Wow rachillsk8 that looks so nice, great color on you as well.
The eyelet pattern I have been practicing on is done in a multiple of 8, which my number of stitches happens to be(pure luck that happened lol). As I do increases I assume I would just fudge a bit here and there to make the pattern work..? Also, out of curiousity, which eyelet pattern did you use?
Sorry for all the questions I just don't want to mess up too badly lol.
I started off with an eyelet pattern that was supposed to have diamonds (One eyelet, 2 below it, then one below those 2). See how right now they are a triangle? There was supposed to be another eyelet underneath. But as I went along, I decided that I didn't feel like doing that, and just re-started the pattern so they were staggered. The pattern is 8 sts and 6 rows. I think when I started the pattern row I had a multiple of 8 on the sleeves, and maybe a multiple of 8 plus 2 extra sts on the front/back....by coincidence, not because I did math.
Sorry if I'm vague, I'm not really one to follow much of a pattern and I take really lousy notes half the time, especially on something like this that is fairly simple and my mind just goes on total cruise control.
Just make sure as you go in your pattern, that for every increase (in this case a yarnover), you are doing the decrease that goes with it, and vice versa. You don't want to end up increasing or decreasing stitches where you don't intend to. As long as you keep that in mind, plugging in virtually any lace pattern to a design is easy.