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  • Product Description

    (muh-'til-duh). noun [usu. as object]

    is a top-down knit, color-block, yoke collared cardigan that looks right either in the country or paired with skinny coloured jeans for that of the moment downtown look. Matilda’s braided patterns are achieved sans cable needle -- allowing you to zip along! Its highly textured surface is constructed through a series of twisted stitches and fancy knits & purls.

    ORIGIN  New York City, pattern written by the Jones & Vandermeer design team.

    EXPERIENCE LEVEL   Advanced (while not difficult, Matilda utilizes short row shaping in the yoke section).

    SIZE  Finished Bust Size: 34, 36, 38, 40, 44” (shown in size 38”; actual finished measurements. no ease has been factored in. for a classic fit (as shown on the mannequin), we recommend adding 2” of ease. for a loose, off the shoulder look (as shown on our model, miss e), please factor in 4-6" of ease.  miss e is wearing a size 38" and has an actual bust measurement of 32-33").


    - Clever Camel: 5(2+3), 5(2+3), 5(2+3), 7(3+4), 7(3+4) skeins; shown in Agate (Color A) and Neat Navy (Color B). Note: the number of skeins required for Color A is shown as the first number in parentheses. the number of skeins required for Color B is shown as the second number.

    - US9 (5.5mm) straight needles; US9 (5.5mm) circular needles 24" in length or longer.

    - Stitch markers, safety pins, crochet hook to weave in ends,  darning needle for binding off

    - Buttons ¾” in diameter: 5 in total (2 in color A and 3 in color B); 2 yards of 1½” wide ribbon to be sewn as backing to the button band.

    Sold as a .pdf download. Our system requires that you set-up an account with us to download patterns. Once you've cleared check-out, you will be given a link where you can download the pattern.  The link will require that you log into your account in order to access the pattern.

    SPECIAL OFFER   the matilda pattern is free with the purchase of Clever Camel yarn required to make this project.  just write "matilda" in the comments box and we'll send you a hardcopy of the pattern.  there's no need to add the pattern into your cart to receive the offer.