A long sleeved tee shirt inspired this piece, elegant I feel, in its simplicity and fit – snug at the bust and neckline, A-line extending hip length, and slightly shaped waist indicated gently by a 2x2 rib. A joy to make, and wear!
Pieces are knit flat, bottom up, with seaming.
Bust: 30, 34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54 inches (designed to be worn with 1 inch negative ease)
Length: 26, 26.5, 26.75, 27, 27.25, 27.5, 27.75 inches
Shown in Chickadee wool by Quince & Co., 100% wool; 181 yds per 50g skein; Color: Rosa Rugosa; 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 skeins, or for comparable yarn, approximately 1370, 1540, 1700, 1870, 2070, 2260, 2440 yards; I always buy extra.
Needles and notions, etc.
1 set US #5/3.75mm straight needles, or size to obtain gauge
T-pins for blocking
24 sts and 32 rows to 4 inches in stockinette stitch
Level of Difficulty: Advanced Beginner
Techniques: knit, purl, rib, k2tog, k2tog tbl, p2tog, p2tog tbl, stitch pick up around neckline, blocking, and seaming.
9 page pdf includes pattern instructions, photographs, schematics, and relevant abbreviations.