Can anyone explain how this works, or tell me if it's just "the way stuff is"?
I keep finding gear that appears to be a higher level style, but it's not higher level, and looks like it's crafted with lower level gear.
The example attached is an Altmer jerkin, which is L15, and looks to be made of linen or homespun, but it's clearly in the style that can't be crafted below Cotton, which would make it L25 or higher... I'm very confused. Does this mean that non-player crafts people are simply able to craft things more skillfully than PCs can? What gives?
Here's the piece I found:
Here's the crafted style: