Shifting Tides Kids by Beatrice Perron Dahlen

Shifting Tides Kids

Knitting
July 2016
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette stitch (in the round)
US 7 - 4.5 mm
570 - 1045 yards (521 - 956 m)
2 years, (4 years, 6 years, 8 years, 10 years)
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This cardigan was designed with the colors of the beach in mind. Subtle color changes at the hems and neckline call to mind the shades the outgoing tide leaves behind on the sand. It’s a cozy cardigan that is light and airy when worked in lighter low-contrast colors, or makes a bold statement with deeper high-contrast colors.

Pattern includes instructions for both a steeked cardigan and a pullover.

Both sweaters are worked in the round from the bottom up, and sleeves are knit separately and joined at the underarms. The circular yoke and bottom hem features a simple lice stitch pattern and color change that is subtle and beautiful.

Sizes
Sizes: 2 years, (4 years, 6 years, 8 years, 10 years)
Finished chest measurement (cardigan): 25 (26.75, 28.75, 30, 31.75)” / 63.5 (68, 73, 76, 80.5) cm, buttoned. Sweater is designed to be worn with about 3-4” / 7.5-10 cm of positive ease.
Finished chest measurement (pullover): 25.75 (27.5, 29.25, 30.5, 32.5)” / 65.5 (70, 74.5, 77.5, 82.5) cm.

Yarn
Quince & Co. Owl (50% American Wool, 50% New Zealand Alpaca; 120 yds 110m per 50 g skein)
MC: Cielo 4 (5, 6, 7, 8) skeins
CC: Cerulean 1 (1, 2, 2, 2) skeins
OR 570 (712, 830, 950, 1045) yds Worsted Weight yarn; 480 (600, 700, 800, 880) yds / 520 (650, 750, 864, 954) m of MC, and 90 (112, 130, 150, 165) yds / 82 (102, 120, 136, 150) m of CC

Needles
Note: Body is worked on US size 7 needles (or size needed to obtain gauge), and additional needles are listed for the following purposes: US size 8; Some knitters find they need to go up a needle size for colorwork portions in order to maintain the same gauge as the non-colorwork portion of the fabric. US size 6; The knitter may choose to work ribbing on a needle one size smaller to produce a tighter rib.

US size 6 (4 mm) circular, 24” or 32” / 60 or 80cm length if desired for ribbing
US size 6 (4 mm) DPNs if desired for ribbing

US size 7 (4.5 mm) circular, 24” or 32” / 60 or 80cm length
US size 7 (4.5 mm) circular, 16” / 40 cm length (optional)
US size 7 (4.5 mm) DPNs

US size 8 (5 mm) circular 24” or 32” / 60 or 80cm length if needed for colorwork portions
US size 8 (5 mm) DPNs if needed for colorwork portions