Lillian is a beautiful raglan sleeve cardigan with a generous ribbed hem. It is from in a compilation of patterns named Madder Anthology 2: Simple Pleasures by Carrie Bostick Hoge. This worsted weight cardigan is worked back and forth from the top down with the band picked up at the end. Optional pockets. This classic design is a staple of any wardrobe and can be dressed up with a wide belt or a decorative shawl pin. 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 Lillian.
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Primo Worsted by The Plucky Knitter (75% Merino Wool / 20% Cashmere / 5% Nylon; 100g/200yds): 6 (6, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10) Skeins. Shown in Fisherman's Wharf
DESIGNER RECOMMENDED YARN: Lark by Quince & Co. (100% Wool; 50g/134yds): 8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14) Skeins. Shown in Chanterelle
ALTERNATE YARN: Rios by Malabrigo (100% Superwash Merino Wool; 100g/210yds): 6 (6, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9) Skeins. Closest Colorway: Winter Lake. Rios is a beautiful kettle-dyed yarn that has subtle tonal variation throughout each skein. It will create a gentle, mottled look to your finished garment that is highly desirable in easy care, superwash, super soft, merino wool. Please buy enough yarn to finish your project since each batch can vary from the next. Yarn Loop will make sure that all of your skeins are from a single batch.
ALTERNATE YARN: Woolstok by Blue Sky Fibers (100% Peruvian Fine Highland Wool; 150g/370yds): 3 (4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 6) Skeins. While not as soft as Rios, this is a highly sought after yarn since its introduction in 2016. The solid colorways do not have color variation, but are heathered with the natural colors of the wool itself. Only the natural 5 colors come in the larger hanks of Woolstok which are priced here. Please contact us if you would like the remaining colors for pricing and shipping times.
ALTERNATE YARN: NatureSpun Worsted by Brown Sheep Co (100% Wool; 100g/245yds): 5 (5, 6, 6, 7, 8, 8) Skeins. NatureSpun is a long standing American Company that sources and creates the yarn in the USA. With vibrant colors and quick shipping, NatureSpun is the economical choice while supporting American industry. If you don't see the color you would like, please contact us for a substitute since Brown Sheep has such a large catalog of colors.
NEEDLES: Size US 7 / 4.5mm 16" & 32" circular needles as well as Double Points, or size needed to obtain gauge
OTHER TOOLS: Stitch Markers, Stitch Holders, Tapestry Needle
SKILL LEVEL: Advanced Beginner
GAUGE: 19 stitches and 29 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
SIZE: XS (S, M, L/XL, XXL, XXXL, XXXXL)
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 32.75 (36.25, 39.5, 43-47.25, 50.5-53, 56.5, 59.75)”
Modeled with 3.25" positive ease
YARDAGE: 1080 (1140, 1255, 1350-1430, 1540-1635, 1760, 1865) yds
Images courtesy of Carrie Bostick Hoge/Madder