This pattern is originaly designed with wool yarn, but Linen yarn works great. You can use the same size needles as pattern recommend (size needed to obtain gauge), and follow a pattern.
Sizes S-L [XL] (shown in size S-L)
25 [27 1/2]” Length at Longest part
It gets longer once you wearing it.
Yarn Linen 7  skeins (shown in Ecru Natural)
US #7 (4.5mm) Needles, US #8 (5.0mm) Needles, US #9 (5.5mm) Needles