I haven't managed to get gauge yet, might need to go down to a size 5 needle. But I did get gauge doing the mitered squared pattern
A close up of the eyelet detail. I continued the eyelets down the front past the increase area, by doing K2tog YO. When I was about 20 garter rows from the bottom, I did a row of eyelets, K2 tog YO. Leaving four stitches plain at the side seams. Then around 8 rows to the bottom bind off. I has slipped the last stitch on each row, for a clean edge that matched the crochet cast on. If I had thought of it, I would have done the same eyelet edge on the sleeves. The YO are 2 stitches from the edge.
When wet this thing is so heavy it qualifies as a toddler restraining device.
Nice and soft. Now to hunt up a baby to gift it to.
Many of us devoted Barbara Walker Treasuries lovers have used the odd pattern to create a knit item. We may have fiddled a bit with the pattern to make it fit our gauge or project. But few have gone to the extent that Angela at has. She has taken what is already a complex lace pattern (2 charts friends for this one stitch pattern) and created several beautiful variations on a theme. The last one she posted which combines ribbing and the Chinese lace stitch is pure perfection. Go look.
I can hardly wait to see how the completed sweater looks on her. I love how it looks so far. And to be honest it looks a damn sight better then a lot of the faux funk or urban young cool that is thrown at us in magazines as uber original and fresh.
Nice to see a creative brain at work
Oh lord I think I'm in love. I had seen this pattern one of the Barbara Walker's Treasuries and thought it might make a great sock pattern. The pattern is out and there is the Milanese Lace pattern. This may become Penn's socks. I will see if she likes the pattern. As given the pattern is toe up, but I am a cuff down kinda girl. So I will go with my basic sock and use the pattern stitch. If the socks were for me, I might give toe up a shot. But I want them to be really nice as they are a gift.
Check out the rest of the patterns, and look back at the archived patterns. The very popular Jaywalker sock came from .