Lillian

Lillian, harbinger of spring!  This garter-trimmed, color-block pullover is a delightful transition piece for welcoming warmer weather. Subtle shaping at its center front and back panels create a slimming visual, enhanced by the garter waistbands at its sides. The garter stitch rounded shawl collar is fun to make with short rows that disappear into its shaping. This piece is worked bottom-up with easy seaming at its side panels.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
Bust: 31, 35, 39, 43, 47, 51, 55"
Waist: 26, 30, 34, 38, 42, 46, 50"
Hips: 31, 35, 39, 43, 47, 51, 55"
Length: 26, 26
½, 26¾, 27, 27¼, 27½, 27¾"

MATERIALS
Yarn
Shown in Chickadee wool by Quince & Co. (100% wool; 181 yds (166m) per 50g skein);

• Main color (central bodice) – Leek #131; 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7 skeins, or for comparable yarn, approximately 705, 775, 860, 965, 1055, 1160, 1250 yards;
• Contrast color (collar, side bodice and sleeves) – Frost #103; 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 6, 7 skeins, or for comparable yarn, approximately 635, 740, 830, 920, 990, 1075, 1165 yards.

Needles
US5 (3.75mm), or size to obtain gauge
• 1 pair straight needles
• 1 20
" (sizes XS, S) to 24" (sizes M-3x) circular needle for shawl collar

Notions
Stitch markers (locking and rings)
Stitch holders
Tapestry needle
T-pins for blocking

GAUGE (after blocking)
19 sts and 28 rows to 4" in stockinette stitch
19 sts and 40 rows to 4
" in garter stitch

SKILLS REQUIRED
Decreasing (k2tog, k2tog tbl, p2tog), increasing (m1L, m1R), stitch pick up around neckline, short row shaping at collar and shoulders, 3-needle bind off at shoulders, blocking, and seaming.

12 page pdf includes pattern instructions, photographs, schematics, row tracking chart for simultaneous shaping, tips for collar stitch pick up around neckline, and relevant abbreviations.

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