What to Make: Harvest children's sweater

Welcome to our weekly feature, What to Make Wednesday! The yarns here at Ewe Ewe are so versatile and I love to share ideas about what you can knit with them.

Harvest Cardigan  by tincanknits

Harvest Cardigan by tincanknits

Harvest is the perfect example of a timeless cardigan. This sweater designed by tincanknits is a great way to learn how to knit your first cardigan and what better way to try it than on a small human?

Not only is Harvest a perfect next step for any knitter but it’s a free pattern that is accompanied with tutorials for every new adventure in the design. You can totally do this!

Look how cute!  Lindseygilger’s Harvest #3  on Ravelry

Look how cute! Lindseygilger’s Harvest #3 on Ravelry

Harvest is knit using a worsted weight yarn and that means Wooly Worsted washable yarn from Ewe Ewe will be an excellent substitution choice. Wooly Worsted is a superwash merino yarn meaning it’s soft, washable and dryable making it just the right choice for a kid.

So dapper!  krameri’s Harvest #2  in rich navy blue on Ravelry.

So dapper! krameri’s Harvest #2 in rich navy blue on Ravelry.

As you can see by these project names, knitters love to make the Harvest cardigan again and again. For children, the pattern is sized from 0-6 month though to 8-10 years and it seems really wearable at any age!

Knit it in Midnight Blue or any fun bold color of Wooly Worsted.

Or maybe you’d like to use a soft shade for a sweet newborn. Anything works!

herbsLillie’s Harvest project  on Ravelry in a soft pink

herbsLillie’s Harvest project on Ravelry in a soft pink

Choose your color: Ewe Ewe Yarns Wooly Worsted washable Merino yarn.


How much yarn do I need?

Children’s sizes: 0-6 mo (6-12 mo, 1-2 yrs, 2-4 yrs, 4-6 yrs, 6-8 yrs, 8-10 yrs) 

Yarn: 3 (4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) balls of Wooly Worsted washable yarn in the color of your choice

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: Harvest — free on tincanknits.
Harvest — free on Ravelry.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Yarns Wooly Worsted washable yarn.

Locate: Find the yarn here or find a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns.

Enjoy knitting your new project using Ewe Ewe yarn!


Socks on Saturday: Galiano Socks cable knitting pattern

Each Socks on Saturday highlights a sock pattern that you can use to knit yourself a pair of socks with Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering yarn.

Galiano Socks  designed by Tracie Millar of Knit.sleep.repeat

Galiano Socks designed by Tracie Millar of Knit.sleep.repeat

I’ve had cables on the brain this week so this beautiful pair of socks leapt right off the page at me! Galiano Socks are designed with a gorgeous stag-horn cable down the middle of the sock to really make them memorable.

Galiano Socks  knitting pattern on Ravelry

Galiano Socks knitting pattern on Ravelry

Tracie Millar designed these socks while on vacation because while their a cable pattern she says there are “a lot of cruise rows” in between the cables so you can really kick back and enjoy just knitting. While the pattern may look complicated but there’s a lot of just knits and purls on each pattern repeat.

Green yarn on  Galiano Socks

Green yarn on Galiano Socks

The Galiano Socks would look fabulous in ANY color. The original looks like a nice Brushed Silver but this other Forest Fern pair has me thinking I could knit some for my husband! What do you think?

See all the yarn colors: Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering merino sock yarn and choose a combo that you love.


How much yarn do I need?

Sizes: S, M, L to fit approximately 7, 8.5, 9 inch foot circumference  

You’ll need: 350 - 459 yards of Fluffy Fingering merino sock yarn.
2, 2, 3 skeins of Fluffy Fingering yarn in the color of your choice.

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: Galiano Socks – on Ravelry.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering merino sock yarn.

Locate: Find the yarn here or find a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns.

Happy Socks on Saturday!


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Socks on Saturday: Rye Light by tincanknits

Each Socks on Saturday highlights a sock pattern that you can use to knit yourself a pair of socks with Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering yarn.

Rye Light  free sock knitting pattern by tincanknits

Rye Light free sock knitting pattern by tincanknits

I love nearly everything tincanknits produces. Their patterns are fabulous, their photos are gorgeous, and their tutorials are so helpful and well written.

So I was happy to see that they’ve adapted one of their most popular worsted weight sock patterns, Rye, into Rye Light! Rye Light uses fingering weight yarn, is sized for the whole family and would look great in any color of Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering merino yarn. Win!

Rye Light  free sock knitting pattern on Ravelry

Rye Light free sock knitting pattern on Ravelry

The Rye Light socks are perfect for a beginning knitter wanting to dabble in sock knitting. They are knit from the top down and have a simple garter stitch panel that is worked over the ankle and top of the foot.

Plus, there is an entire tutorial on their website about how to work each part of these socks! Check it out.

Rye Light  socks knitting pattern designed by tincanknits

Rye Light socks knitting pattern designed by tincanknits

The Rye Light socks are sized for the whole family and their simple design will work in any color of Fluffy Fingering sock yarn.

See all the yarn colors: Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering merino sock yarn and choose a combo that you love.


How much yarn do I need?

Sizes: Baby (Toddler, Child, Adult S, M, L)  

You’ll need: 120 (180, 240, 320, 380, 480) yards of Fluffy Fingering merino sock yarn.
1 (1, 2, 2, 2, 3) skeins of Fluffy Fingering yarn in the color of your choice.

How to find the pattern and yarn

Pattern: Rye Light – FREE on Ravelry.

Yarn: Ewe Ewe Fluffy Fingering merino sock yarn.

Locate: Find the yarn here or find a local yarn shop that carries Ewe Ewe Yarns.

Happy Socks on Saturday!


See all the Socks on Saturday posts

Did you know we’ve been doing Socks on Saturday for a few months now? See all of the posts in one place and find one that inspires you!