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Gilligan Pattern


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Knitting: Gilligan
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Petite, Plus-sized



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Circular Knitting
  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Lace
  • Short Rows

Pattern Description:

Light and airy, this seamless design is worked from the bottom right to the shoulders. Hip lace details flow together at the front, with the lace echoed on the sleeve caps.
The delicate crocheted placket buttons and open sleeve edging makes this a summer top that can work for a night out or a dressed down day at the beach.


22 sts and 30 rows = 4"/10cm in St st or Ribbing Pattern (relaxed)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished bust measurement: 30.25 (34.5, 36.75, 41, 43.25, 45.5, 49.75, 52, 54.25)"/77 (87.5, 93.5, 104, 110, 115.5, 126.5, 132, 138) cm


  • Rowan 'Milk Cotton dk' (70% Cotton, 30% Milk protein; 124yds/113m per 50g skein); Color: Water Bomb (098); 6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 9, 10, 11, 11) skeins
  • Size 5 US/3.75 mm circular needle, 32"/80cm length
  • Size 5 US/3.75 mm straight needles
  • 3.75mm/F-5 Crochet hook

You Will Also Need:

  • 5 shanked buttons approx 1/2"/12mm diam.
  • Stitch markers
  • Tapestry needle
  • Waste Yarn

About Designer

About Designer

Carol Feller on

Carol Feller's patterns for men, women, and children are widely published in books and magazines, including Twist Collective, Interweave Knits, Knitting in the Sun (Wiley, 2009) and Knitty. Carol blogs on and can also be found on Twitter (@stolenstitches), and Facebook (carol.feller). She lives in Cork, Ireland, with ...

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