tenderheart
crisp geometric fair isle

My kids are lucky to have grandparents with tender hearts looking out for their happiness.

This sweater is a classic for big or little sweethearts, with crisp geometric motifs that sparkle in high contrast colours.


Tenderheart pattern $7

Tenderheart Sweater by Tin Can Knits

Tenderheart Sweater by Tin Can Knits

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Pattern Info
sizing 0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs, 8-10 yrs, XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL)

Finished chest / bust: 17.5 (19.5, 22, 24, 26, 28.5, 30.5, 32.5, 35, 37, 41.5, 46, 50, 54.5, 59)"

materials DK weight yarn
MC: 350 (400, 500, 650, 800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1600, 1800, 2000, 2200) yds
CC: 140 (140, 150, 170, 230, 240, 250, 270, 270, 300, 330, 400, 430, 520, 580) maximum total yds*

*Note: the CC yardage may be comprised of a number of different CCs depending on your design intent within the colourwork section, thus the total yardage in CC that you will require will vary.

(Adult sweater is knit in Madelinetosh Tosh DK in ‘antler’, ‘scarlet’, and ‘tart’. Child sweater is knit in John Arbon Textiles Knit by Numbers DK in ‘KBN02’ and ‘KBN55’)

gauge 22 sts & 30 rounds / 4” in stockinette using larger needles
suggested needles US #4 / 3.5mm and US #6 / 4mm (or as required to meet gauge)

for sizes 0 - 4 years: 16” circulars and DPNs in each size*
for sizes 4 yrs - XS: 16” circulars, 24” circulars, and DPNs in each size*
for sizes S - 4XL: 16” circulars, 32” circulars, and DPNs in each size*

* Alternatively you can use the magic loop technique to knit smaller diameter tubes on a long circular needle

notions darning needle, stitch markers
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Tenderheart Sweater by Tin Can Knits

Tenderheart Sweater by Tin Can Knits

Tenderheart Sweater by Tin Can Knits

Tenderheart Sweater by Tin Can Knits

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Tenderheart Sweater by Tin Can Knits

Tenderheart Sweater by Tin Can Knits

Tenderheart Sweater by Tin Can Knits


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