Crazyheart by Tanis Lavallee
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Crazyheart

Knitting
February 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round with larger needles
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
350 - 2200 yards (320 - 2012 m)
0-6mo (6-12mo, 1-2yr, 2-4yr, 4-6yr, 6-8yr, 8-10yr, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL)


Crazyheart - by Tanis Lavallee



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Tanis has brought her crazy and colourful heart to this project, crafting beautiful sweaters to keep all three of her boys warm through the cold Canadian winter.
This bold geometric yoke can be worked many different ways and it looks fabulous on the whole family.



Pattern Info

Sizing
0-6mo (6-12mo, 1-2yr, 2-4yr, 4-6yr, 6-8yr, 8-10yr, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL)
Finished chest measurement: 17.5 (19.5, 22, 24, 26, 28.5, 30.5, 32.5, 35, 37, 41.5, 46, 50, 54.5, 59)”

Yarn
DK weight yarn
MC: 350 (400, 500, 650, 800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1600, 1800, 2000, 2200) yards
CC: 150 (170, 200, 250, 300, 350, 370, 400, 450, 450, 500, 550, 650, 750, 800) yards total (The CC yardage may be comprised of a number of different CCs depending on your design intent within the colourwork section)

Samples shown in:
Lady sweater is knit Tanis Fiber Arts Purewash DK in ‘ravine ‘with ‘orchid’ and ‘sand’.

Kid sweater knit in Tanis Fiber Arts Purewash DK in ‘sand’ and ‘stone’ with ‘chris grey’, ‘frost’, ‘natural’, ‘orange blossom’, ‘orchid’, ‘peacock’ ‘poppy’, ‘ravine’, ‘royal flush’ and ‘saffron’, ‘seabreeze’.

Toddler sweater knit in Tanis Fiber Arts Purewash DK in ‘chris grey’ and ‘frost’ with ‘peacock’, ‘ravine’, and ‘sea breeze’.

Dude sweater is knit in Tanis Fiber Arts Purewash Worsted in ‘graphite’ with ‘OOAK speckled’, ‘chris grey’, ‘sand’, ‘stone’, ‘chestnut’, ‘caramel’, ‘gold’, ‘chartreuse’, ‘mint’, ‘hunter’, ‘mallard’, and ‘olive’. Details about how Tanis knit this sweater in a heavier weight will be on her blog.

Needles
US #4 / 3.5mm and US #6 / 4tmm (or as required to meet gauge)
for sizes 0 - 4 years: 16” circulars and DPNs in each size*
for sizes 4 yrs - XS: 16” circulars, 24” circulars, and DPNs in each size*
for sizes S - 4XL: 16” circulars, 32” circulars, and DPNs in each size*

  • Alternatively you can use the magic loop technique to knit smaller diameter tubes on a long circular needle

Gauge
22 sts & 30 rounds / 4” in stockinette on larger needles

Notions
darning needle, stitch markers



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