Trellis Shell by Laurie Gonyea

Trellis Shell

Knitting
October 2008
DK (11 wpi) ?
30 stitches and 35 rows = 4 inches
in trellis pattern on smallest needle
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
4.0 mm (G)
822 - 1096 yards (752 - 1002 m)
32½ (34¼, 36¾, 39, 41, 42¾, 45¼)" bust circumference
This pattern is available from interweave.com for $6.50.

Pattern Description from Interweave Knits, Holiday 2008: “The Trellis Shell shows off the unmatched drape of silk with a simple slipped-stitch hourglass trellis. Laurie Gonye adds high ribbing and a wide boatneck that flatter.”

Finished Size 32½ (34¼, 36¾, 39, 41, 42¾, 45¼)“ bust circumference.

Yarn: Schulana Seta Bella (100% silk; 137 yd 125 m/50 g): #2 orange 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 8) balls. Yarn distributed by Skacel.

Needles:

  • Body - size 4 (3.5 mm).
  • Ribbing - sizes 4 (3.5 mm), 5 (3.75 mm), 6 (4 mm), 7 (4.5 mm), and 8 (5 mm).
  • Adjust needles size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions: Size G/6 (4 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle.

Additional Gauge 26 sts and 35 rows = 4” in rev St st on smallest needle.

Note: “This sweater is worked from the top down.”

Pages 27 & 48-49.