Homeward by tincanknits

Homeward

Knitting
September 2022
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
14 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in garter stitch using larger needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
400 - 2600 yards (366 - 2377 m)
1-2 yrs (2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs, 8-10 yrs, Women's XS, S, SM, M, ML, L, LXL, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL, 6XL, Men's S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL, 6XL)
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Homeward - by Tin Can Knits



I headed down to the beach with my niece. Shoes off, she ran her tiny toes through the sand for the very first time, and looked up at me with wonder. As the sun went down the beach began to turn colder. But Emma was still toasty, wrapped a little woolly love from Aunty Alexa.



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Pattern Info

Sizing
#SizeInclusive

1-2 yrs (2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs, 8-10 yrs, Women’s XS, S, SM, M, ML, L, LXL, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL, 6XL, Men’s S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL, 6XL)

Finished chest measurement: 24.5 (26.5, 28.5, 30.5, 33, 35, 37, 38.5, 41, 43, 47. 49.5, 53, 57.5, 63.5, 67, 71.5, 39, 43, 48, 52, 56, 60, 65, 69, 73)“

Body length hem to underarm: 9 (10.5, 12.5, 13, 15, 15 (15, 15, 16, 16, 17.6, 18.5, 19, 19, 21, 21, 21, 22, 17.5, 18.5, 18.5, 19.5, 20.5, 21.5, 21.5, 22, 22)“

Sample info: Homeward is designed as outerwear, with 2-4” of positive ease.
Pat is wearing size M (41”) with 3” positive ease.
Emma is wearing the 1-2 year size (24.5”) with 4” positive ease.
Arlo is wearing the 4-6 year size (28.5”) with 4” positive ease.

Yarn
400 (500, 575, 700, 825, 925, 975, 1000, 1100, 1175, 1300, 1400, 1550, 1725, 1925, 2050, 2175, 2350, 1250, 1400, 1600, 1750, 1925, 2125, 2500, 2600) yards chunky / bulky weight yarn.

Samples shown in SpiritSong Fibers 3 ply Aran Hand-dyed in Lavender and Brooklyn Tweed Quarry in Citrine and Fossil.

Gauge
14 sts & 26 rounds / 4” in garter stitch using larger needles.

Needles
US #8 / 5mm & US #10.5 / 6.5mm
(or as required to meet gauge)

Child sizes: 32” circulars and DPNs* in each size.
XS to XL: 40-48” circulars and DPNs* in each size.
XXL to 6XL: 48-60” circulars and DPNs* in each size.

*Magic loop technique, with a single long circular needle, can be used in place of DPNs.

Notions
5-9 buttons approximately 1” in diameter, cable needle, darning needle, stitch markers.

Pattern Formats
Cable pattern is both charted and written out.

Helpful Tutorials
How to cable
How to choose your sweater size
How to knit a bottom up cardigan



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