Virga Kit

Lead designer: Jennifer Miller

Fitted cuffs add gentle geometry to this airy cardigan. Enjoy the ethereal combination that is lustrous silk mixed with the warmth of Extra-Fine Merino and Kid Mohair.



PDF pattern of Virga


Shibui Knits Tweed Silk Cloud
65% Silk
35% Kid Mohair
190 yds / 25 g

Shibui Knits Lunar
60% Extra Fine Merino
40% Mulberry Silk
401 yds / 50 g

Shown in Dusk

XS-S: 5 Skeins Tweed Silk Cloud, 3 Skeins Lunar
M-L: 6 Skeins Tweed Silk Cloud, 3 Skeins Lunar
XL: 6 Skeins Tweed Silk Cloud, 4 SkeinsLunar

Build Your Own Kit

Interested in a different color? Pick your favorite color of Tweed Silk Cloud and Lunar and add a copy of the pattern to your cart to build your own kit!


Size 4 (3.5 mm) dpns
Size 9 (5.5 mm) dpns
Size 9 (5.5 mm) 24" or 36" circular needle


Stitch markers
Large stitch holders
Tapestry needle
Spare size 9 cirrcular needle for three-needle bind-off 

Skill Level



XS/S (M/L, XL) To fit bust size 32.5 - 34.5  (36.5 - 40.5, 44.5 - 48.5)”

Finished Dimensions

48 (52, 56)” at lower edge without overlap
18 (19.75, 21.25)” back length from shoulder
Model is 5´8” wearing Size XS/S with approx 5" ease in the bust with intended overlap


Virga is worked in two pieces, from each cuff toward the center. The cuffs are knit with two strands of Lunar, and the remainder of the jacket is knit with one strand of Lunar and one strand of Tweed Silk Cloud held together. Sleeves are knit in the round, then split to form the body. The two pieces are joined at the center back with a three-needle bind-off, and the front edges are continued on the remianing stitches.

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