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Whiskey in a Teacup : Sweater

Whiskey in a Teacup : Sweater

Regular price $37.00 CAD
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Please allow 2-3 weeks turnaround time for all orders.

July 10: This yarn will be dyed to order and will ship within four weeks. 

Each skein begins with a rainbow of colours that will form the yoke, and then a long section of deep green-y black which you'll use for both the body and arms. 

Pattern: The stripes are designed for a top-down, seamless sweater. We recommend the Classic Cardigan or the Simple Sweater by Tin Can Knits. 


The sample shown is Flax Light by Tin Can Knits modified to make it a cardigan (details here). Size 0-6 month.

Yarn requirements for the Classic Cardigan and Simple Sweater: 

100 g: newborn, 3-6 months, 6-12 months 

150 g: 1-2 years, 2-4 years

What's the difference between the two sizes? The 150 g skein has wider stripes for the rainbow colours, allowing for a bigger/wider/deeper yoke. If you use the larger skein for a newborn sweater, you'll have to divide for the arms well before you've knit the full rainbow. 

This is the SWEATER version of this colourway; the rest of the Whiskey in a Teacup collection is here.

 

 

This listing is for yarn only. We do not sell knitted items.

Base Yarns

We are updating our skeins from 115 g to 100 g (and 170 g to 150 g), with a corresponding decrease in prices. While we transition, you will find both sizes of yarn in the shop. 

4-Ply Sock: 75% superwash Merino, 25% nylon 
100 g = 425 m (465 yd) | 150 g = 638 m (698 yd)
Our newest yarn is perfect for accessories that need to stand up to wear while being next-to-skin soft.

2-Ply Fingering: 100% superwash Merino
100 g = 339 m (370 yd) | 150 g = 509 m (556 yd)
115 g = 390 m (426 yd)  |  170 g = 585 m (639 yd)
A soft yarn with beautiful drape, this is an excellent choice for shawls, scarves and other accessories.

MCN Fingering: 70% superwash Merino, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon 
100 g = 322 m (352 yd)  |  150 g = 477 m (520 yd)
115 g = 370 m (405 yd)  |  170 g = 548 m (599 yd)
This merino/cashmere blend is soft and buttery for next-to-skin wear, with  nylon providing extra durability. This versatile yarn is suitable for everything from shawls to hats to socks.  

Merino Worsted: 100% superwash Merino
100 g = 171 m (187 yd) | 150 g = 257 m (280 yd)
115 g = 197 m (215 yd) |  170 g = 296 m (323 yd)
A soft, versatile yarn suitable for everything from hats to shawls to sweaters. 

Merino Twist Fingering: 80% superwash Merino, 20% nylon
115 g = 405 m (443 yd)  |  170 g  = 599 m (655 yd)
Our fan-favourite sock yarn. This soft and durable merino/nylon blend has an unusual 8-ply construction giving it great bounce and strength.  

Care Instructions

Hand wash in cool water or machine wash delicate.

Lay flat to dry.

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