Lillian Top, Dress, Poncho
The Lillian Top is a truly versatile and fabulous garment. Originally designed as a top, it can also be worn as a poncho, a strapless dress and even a fish-tail skirt! Lillian is an intricate knit and is suitable for the experienced knitter. It is advisable to knit the Fantasia Cowl before making Lillian as it is a great introduction to the stitch and shaping.
Yarn requirements: Small/Medium: (8 balls); Medium/Large: (10 balls).
There is the option of creating Lillian with a shorter rib so that it sits on the waist. For this you will need 100g less than stated here.
Tension: 36 sts and 30 rows to 10 cm square over 2×2 rib using 3 mm needles.
Lillian is photographed in the colour Alpaca Mist (Rose Grey) and knitted in Purl Alpaca Designs 100% pure alpaca Fine yarn. Named after Lillian the alpaca.
A suggested substitute yarn is shown below.