A textured asymetrical cardigan
Originally published in The Crochet Project issue 2: Woodland Whimsy
Xylia means ‘of the wooded land’ and characterises this pattern perfectly with its textured stitches reminiscent of bark. This asymmetrical cardigan is both feminine and functional to wear with its little pocket and scalloped edges.
Available with UK or USA crochet terms
XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X)
Finished chest circumference:
86 (91, 101, 112, 122, 132, 142) cm
34 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56)”
47 (47, 47, 54, 54, 54, 54) cm
18.5 (18.5, 18.5, 21.5, 21.5, 21.5, 21.5)”
Designed to be worn with 5cm/2” in ease.
Shown in size 86 cm (34") with 5 cm (2") negative ease.
DK weight yarn
Shown in Woolyknit DK classics (180 m per 50g ball, 100% merino wool,) colourway brown.
15 (16, 17, 21, 23, 25, 27) balls
Needles & Notions:
4 mm (US G) crochet hook
7 (7, 7, 8, 8, 8, 8) buttons 2.5 cm (1") in diameter.
4 removable stitch markers
8 stitches and 18 rows per 10cm x 10cm measured fancy granite stitch pattern
(1 dc, ch 1, 1 dc) counts as 1 granite stitch.
Double crochet, treble crochet and chain stitches
Increases and decreases
Originally published October 2013, republished Dec 2015
Current version: Xylia (UK) v2.0.pdf and Xylia (USA) v2.0.pdf
PDF file size: 209 kb
Technical Editor: Joanne Scrace
Blog post with more information can be found here
Photography: Kat Goldin
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