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-M [M-L, L-XL]   (shown in size S-M)

Finished Size

42 [42, 51]” circumference measured below bottom button

25 [27 1/2, 27 1/2]” Length at Longest part

Yarn  Linen 7 [8, 8] skeins (shown in Ecru Natural)


US #7 (4.5mm) Needles,  US #8 (5.0mm) Needles, US #9 (5.5mm) Needles

Linen 13 colors ( 5 natural mix, 8 solid)