Morse Code

A stylish crochet cardigan with simple shaping and set in sleeves. The textured colour-work inspired by the dots and dashes of Morse Code.

£4

This pattern is part of The Bletchley Collection, a six piece collection for Eden Cottage Yarns’ Milburn range inspired by the WWII code breakers stationed at Bletchley Park.

SIZES
XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X)
Finished bust: 81 (90.5, 98, 111, 120, 129.5, 136, 149.5, 161.5)cm / 32 (35¾, 38½, 43¾, 47¼, 51, 53½, 58¾, 63¾)”
Finished length: 54.5 (56, 57, 58.5, 59.5, 61, 62, 63.5, 64.5)cm / 21½ (22, 22½, 23, 23½, 24, 24½, 25, 25½)”
Sleeve length to underarm: 47.5cm / 18”

YARN
Eden Cottage Yarns Milburn 4ply (4ply/Fingering weight; 85% Bluefaced Leicester Wool, 15% Silk; 200m / 218yds per 50g skein)
MC: Night Sky x 5 (6, 6, 7, 7, 8, 8, 9, 9) skeins
CC: Mustard x 1 (1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 2, 2, 2) skeins

HOOKS & NOTIONS
3.5mm (US E/4) crochet hook
4mm (US G/6) crochet hook
4 locking stitch markers
Tapestry needle
6 buttons, 2.5cm / 1” diameter

DIFFICULTY
Intermediate/Advanced
Skills needed: basic stitches, increasing, decreasing, working in the round, bobbles, working into row ends, short rows.

CONSTRUCTION
Back worked from neck to armholes, fronts are worked directly onto the back to the armhole and joined before working the body in one piece to the hem. Sleeves are seamlessly set in using short rows. Button bands, hems, cuffs and neckband are worked in rows attached to the cardigan as you go.

Technical editing by Rachel Atkinson, layout by Claire Devine, Photography by Victoria Magnus.
These patterns are also available in print at Eden Cottage Yarns