Moonflower Dolman by Kiri FitzGerald

Moonflower Dolman

Knitting
March 2018
Aran (8 wpi) ?
15 stitches and 23 rows = 4 inches
in St st on larger needles
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
1050 - 1470 yards (960 - 1344 m)
37 (41, 45, 47.5, 51.5)" bust circumference
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The moonflower is beautiful but untamed; the elegant flowers and dark green leaves have a tendency to spread out on windy stems and overcome gardens. The distinctive lace and stripes of the Moonflower Dolman make this sweater stunning and unexpected, much like the moonflower itself.

Difficulty Intermediate

Finished Size 37 (41, 45, 47.5, 51.5)“ bust circumference. Pullover shown measures 37”; modeled with 3.5” of positive ease.

Yarn Swans Island All American Collection Worsted (75% Rambouillet wool, 25% alpaca; 210 yd / 2.75 oz): lichen, 5 (6, 6, 7, 7) skeins.

Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): 16” and 32” circular and set of double-pointed. Size 8 (5 mm): straight and set of double-pointed. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers; tapestry needle.

Gauge 15 sts and 23 rows = 4” in St st on larger needles.

Notes This pullover is worked in two pieces sideways from top of sleeve to top of sleeve. The front and back are sewn together and the neckband, lower rib, and sleeves are picked up and worked in the round.