Designed by Michele Wang for her Brooklyn Tweed Capsule collection, Ilia is a plush cabled cardigan featuring wide bands of fron ribbing. Knit in Loft, the densely worked fabric features rope cables spliced into a lattice for vivid texture and cozy warmth. Ilia’s boxy fit makes for easy layering and Brooklyn Tweed considers this pattern a level 4 out of 5 in difficulty and offers it as a hard copy only. For more information about materials, gauge, and size, click Product Details, above.
US 4 (3.5 mm), 32-inch circular needles, or size needed to obtain gauge
US 3 (3.25 mm), 40-inch circular needles, or one size smaller than gauge needle, for Ribbing
38 stitches and 40 rows = 4 inches in charted pattern with gauge needles, after blocking
35½ (39¼, 43, 46¼, 49¼, 52½) inch [90 (99.5, 109, 117.5, 125, 133.5) cm] chest circumference, with collar overlapped, with an intended ease of +3–5 inches [7.5–12.5 cm]