Hyssop is inspired by the delicate wildflowers, crazy vines, and tall grasses that surround me in summer. In Vermont this is a short, intense season when all the plants strive to make the most of the daylight. The top echos the ephemeral wildflowers with petal shaped lace around the yoke while the flutter sleeves and hem remind me of leaves. But this is not a frilly little girl's top. Rather it is designed for the spirit of the season; who knows her time is short and she must make the most of it.
This is knit top down in the round. The pattern allows for more fabric around the bust then across the back. The difference is taken up with bust decreases in the front only before the waist and hip shaping is worked. Finally the held stitches are picked up and flutter sleeves are worked on larger needles to provide drape and elegance.
The finished sizes listed are the actual bust measurements. I recommend knitting as close to your size as possible. If you're between sizes choos