Beach Cruiser by Melissa Kemmerer

Beach Cruiser

Knitting
September 2018
yarn held together
Fingering
+ Fingering
= Fingering (14 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 22 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
825 - 2347 yards (754 - 2146 m)
XXS (XS, S, M, L, XL) [2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL]
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“Summertime
It was a song
It was a season
I wondered if that season
Would ever live inside of me.”
-Benjamin Alive Saenz

This pattern can be found in issue one of Nomadic Knits, which is available to purchase in print through our website, select local yarn shops, or as a digital download through Ravelry (click the e-book link above).

Beach Cruiser is knit top-down, in the round, in one piece, with no seaming. The top section is knit in a loose gauge with one strand, while the lower section is knit in a tighter gauge with two strands held together. The interplay of colors in Emma’s Yarn’s Beautifully Basic gives this sweater a fun, youthful feel.

Sizes: XXS (XS, S, M, L, XL) 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL.

Finished Measurements: Finished bust: 27.25 (31, 34.75, 38.5, 42.25, 46) 50, 53.75, 58.25, 62”/ 68 (77.5, 87, 96.5, 106, 115.5) 124.5, 134, 146, 155.5cm.
To be worn with little or no ease. See last picture for schematic, and see below for additional measurements.

Yarn: Emma’s Yarn Beautifully Basic (fingering weight; 100% Merino; 438 yds/401 m per 100g), in:
A: 120 (160, 220, 275, 330, 395) 475, 550, 605, 667 yards/ 110 (147, 202, 252, 302, 362) 435, 503, 553, 610 meters.
B: 565 (645, 770, 850, 935, 1075) 1165, 1250, 1350, 1460 yards/ 520 (590, 700, 780, 855, 985) 1065, 1145, 1234, 1335 meters.
C: 85 (95, 110, 125, 135, 155) 170, 185, 200, 220 yards/ 75 (85, 100, 115, 120, 140) 156, 170, 183, 202 meters.

Gauge: 17 stitches and 22 rounds = 4”/10 cm in Stockinette stitch on US 7/4.5mm with yarn held double, and on US 8/5mm with yarn held single.

Needles: US 7/4.5mm, or size to obtain gauge with yarn held double; US 8/5mm, or size to obtain gauge with yarn held single; and 1 size smaller than smaller gauge needle.

Notions: 4 stitch markers, scrap yarn, tapestry needle.

Schematic:
Neck circumference: 18 (18.75, 19.75, 20.75, 20.75, 21.5) 21.5, 21.5, 22.5, 23.5, 23.5”/ 44.5 (47, 49.5, 51.75, 51.75, 54) 54, 56.5, 58.75, 58.75cm.
Armhole depth: 6.25 (6.75, 8.25, 9, 9.25, 9.75) 10.5, 10.75, 11.25, 11.75“/ 16 (17, 20.5, 22.5, 23, 24) 26.5, 27, 28, 29.5cm.
Bust/ waist/ hip circumference: 27.25 (31, 34.75, 38.5, 42.25, 46) 50, 53.75, 58.25, 62”/ 68 (77.5, 87, 96.5, 106, 115.5) 124.5, 134, 146, 155.5cm.
Upper arm circumference: 9 (10, 10.25, 11.25, 12.25, 13.75) 15.5, 17.5, 18.75, 19.75”/ 22.5 (24.5, 26, 28, 30.5, 34) 39, 43.5, 47, 49.5cm.

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