The pattern includes a general description of and How-To for creating Horizontal Bust Darts for knitters who wish to add these for a more custom fit. Elphaba is a top-down, seamless pullover with raglan sleeves, a scoop neckline, and a modified version of the Japanese Feather Lace pattern at the hem & cuffs. It is intended to be worn with 0-2" of negative ease depending on your fit preferences.
“Elphaba” is the name given by author Gregory Maguire to a character also known as The Wicked Witch of the West. Was Elphaba really a bad witch, or was she a casualty of the Wizard’s political spin? Maguire’s book Wicked explores the theme of shadow & light as well as the gray areas in life that many a witch, wicked or good, is confronted with.