britannia
cables and lace

Just off the Sea to Sky Highway, between Vancouver and Whistler, exists an idyllic beach: Britannia. This pullover combines cables and lace with a simple sweater construction. Wear it out for a drive or a walk on the beach!


Britannia pattern $7

Lowlands by Tin Can Knits

Lowlands by Tin Can Knits

Tutorials :::

  • how to knit cables
  • how to knit lace
  • gauge over stitch patterns
  • sweater blocking

sizing 0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 1-2 y, 2-4 y, 4-6 y, 6-8 y, 8-10 y, Ladies XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL) Finished Chest: 18 (20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60)"
materials 320 (350, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1150, 1200, 1350, 1450, 1550) yards DK weight yarn (samples shown in SweetGeorgia Superwash DK in Lettuce Wrap and Goldmine)
gauge 18 sts & 28 rounds / 4” in stockinette
cable width: 3 (4)" for child (adult) sizes
lace panel width: 2 (3, 4)” for child (XS-L, XL-4XL) (gauges are on larger needles, measured after blocking). Gauge is crucial for fit in garment projects, so be sure to check carefully. More info here.
suggested needles US #5 / 3.75mm & US #7 / 4.5 mm (or as required to meet gauge) circular and DPNs in each size; 16” circular for small sizes, 24”-32” for larger sizes
notes Britannia is knit seamlessly from the hem to underarms, then front and back are worked to collar. Sleeves are picked up and knit in the round down to cuffs.
on Ravelry

Small Print: When you purchase any of our patterns, you make secure payment via Paypal, using your credit or debit card, or your Paypal account balance. Ravelry.com then sends you an email, with a link to download the patterns or e-book that you have ordered. The patterns and book are in adobe .pdf format.

Britannia pullover by Tin Can Knits

Britannia pullover by Tin Can Knits

Britannia pullover by Tin Can Knits

^ click to enlarge thumbnails

Britannia pullover by Tin Can Knits

Britannia pullover by Tin Can Knits

Britannia pullover by Tin Can Knits


Sweet Sweaters :::

Raindrops Pullover by Tin Can Knitsantler cardiganplaydate cardiganclayoquot cardiganLow Tide Cardigan by Tin Can Knits