needle, sewing needle and matching thread (optional)

Felicity Vest

Felicity Vest

Designer Diane Zangl cleverly used twisted stitches to create the elongated honeycomb pattern for the yoke of her classic Felicity Vest, done in Baby Alpaca Worsted. Complete with diagonal side pockets and a well-placed front closure, this vest is sure to be one you'll wear for years!

SIZES: Women’s S (M, L, 1X)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust 38 (42, 46, 50)" Length 201/2 (21, 221/2, 23)"

MATERIALS: 7 (8, 10, 11) (50g; 102yd) hanks Plymouth Yarn Baby Alpaca Worsted (100% baby alpaca) color #1645 Teal

Size 6 US (4 mm) 36" circular needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

City Blocks Cardi

City Blocks Cardi

It's so popular today to use contemporary colors in traditional ways, and Amy Gunderson’s City Blocks Cardi is a total reflection of this trend. Knitted in Deborah Norville Everyday Soft Worsted, this cardi is designed in the traditional circular yoke way, in one piece with steeks up the front.

SIZES: Women’s S (M, L, 1X, 2X)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust 34 (38, 42, 46, 50)", not including front bands Yoke Depth 101/2, including collar Length 261/2"

MATERIALS: 3 (4, 4, 5, 5) (4oz; 203yd) balls Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Everyday Soft Worsted (100% acrylic) color #1002 Cream (MC)