|Back to the left, The big "U" is the armhole. The|
right front is on the right. The "L" is the neckline.
Details. This one has a 10- stitch repeat. All along the rows, the 10 stitch pattern repeats itself, except -- and this is a huge 'except' -- except when there aren't 10 stitches. Here's an example.
|You can see the diamond running just to the right of|
center along what will be the shoulder. On the right are stitches
which will become the neck ribbing, along the flat edge
and then up to the shoulder. Looks like an "L".
More details. The above strip of 19 stitches took me three tries, maybe four. Every time I thought I could decipher the lace pattern without its required 10 stitches I would look at my work and say, "Nope. That's still not right." Tink, tink, tink.
Now I'm making my way up the back. The body of the sweater is knit in one piece which means each of the two fronts and the back are then continued from that wrap-around piece.
|Looking good. Check the right side of the knitting.|
You'll see similar adjustments for portions of the lace
pattern, when the required 10 stitches are not
The cardi will have short sleeves.
Except -- I may lengthen them a bit to fall to elbow instead of mid-bicep.