Flax by tincanknits

Flax

Knitting
October 2013
Aran (8 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 - by Tin Can Knits



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PATTERN INFO

Note: Looking for a lighter weight version of this sweater? Check out our Flax Light pattern here.

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, S/M, M, M/L, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL, 6XL)

Finished Chest Measurement: 18 (19.5, 20.5, 22, 24, 26, 28, 31, 33.5, 35, 37, 39, 43, 47, 51, 55, 58, 62, 66)“

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)“

Yarn
aran/worsted weight yarn

Yardage for cropped length: 220 (240, 270, 320, 380, 450, 500, 620, 710, 750, 780, 850, 950, 1100, 1150, 1350, 1450, 1600, 1750) yards

Yardage for regular length: 270 (300, 310, 440, 500, 680, 700, 800, 850, 1000, 1050, 1100, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800, 2000, 2100) yards

(samples shown in SweetGeorgia Superwash Worsted in ‘Deep Olive’, ‘Tumbled Stone’, and ‘Hush’ and De Rerum Natura Gilliat in ‘cypress’ )

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

0-6 mo - 4 yrs: 16” circulars and DPNs in each size*
4 yrs - XS: 16” circulars, 24” circulars, and DPNs in each size*
S - XXL: 16” circulars, 32” circulars, and DPNs in each size*
3XL - 6XL: 16” circulars, 48” circulars, and DPNs in each size*

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

Gauge
18 sts and 22 rows/ 4” in stockinette stitch in the round on larger needles

Notions
stitch markers, darning needle

Helpful Tutorials
Let’s Knit a Sweater



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