Product description

A modern staple for layering, this oversize shell is a fresh alternative to the cardigan when you need extra warmth. Columns of cartridge rib keep the easy shape flattering with long vertical lines. The front and back, shaped with graceful sloping shoulders, are worked flat and sewn together. A cozy mock turtleneck finishes the shell, and its folded construction guards against the winter chill.

Designer: Michele Wang

Collection: Winter 2014

 

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Echelon

Textured Dolman Shell

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  • Product description

    A modern staple for layering, this oversize shell is a fresh alternative to the cardigan when you need extra warmth. Columns of cartridge rib keep the easy shape flattering with long vertical lines. The front and back, shaped with graceful sloping shoulders, are worked flat and sewn together. A cozy mock turtleneck finishes the shell, and its folded construction guards against the winter chill.

    Designer: Michele Wang

    Collection: Winter 2014

     

  • Pattern materials

    YARDAGE

    • Worsted weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts: 1195 (1350, 1530, 1690, 1895, 2075) yards 


    YARN

    • 9 (10, 11, 13, 14, 15) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards/50g)
    • Photographed in color Sweatshirt


  • Pattern specs

    GAUGE

    • 21¾ stitches & 33 rows = 4″ in Cartridge Rib with Size A needle(s), after blocking


    NEEDLES

    Size A (for Main Fabric):

    • One pair of straight needles or a 32″ circular needle* in size needed to obtain gauge listed
    • Suggested Size: 5 mm (US 8)


    Size B (for Collar):

    • One 16″ circular needle two sizes smaller than Size A
    • Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6)


    *Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used


    FINISHED DIMENSIONS

    • 39¼ (43, 46¾, 50½, 54, 57¾)” circumference at bust (seamed)
    • Intended Ease: +6-10″
    • Sample shown is size 43¼” with +9¼” ease on model


  • Techniques

    Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern

    • Sloped Bind-Off


  • Pattern Updates

    11 February 2014:

    • Page 4, under STITCH PATTERN, Row 2 of the Cartridge Rib  has been corrected as follows: “Row 2 (WS): Purl 3, knit1, *purl 4, knit 1; repeat from * to last 3 stitches, purl 3.”
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