Bonny Lace Top

August 04 2016 – Holly

Bonny Lace Top - This is Knit
Bonny Lace Top - This is Knit
Warm, sunny days may feel fleeting in Dublin, but their rarity makes them all the sweeter! We've had some lovely summery days recently, and it's inspired us to share this beautiful lace top by Tin Can Knits. Knit up in the luxurious Findley by Juniper Moon, in the shade 22 Menemsha, Bonny is the perfect lightweight garment for the warmer months. It's sleeveless design, lace neckline and loose gauge makes for an airy and elegant top, and perfectly matched to the silk and merino blend of Findley. Bonny Lace Top Knitting The only thing more impressive than this buttery soft yarn is the value; each ball contains 730 metres, which is plenty to knit up this top in one of the smaller sizes! Our shop sample took less than one ball to knit up the small size. This is also the perfect pattern for those keen to try knitting garments: no sleeves or seaming is involved, it's simply knit bottom up, in the round with no complicated shaping. The lace at the neck is a simple stitch pattern, which is easy to memorize once a few rounds have been worked. The cowl-like drape at the neck is flattering, and the airy gauge makes this a pretty quick knit too. Bonny Tin Can Knits Pattern Findley gives this top a luxurious feel, while being very economical in both yardage and price. It's available is several vibrant colours that are just perfect for summer. This deep blue is prime for an elegant evening, but knit up in white or a pastel would make it casual and fun. It really is a truly versatile and simple pattern, and an overall enjoyable knit! Stop by the shop to see our sample, or admire all the beautiful shades of Findley first hand. What's in your queue for the Summer? What are your favourite lace weight garment patterns?


  • thisisknit: September 16, 2020
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    Sounds gorgeous Aimee! I hope you are enjoying the break and that Bonny is getting lots of wear. It just goes to show that knitting is most definitely not just for winter (although with our seasons the weather lines can be very blurred indeed)!

  • Aimee Croke: September 16, 2020
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    I knitted a Bonny at the start of the summer as well! Mine is in Debbie Bliss Rialto Lace in colourway Iris. It’s gotten quite a few wears since and is currently being washed to come on holiday with me in Wicklow next week!

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