Sand and Ocean by Twin Stitches Designs

Sand and Ocean

Knitting
August 2020
DK (11 wpi) ?
16 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette
US 8 - 5.0 mm
US 9 - 5.5 mm
430 - 1100 yards (393 - 1006 m)
1 (2, 3, 4) (5, 6, 7) (8, 9)
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This is the perfect cardigan to throw over your shoulders in warm and in-between seasons. This cardigan is meant to be timeless and classic. It’s designed to be an open front cardigan with no button band. Whether you wear them with your favorite pair of jeans, dresses or skirts the possibilities are endless with this cardigan. It’s knit at a very loose gauge to create the most amazing fabric.

When choosing a size please check out the finished measurements chart at the end of the pattern.

This is a size-inclusive design, but the bust size is smaller since this cardigan is meant to be open and not closed.

Sizes:
1 (2, 3, 4) (5, 6, 7) (8, 9)

Finished bust measurements:
29.5 (32.5, 34.5, 38.5) (42.5, 47, 48.5) (55.5, 61)”
75 (83, 88, 98) (108, 119, 123) (141, 155) cm

The sample was knit in size 2 with a 34” bust and 2” of negative ease

Needles:
US 8 / 5.0 mm circular needle 16” and 32”
US 8 / 5.0 mm dpns or long circular needle for magic loop
US 9 / 5.5 mm circular needle 16“ and 32”
US 9 / 5.5 mm dpns or long circular needle for magic loop
or size needed to obtain gauge

Yarn:
Tot Le Matin Yarns in ALS DK base
50% Baby Alpaca, 25% Silk, 25% Linen
273 yards per 100 grams

Yardage
Main Colour Winter Rose
Contrast Colour Steppe

MC: 330 (400, 450, 520, 600) (660, 700, 790, 850) yds
CC: 100 (120, 140, 153, 180) (190, 210, 230, 250) yds

Gauge (wet blocked) in Stockinette with the larger needle:
16 stitches x 20 rows per 4” / 10.1cm

Notions:
Tapestry Needle
Waste Yarn
6 Stitch Markers

I hope you all enjoy this pattern as much as I’ve enjoyed knitting it for you guys. There was so much hard work from me, my tech editor, and my incredible test knitters did.  They all deserve a huge thank you for being apart of this journey with me.