Crochet

Aster Fingerless Gloves

Aster Fingerless Gloves

Otherwise simple hand warmers get an extra style factor with the addition of a double line of ruffles accenting the outside edge. A clever new way of creating the thumb shaping eliminates the need for working in rows.

FINISHED SIZES: Instructions given fit size small; changes for medium and large are in [].

FINISHED GARMENT MEASUREMENTS: 3 inches across Hand x 8 inches long (small) [33/4 inches across Hand x 9 inches long (medium), 41/4 inches across Hand x 91/2 inches long (large)]

MATERIALS: Cascade Yarns Venezia medium (worsted) weight wool/silk yarn (31/2oz/218 yds/100g per hank): 1 [1, 2] hank(s) #174 mulberry

Lilac Mist Sweater

Lilac Mist Sweater

Whisper-soft kid merino yarn worked in a delicate lace pattern gives this sweater luxurious comfort and beautiful style.

FINISHED SIZES: Instructions given fit size small; changes for medium, large, X-large, 2X-large and 3X-large are in [ ].

FINISHED GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

Bust: 36 inches (small) [40 inches (medium), 44 inches (large), 48 inches (X-large), 52 inches (2X-large), 56 inches (3 X-large)]

MATERIALS: Crystal Palace Kid Merino lace weight kid mohair/merino wool/ micro nylon yarn1 (3/4oz/240 yds/25g per ball): 12 [13, 15, 17, 18, 20] balls #4680 misty lilac

Lilac Lace Skirt

Lilac Lace Skirt

This swingy skirt features a lovely fan-stitch body that works into a mesh hem edged with pretty scallops. A touch of broomstic lace at the waist provides a complementary finishing touch.

FINISHED SIZES: Instructions given fit size small; changes for medium, large, X-large and 2X-largeare in [].

FINISHED GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

Waist: 33 inches (small) [35 inches (medium), 37 inches (large), 39 inches (X-large), 41 inches (2X-large)]

MATERIALS: Patons Brilliant light (light worsted) weight acrylic yarn (13/4oz/166 yds/50g per ball): 8 [8, 9, 9, 10] balls #03425

Cut-Out Cardi

Cut-Out Cardi

A basic sweater style is transformed into a dramatic, high-fashion design with eye-grabbing cutouts on the shoulders and sleeves, and an edgy, asymmetrical hem.

FINISHED SIZES: Instructions given fit size small; changes for medium, large and X-large are in [ ].

FINISHED GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

Bust: 32 inches (small) [36 inches (medium), 40 inches (large), 45 inches (X-large)]

MATERIALS: Tahki Cotton Classic medium (worsted) weight yarn (13/4oz/108 yds/50g per hank): 9 [10, 11, 12] hanks #3459

Succession Beanie

Succession Beanie

This stylish beanie begins at the bottom with a post-stitch ribbing and continues with a lace pattern for the body of the hat. Lines of front post double crochets add structure and dimension.

FINISHED SIZES: Instructions given fit size X-small/ small; change one hook size larger for medium/large.

MATERIALS: Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock superfine (sock) weight superwash merino wool/nylon yarn (31/2oz/430 yds/100g per skein): 1 skein #74 motherlode

Size C/2/2.75mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

GAUGE: 28 sts = 4 inches; 16 rnds = 4 inches