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Pianissimo Lace Blouse

HeartStrings knitting pattern #W32

Softly with a whisper of lace, like fine classic music, this sweater is a masterpiece in concomitant simplicity and elegance.

sketch of Pianissimo Lace Blouse
Alternating diagonals of eyelets suggest a soothing repetitive melody punctuated with the dainty staccato of herringbone faggot lace columns. The theme of pianissimo is echoed in the softly gathered bodice that adjoins the lacy saddle shoulder continuations of the full-length sleeves.
Pianissimo Lace Blouse
Shown in Crystal Palace Panda Silk
Number of projects for this pattern that are posted on Ravelry

Fingering weight yarn and suggested needle size US 1 - 3 (2.25 mm - 3.25 mm) for finished chest measurements 34" to 39". Sport weight yarn suggested needle size US 4 - 6 (3.5 mm - 4.5 mm) for finished chest measurements 42" to 50". Sweater is planned for 0 - 2" of negative ease.

back view Pianissimo Lace Blouse

Back view of sweater to left. In this sample model, I used 10 mm fluorite gemstones as the buttons.

front view Pianissimo Lace Blouse with sleeve detail
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