Ocean side Sweater Pattern

Ocean side Sweater Pattern

I outlined this example in the Spring of 2007 as a store-design for Cass Street Depot in Fort Wayne Indiana. A brief timeframe later, the store left business and the proprietor gave back the example rights to me. I’ve chosen to offer it here as a free example – appreciate!

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Size – 2T

Completed Chest 26″

Gage – 5″ per inch on #7 or 8 needles


Course 220 – 1-2 skein Cream or other strong shading

Lorna’s Laces – 1 skein Seaside (#203)

Design Stitches:

For Twisted Garter Stitch, weave all lines through the back circle.

**Throughout the example, dependably slip the last join of every line with the yarn behind the work, and weave the primary fasten of every column. This makes a pleasant selvedge for sewing.**


Utilizing strong shading, cast on 62 fastens. Work 7 lines Twisted Garter Stitch.

Open Side:

Sew over, slip last fasten.

Wrong Side:

K2 *P3, K2* to last five fastens, P3, K1, slip last line.

Rehash this example for 7″.

Join variegated shading, and change to plain stockinette fasten for 6 ½”


Sew as back until 5″ past the shading change, finishing with a purl column.

Shape right half of neck:

Sew 25, SSK, turn.

Purl 2 tog, purl to end of line.

Sew 23, SSK, turn.

Purl 2 tog, purl to end of line.

Sew 21, SSK, turn.

Purl one line.

Proceed in stockinette line until shading area measures 6 ½” finishing with a weave line. Cut yarn.

Slip next ten fastens onto holder, then join yarn.

Shape left half of neck:

K2tog, sew 25 to end of line.

Purl 24, purl 2 tog.

K2tog, sew 23 to end of line.

Purl 22, purl 2 tog

K2tog, sew 21 to end of line.

Purl 20, purl 2 tog

K2tog, sew 19 to end of line.

Proceed in stockinette until shading segment measures 6 ½” finishing with a sew line.

Keep front and down together with open sides together.

Join shoulders with 3-needle tie off, sewing back of neck fastens between.

Sleeves (make two):

Thrown on 30 lines.

Work in Twisted Garter for 7 columns.

Work design line (Knit one column, K2 *P3, K2* to last five lines, P3, K1, slip last line second line) until sleeve measures 5 ½”

Build first column, and each fourth weave line by KFB in second join, and second to last line.

Join variegated yarn and change to stockinette line, expanding on both closures each other weave line.

When you have expanded to 60 join, tie off sleeve.

Square sleeves and body.

Wrapping up:

At neck, join yarn at left shoulder crease. Utilizing littler DPN’s, get 9 lines, weave crosswise over 10 fastens on neck holder, get 9 join along right side, sew crosswise over back of neck. Weave 7 lines of Twisted Garter Stitch. Tie off approximately.

Sew sleeves to body. Sew up side creases, and sew sleeve creases together. Weave in all closures.

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