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Lyyke Needle Sizer and Gauge Tool

New from Knitter's Pride

2.5, 2.75, 3.0 mm

$12.60 - $13.00

All needle sizes in 40cm (16"), 60cm (24"), 80cm (32"), and 100cm (40")

Visit Ancient Arts Yarns + Dye Studio - 607 Manitou Road SE, Calgary, Alberta

Visit Ancient Arts Yarns + Dye Studio - 607 Manitou Road SE, Calgary, Alberta

Visit Ancient Arts Yarns + Dye Studio - 607 Manitou Road SE, Calgary, Alberta


North Sea Hoodie Kit

Size: XS
Color: Oak
Au Naturel
Tropical Getaway

Designed by Michelle Porter

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Each KIT includes the Pattern and the amount of Yarn required

The North Sea Hoodie is an instant classic  drawing on Celtic/Viking and Canadian influences to create a piece that is both enchanting and engaging! This hoodie is knit from the top down and will draw you in to its twisting and knotted cable patterns as you wind your way through this thoughtfully constructed hooded pullover. The timeless design features one-piece, top down construction and a two clasp placket; it is appealing and wearable by everyone thanks to its unisex sizing.

Finished Sizes (Circumference at chest)

  • Size XS is 83cm / 32.5" and requires 6 skeins
  • Sizes S, M are 92.5 and 102.5 cm / 36.5" and 40.25"  and require 7 skeins of yarn.
  • Sizes L, XL  are 112 and 121.5 cm / 44" and 48"  and require 8 skeins of yarn.
  • Size 2X, 3X are is 131.5 and 141 cm / 51.75" and 55.5" and require 9 skeins of yarn.
  • Sizes 4X , 5X are 151 and 160.5 cm / 59.5" and 63.25'” and require 10 skeins of yarn.

The sample is shown in size Large (112 cm / 44") and is modelled with 16 cm / 6.5" of ease on model 1 (cover), and 12.5 cm / 5" of ease on model 2 . The colour of the sample is Oak.

Other kits are available in Au Naturel, Cypress, Heart, and Tropical Getaway

Herlig DK
50% Viking Norway wool / 50% Fine Merino
100g/ 3.5 oz, 250m/273 yds
Gauge: 21 -24 st over 10 cm/ 4" on US 5-7 or 3.75 - 4.5mm 

Patterns and e-books are all delivered by digital download. If your order includes yarn or other items requiring shipment a pattern download email will be sent by our system at the same time and date as shipping confirmation. If your order only includes a pattern and no yarn, the system will immediately send an email with a download link. Our system will send a fresh link to download a new version of a pattern when updates occur. Details on changes to patterns can be found on our pattern errata page.