Yvonne is somewhere between a shawl and a cardigan; the perfect lightweight garment for air conditioning or cool evenings. I have seen this on all body shapes, from 5' tall 32" chest to 5' 11 tall 52" chest and it is universally comfortable and flattering. Its simple shape really shows off a gorgeous, drapey yarn.
General knitting skills.
Size 1 (2)
Note: Height is more important than chest size in determining size.
Length from center back neck to bottom of wrap: 27 (29)"
3 skeins A Verb For Keeping Warm Alpaca Silk
(70% alpaca, 30% silk, 4.5 oz/422 yards); sample in color Thai Iced Tea
5 (5) skeins Shibui Baby Alpaca dk
(100% baby alpaca, 100 g/255 yds)
1100 (1200) yards sport weight or light dk that gets gauge
#6 circ needle 36" or longer, or size needed to obtain gauge.
20 sts and 25 rows = 4" square in St st.