Strange Brew by Tin Can Knits

Strange Brew by Tin Can Knits

Note:  This is for a printed pattern booklet, not a pdf.

Want to design a sweet custom sweater?  YOU CAN.  Strange Brew makes it simple.

Just follow the instructions, Tin Can Knits has done the math for you and included 25 sizes. Pick some pretty motifs and cast on now!

The recipe includes:  Instructions for sweater body and sleeves.  An overview of round yoke design.

A ‘plug and play’ round yoke guideline pattern (just follow the pattern - no math!).  A hat and cowl pattern so you can make ‘useful swatches’ to choose yarn, colour, and patterns before you begin your sweater.  Nearly 100 stitch patterns to get you started, and knitters graph paper so you can draw your own.  A ‘wedge design’ strategy for the more adventurous knitter.

Gauge:

22 sts & 30 rounds / 4” in stockinette on larger needles
22 sts & 26 rounds / 4” in colourwork patterns on larger needles
Finished Measurements: Finished Chest Measurement: 17.5 (19.5, 22, 24, 26, 28.5, 30.5, 32.5, 35, 37, 39.5, 41.5, 43.5, 46, 48, 50, 54.5, 59, 37, 41.5, 46, 50, 54.5, 59, 63.5)”

Materials Used: DK weight yarn in two or more colours

MC: 350 (400, 500, 650, 800, 900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2100, 2200, 1300, 1500, 1700, 1900, 2000, 2200, 2300) yards
CC: 150 (170, 200, 250, 300, 350, 370, 400, 450, 450, 500, 500, 550, 600, 650, 700, 750, 800, 500, 550, 600, 700, 750, 800, 850) yards"
Needle Size:

US #4 / 3.5mm & US #6 / 4mm (or as required to meet gauge)
0-4 yrs: 16” circulars & DPNs in each size
4 yrs-XS: 24” circulars, & DPNs in each size
S-4XL: 32” circulars & DPNs in each size
Pattern Includes: Recipe for a bottom up sweater with instructions to design your own Fair Isle Yoke

Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced

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