north shore
fair-isle head turner
by Alexa Ludeman and Emily Wessel

Ocean, trees, mountains: these are the basic building blocks of the Pacific Coast. Vancouver's North Shore has all of the above. You can kayak along sandy beaches, hike through steeply wooded slopes, and to ski tour over the glaciers and icefields of the Coast Mountains.

This fair-isle pattern is an ode to our beloved west-coast landscape!


sizing 7 child and 8 adult sizes: 0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs, 8-10 yrs, Adult XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL)
Finished Chest: 18 (19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 31, 35, 39, 43, 47, 51, 55, 59) inches
materials DK weight yarn in 1 MC and 4 CC
MC: 300 (330, 360, 400, 500, 600, 750, 900, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700) yds
CC1,2,3,4: 40 (40, 40, 50, 50, 50, 50, 60, 60, 60, 60, 70, 70, 70, 70) yds ea colour

(sample shown in Tanis Fiber Arts Yellow Label DK in 'teal', 'tidal', 'natural', 'charcoal' and 'lemongrass')

gauge 22 sts / 4" in stockinette stitch using larger needles
suggested needles US #4 / 3.5mm and US #6 (4.0mm)
(or as req'd to meet gauge); circular and double pointed needles in each size (16" circular for small sizes, 24"-32" for larger sizes)
notes This pullover has simple construction. Body and sleeves are knit in the round to the underarm then joined onto 1 needle for the yoke, which is shaped by a series of decrease rows between fair-isle patterns.

The north shore pattern is available as an individual pattern download, or as part of the Pacific Knits collection.

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north shore

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north shore