Cherry Blossom Lace Tee

Skill Level: Intermediate

Sizes: S (M, L, XL, 2XL)

Finished Bust Size: 35 (40, 45, 50, 55)” / [89 (101.5, 114.5, 127, 139.5) cm] to fit chest circumference 32-34 (36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50)” / [81-86 (91.5-96.5, 101.5-106.5, 112-117, 122-127) cm]

4-5” / [10-12.5 cm] positive ease recommendedChest width: 18 (20, 22, 25, 27)” / [46 (51, 56, 63.5, 68.5) cm]

Length: 19 (22, 23, 23.5, 24)” / [48 (56, 58.5, 59.5, 61) cm]

Gauge: 16 sts and 19 rows = 4” [10 cm] in stitch pattern

Materials

Yarn: Wool And The Gang Shiny Happy Cotton (100% Cotton; 155 yards [142 meters]/100 grams): Cameo Rose (4 (5, 5, 6, 6) balls)

Needles: US size 8 (5.0 mm)

Notions: Removable markers, tapestry needle

Abbreviations

Skp – Sl1, k1, pass slipped stitch over

Sk2p – Sl1, k2tog, pass slipped stitch over

Pattern Notes

The top is worked using the Fern Lace stitch. One pattern repeat, Rows 1-16, measures approx. 3.5” / [8.5 cm].

The length of the top is a simple example, you might work it as long or short as you want.

Blocking the finished piece is suggested.

Pattern

Body

CO 71 (81, 91, 101, 111) sts.

Ribbing

Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from to last st, k1.

Rows 2-5: Rep Row 1.

Cont to Body.

Body

Row 1 and all WS Rows: Purl.

Row 2 (RS): K3, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, skp, k5; rep from * to last 8 sts, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, skp, k3.

Row 4: K2, *k2tog, (k1, yo) twice, k1, skp, k3; rep from * to last 9 sts, k2tog, (k1, yo) twice, k1, skp, k2.

Row 6: K1, *k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, skp, k1; rep from * end.

Row 8: K2tog, *k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, sk2p; rep from * to last 9 sts, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, skp.

Row 10: K1, *yo, skp, k5, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * to end.

Row 12: K1, *yo, k1, skp, k3, k2tog, k1, yo, k1; rep from * to end.

Row 14: K1, *yo, k2, skp, k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to end.

Row 16: K1, *yo, k3, sk2p, k3, yo, k1; rep from * to end.

Sizes S/M only

Rep stitch pattern 5 times, then Rows 1-8 once more.

BO all sts.

Sizes L only

Rep stitch pattern 6 times.

BO all sts.

Size XL only

Rep stitch pattern 6 times, then Rows 1-8 once more.

BO all sts.

Sizes 2XL only

Rep stitch pattern 7 times.

BO all sts.

Sleeves (Make 2)

CO 51 (51, 61, 61, 71) sts.

Ribbing

Row 1: *K1, p1; rep from to last st, k1.

Rows 2-5: Rep Row 1.

Row 1 and all WS Rows: Purl.

Row 2 (RS): K3, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, skp, k5; rep from * to last 8 sts, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, skp, k3.

Row 4: K2, *k2tog, (k1, yo) twice, k1, skp, k3; rep from * to last 9 sts, k2tog, (k1, yo) twice, k1, skp, k2.

Row 6: K1, *k2tog, k2, yo, k1, yo, k2, skp, k1; rep from * end.

Row 8: K2tog, *k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, sk2p; rep from * to last 9 sts, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, skp.

Row 10: K1, *yo, skp, k5, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * to end.

Row 12: K1, *yo, k1, skp, k3, k2tog, k1, yo, k1; rep from * to end.

Row 14: K1, *yo, k2, skp, k1, k2tog, k2, yo, k1; rep from * to end.

Row 16: K1, *yo, k3, sk2p, k3, yo, k1; rep from * to end.

Sizes S/M only

Rep stitch pattern 1 time.

BO all sts.

Sizes L/XL only

Rep stitch pattern 1 time, then Rows 1-8 once more.

BO all sts.

Sizes 2XL only

Rep stitch pattern 2 times.

BO all sts.

Finishing

Thread a tapestry needle and sew one of the shoulders as follow: Place the front and back right side down lining up the shoulder seams, and sew the stitches by picking up one stitch from the back and one from the front. Sew 20 (23, 25, 28, 31) sts, make a knot.

Sew the other shoulder in the same way as for the other, and sew the side of the neck seam.

Sew the sleeves to body, lining up center of sleeve with shoulder seam. Repeat for second sleeve.

Sew side seams and sleeve seams with the tapestry needle.

To finish, make a knot and weave in the tail end of yarn about 3” / [7.5 cm], cut off even with the fabric.

Weave in any loose ends in the same way.

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