Flax by tincanknits

Flax

Knitting
October 2013
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round on larger needles
US 6 - 4.0 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
220 - 2100 yards (201 - 1920 m)
0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs, 8-10 yrs, XS, S, S/M, M, M/L, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL, 6XL)
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Flax (worsted/aran) - by Tin Can Knits



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PATTERN INFO

Note: this pattern is also available in DK weight and sock/sport weight. Flax DK and Flax Light

Sizing

#sizeinclusive

Sizes: 0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs, 8-10 yrs, XS, S, SM, M, ML, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL, 6XL)

Finished Chest Measurement: 18 (20.5, 22, 24, 26, 28.5, 30, 32, 34, 36.5, 38, 39, 40, 42, 46, 50, 55.5, 60.5, 65, 70,)“

Cropped Length: 4 (4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 11, 11, 12, 13, 13, 14, 14, 14, 14, 14)“

Regular Length: 6 (6.5, 7, 8, 10, 13, 15, 15, 15, 16, 16, 17, 18, 18.5, 19, 20, 20, 20, 20)“

Francine is wearing size ML (40”) cropped with 1” of positive ease. Jordan is wearing size L (42”) with 2” of positive ease, Emily is wearing size S (34”) with 2” of negative ease, and Jones is wearing size 1-2 yrs (22”) with 3” of positive ease.

Yarn
Worsted/aran weight yarn

Yardage for cropped length: 200 (240, 300, 400, 480, 560, 660, 800, 880, 940, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1320, 1500, 1620, 1800, 1900, 2000) yards

Yardage for regular length: 240 (280, 340, 420, 540, 660, 800, 920, 980, 1080, 1160, 1260, 1380, 1520, 1700, 1880, 2080, 2200, 2340) yards

(Samples shown in De Rerum Natura Gilliatt in Cypress and SweetGeorgia Superwash Worsted Deep Olive, Hush, and Tumbled Stone.)

Needles:
US #6 / 4 mm and US #8 / 5 mm
(or as required to meet gauge)

0 to 2 yrs: 16” circular, and DPNs* in each size.
4 to 10 yrs: 16”, 24” circulars, and DPNs* in each size.
XS to XL: 16”, 32” circulars, and DPNs* in each size.
XXL to 6XL: 16”, 32”, 48” circulars, and DPNs* in larger size, 16”, 48” circulars, and DPNs* in smaller size.

Alternatively you can use the magic loop technique to knit in the round using a single long circular needle.

Gauge
18 sts and 24 rounds/ 4” in stockinette stitch on larger needles

Notions
stitch markers, darning needle

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