Enjoy la bella vita with Montisi, the whimsical union of a shawl and cardigan. Worked from the top down, the back extends effortlessly around the front of the shoulders for the effect of airy sleeves. This versatile pattern allows you to choose from a tailored band or a ruffled edge and a short or long version. Work the fronts from the bottom up and seam, leaving a slit for your arms. The intricate, lacy mesh of the twist brioche stitch is perfect for dining al fresco on the piazza or dreaming of a Tuscan adventure. Unsure of any of the techniques? Look them up in the Library at JillWolcottKnits.com! BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY knitting flat I-cord 3-ndl BO GAUGE 4 sts/in and 6.5 rows/in = 16 sts/4" and 26 rows/4" in Twist Brioche on size 7(4.5mm) ndls SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Small (Medium) (Large) Finished chest over arms (estimate) 53.5 (61) (66.25)" Finished back to bottom trim: Short 12.25 (14.125) (16)" Finished back to bottom trim: Long 14.7 (18.125) (19)"