Ah, Charlotte, I sympathize. I looked at the pattern the first time I saw it, laughed and moved on. Translating to DDD wasn't gonna happen. It's a lovely set, I'd love to be able to wear something like that.
Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper