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Avalon Pattern


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Knitting: Avalon
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details









Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • CO, BO, increase, decrease, seam

Pattern Description:

Avalon is the pretty way to do casual. Worked in-the-round to the armholes with a simple ribbon at the Empire waist.


25 sts/35 rnds = 4" over St st.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Bust: 30 3/4 (33 1/4, 35 3/4, 38 1/4, 40 1/2, 43)".
  • Length: 19 1/2 (20 1/2, 22, 23, 24 1/4, 25)".
  • Allow a negative ease of 1" - 2" at the bust for a very close fit.


  • 445 (530, 620, 710, 800, 910)yds sport-weight yarn
  • Shown in Lorna's Laces - Honor; 70% baby alpaca, 30% silk; 275yds (251m)/100g; Color #59ns Dobson, 2 (2, 3, 3, 3, 4) skeins.

You Will Also Need:

  • Size 4 (3.5mm) 24" circular needle and same size 12" circular needle or double-pointed needles to work armhole edging. Size may need to be adjusted to obtain gauge.
  • Stitch markers, stitch holder, tapestry needle, 2yds of 3/8" satin ribbon.

About Designer

About Designer

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Kim Dolce is the owner and sole designer for the Dolce Handknits pattern line. Kim has a casual, feminine aesthetic which appeals to women of all ages. Her patterns are easy to understand and execute and all patterns have been professionally edited. More of her work can be found in her first book, Dolce Handknits - simple, sophisticated designs.

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