Donovan by Michele Wang

Donovan

Knitting
March 2018
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
19.5 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches
in lace pattern, after wet-blocking
US 4 - 3.5 mm
840 - 1848 yards (768 - 1690 m)
34¾ (41¾, 48¾, 55¾, 62¾, 69¾, 76¾)" [88.5 (106, 124, 141.5, 159.5, 177, 195) cm] bust circumference
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This stunning boatneck pullover has no shaping in the sides or in the sleeves, making it all about the enjoyment of knitting allover lace in a garment. And then…you get to wear it: Loose and floaty, just right for warmer weather. Isn’t that what we love about knitting?

Shown in size 48¾“ / 124 cm on a 33” / 84 cm, 5’9” / 175.5 cm tall model (15¾” / 40 cm positive ease)

yarn
sparrow / conch 251
5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins

needles
24” and 32” circulars in size US 4 / 3.5 mm
set dpns in size US 4 / 3.5 mm

gauge
19½ sts and 29 rnds = 4” / 10 cm in lace pattern, after wet-blocking
34 sts (two pattern repeats) = 7” / 18 cm wide and 36 rnds (three pattern repeats) = 5” / 12.5 cm tall in lace pattern, after wet blocking

skills required
Knitted and cable cast ons, three-needle bind off, picking up stitches (links provided); increasing, decreasing. Charts and line-by-line instructions included.