Ninian

Ninian is available to purchase as an individual pattern for $7.00
Ninian

Ninian is a simple and versatile sweater knit in laceweight yarn and featuring a well known Shetland lace pattern. It is worked from the bottom up in one piece separating at the underarms to work the back and front flat. Stitches are then picked up from the armhole and short rows are used to shape the sleeve cap.

Sizes
XS(S, M, L, XL, XXL)= 29 ¼”(31 ¾ ”, 34 ¼”, 37 ¼”, 41”, 45 ¼”), 74(80, 85, 94.5, 104,115)cm. in nude bust circumference
Ease -2”(-5cm)
This garment is intended to be worn with a generous amount of negative ease. There is a lot of stretch in the material.

Yarn
Approximately XS 830(S 900, M 960, L1070, XL 1170, XXL 1290)yards, XS 759(S 823, M 878, L 979, XL 1070, XXL
1180)meters of lace weight yarn.
3(3, 3, 4, 4, 4)balls of Shibui Cima(70% superbaby alpaca, 30% fine merino wool; 328 yds/300m; 1.76oz/50g).
Sample is shown in 2021(Lumen).

Needles
A US 5(3.75 mm)24”/60cm or 32”/82cm circular needle(longer suitable for your bust size).
A set of US 4(3.5 mm)dpns or long circular if using magic loop method to work sleeves or sizes to obtain gauges.

Gauge
26 stitches & 38 rounds = 4″/10cm
in Lace Pattern with US 5(3.75 mm)needle.
31 stitches & 38 rounds = 4 “/10cm in St st
with US 4(3.5mm)needle.

Notions
Stitch markers(4), tapestry needle, waste yarn