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The Lighthouse Keeper's Wife

from Avrellyn Rose
(6) Name: 'Knitting : The Lighthouse Keeper's Wife
The Lighthouse Keeper's Wife
The Lighthouse Keeper's Wife
The Lighthouse Keeper's Wife
The Lighthouse Keeper's Wife

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • sew a small seam

Pattern Description:

A summer cardigan, whose light weight and softness can be appreciated not only by the wearer, but also the knitter.

The perfect, sweat free summer project, this cardi is designed to allow the knitter to create a custom fit. The sleeves, body length and size in general, can be adjusted to the knitter?s preference.

The adult version of the Lighthouse Keeper?s Daughter. This is a top down, nearly seamless pattern!
The only seaming involved, is closing up the hood using the seaming method of your choice.
DESIGN NOTE REGARDING SLEEVLESS VERSION: If you are making the sleeveless version of this sweater, in order to strengthen the armhole, you can follow the directions for making a sleeve, but instead of knitting the sleeve, simply purl 2 rounds and then bind off. Or, you may also follow the pattern directions, however, the above instructions make a more structured finish.


3 stitches and 3 rows over stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Xs/S, M/L, XL


  • 650-920 yards of worsted (for summer weight) to bulky weight yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • 24 inch US size 13 needles
  • darning needle for weaving in ends
  • scrap yarn
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Women, Petite, Tall, Plus-sized
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I’m just a mom who loves my kid’s laughter, pretty things, nature, and knitting of course.
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