The front opening has 10 buttons to fasten. The fronts and the backs are knitted all in one till the armholes. Tapered in at the waist this wonderful garment gives a curvy fit. The sleeves repeat the pattern from the body of the garment. After the first pattern is completed they are then pulled in, with ribbing. At the finish 3 small roses, each with 6 tiny seed pearls sewn inside, are sewn onto the ribbing. The neck and fronts are finished off with easy shell crocheting, in which the buttonholes are worked on the front. knitting pattern, cardigan, lace, old fashioned, pearls, roses, knitted, knitwear, jacket, sweater, Knitting pattern scarf, knitting patterns, easy knitting patterns, scarf knitting patterns, vintage knitting patterns, knitting patterns for scarves, 8 ply knitting patterns, 12 ply knitting patterns, hand knitting patterns, Delicate, Romantic, Yesteryear and Feminine, all spring to mind with this delightful and soft lace weight garment. An heirloom garment fit for weddings or just to please that girl in us all.