Jessie’s Girl is a drapey, oversized sleeveless pullover, perfect to throw over a tank in the warmer months. It’s a seamless, easy knit that is worked from the bottom up and features a slightly longer back to help create the drapey silhouette.
Sizes: 1 (2, 3, 4, 5, 6)
Shown in size 1, being worn with approx 10”/25 cm of
44.5 (48.5, 52, 57, 62, 67)”/113 (123, 132, 145, 157, 170) cm
Picking a Size:
Top is meant to be oversized and is intended to be worn with lots of positive ease. Pick a size that is approx 7-11” (18-28 cm) larger than your actual bust measurement if you would like a look similar to that photographed. If you want a more fitted look, choose a size that is only 3-6” (8-15 cm) larger than your actual bust measurement.
Gauge: 17 sts & 25 rnds = 4”/10 cm in Garter St in the rnd after blocking
Yarn: Approx. 654 (776, 908, 1068, 1155, 1240) yds of sport or dk-weight yarn. Designed in Knit One, Crochet Too Batiste.
Yarn used is a sport-weight, linen blend, knit up on a much larger needle than you typically would for this type of yarn to create a loose stitch. The designer recommends using a similar linen blend or cotton blend yarn, such as Stolen Stitches Nua Sport, Juniper Moon Farms Zooey DK, Berroco Remix Light.
Needles & Other Supplies:
• US8/5 mm 32”/80 cm circ needle or size needed to obtain gauge.
• Extra US8/5 mm 24”/60 cm or 32”/80 cm circ needle, or same size used to obtain gauge (for 3-Needle Bind-Off).
• Stitch markers (in a variety of colors).
• Tapestry needle.
• Scrap yarn or stitch holders.
Images courtesy of Elizabeth Smith