the Elodea knitting pattern is a soft A-line top with flutter sleeves, and an interesting neckline. Knit from the top down with raglan increases this top is simplistic with interesting details. The lace neck line is knit side to side while the rest of the sweater is knit in the round. A scoop neckline and a key hole show off the collarbone making this top very feminine and pretty. The lace edging on the sleeves and hem are simple to knit and add to this pullovers femininity. This pattern is perfect for an intermediate knitter looking for a quick knit and a great wardrobe piece. Knit it in a cotton blend for the spring and another in a wool and silk blend for the winter. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY I-cord Pick up stitches double decrease yarn overs knit in the round Make one GAUGE 12 Sts x 15 Rows = 2"x 2" in Stockinette Stitch on US 6 Needle SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 32", 34", 36", 38", 40" Garment is shown in size 36 with no ease. Model has 36" bust measurement. This Garment should be worn with little to no ease so pick a size close to your bust measurement.