Front Pleat Dolman

Designer Jane Howorth

Finished Size 35 3/4 (39 1/4, 43, 47 1/4, 50 1/4)" bust circumference. Top shown measures 35 3/4", modeled with 1 3/4" of positive ease.

Yarn Bergère de France Ecoton (48% recycled acrylic, 48% recycled cotton, 4% other recycled fibers; 142 yd [130 m]/1 3/4 oz [50 g]): #28919 ozone, 7 (8, 9, 10, 11) balls.

Needles Body and yoke—size 4 (3.5 mm): 24" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Neckband—size 3 (3.25 mm): 16" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); removable m; stitch holders; tapestry needle.

Gauge 22 sts and 31 rnds = 4" in St st on larger needle.

The yoke is knitted from cuff to cuff, and stitches for the body are picked up from the yoke edge. A box pleat hangs softly from the yoke, widening gently toward the hips.

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