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Lila Winter by Carrie Bostick Hoge - Gift Set with Madder Anthology 2


PRE-ORDER any 1 color
Black 815
Dark Plum 1965
Cotton Candy 901
Baby Denim 897
Charcoal Heather M04
Aran M140
Blue Suede M194
Jaded Lagoon M126
Prairie Fire M181
Wild Violet M173

Lila Winter is a bulky weight, hip length sweater with a high/low garter stitch hem and a wide neckline. It is available in a wide range of sizes to fit many different body types.  This pattern can be found in Madder Anthology 2: Simple Pleasures by Carrie Bostick Hoge.  A shorter version of this sweater built on Aran Weight yarn is also found within the book under the name Lila Top Down and also available as a gift kit.  Enjoy the simplicity of sleek design with thoughtful details that make truly functional garments for your wardrobe.

This GIFT SET includes Madder Anthology 2 and selected yarn to make the Lila Winter Sweater.  At Yarn Loop, we believe that every book should come with yarn, don't you?

DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN:  Puffin by Quince & Co. (100% Wool; 100g/112 yds):  6 (7, 8, 9, 9, 10) Skeins. Shown in Kittywake.

ALTERNATE YARN:  Mecha by Malabrigo (100% Merino Wool; 100g/130yds): 5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8) Skeins.  Mecha is a single ply, kettle-dyed yarn with a slight thick/think texture in a beautiful array of colors.  The depth of color and softness of this Merino Wool yarn will make this project an absolute joy to make.  PRE-ORDER now available.  Please contact us for a current color card to choose your color and allow at least 7 business days for shipping to your location.

ALTERNATE YARN:  128 Superwash by Cascade Yarns (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 100g/128yds): 5 (6, 7, 7, 8, 8) Skeins.  128 will be slighly less dense than Puffin when making the completed garment so please make sure to swatch this yarn.  128 is a durable choice due to its multi-plied texture and superwash treatment.  128 comes in a wide variety of colors including solids and heathers and is available for PRE-ORDER.  Please allow 7 business days for Pre-Orders to ship to your location.

ALTERNATE YARN: Lamb's Pride Bulky by Brown Sheep Co. (85% Wool / 15% Mohair; 113g/125yds):  5 (6, 7, 8, 8, 9) Skeins.   This heathered yarn is made in the USA and available in a wide array of colors. Known as a workhorse yarn, it is both economical and durable.  Enjoy this American favorite today!  Please allow at least 5 business days for shipping pre-orders to your location.

NEEDLES: US 11 / 8.0 mm & US 13 / 9.0 mm 32" circular needles & Double Points for both sizes, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Markers, Waste Yarn or Stitch Holders, Tapestry Needle
SKILL LEVEL: Intermediate - short row shaping throughout
GAUGE: 10.5 stitches and 15 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust- 31.25-33.5 (35.75-40.5, 42.75-45, 47.25, 49.5, 51.75)” Modeled with .5" positive ease
YARDAGE: 570-620 (670-750, 800-850, 900, 960, 1010) yds

Images courtesy of Carrie Bostick Hoge/Madder

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