Winters Beach Cardi by Andrea Mowry
Hedgehog Fibres Tweedy
Hedgehog Fibres Tweedy & Tweedy Noir are back in stock! This special yarn was created by Hedgehog Fibres to be more environmentally friendly & minimize waste. Tweedy is a soft, DK weight yarn with cool, rainbow nubs of color. The bits are recycled ties & yarn waste that have been re-carded, blended & spun into this unique yarn.
The blend of Falkland Merino wool, recycled wool & thread waste comes in two colors; a warm grey & a charcoal black. Both have colorful nubs of recycled yarn goodness.
We are also excited to for an opportunity to help recycle & reuse, so we have been collecting all of our yarn waste ties from winding yarn to send to Hedgehog for a second life.
The Winters Beach Cardi by Andrea Mowry is a simply gorgeous, cabled cardigan that truly showcases this special yarn. Comfy & cozy, the cardigan is knit from the bottom up to the shoulders where the sleeves are then picked up & knit. The pockets are placed while knitting the body of the sweater & then finished at the end.
Sizing & Materials
Finished bust circumference: 39.5 (43.5, 47, 50.5, 54.5)(58.75, 62.25, 65.5, 69.75)”
*Recommended ease is positive 6-10”; sample is shown in Size 2 on a 35” bust with 8.5” positive ease.
- 5 (6, 6, 7, 8)(8, 9, 9, 10) skeins of Hedgehog Fibres Tweedy
- Main Fabric: Size US 8, 32” to 40” circular and preferred needles for small circumference knitting (Magic Loop or DPNs), plus a spare for the 3-needle bind off
- Ribbing: Size US 6, 32” to 40” circular and preferred needles for small circumference knitting (Magic Loop or DPNs)
- Stitch markers, cable needle, waste yarn for pockets
The pattern is available to purchase on Ravelry.
Our physical store has closed while we move to our new location (opening on May 7th), but our entire selection of yarn is available online with free shipping & complimentary winding. If you choose “save on packaging” at checkout we will omit the thank you card & tissue paper, as well as donate $.25 to the World Wildlife Fund.
The Wool & Co. Team