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Love Note

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Love Note by Tin Can Knits

Note: the lace pattern is both charted and written

Pattern Info

Sizing
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, 5XL)

Finished Chest Measurement: 24.5 (25.5, 26.5, 28.6, 30.5, 32.5, 34.5, 38.5, 41.5, 44.5, 48.5, 56.5, 66.5, 72.5”)

Yarn
We recommend using a blend of fingering yarn + mohair lace weight, but if you substitute we suggest using a DK weight yarn.

Sock or fingering weight yarn held with lace weight mohair yarn - yardage given is for COMBINED yarn; so if your size calls for 600 yds, it requires 600 yds of the sock weight yarn, plus 600 yds of lace weight mohair yarn.

Cropped length: 200 (220, 240, 300, 350, 400, 450, 550, 600, 650, 750, 900, 1100, 1300) yards

Regular length: 225 (250, 300, 350, 400, 450, 500, 600, 650, 750, 850, 1050, 1250, 1450) yards

(Samples shown in La Bien Aimée Merino Singles in ‘rust’ with La Bien Aimée Mohair Silk in ‘undergrowth’, and Rainbow Heirloom Solo Light in ‘driftwood’ with Rainbow Heirloom Kidsilk Cloud in ‘sweet dreams’.)

We suggest choosing a size with between 4 and 12” positive ease relative to your chest measurement.
Nina is wearing a cropped size M (44.5”) with 7.5” positive ease.
Aimee is wearing a cropped size XL-XXL (56.5”) with 10” positive ease.

Gauge
16 sts & 24 rounds / 4” in stockinette using larger needles

Needles
US #7 / 4.5mm & US #10 / 6.0mm
(or as required to meet gauge)

0-6 mo - 4 yrs: 16” circulars and DPNs in each size*
4 yrs - XS: 16” and 24” circulars, and DPNs in each size*
S - XXL: 16” and 32” circulars, and DPNs in each size*
3XL - 5XL: 16” and 40” circulars, and DPNs in each size*

Alternatively you can use the magic loop technique to knit in the round using a single long circular needle.

Notions
stitch markers, darning needle

Helpful Tutorials
Layering with mohair
Choosing your sweater size
How to read a knitting chart
Provisional Cast on

Notes
The lace stitch pattern for this design is described both in chart format, and in text instructions.



For all pattern abbreviations, techniques, and to contact us, visit www.tincanknits.com