Tonia Barry

for Classic Elite Yarns   2013

9229-1 Frances (age 10 up)

This, says Barry, is "an easy-to-knit, drop shoulder pullover with garter columns detail and decorative buttons." But the armholes are indented once for a better fit at the shoulder. This is indeed a very basic garment, so the button columns are a great stylish detail. But you could dot them with lingerie roses, too, or braid suede strips into them, or embroider them. Here in Toronto we're lucky enough to have an exceptional ribbon store (Mokuba on Queen Street West at Portland). We could spends days choosing different ribbons and ways to use them to decorate this piece.

Originally published in Spectrum 9229, a printed collection of designs.

Pattern Detail

  • no charts
  • schematics included
  • sewing required
  • all season
  • straight (flat)
  • 6 sizes, to fit age 10 - finished 52"; see data page
  • digital PDF has 3 pages (letter size)
  • easy
    • 4 x 4 in
    • 3.5 mm
    • US 4
    • 24.0 st st
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