Mary Crawford's Surplice by Alexis Di Gregorio

Mary Crawford's Surplice

Knitting
October 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch on larger needle
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
1260 - 1680 yards (1152 - 1536 m)
14¼ (15, 16¼ , 16½ , 17¾ , 18¼ )" back width from center of underarm to center of underarm. Surplice shown measures 14¼ "
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Depicted onscreen as cunning, calculating, and cold, Mary Crawford of Mansfield Park is really not all that bad. Her biggest character flaw seems to be not understanding country life. She does try to make a go at it, but she just doesn’t seem to understand the country morality of Fanny and Edmund. Mary is a city girl with city manners, tastes, and most importantly, clothes. Dressed in the height of elegance, Mary would have been perfectly at home in this light, airy wraparound. The long attached ties can be tied in the front, at the side, or in the back, depending on the desired look. Though not at all practical for country living, it’s the exact sort of thing Mary would have brought with her from London.

Individual pattern for sale here: http://www.interweavestore.com/mary-crawfords-surplice

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