Tin Can Knits

Tin Can Knits is the collaboration of two Canadian designers; Alexa Ludeman and Emily Wessel. With accessible and clearly written patterns, beautiful photography and heartfelt stories, and we aim to share our love of knitting, and inspire you to do the same!

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Mad Colour

$23.00
Mad Colour is all about play! Dive into your stash, fish out your hidden treasures and mix it up. With five garments and a kaleidoscope of accessories, all sized from munchkin to momma, this collection is designed for experimentation. Get ready to overdose on rainbows, polka dots, stripes and a whole lotta sweet sweet ombre! Learn More

Playdate

$7.95
Babies always need a classic cardigan in their wardrobe. They can wear it over a button down onesie for a semiformal affair, or throw it on over a t-shirt for a casual tea party with friends! Gauge: 24 sts & 36 rows / 4” in stockinette using larger needles Finished Measurements: Chest: 17 (18, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28, 29, 31, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 47, 51, 55, 59)" Materials Used: 300 (350, 400, 500, 650, 750, 900, 1000, 1150, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2100, 2300, 2500) yards fingering / sock weight yarn Needle Size: US 3 / 3.25mm and US 5 / 3.75mm circular and DPNs in each size. (16" circular for small sizes, 24-32" for larger sizes) Pattern Includes: written instructions, schematic Skill Level: intermediate Learn More

Prism

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Prism Sizing baby (toddler, child, adult SM, adult L) fits head 16 (18, 19, 21, 23)” around Yarn DK weight yarn in 2 or more colours. For each version, you will use 2 or more colours, however yardages given below are for a 2-colour version. for Triangles and Stripes hats: MC: 45 (55, 65, 75, 85) yds CC: 45 (55, 65, 75, 85) yds for Dots hat: MC: 90 (110, 120, 150, 170) yds, CC: 18 yds total for pom pom: 35-50 additional yards, depending on desired pom pom plumpness (Samples shown in too many yarns and combinations to count! Check out our project pages for all the details) Needles US #4 / 3.5mm & US #6 / 4.0mm (or as required to meet gauge) 16-20” circular in both sizes and DPNs in larger size Gauge 22 sts & 30 rounds / 4” in stockinette or colourwork pattern Notions stitch markers, darning needle, pom-pom maker (if desired) Learn More

Spotlight

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Spotlight PATTERN INFO Sizing 0-6mo (6-12 mo, 1-2y, 2-4y, 4-6y, 6-8y, 8-10y, XS, S, SM, M, ML, L, LXL, XL, XXL, 3XL, 4XL) Finished bust: 19 (19.5, 21.5, 24, 26, 28.5, 30, 32, 34, 36.5, 38, 40, 42, 44.5, 46, 50, 54, 58) inches Yarn Worsted/aran weight yarn MC: 275 (300, 375, 450, 550, 650, 750, 800, 900, 950, 1000, 1150, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1600, 1800) yards CC: 30 (30, 30, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 65, 65, 70, 75, 80, 90, 100) Samples shown in Raincity Knits Superwash Worsted in ‘bright aqua’, ‘charcoal grey’, ‘electric coral’, ‘hot pink’, ‘lemon yellow’, and ‘vermillion’ Needles US #6 / 4mm and US #8 / 5mm circulars and DPNs in each size (16” circular for smaller sizes, 24-32” for larger sizes. (or as required to meet gauge) Gauge 18 sts and 24 rounds / 4” in stockinette using larger needles Notions stitch markers, darning needle Learn More

Undertone

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Undertone Sizing child short (adult short, child long, adult long) finished measurements: 21 (24, 45, 48)” around and 6.5” high Yarn DK weight yarn in 2 or more colours MC: 60 (100, 180, 200) yards CC: 50 (90, 160, 180) yards For each version, you will use 2 or more colours, and varying amounts of MC and CC. Yardages given above are for a 2-colour version. Samples shown in Rain City Knits Merino DK in ‘heather grey’ CCs: ‘hot pink’, ‘electric coral’, ‘bright orange’, ‘lemon yellow’, ‘wasabi green’, ‘bright aqua’, ‘raindrop blue’, and ‘heliotrope’ Rainbow Heirloom Sweater in ‘apparition’, ‘snow melt’, ‘blue raspberry’, ‘tidepool find’, ‘jewel sea’, ‘wicked pacific’ Rainbow Heirloom Sweater in ‘new asphalt’, ‘orange peel’, ‘cardinal feather’, ‘peachy keen’, ‘fighting fish’, ‘black cherry’ YOTH Big Sister DK in ‘oyster’ and ‘caviar’ Tanis Fiber Arts Yellow Label DK in ‘teal’, ‘buttercup’, ‘saffron’, ‘chartreuse’, ‘lemongrass’, ‘spearmint’, ‘frost’, ‘seabreeze’, and ‘peacock’ Needles US #7 / 4.5mm (or as required to meet gauge) 16-32” circular needle Gauge 16 sts & 40 rounds / 4” in garter stitch Notions darning needle, stitch marker Learn More

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