Elinor Dashwood

from Tabetha Hedrick, Knitwear Design

Elinor Dashwood Pattern


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Knitting: Elinor Dashwood
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Pattern Details:

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Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • To be able to knit this pullover, you should be able (or ready to learn) to knit, purl, follow simultaneous shaping instructions, decrease, measure armhole depth, pick up stitches, and seam pieces together.

Pattern Description:

With a subtle herringbone lace panel traveling up the front body and delicate waist shaping, this pullover exudes a lovely ethereal feel. To enhance the softness, the cuffs and neckline are highlighted with a beautiful alpaca lace fiber. This sweater will delight your knitting hands, as well as your eye for fashion.
Originally Published with Tangled Magazine


20.5 sts and 31 rows = 4" in stockinette stitch with MC and larger needle
30 sts and 54 rows = 4" in garter stitch with CC and smaller needle
22 sts and 29 rows = 4" in center lace panel with MC and larger needle
Take time to block and measure gauge swatch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Woman's x-small (small, medium, large, extra large)
  • This is a close-fitting sweater, so choose the size that is within 3/4" - 1" larger than actual bust measurement. Bust circumference: 33 (35, 39, 43, 47) inches


  • Classic Elite Princess (40% merino wool, 28% rayon, 15% nylon, 10% cashmere, 7% angora; 150 yd [137]/1.75 [50 gm]; CYCA 3): #3403 Genteel Gray 5 (5, 6, 6, 7) balls (MC) Classic Elite Silky Alpaca Lace (70% Alpaca, 30% Silk; 460 yd [420.5m]/1.75oz [50 gm]; CYCA 1): #2403, Cloud Gray, 1 ball (CC)
  • US 6 Needles
  • US 3 Needles
  • Tapestry Needle

About Designer

About Designer

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Tabetha Hedrick, a freelance knitwear designer and writer raising a family in Colorado, lives by the belief that joy comes when fully participating in the present moment. And that joy is ever so easy to find when immersed in the world of fiber!

When not writing tutorials, photographing yarn, or teaching, she's busy designing knitwear. Her work has been published in numerous digital and print ...

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