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This pattern is digital and available in English and Polish.

Vila, also Wiła or Samodive, is a Slavic female spirit of nature – an elusive, magical creature living in the woods and clearings.
Vila cardigan has been designed to provide you with comfort and timeless elegance with a generous dose of charm. This minimalist and versatile form combined with fluffiness and adorable flower-like cuffs is a great choice for every occasion. It is a truly spring and summer sweater that fits perfectly any styling and body shape. Let yourself bloom and feel ethereal!

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Vila is a slightly oversized mohair cardigan with a rounded roomy neckline, simple I-cord edges, little elegant buttons and charming (absolutely cute!) ruffled cuffs. It is worked top-down and completely seamless and is an excellent project for advanced beginners!

Vila fits both dresses and trousers perfectly – I am sure that it will successfully complement your wardrobe. This simplicity also allows you to use extraordinary, decorative buttons, that will give your Vila the final vibe!

The pattern contains detailed instructions for making Vila cardigan in 8 sizes, tips for modifying body and sleeves length, mixing two difference sizes and two language versions – Polish and English.

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Podkreślenie 5x81

Sizes:
1 (2, 3, 4) (5, 6, 7] 8
Sweater circumference in chest:
95 (105, 115, 125) [135, 145, 155] 165 cm
37.5 (41.25, 45.25, 49.25) [53.25, 57, 61] 65” 
Suggested ease: 12-20 cm / 4.75-8”
The pictures show size 2, with 19 cm 7.5” ease.

Yarn:
The sweater is made with one thread of fingering weight yarn and one thread of lace weight fluffy yarn:
5 (5, 6, 6) [6, 7, 7] 7 skeins of Knitting for Olive Merino (50g/250m 273 yards) or about 1120 (1200, 1280, 1360) [1460, 1540, 1600] 1680 meters 1224 (1312, 1399, 1487) [1596, 1684, 1749] 1837 yards
and
5 (5, 6, 6) [6, 7, 7] 7 skeins of Knitting for Olive Soft Silk Mohair (25g/225m 246 yards) or about 1008 (1080, 1152, 1224) [1314, 1386, 1440] 1512 meters 1102 (1181, 1259, 1338) [1437, 1515, 1574] 1653 yards

Needles:
3.75 mm and 3.25 mm US 5 and US 3 circular needles

Others:
1 stitch marker
Scrap yarn or stitch holder
Tapestry needle
8 (8, 8, 8) [9, 9, 9] 9 buttons (around 1.2 cm 0.5”)

Gauge:
23 sts x 34 rows – 10 cm x 10 cm 4” x 4”
on 3.75 mm US 5 needles in Stockinette st, after blocking.

Level: advanced beginners