FINISHED SIZES: XS, (S, M, L, XL,) (2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)/48”, (50”, 53”, 57”, 61”,) (67”, 69”, 71, 76”) bust at armhole and 33”, (35”, 38”, 42”, 46”,) (52”, 54”, 56”, 61”) hips. Shown in Size S.
Expression Fiber Arts Glimmer Fingering Yarn
Shown in color: Atlas
3, (3, 4, 4, 4,)(5, 5, 6, 6) skeins
NEEDLES: US size 4 (3.5 mm) circular needle, 32” or longer to accommodate the number of stitches at the armholes and above (or size needed to make gauge), plus an additional needle in the same size for working a three-needle BO.
US size 3 (3.25 mm) circular needle, 16” and 24” to work the neck and armhole trim and the hem ribbing (or one size smaller than size needed to make gauge).
Advanced Beginner - This pattern is suited to the adventurous knitter with some experience seaming (using mattress stitch and the three-needle BO method) and working in the round.
Notes From the Designer:
•Think of Shala as the sister tee to Hadi: they share the same lace pattern, but are shaped differently.
•Shala is a Dolman style tee with lace at the shoulders instead of the full bodice.
•This piece is knit flat in two pieces and seamed at the sides, with stitches picked up around the neckline and armholes to work the trim in the round.
•A three-needle BO across the top of each sleeve adds strength to the shoulders.
•Shala is my favorite kind of garment construction: simple but structured. You’ll enjoy adding this to your summer wardrobe (and may find yourself wearing it year round!).
•Click the Videos tab to watch a video of how to work the three-needle BO for this pattern. Woop! Another knitting skill under your belt!
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I love this pattern. Just bought the yarn and plan to start making the sweater.
Love this pattern. Works up easily!
Not done with it yet, but loving the pattern. Very well written.
My girlfriend loves this top. It was just perfect. Thank you so much!
Another great pattern. Can wear causal or dressy
Love this pattern. Instructions easy to follow. Can hardly wait to finish knitting it up.
Beautiful and easy to understand. Can't wait to start!
I love this pattern
Love this pattern
Ooh such a wonderful pattern. I have started this on and the instructions are superb. Knitting up quickly.