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
SIZE: XXS/XS (S/M/L, XL, XXL, XXXL, XXXXL)
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