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March 1993
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Yarn Know How
the story behind our yarns told by
Terry Mason

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Step by Step
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Focus on Buttons

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From Wood to Wool!
a profile of Betty Barnden

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Master Class
Betty Abbott's 'Sampler' sweaters
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Computing for Knitters

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The Garter Carriage
make the most of it with a little help
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write In fact. machinery and power sources. Coldharbour Mill . especially having my spouse 'in tow' (his tolerance THE WORK AT THE MILL limit on knitting interests is pretty· high. is of great Museum. Uffculme. Lots of events are orga­ ularly lovely in the spring when it stay in and expand upon the Once the working mill tour was nized for children. tours. or the family. unla­ belled. spinning and dyeing work-shops how it relates to the present. it was advertised in Trewman's Exeter Flying Post thus.by virtue of samples sound of bird song and running of combings and spinnings - water seemed to follow! In cooler became 'involved' in the work being weather. lately built entirely new. the menfolk asked questions about the machinery and covers were taken off or different sections demonstrated so that the full works could be clearly shown. Filled cial . the view from the small restaurant overlooking the water and wild life.set into the pretty row of all the fascination of watching to Coldharbour Mill. 5 . There have I can wholeheartedly recommend been steam rallies. with a very large head of water'. Arrangements they realised they were being edu­ can be made to hire part of the cated. the director. I your club AGM to be rather sp­ couldn't resist the mill shop. heavily fulled serge-which was exported very successfully to the Colonies done. together with its possible variations and how the end results were affected . I wish I could have this page pro­ duced with sound as wherever one went around the buildings the and the enthusiasm and commit­ ment of all I met there. As wool spinning was the whole raison d'etre.or telephone their worsted spinning annexe - told me about some of the facilities children on our tour. if you know a local school that clubs wish to do. SPINNING TECHNICIAN. or classes on which is looking for somewhere topics such as wool dyeing can be organised for parties (well in different to take the children - advance please). Much of the work has away. Jill Taylor. Devon . Much of the mill is now open to the public and we joined the tour with a mixed group of adults and children. plus spe­ catering facilities. So Fox brothers managed to cial courses. . WITH THE SOFT COILS OF WORSTED WOOL ATTHE GILL BOX. would also tempt you to linger (quite apart from the delicious home cooking available!). IN HISTORICAL CONTEXT Coldharbour Mill is possibly situ­ ated on the site of one of two mills at Uffculme which were recorded in the Domesday Book. Cul­ sure. For further and China via the East India Com­ woollen trade. espe­ cially in good weather. it was a ting club based there .with unex­ Mill Trust was formed shortly after pected delights for all the family. More restoration on the spinning machinery. the site itself is one to linger in. which was starting complete.and I am reliably informed that it is partic­ SPECIAL INTERESTS AND FACILITIES Morris dancing and all sorts of spe­ pany.then all aspects of interest were more than amply catered for. then throughout the year. Our guide was delightful..Coldharbour Mill is a working wool when falling trade forced its clo­ museum. (I have to return to find out what they have done with the rather old. the family owned and oper­ . the Coldharbour lompton. we wandered around the that education about our past and details about any events. but amazingly versatile for all that. a club. so if you want Before we took our leave. producing 'Long Ells' . The children were fascinated. Grist Mills at Cold­ harbour Mills. IAN GAMMON. Uffculme. She would be cial packs for knitters. bode well for its progress.or we would have missed been done by interested volunteers an evening appointment! FROM VIEWS TO HOME BAKING Set in beautiful countryside. Working Wool ated the mill until the early 1980s cottage-style buildings alongside something being made. steam engines and power machinery is still going on. or so on my visit. �. and the properties of the fibre were explained.so if you great temptation. There was probably a paper mill on the site in 1707 and in 1753 a great flood caused major damage to the mill and it was rebuilt sometime after­ wards.by that time Coldharbour was the mill. Cullompton. In 1788. Jill is more than give them the details (and don't forget to volunteer as a helper to happy that their facilities be used reserve your seat on the coach!). so that there will be something new to see on every visit. to die out in Devon by that time. as Jill believes is full of daffodils. One of the Fox brothers bought the mill and expanded it. I don't think 0884 840960. Watching the Devon EX15 3EE. based at Uffculme. plus facilities or just a brochure. are in the locality.then they have the room on with wool and fabric spun or a wonderful site with excellent woven on the premises.but there are limits!) to our The personnel I met at the mill surprise and delight four or so hours on-going restoration and renova­ were very enthusiastic about the later we reluctantly tore ourselves tion work. Happily. Some of the machinery is extremely old. not yet restored knitting machine I found awaiting its turn in the comer). some more than happy to have a knit­ designer work and gifts. by all sorts of groups. In fact.'To Let. they were having too much buildings for special interest courses fun! So. the closure to save the mill build­ Expecting to spend only an hour ings. He had the knack of explaining all the processes and machinery so that everyone under­ stood and .lengths of fine white. why not inves­ tigate the possibilities? They also If you are looking for a day out for encourage lots of special events yourself. sheep shearing. value to the young. THE FIRST STAGE IN PRODUCING KNITTING YARN AT THE MILL available to groups.

appearance. they must have cer­ tain properties. especially on a 'domestic' knitting knowledge in all aspects of machine. The object situations over the years.Terry Mason is well known Fibres are the real raw materials of for the straightforward suitable for the various production computer programs he produces for designing garments. However his impressive qualifications - textile fabric production and. It is not just clothing. Other cheaper fibres will have been mixed in. C. by breaking up old woven and knitted garments may be used and such reclaimed fibres are called 'Shoddy' . more still wool. Some are finer with fewer scales (the finest being merino) and are used in knitwear. knit for others and for profit.and you know what that word has come to mean. 6 clothes! In today's society although There are two methods of spin­ does mean though that the gar­ ments will come off your machine rather lean. especially if you wish to items like 'Aran' and 'Harris'. but us to produce 'that special item'.but it is to a fabric. . not all are suitable for knitting. Yarn must slide easily over at the same time. which give means that he is wonder· fully equipped to explain the textile and yarn properties which are of most interest to us of knitting is to produce fabrics or warmth. Some people find that they cannot wear wool next to their skin and this is because most woollen fibres are covered with small scales. say. face scales causing the individual KNITTING WITH WOOL fibres to become entangled during AB previously stated. yet. most certainly. is due to the sur­ ting. sideration.For most fabric pro­ duction purposes these fibres need to be first twisted into yarns. Reclaimed wool obtained. The more luxurious clas­ expensive than most other fibres. it has a tendency to 'felt' and this. but curtains. completed garments. One needs a coat. To summarise therefore the requirements of all textile materi­ als there are three basics: FUNCTIONAL ASPECTS This is probably self-evident. Knitting involves bend­ textile technology. then it is bought. dusters. but also in machine knit­ MAIN FIBRES USED WOOL There is no argument that wool is potentially the most desirable and suitable yarn for knitting garments. Even a yarn described as 'Wool' is unlikely to be 100% pure wool because of the cost. Even coarser them. BSc. Some are only suitable for making cords or ropes but. One might ask which is the most ning wool fibres into yarn arising important. Hand knitting yarns we are always looking for a good are much in this group. Commercial garments of this 'hairs' from different parts of the nature will have been give a con­ fleece vary widely. The aesthetic and functional proper­ ties of any yam or fabric may be modified by twisting. warmth. in any case. if we see something which are 'Worsted Yarns' in which the we like. yet have 'easy stretch'. dish cloths. slightly stiffer and are used in suit­ ings etc. In other the fields). This feature of changing appear­ ance and stitches and rows is espe­ cially applicable to 'Shetland Wool' as they will open up on wetting. fortunately. then people would 'Woollen Yarns' are from the short not need so many drawers and fibres which are not first combed culties especially if one knits too wardrobes in which to keep their out straight.however care­ different varieties of sheep and fully. Then there bargain. Some wools trolled wash to bring this about are very coarse and have large sur­ and give that 'special' appeal. AESTHETIC ASPECTS These are the factors experienced by the human senses. you should wash your ten­ sion swatch and allow it to dry nat­ urally before being satisfied that your figures are correct. This face scales making them only suit­ able for carpets. wool will felt wet processing. 'interaction' with machine ible. before being twisted together. a jumper. ATI. If so. Secondly. Such the home knitting machine allows yarns are smoother. fluffy quickly. but it does have some disadvan­ tages. but their effects Manchester College of upon the fibre which was used in Technology). Perhaps the most important are colour and design. to be and end uses. It must longer fibres are first combed out be the aesthetic aspect which has and carded into the same direction the deciding 'pull' and. There are many textile fibres in use today and most can be woven. softness and the general feeling of being 'just nice'. If you are knitting 'Qual­ ity' garments you may wish to give your jumpers a wash. AMCT (Associate of the fabric structure etc. Being loose therefore on the machine may give knitting diffi­ . This always has to be con­ types are used in some traditional sidered. Wool is. To be comfortable and aesthetically pleasing when fitting the human form. CFE (a teaching words the yarns must be very flex­ qualification). You only have to look around your home to see the very wide range of materials which have been knitted. One feels that func­ from the fact that the fibres may tionality cannot be the only con­ be very short or much longer. plus to form loops which must be pulled appropriate experience in ing those yarns into complex shapes through one another by sliding over metal needle surfaces. be held under some form of control by metal knitters in a variety of guides and tensioners. sic knits will use fine wools and The word wool itself is not then some felting will occur when straightforward as there are many they are washed . thickness.an award granted for demonstrating in the ultimate fabric will depend spinning the yarns.Tex (Associate of the Textile Institute. cush­ ion covers and so on. a dress and so on. ECONOMIC ASPECTS They are generally referred to as There are indeed differences in 'Lambswool' or 'Botany Wools' and what one may have to pay for the the slightly coarser types referred yarns and the fibres used in making to as 'Shetland Wool'. sometimes in quite substantial pro­ portions. Some slight felt­ and 'machine washable wools' can ing is considered desirable as it be made by applying a surface coat­ tends to add softness and surface ing to cover the scales . again. giving a loose. but. of course. stronger.and yarn and over metal surfaces.

elasticity will disappear. Craven Arms. ent from the domestic ones we use. however. is better known and is used to give a 'hairy surface' which can be very attractive when brushed. absorbent and is very cheap but 67 Bartholomew Road.. etc. it is 'Polyacrylonitrile' Marls. RIBBER CARRYING BAGS COTTON All animal fibres contain a fair In mills where the yarns are spun No floor space? Hang on wall.�. after a few hours in our fabrics. or Colour 2 - Navy.. Wool wound into balls is invari­ ably oiled for hand knitting and should be waxed and re-wound before use as the drying out effect will be even more noticeable because of the smaller amount of yarn. YARNS AND ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE the ball or cone may feel dry. side of wardrobe or top of the stairs. In this case you should rub cheaper.. This is domestic knitting machines. Their and is probably the main type used number is growing all the time and in day to day knitting. Cashmere and Vicuna are quite expensive but are noted for their 'silkiness' and add softness and lustre to the fabrics. the moisture content of the air is kept at a high level to assist this. . High bulk yarns are made by blend­ ing stretched with non-stretched fibres before spinning and then heating the yarns under controlled BLOCKING CLOTHS conditions.00 p&p. Acetate to add some extra lubrication. Mohair. tension mast adjustment knobs and the sinker plates. ONLY £23. Large S-hooks also available . 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Yarns THE CONE LADDER date. bottom and sides of the be added to improve wear and cone with a wax candle to give crease recovery. but because cotton containing a fair amount of mois­ yarns. yarns which will have softness and any moisture one should not expect the knitting problems sometimes found with woollen yarns. T-shirts and so on.. a very poor fabric indeed.add more brackets if you have space. YC6 colour changer+ Rn carriage. underwear. RAYON.. Slubs.great for caravans too. Cotton has been used for a very long time for hosiery._ · . This will include To give this group of fibres their Boucles. In inches 35"x54" or centimetres 90x140cm. '• �1t"ll!:I� KIT + PATIERN Colour I . Knops.50 + £2. they are generally blended with wool and/or other fibres.. . Also Knitleader bags. cannot be used to make bulky ever. it is worthwhile experimenting with. They are extensively used in spin­ FANCY YARNS •. which is from goats. wool wrapped in cellophane they NYLON. with the increase in varia­ tions coming on to the domestic knitting market. when the stretched heavy duty cotton drill. seagull These can probably be described � . it may not knit so wool.. as they are not strong enough to be spun alone. lustre and rayon for cheapness. Holds 12 cones and measures 5' drop .. leaving All acrylic garments must only be washed in warm water and if ironing is required.. centrally heated rooms of them will have limited use on colour changer 900KRC. have one big prob­ TAILORED DUST COVERS lem in that they are heat sensitive.: \ However. Also for Brother 24st :�'�.(!1 "\(·�:...� �. garment being very soft and Write or telephone for details. ACRYLICS grey and bullrush ning 'fancy' yarns. then that bulk. Nylon and polyester may the top.. Space Dyed etc. Send cheque for £25.·. as yarns with irregular or special · . Chenilles. but. extensively in commercial knitted When you buy cones or balls of BINDING WIRES It is an ideal fibre for this type of cotton yarns are being offered to ture will be softer and knit better. If the fabric is exposed to more warmth at a later KNITTING MOHAIR Because of its nature. but 3 coloured Jacquard using CHRISTIANA BRAEMAR 20% WOOL YARN KNIT why the next time you come to knit they may be found in blends with from that cone. Example of standard Brother with ribber.f)Y���t.. strong handles and velcro-fastened pockets to hold weights.���.�:tl:�-. Some Telephone 071-267 2712 amount of moisture.Cream. Leintwardine. My own personal preference is to rewind the cone over the side of a wax candle and then keep pulling the work down every few rows.50 to (stating colour choice) CHRISTIANA WOOLS Whitton View. As they do not absorb fibres which one may meet. How­ or knitted. London NW5 2AH has little crease recovery. particularly as they are easily. it can have limited use.. surface features in contrast to stan­ dard yarns. powder blue and omega blue. full name. The loose hairs become entangled around the carriage brushes.. As wool substitutes in knitwear. they will tend to dry out. yarns con­ taining this fibre are not the easi­ est to knit. Every­ one has their own theory and prac­ tice to deal with the problem and some say to leave it in the fridge for a few hours. Acrylics doing much to help the knitters have become very successful as bring variety to their creations. Shropshire SY7 OLS Tel: 05473 340 The above accessories available by MAIL ORDER 7 . use a cool iron when n�arly dry. but using fine Navy canvas.� \(ID:. They ALL GOOD WISHES TO THE NEW MAGAZINE FROM La Qiviere do.. and long plain bags to hold BOND with gauge machines .

each other giving a pattern effect yarns are generally given a steam Possibilities Count Needed 2 ply T approx. AMERICA. number of strands which have been you! Those of you who are also there is only one mathematical rela­ tionship between the stitches and The simplest and most widely twisted together to make the final hand knitters will have a box full used yarns of this type are likely knitting yam and these individual of needles of different sizes to select rows when the fabric has relaxed to be those which have two or more strands can vary considerably.2 Ply & 4 Ply NOW IN 47 SHADES MACHINE WASHABLE:4 Ply IN 12 SHADES TUSSAH EFFECT COTTON:. gets 'random plating' with a very irregular effect. Hague linkers by mail order. Two they are naturally more expensive. 9 0 [refun� e for these two collections. or phone to use your credit card. Because of the basic special appearance. 3 '1aYn4> The Book of TRY OUR EXCITING RANGE OF NEW SHADES FOR 1993 Natural Yarns Sh etland. This is not normally out. RETAIL AND EXPORT ENQUIRIES ALL WELCOMED. yarns in a regular manner so that untwist and so we have what is 'boardy' and thin yarns will be very How do we convert this to yams a periodicity develops and there called 'S' and 'Z' twist. Silver Reed & Toyota machines. is to just run two differ­ 3 ply'? Now. Mytholmroyd. What one must not do as 4 ply' or a 2 ply yam as 'Knit as knitting a 'standard 4 ply' on.. but certainly the idea of knit­ find a change of appearance. they can produce the design idea in a garment when used YARN THICKNESS alone. How from and use. before going any fur­ number ten needles. of course. these are often have you seen a 3 ply yarn 'standard' knitting machine was are knitting a yam and after you called 'Marls' and can be quite with the special instruction 'Knit chosen to be about equivalent to have allowed the fabric to relax. deal with the thicker Because the actual thickness. Donegal Tweeds. 3 ply etc. refer to the mathematics would probably bore ted structure with a certain yam. mended for stocking stitch as they ting these on alternate needles may will 'ribbon' across the needles and not give you a good fabric.. . Knitwear Designers. why do yarns have to be suppliers of yarns will provide rows then one of you is incorrect. or. Home Machine Knitters.. 0. Hebden Bridge. and in these cases the twisting together the component yarn is twisted it will want to used. Shetland Linen Mix. 6 2/12s 2 strands 2/24 a problem in the main part of the being used. The chunky machine can. Probably the most knitting-all of which are mean­ one could write a whole article sion whenever you can. Two ply.. parts & repair available..j MERINO/LAMB'S WOOL:. although Some of you may be using 'Indus­ Yams are twisted. B W. If we have loose and have no stability what­ suitable for home knitting? 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If a 3 ply or not too thick 4 ply can be 3/21s etc.and of course. 2ply & 4ply m/w Wool. effective. upon the reason for this-but the thorny question of tension in a knit­ ter's work box is the number one card and tuck stitch. but a very impor­ bility one can say that 'not too thin Most fancy yarns are made by tant reason is to give stability. Guernsey 5ply. Slub Cotton. plus the free Book of Basic Patterns.4 Ply IN 19 SHADES ALL YARNS ON 500G {V2 KILO} CONES MIN. you can -such as Fair Isle and in special 4 ply or used words like double knit yarns of all thicknesses and only try them and adjust your ten­ stitch structures. say. give greater bulk. Yorks HX7 5Pf. If this is done one just twisted together? yarns suitable for this and. 7 -10 2/14 to 2/20 2 strands 2/28 to 2/32 (which may or may not tum out to heat treatment to take the strains be desirable!). the 'count' is more often used in mixed colour still do-talked about 2 ply. raglan shaping and you may then ply yarns are not to be recom­ yarns. 3ply.-1t. undyed British Wools. Knitting Clubs Machine Knitting Retailers. 4 . not give quality stitches. so that they do not snarl whilst 3 ply T approx. can now BUY OUR EXCLUSIVE RANGE OF LUXURY YARNS DIRECT FROM THE MILL l'un.which have had to be spun first. EXPORT ENQUIRIES WELCOME. machine with a certain gauge can not stated on your cones. Service. ) Brier Hey. 2ply & 4ply Botany Wool. Celtic Knotwork Book £2. After twisting. yarn in the rows which you are them together with 'Z' twist to give knitting and they may fit in with a balanced thread. 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pick up buttonhole edge. Knit a few rows waste yarn and release. Wrong side view shown. Pull out contrast thread. Knit rows to buttonhole position. Buttonhole still joined by the contrast thread that was used to knit stitches.contrast shown here for clarity). Step 6. .over buttonhole stitches.Step 1. Step 8. Pick up loops from top of contrast thread and hang on to cor­ respondirig needles. W. Cast off buttonhole stitches (use same colour yarn as band . Step 4. Right side view shown (contrast at buttonhole would be replaced by band colour). ' !. Knit rows to fold line and same number of rows back tq·second buttonhole placement. Buttonhole complete. Step 2.ith right side facing. Buttonhole needles now empty. last cast off stitch hooked to adjacent needle. Step 7. Place a con­ trast thread. Knit remaining rows to complete band. A finished band. Step 5. Pick up loops from below waste yarn and place on to empty needles. Step 3.

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still provide a con­ shown. bold statement. then they can all be sewn on either would form a feature difficult to using the background colour thread ignore on the most self-effacing or the same colour as their centre. attachment to the fabric can be The toggles are coloured wood. For a discreet look. The careful choice of buttons can take the simplest gar­ ment right out of the ordinary class and into a distinctive look and feel of its own. these could be used on the tunic have no functional on a wide variety of fabrics and aspect at all. but with ment dictate. The background colour ol r being made in synthetic material. glossy faceted coloured buttons in the same style head against the comparatively and size have been selected. of course be selected. The other contrast is pro­ fabric. The the colours to give yet another con­ shadow on the right of the button trast in the centre (red in the green is actually an integral part of its button. the buttons. you could select material on the right of the sample. ment labels in the back of the gar­ The colour contrasts and yet does ment I had problems keeping my so with a reasonable degree of dis­ face straight. This is more than effectively demon­ strated with our contrast edged jacket pattern. dramatically alter the appearance of many garments. In matt knitting. contrasting vided by the hard. On the same back­ Sample 4 uses contrasting button ground three totally different colours. special occasions and a dramatic but this principle can be much look.discreet as a link between other items you without loss of style. green in the red button). And. The but­ warm and welcoming contrast. buttons lift the image of simple The buttons look expensive but stocking stitch into another class. but look at As the knitted bands and edgings how the colours really come alive all contrast with the main fabric. We don't all feel the worn with equal confidence to the need to 'keep up with the Joneses' office or over a suitable outfit at a but she had obviously learnt a valu­ semi-dressy occasion. provide a totally different style of A different button treatment on colour linkage within the garment the red of Sample 2 could be used than did the original .there is no opening colour backgrounds to excellent to close! They have been added to effect. as on our coral tunic. when she also exchanged the gar­ ON BUTTONS Changing buttons can. it is another white buttons link all the pieces effective way of potentially link­ together. yet has a classy look to it.whose background fabric is a selection of six stitches the same colour and style has been from one of our stitch library pat­ used. the lively black and cisive mind! In fact. This idea can be keeping with many of the looks expanded for classical to purely around at the moment. in interesting shapes.really quite a clever idea (it was they are very reasonably priced. coloured threads to match the con­ where both alternating colour and trasting button edge. In the Uncharitable thinkers might feel simplest outfit-a white shirt with that Sample 5 is suited to an inde­ a black blouse. Photographed orig­ Sample 1 is not a shade for self­ inally using gold blazer style but­ effacing button styles! Toning but­ tons and shown here with an alter­ tons.shows off jewel coloured have been alternated. 13 . In this case buttons which are wonderful for they make a bright. native set in the background colour. but alternate in treatments for the same background colours. the buttons and buttonband lic framing. take a look new focus. the simplest of plain jack­ trast positioned on the bands.it could be humour!). With the choice of colours more subtle. changed as the needs of the gar­ unusual enough perhaps. At the left.but then. giving a deeper three-dimen­ whilst yet another option would sional effect than the depth of the be to sew red-edged on using red. style! A contrast of shape. Sampie 7 . button warrants! etc. as already mentioned. with the bold contrast of yellow. They ets becomes a fashion item. even their fun styles as shown in Sample 6. but the sizes of the buttons terns . able lesson.a jacket say . that's just cretion. their alternating contrast colours. We have used size are used to good effect. style and For a fun look. whilst we are consid­ give a plain and simple garment a ering dressy buttons. at Sample 8. contained within the gold metal­ In fact. tons have been selected in the same Sample 3 shows two possible style and size. although they match Using any of the button shapes the main fabric. Depending on the garment my rather perverse sense o f style . might want to wear with it. On the right of the same sample. could. shape. whilst the red itself is a ing colours in an outfit.

4 The Cres­ cent. TO ALLSEW KNIT AT WARLEY 021-559 3272. 021-561 5270 Postal service on accessories. Birmingham 826 1AD. 0 and P then look again at the @��©uu®OOD© ®@@@ tons on patterned garments. est you can add With the right but­ N.but this firm attends all the major knitting events). Dinam Park Avenue. try and think of the overall image that you want to project. ment to best advantage. our button selection has been and shape to an appropriate button shown on mono-colour fabric. just selection. contact them for cat­ alogue details. INFORMATION OR QUOTATION.. Yardley. � � rrr c. Covent Garden.new spring • 3 Day Tuition at PFAFF National catalogue due soon. Many of these would from :. It is worth a little extra trouble to show off the hours you have spent knitting the gar­ ENLARGE 100 TIMES • e FOUR COLOUR e 232fl3V3fl • 00!0080� e WIDEN Q a: � Buttons used in this article are available from: ��S iio J. Look at the shapes in tf'u: consider how much fun and inter­ Sample Swatches B. F.. West Midlands 865 OHG. Ton Pentre. Next time you are knitting a gar­ ment that requires buttons. They operate a mail ALLSEW KNIT GIVES order service.who now have a stall in the Piazza Apple Market. 021-708 2380 NOTIINGHAM 0602 476600 1558 Coventry Road. Tel: 021-708 2809/2380 Fax: 021-708 2380 9 Halesowen Street. 14 15A Houndsgate. Hyde Park Comer. Rowley Regis. Rhondda CF41 7AT (telephone 0443 431500). Mail order available. Cooke Yarns.arry through the pattern and colour PFAFF area. G.. 021-561 5270 YARDLEY 021-708 2809. 'r. price £2. �lflO� The Button Box . A COMPLETE SERVICE • Peapods to Zebras. Tel: 021-559 3272. Many 'Smartie' shapes on Sample 3 and of the fabrics in this month's stitch the geometric assortment on Sample 1. Nottingham NG1 7AA. E. Leeds LS6 Personal Free Delivery 2NW (telephone 0532 742044). Tel: 0602 476600 . Knitters School •Free Video •5 Year Guarantee on Parts TELEPHONE FOR ADVICE. M. D. Warley.VERSATILITY ITSELF If you consider the fact that so library could be linked by colour far. Elsie's Wools. lifting any garment into its scheme to the oft neglected band own special class. London on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (mail order not available at pre­ DESIGN YOUR OWN WITH sent.

which was reflected when licence with the positioning of the ability. was being made by a snail crawling a second-hand knitting machine. had a new home! It also had an immediate impact on her furniture design. found she was kept of her current inspiration from her extremely busy with special com­ surroundings. she says it was excel­ 'happen'. it With her new series for Machine Knit Today.a dragon theme MORE AWARDS Having some success with her manner! which represented the scales by GOING PUBLIC the use of a 3-D stitch technique With such talent and publicity. com­ the telegraph wires at Sam! How­ tographing the birds gathering on ever. The desire to make things seems and magazine editors alike were to have been a part of Betty's life knocking at the door-asking her from childhood. In knitting. She spe­ ruary Profitable Machine Knitting) cialised in pop stars' faces and indi­ was inspired by the view from her vidual portraits made to order.apparently they can be also designed. to start with.illus­ trated on page 17. Betty didn't solely knit. Her Intarsia designs are still very popular and King Cole recently published a delightful set of her wildlife designs . Betty almost comes (pictured on page 16). It was whilst she was studying fur­ niture that she acquired her first knitting machine. in the window. made and sold some another coveted Courtelle award. There. whilst Courtelle prize-for her work in her design talents have spilled over machine knitted upholstery and into a wide number of fields. Her mother and to make her innovative designs grandmother hand knitted . despite such careful prepa­ missions for logos -for groups machine knits. led to her winning a coveted place at the 00 Royal College of Art in London to specialise in furniture design. To catch the Many of her items were sold via right light. when she passed an Oxfam investigated only to find that it was shop. (The charts are easy to follow for machine knitted Intarsia). ducing a small range of hand knits her increasing skill in machine ration she admits to some artistic However. From such 'large' is now regularly commissioned for beginnings she had soon diversi­ her crochet and tapestry designs fied into sweaters and having left as well as knitting and draws a lot college. when being disturbed by a the way to buy a second-hand scratching noise one wet day. which soon formed Intarsia sweater (featured in Feb­ the core of her work. Manchester Polytechnic. she bicycle. no been heard in her old home! press buttons.r . cat and chickens. this simple very large and voluble snail to have machine . her hand knitting won her in 1986 she won a Knitmaster birds . her college courses seemed to lead away from textiles. However. Simple as her first around waiting for ideas to machine was. Not that she sits missions.when she shared the college ing tennis and gardening. she 1982. The peace of her surroundings is still a wonder after the constant background noise of Putney and the feeling was rein­ It was her birthday and she was on forced.so available to all! Happily for us. for she was CURRENT INSPIRATIONS soon to win the first of many awards Betty's broad interests include play­ . Her 'Swallows on a wire' lent for Intarsia. in a proportionately balanced acclaimed Biba store! remembered . Such was only natural that spinners full circle -as she will be giving 15 . but simply and has continued writing and adapted bits and pieces of com­ designing for an enormous range mercial patterns to suit herself (I think most people would accept that as designing!). metal and wood at of publications.. She now lives in splendid countryside with her dog. she also started pro­ diversification didn't deflect from and record companies followed. through whose con­ tacts with the pop world. She furnishings. with such diverse design along the same sort of themes. Studying 3-D Design and working rom 00 in ceramics. she was up and pho­ Paul Howie. THE FORGOITEN BICYCLE ! THE COUNmY LIFE Four years ago she made the move from London to the outskirts of Whitchurch. She says that she Betty enjoys doing this type of work didn't design as a child.no punchcards. design award with the suit shown rather difficult to persuade to sit glass fibre furniture to the highly The winning garment is fondly on page 16. bedroom window. over glass! It would have been a The bicycle forgotten. Betty did too.

Betty remains completely unaffected by the fact that her name is known by knitters. her recent projects. a liking for live music and an enthu­ siasm for her work and life which is contagious. With such a high profile through­ out her designing life. the results will always be interesting! RELAXATION So what does this talented lady do to relax when the weather is too inhospitable for the outdoor life? Well. ideas and suitable fabric constructions which are appropriate for a wide variety of furnishing items. include making a couple of looped wool rugs and a crochet throwover for the sofa. crocheters and craft enthusiasts nationwide. purely for pleasure. She still enjoys making things and reckons she's a dab hand at DIY (readers.us techniques. join the queue -I've dropped some pretty unsubtle personal hints already!). it's great to have you on the team. ABOVE BETTY (RIGHT) WITH HER WINNING OUTFIT IN THE KNITMASTER MASTER KNITIER CHAMPIONSHIP 1986 LEFT WINNING DESIGN IN THE HAND KNITIING SECTION. She has designed a range of linocut greetings cards which are sold locally and is currently eyeing up her chairs with a view to some new tapestry coverings. COURTELLE AWARDS 1982 16 . She tells me that thinking about the pieces and furnishings associated with the series has also spawned a host of ancillary ideas -with her diverse skills. Welcome aboard Betty. Her Liverpool roots (she was born in Crosby) have left her with a great sense of humour.

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Angela's style is most reassuring. wood. shapes and embellish­ ments hardly thought of years ago. glass. 18 by Val Slater . Published by Darling Kindersley and priced at£10. She starts off with the most common requirements. shell. The selection of but­ tons can do so many things for a garment and Joyce has clearly illus­ trated different fabric and style themes with a wealth of different looks they could attain by the choices available. semi-precious stone. THE U1 ODE TRANSFER LOCK Is the title of a new set of Working Notes by Angela Gordon. giving you practice samples to work through so that you become comfortable and confident in transferring. bone. All in all. past and pre­ sent is beautifully illustrated by buttons in fabrics and braid.99.to name a few! Plastics have provided a newer medium and different stylings for buttons.it would have been quite under­ standable if it had been! Contain­ ing thousands of wonderful but­ tons. Of particular interest to all knitters is the section on 'Knitting Yarns' -where con­ trasts of textural and colour qual­ ity of yarns and buttoru.BEAUTIFUL amoNS Although I'm assured that 'Focus on Buttons' (see page 11) wasn't inspired by Joyce Whittemore's book . net and beads. The dis­ played buttons are fully described with some of the materials and manufacturing methods outlined. Their preparation was by request from knitters who couldn't attend a course Angela had given and who envied their fellow knitters clear notes and understanding! I am sure that they will be wel­ comed by all Passap/Pfaffknitters who would like to do a little more than transfer their welts across on t� one bed -as this is an extremely versatile piece of equipment. The skills of the button makers to the top couturiers.The Book ofButtons. A final section &ves lots of ideas for making your own buttons or adding dis­ tinctive buttonholes to different types of garments. are clearly explained and illustrated. and leather. a beau­ tifully presented and fascinating reference and ideas book. it is certainly a lot more than a catalogue. The history of buttons is fascinating and Joyce sets their style and manufacture into the social life of the past wearers in a truly interesting fashion. opening up a wealth of colours. There are buttons made from all sorts of natural materials.

1 Tops IIand Cardigans . Terry's pro­ grams were my first introduction to designing on a computer and are an excellent and easy system for the beginner and more experi­ enced knitter alike. Essex CM18 6QQ (Tel. Leics LEl7 6LJ. Bristol. then this is certain to be most help­ ful.£12. of long. These cover and explain all the new features of the program in her usual thorough manner-by giving the knitter working examples so that they can experiment and learn simultaneously. £3. includ­ from Angela (details as for UlOOE ing shadow pleated Fair Isle - Transfer Lock).. with your own measurements or 5 High Street.95. Commodore 64 or PCs running MSDOS.25 inc p&p) - final two samples. Ifyou have recently upgraded your version and would appreciate a short cut to using and understanding the new features. for leaflet. 19 South Rd. MORE HELP ON DESIGNAKNIT 5 Angela Gordon has certainly kept herself out of mischief lately as she has recently completed Stage Four of her DesignaKnit 5 Working Notes. Jade.has a variety of Pink and Baby Blue. raglan or set in sleeves with a choice ple the postal cost for one is £3. Skirts Vol. JACPACS :!AC-CARD' SINGLE & DOUBLE BED YARN HOLDER versant and confident about all the UlOOE's functions and capabili­ KNIT KITS ties. 664 believe the quality for the price - and 6128. Sand­ ford. SKIRTS AND TOPS Jacpacs. 79 Hookfield. send SAE. Taupe. I saw them at a recent extended. 08494 62381). plus a side­ available on their order form are ways knitted batwing with your Aran. ing and manual embossed rib Harlow. but can be reluc­ tant to try them out if they haven't got suitable patterns. Ridgeway Yarns is owned' and run by a machine knitter. They have been available ages for the timid! There are two for some time now. Amstrad 464. patterns etc. Dorset BH20 7AX.extends the range offered by classic styles.50. at the bar­ gain price of £34. N. Titles are priced suit and everything else required at £9. Requests for further information or orders should different styles which can be used be addressed to Ridgeway Yarns. number of kits ordered-for exam­ Many other designs available.95 each and there are four of to complete it . Spectrum Plus 3. The Skirts and whilst manual or console/Deco your local machine knitting shop.'Beginners Guide to Double Jacquard price and varies according to the includes round and 'V' necked Knitting' containing designs. 15 Inishmoyne Green.50 per kit! them: Postage needs to be added on to the All Your Classic Styles - A KNIT DOUBLE JACQUARD WITHOUT W HAVING TO USE A COLOUR CHANGER! A FITS ALL JAPANESE MACHINES­ W IN SECONDS! A USE IT FOR FAIR ISLE AND TUCK W STITCH AS WELL! COMPLETE WITH SIMPLE INSTRUCTIONS AND TWO STARTER PUNCHCARD DESIGNS e £3. BS20 9DU.50 and are available from Angela Gordon. so she has come up with some wonderfully tempting pack­ Mason. Portishead. however.) The life as individual patterns and have Working Notes are priced at £4. Commodore 64. Navy. manual weav­ Mrs M. The author (price £4. Programs are available machine knitting show and couldn't for Spectrum. Enquiries and orders should be addressed to Terry Mason. Ireland BT41 4JZ (Tel. 19 . Programs are sold on tape. yarns for the ST and PC owners. Tops book should be on sale in ples 9 and 10 respectively. as standard sizes with length adjust­ ments.50 now been collected into a pattern per set and are available direct book.transferring different types of rib. Dusty choice of neckline. Andrews. Angela has three earlier selection of skirts and tops started sets of notes in the series. with ribber. Colours body and sleeve styles. but the range suit styles available as illustrated of computers that they are avail­ -one has a jumper top. which is both unusual and attrac­ By Sample 6. the other able for has been slowly but surely a cardigan top. .50 (inc P& P) . short or sleeveless styles Both patterns are designed for use in a wide range of sizes (or define on 24 stitch punchcard machines your own). Atari this is for the pattern. should find the end user fully con­ 0279 422994). Antrim.95 plus 25p p&p Also available:. WRITE YOUR OWN PATIERNS TO FIT Is the name of programs by Terry some wonderful bargains to be had in industrial yarns. who understands such fears. but are available as a complete set of four on a disc for Amstrad 6128. (If you were lucky enough to-receive DesignaKnit for Christ­ mas and still haven't got to grips Maggie Andrews's mix and match with it. Fashion Tops and Batwing - with excellent order of work and includes drop shoulders with many making up instructions. Husbands Bosworth. she is tive and four tops. The UlOOE Tran sfer Lock Most knitters know that there are Working Notes are priced at £4. are clearly laid out. Wareham. 29 St Helens Road. There are four skirts. produced lace is the topic of Sam­ but is also available direct from the encouraging you to try garter stitch.

Finished measurement 94[99:104:109: 114:119]cm. Set in sleeves. Sleeve seam 50[51:52:52. this applies to all sizes. BACK Push 142(148:156:164:172:178] Ns to WP. Turn a hem by picking up loops of first row worked in MC and hang evenly along the row***. K22 rows and WK. markers on the 4th N to R of centre 'O' approximately every 50 rows. WK over rem 54[56:58:58:60:60] sts. complete as given for back tunic. **Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 15[16:17:17:18:18] rows. Length 69[69:70:70:71:71]cm.:-45: 5 . Using WY and MT. Sew on buttons as shown. Cont over rem sis for first side. Join shoulder seams and neckband seam. Gold (BJ and Coral (CJ STOCKISTS: If you have any difficulty in obtaining this yarn. Set RC at 000. 164(164:168:170:176:176] sis. Kuntil RC shows 190(194:198200: 202:204]. Old Souls Way. please write to King Cole Ltd.5) FRONT BAND(S) SLEEVE CARDIGAN FRONT 23 5(23 5:24:24:25.5) 23. work as given for tunic sleeve until RC shows 40. 118[122:128:130: 136:138] sts*. 8 5) . Fold neckband in half on to right side and finish by backstitching through last row worked in MC-ensuring the top edge of the front flap is covered. where there is only one set of figures. 16 buttons. K 22 rows. Using MC and MT3. Measurements given are those of fin­ ished garment and should not be used to measure work on the machine. Dec 1 st at each end of next 6[7:8:10:11:13] rows. "' Work as given for tunic sleeve using A to **. 32[33:35:36:38:39] sts. 1 x 50g ball in each of A. Set RC at 000. K4 rows. Using MT. MATERIALS King Cole Anti-Tickle 4 ply Wool. Set RC at 000 and using MC and MT-2. K until RC shows 266(266:270:270:274:274]. Using WY and MT. FRONT FLAP Push 178(178:182:182:184:184] Ns to WP. Remove WY. Set RC at 000. cast on and K a few rows ending CAR. Set carr for HP and push all Ns to L of centre 'O' and 12 Ns to R to HP. cast on and Ka few rows ending CAR. Cardigan: 1 x 500g cone+ 0[0:0:1:1:2] x 50g ball in MC. FRONT Work as given for back to * placing 20 Lady1s Adaptable Pattern Long-line Cardigan with Contrast Edge Detail and Tabbed Front Tunic 54[56:58:58:60:60] sis from below WY at back neck. 29[30:30:31 :31:33] sts from side neck. Cast off 8 sis at beg of next 17[17:17:17:17:15] rows. 24 sts from below WY at centre front and 29[30:30:31 :31:33) sts from side neck and hang evenly on toNs. Place a marker at centre. Bingley BD16 2AX TO MAKE UP Block and steam press pieces to cor­ rect measurements. ABBREVIATIONS See page 50. Set carr so HP Ns will Kand work to correspond with first side. NECKBAND Push 136(140:142:144:146:150] Ns to WP. Cast off. Using MC. Push 24 Ns nearest car to UWP and WK. Emerald (A}. Figures in square brackets [ ] refer to larger sizes. NOTE Knit side is used as right side.6). place the last row of the front flap against the markers on the front. cast on and Ka few rows ending CAR. Using MC and MT-3.5]cm. K until RC shows 266(266:270:270:274:274]. Tunic: 1 x 500g cone+ 0[1:1 :2:2:3] x 50g ball in MC. Set RC at 000. Merrie Mills. starting at the bottom of the hem and finishing at the bottom of the neckband. Using WY and MT. CARDIGAN BACK Work as given for back tunic using B to ***. MAIN TENSION 30 sis and 40 rows to 1Dem measured over st st (tension dial approx 7) Tension must be matched exactly before starting garment.5:25. K until RC shows 22. K until RC shows 230(228:232:232:236:234]. Place a marker at centre and complete as given for tunic sleeve. · SHAPE SHOULDERS Cast off 32[33:35:36:38:39] sts at beg of next 2 rows.SIZES To suit bust 86[91:96:101:106:111]cm. 5-: 42: 43 TUNIC BACK/FRONT AND CARDIGAN BACK 47(49. SPECIAL NOTE Cardigan back and sleeves worked as given for tunic-with amendments to colour detail on the edges. With right side facing. Using MC and MT-4. Using MT. With right side facing.1 ·-3-9(4-0. = SHAPE TOP Cast off 4[5:6:7:8:8] sis at beg of next 2 rows.5:53:53.5-5254 5:57:59. CAL. 5 x 2cm diameter (or larger)+5 x 1. Dec 1 st at each end of next 8[8:8:10:10:12] rows.556:565855 . K until RC shows 22. WK. pick up RIGHT FRONT Push 71[74:78:82:86:89] Ns to WP. Backstitch through loops of the first row. MACHINES: These instructions are written for all standard gauge machines YARN· King Cole Anti-Tickle 4 ply Wool FIBRE CONTENT" 100% Pure New Wool COLOIJR: For the tunic we used Coral (MC) and for the Cardigan French Navy (MC}. Turn a hem by picking up loops of first row worked in MC and hang evenly along the row**. 140(138:140: 136:140:136] sts. Turn a hem by picking up loops of first row worked in MC and hang evenly along the row. B and C. K until RC shows 166. 18(185•19:19:20:20) "' �I SLEEVES 545[54. Reset RC at 230(228:232: 232:236:234]. Inc 1 st at each end of next and every fol I 4th row 47[47:48:49:50:50] times in all. Using MC. SLEEVES Push 70[70:72:72:76:76] Ns to WP.5(252627 5285 301 POCKET FLAP c::::::J I � 10 SLEEVE FLAP c:::=:::J I � 12 s - I I • . Cast off rem 4[2:4:0:4:16] sis. CAR. Join side and sleeve seams. SHAPE ARMHOLES Cast off 6[6:6:7:7:7J sts at beg of next 2 rows.5cm diameter buttons.

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BUnDNBAND Push 170(170:174:174:176:176] Ns to SHAPE ARMHOLE Using C and MT-3. Cast off. pick up front place markers on 23rd and 48th Ns. CAR. Join side and sleeve seams. Cast off 6[6:6:7:7:7] sts at beg of next row. With right side facing. K 22 rows. K until RC shows 166. Using WY and MT. Place pocket flap in A over markers on lower L front and finish by backstitching through last row worked in A. Work a buttonhole starting at 5th N from . K until RC shows 44. Slip stitch edges and fasten to front. K1 row. K until RC shows 17. Using A and MT-3. Slip stitch band ends. SfJN on buttons as shown. Set RC at 000. making one in C and one in B. Press front bands and flaps. POCK ET FLAPS Push 30 Ns to WP. Stitch remaining sleeve flap to left sleeve in the same manner. K22 rows. SHAPE NECK 5th and 17th row. K22 rows and WK. Stitch colour flap in B to right sleeve from hem to top marker and facing towards back. 59[61: BUTIONHOLE BAND Work as given for button band but adding 6 evenly spaced buttonholes on 64:65:68:69] sts. Fold bands in half on to right side and finish by backstitching through last row Cast off 12 sis at beg of next row. Fold neckband in half and finish by backstitching through last row worked in A. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 15(16:17:17:18:18] rows. K1 worked in C. WP. Using A and MT-2. Set in sleeves. Stitch pocket flap in B to L upper markers and pocket flap in C to R front markers .R. Using MC and MT. ers at RC 176. With right side facing. pick up 54(56:58:58:60:60] sts from below WY 22 LEFT FRONT on back neck and 49[50:50:51:51:53] Work as given for right front reversing sts from front neck and hang evenly on shaping and placing two more mark­ to Ns. K until RC shows 266(266: Push 152(156:158:160:162:166] Ns 270:270:274:274]. K1 row and WK. Using B and MT-3. Turn a hem by picking up loops of first row worked in Band hang evenly along the row.i . to WP. Join shoulder seams. K until RC shows 22 and WK. 32(33:35:36: NECKBAND 38:39] sis. Counting from L. Turn a hem by picking up loops of first row worked in A and hang evenly along the row. edge and hang evenly along the row. K until RC shows 229(227:231 :231 :235:233]. Work button­ hole over same Ns as before.completing both as for flap in A. SLEEVE FLAPS Push 38 Ns to WP. Dec 1 st at armhole edge on next 6[7:8:10:11:13] rows. row. cast on and K a few rows ending CAR. TO MAKE UP Block and steam press pieces to cor­ rect measurements. FRONTBANDS Set RC at 000. Using WY and MT. K5 rows. 49[50:50:51 :51:53] sts from front neck. Work a second pocket flap using Band a third using C. cast on and K a few rows ending CAR. Work as givffl for pOO<Ei flaps.

. Set RC at 000. where there is only one set of figures. Return FB to WP. Cont over rem sts at R for first side. . down.. . K3 rows. . ' . Lanes BB5 5TU patt after swatch has been left to dry to start on 16th[16th:16th:first:first] row. FIBRE CONTENT: 100% Acrylic COLOUR: We used Navy (MC) and Light Mustard (C) SLEEVES Push 70(72:72:74:74] Nson FB and cor­ STOCKISTS: If you have any difficulty in obtaining this yarn. K12 rows. Set in sleeves. Arrange 57[59:61:63:65] Ns for 1 x1 rib. SS 5. blue strippers. take Decc card out of reader and reinsert to 'O'. Attach Deco.1-. K sts 468:484:484]..I--. Unit 5. N3 I I I IIII IIIII I I I I I IIII I I I 111111111111 BB FB Pushers Note: Every RC152. down. Push 148 Ns on FB and correspond­ See Diagram 1 for details of casting on ing Ns on BB to WP. Length 69[70:70:72:72Jcm. on BB and then sts on FB by hand. .. Figures in square brackets [ ] refer to Man•s Duo Jacquard Sweater Illustrated on page 21 1 x 500g cone in each of MC and C. this applies to all sizes. K1 row. 20 NECKBAND 55[56:56:57:57] PATIERN NOTE Join right shoulder seam. spond with patt and Ns. . . MAIN TENSION 40 sts measure 17.. K until RC shows 460(468: 8 sts at centre. Follow Diagram 2 for patt..K2rows CX2Y. Work cast on and neckband SLEEVE BACK/FRONT rows as given in Diagram 1.--. Handle down. K1 Join second shoulder seam. Cast off rem Return pushers at L to WP to corre­ MACHINES: These instructions are written for Passap/Pfaff Duomatic machines with Deco unit MATERIALS 1 st at neck edge on next and every f al I Put Deco back to previously noted row. K1 row. from Diagram 1. Knit side is used as right side. matching pattern care­ every foll alt row 8 times in all. under a damp cloth (SS approx 4YJ4X). fully at side seams. Push empty in belween Ns to WP. Remove corre­ sponding pushers and put behind block­ FRONT 400(408:408:424:424].-1 I Pushers evenly along the row. K16 rows. black strippers.. .l SIZES To suit chest 102(107:112:117:121 Jcm. Join side and • • • COLOUR SEQUENCE 2rows MC 32 rows 2rows C 2rows C 44 rows Rep 2rows MC throughout 2rows MC 32 rows 2rows C 2rowsC 2rows MC ] ] ] ] 44 rows �"' : & . .. Note patt row.. . . Sleeve seam 58cm..-1 1 . Ns down to NWP. N 3K1 row CX3 " . Set locks N/N.. Inc 1 st at each end of next and every foll 14th NOTE row 11 times in all. . Working please write to F W Bramwell & Co Ltd. at each end of next and every folI 12th row 18 times in all. tension and DIAGRAM1 Work as given for back until RC shows SHAPE NECK Handle up. . Blue strippers FX+->4JI FX +. Punch Deco card as shown. Push empty in ation. Work from Diagram 1 to cast on and K welt.. 8th row 3 times in all. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next and sleeve seams.. 128(130:130:132: 132] sts. blue strippers... Follow Diagram 2 for patt. K7 rows. • • • RCOOO 1'! 3Zi K34 rows !welt) N 3Y. pick up neck edge and hang 132(136:142:146:150] Ns on FB and corresponding Ns on BB to WP. Dec responding Ns on BB to WP. .3cm and 40 rows measure 5. tension and colour sequence and work ABBREVIATIONS in patt throughout.4an measured over Jacquard 43(45:48:50:52] sts. Metcalf Drive. Dec 2 sts at neck edge on next and foll alt row row.. Set machine for main pattern as shown in starting garment. Lower FB. . Handle down. Inc 1 st See page 50. Arrange Ns for for welt. Accrington. . Tension must be matched exactly before Handle down. Locks NIN. Reset RC to 400(408:408:424:424]. With right side Handle up. larger sizes. Dec 1 st at neck edge on next and every foll 4th row 4 times in all. K until RC shows 376(376: 376:408:408].Work L side to YARN· Bramwell Duomagic Bramwell Duomagic. • Block pieces to correct measurements and leave to dry under a damp cloth. SS 4Yi/4Yz K1 row. Measurements given are those of fin­ ished garment and should not be used to measure work on the machine. cuffs and neckband. . Finished measurement 114(118:122: 126:130]cm. . 30[31 :31 :32:32) • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • !I • • • • • • • I ' . taking TO MAKEUP ing rail. Cast off. l • •••••• " •••••• • • • • • • • ••••••••••••••••••• • • • • ••••••••••• • • •••• • •••••••••••• I • ••••••••••••••••••••• 23 . See Diagram 2 for all-over pattern oper­ 1x1 rib. colour sequence and work in pall Using a separate piece of MC. Fold neck­ band in half to inside and slip stitch row. Set RC at 000. (No need to pass Deco over) • • • .K46 rows cuff) K34 rows neckband) -. Using nylon cord. ex 3K2rows. SS 3/3 K1 row. Handle throughout. correspond with R. . complete last instruction on Diagram 1. RC shows 460(468:468:484:484]. II • • • • • • • • " Handle down. Orange strippers NlliK1 row-2strands MC N1JI CX2Y. Set machine for main pattern as shown in Diagram 2. . Handle down.. . cast on and work cuffs. . Locks NIN. Push facing. orange strippers.. Diagram 2. Transfer sts BACK to BB.. cast off ·I· I·I· I· I· I I· I· I· I· I· I· DIAGRAM 2 BB FB K1 row SS 5J7 slowly.---..4V. SS 4W4Ji K1 row and latch off. between Ns on BB to WP. . Attach Deco and set card Altham Lane. . Cast off. .

The first resource pattern is com­ which is then embroidered. bilities. perhaps that has inhib­ CARTRIDGE II ited many knitters from accepting Let's look at the method for car­ that challenge. complete.6). built in pattern 15. trasting colours used in the simple Help. I like the composite design. SET YOUR OWN LIMITS It is up to you to set a limit on the length of floats. Ideally you nearly a thousanC rows of fabric will have a FB100 disc drive so used in conjunction with recent that the cartridge can be cleared model electronic knitting machines completely to give maximum opens up so many design possi­ memory. plait knitted on welts. pat­ tops and neckband and for the tern forms vertically at left of grid. then neatly darn in the ends. Lift co-ordinate with the three con­ the centre of the shield (6. It is possible to include a sig­ forms horizontally. upside down. individual touch to each one. reverse. no more than seven stitches wide is a generally accepted standard. By keeping the remainder of the grid empty. The very thought of it can be daunting. 1 (confirm).1. row 47. This need not be a problem. 24 . stitch 9. cuffs. Menu 8. Menu 8. Help. clear reverse and from knitting (particularly as the vertical spread. the pattern graphs of a complete issue of a favourite Japanese pub­ lication that I began playing about with them. within the body cut the centre of the floats. cursor 2. Main Menu 1.2. In some 1. 1 Step. Cartridge ill has an extra option CONTROL SCOPE on Help Menu 8 which allows a A Pattern Programming Device pattern to be rotated . The result devel­ oped into what I now call 'sampler' sweaters and it is the method I use to design these I shall be dis­ cussing. the small pat­ terns can be brought together to form the pattern 'proper' . as on the sleeves.Fair Isle has always been a favourite THE EXERCISE stitch structure of mine.although with book from which to extract seg­ Shetland forebears. b) the amount of memory avail­ able within the PPD. a hip length sweater knitted in 2 ends of 2/16(Rl10/2) or 3 ends of 2/20-2/30 pure wool worsted at tension 9. Swiss embroidery which gives an Help. Cfurtridge II does trol every stitch in every row for not have this facility. tridge II first. CREATING THE RESOURCE PATIERNS We'll begin with a square shape such as the centre of the shield in COLOURWAYS AND INDIVIDUALITY Stitchworld 15. How you set handle of the fabric. the pleasure upon creating the pattern will of blending colours. To give some idea. thunder grey with colour one to Frame at stitch 9. the almost depend upon: square stitch size and the straight­ a) the cartridge model and forward way it is knitted. set horizontal eye keeps finding new shapes spread. These are then assem­ bled into a pattern 'proper' of 100 stitches x the number of rows to equal the garment length. Help. Vertical pattern is complete. You will want to PATIERN NOT"­ CORRECTED create up to ten resource patterns. (PPD) which gives scope to con­ turned 90 degrees. Menu 8. Menu 8. Step . in fact it For this exercise I am going to use was what first attracted me to a the standard Stitchworld pattern knitting machine . perhaps the ments of pattern which build to a meeting was inevitable. The Step 1. Create pattern: No.pattern within the overall pattern). If they go right across the fabric. plete.that is. cursor 1. Step. When enough are prepared. each pattern is ready for use in conjunction with any other.1. THE START OF IT All It was after memorising.a sort of mix and match attitude to Fair Isle. However the pattern is formed by a series of 'frames' and on the horizontal pattern a single row in main colour or contrast helps define these. Menu 7. treat like any other end at the selvedge. on disk. Set. The idea is to place an 'L' shaped border on each grid. requires up to 230 rows whilst a tunic worked in the same manner requires approximately 270 rows. a main colour of black. Step 1. Horizontal pattern is I hide a little peasant girl and boy. vertical spread. sleeve cursor 1.1. either in the back body or a sleeve. cursor nature within the sweaters. at a minimum size of 48 x 48 although 80 or 100 stitches square is better. navy or Help. embroidery is a pleasant change Help. row 47. I like to knit sampler sweaters on 901 48 sts x 48 rows.

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..:· . .. .. . ... ...... ... . . printout : ·:: ·::. . ....�· Grab box for Tidy Scan each corner can be moved individually Sreen dump of PCX in screen after file is loaded 3 the left or right cursor key.. . . .. . . . .... . . . . ... :. . .. .. ........:·· :::.. . . . .. . ... . .... ..:· . ::..•.. Move box around halved motif to find out the size �. .. When DESIGNER JACQUARD multi-coloured Jacquard is selected. .. .. . The stitches and rows shown above are for the area surrounded by the box. ... .. . ... . ... . . . With regular Jacquard the program to help you to fix the it is very easy to get into the colour errors. . . ..... . . ... ... :. ... .. ........ . The only way to check a the pairs of rows fit together nicely. .. ... . ....::· :: :.. .... .••• . . . .... . . . The overall effect of the knit with only the colours used in changes is readily seen on the orig­ each row. . . . ... . .. . . . .... .. ........... ... ... . ... .. .. • •• s • • •• •• • • ••••••• ••• ... .. . ... . .. .. for ::. . . . . . .. This is achieved by the prob­ routine because all colours are used lem area being shown in a magni­ on every row. . . .. ... . . .. ...... ... .. ..... . . ... . . . ... . You then have the the fabric balanced as well as allow­ option of changing the offending ing for ease of knitting..... .. .. ..... . .... . A new type of Jacquard is also avail­ the program will check the order able and this is called 'Designer in which colours are knitted and Jacquard'.. ... . :· :· : ::::: ::: : :: . ..... . . . addition of an 'Optimiser'.. . . .. .... . . . .. . . . . ...... ....... .. . ... ... . ... .. .. ... . •• . . . . ... .. . . .... . After one fault is fixed the � � ••••••ll"I. .. . ... . . . . ...... . .... .. . . . . . .... .. . ... . . .. . .. .. . .. . . .. . . . . ... ... . .. .....:KJIZ!lfS���·IIT... . ... ... . . . .. . . . ..... . .. .... ... .. . ... .i(� PCX in screen with regular scan box positioned and then halved (on right). :: :. . . . .. .. .. . (in ll111J11111 2 8 � 11•111 ·-:.. ... .. . .a very pattern... .. This keeps is outlined. . ... ... .. . . . .. .. ... .. ......... ... ... ..... ... . . .. .•. ........ . although in practice the stitches on the front will be very you how many errors are in the elongated when using more than conversion and you can then ask four colours... . . . .. ..... their own Jacquard patterns will Ill : next one is selected by pressing One problem that I encountered come in this new version by the Error 1 screen.. It is possible to design select the one which produces the motifs with up to eight colours per least errors.. .... .. The problem has been over­ more errors. . .. . .. .. ... A pop up wUidow will appear on the screen informing row.. .. .... ... ... ... .. . ....... . .::::.... .. ... Final converted pattern .. . .FOR KNITTERS JACQUARD COLOUR SEPARATION time consuming occupation! Any knitter who has worked out with the previous version was know that it is very difficult to con­ Should all the fixes unbalance that multi-coloured Jacquard con­ vert a pattern accurately without your motif it can be saved as a new motif and then you can return to versions did not always work 100 making slight adjustments so that per cent. . ..... .. ... ...... . .... .. ... . .. ... .. . .. . .. .. :: :: :::. . ...... . .... .. ... the motif editor screen and tidy it pattern was to either knit a sample One easy way round this was to up. .. . . . . . . even when there are fied version to the left of the orig­ no stitches in that colour on a par­ inal pattern and the problem stitch ticular row of the motif. . . which elongated the menu again as you might find that pattern which would then knit cor­ the editing has caused one or two rectly... . .. .. . .. .. . . . .... . . . Remember to go through the or print it out and check every always double up the rows in the Jacquard conversion in the 'Stitch' pair of rows manually .. . ....... . . Using rectangle to another colour that 'Designer Jacquard' we select and will work.. . . . . This means that the inal pattern to the right of the fabric will be unbalanced if... ... .... . . ... . .. .. ... .. .. . .... .. . .. ... .. ... . . . . .. . 5 . •. .. ... ... . . . ......JWU!J!•E!!i:f:li:SU·I•2J-Il1�1DR1m•••PCX in screen showing Tidy Scan box positioned around a single iris � lffw. ....... . ..... . . . . ... . . . . . . .. ... .... . .. . .. . . . ...

if any . should be addressed to Japanese machines. In this series I shall be helping you SINKER POSTS to m-ercome some of the challenges Another peculiarity of Japanese that can be encountered when machines is the correct alignment machine knitting. or from of the fabric. the eyelets rise up. SINKER PLATES Any queries on any aspect of the working. Again the method for adjust­ 'Optimise' facility is also available favourite is being able to save both cuss aspects of sen'icing and care ing the plates is fully explained in with this type of Jacquard. only applies of machine.presen­ the floor because. if at all. It is possible to knit up to four­ part of the image you require has been surrounded. Another the accompanying book. when you change far. The correct tension is achie

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ed the direction of the knitting at the end of the row. WORKING WITH PCX FILES to take the yarn back to the colour The PCX in menu now also has changer. the program will in effect automatically create a new pattern using the bottom row of every pair. to the colour changing instructions I find the new option of saving on the screen when knitting this the garment text instructions in a MACHINE WORKS Each month Peter Free . Map'. one part of a motif has alphabetic characters to denote the four colours in every row and colours used and a 'Garment Stitch another part has only two colours. Re-check the ten­ Nex1 month.h can lead to poor results stitches to catch on the sinker post. '. Tidy Scan is great fun for playing with (and distorting) scanned images! If you have not sent for your SINGLE MOTIF PROBLEMS explaining the adjustments here.95 incl p&p.\ext. After the item has in theory.are may be having. I suggest that you do so that you can make use of these Full details next time. The ribber bed knits alone on the return pass into other painting programs such 11sDeluxe Paint II enhanced. motifs and garment panels as PCX 1rhich can greatly enhance the life 'Knitting Machine Maintenance' files which can then be imported and performance ofyour machine. esper. you PO Box 9. It is nec­ to be saved as a motif. The fabric pro­ me and I find the new option super! duced is greatly improved o n The box can be placed around machines with a ribber carriage the image in the usual way. carry out the oper­ fully and allowed to snap closed. I will discuss wheel brush problems. able together at a special offer price symbols (the computer assigns a You will need to ensure that the of £13. Another alternative is to capture an area and halve it. Let go cause looping. Stratford-upon-Avon. Send cheque/PO I will leave you now to start on the character to each colour) as well as sinker plates are tJ-. use the 'Show teen colours in any one row with Motif option to see just what you this type of stitch. at any time. do not stick when they are opened In both cases. r. The lar word processor useful. of course. otherwise you may expe­ rience certain challenges trying to Knitting Machine Maintenance get good results from this tech­ . other­ wise. you can move will be six rows on the ribber for the image down so that it is not every single row on the main bed obliterated at the top left edge by and in four colours there will be the menu bars. machines. I would like to of the sinker posts or gate pegs. If any need re­ make or model and through this aligning they will cause uneven column. It is important to realise that the smaller you set the grid. use a flat bladed screwdri

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8r the post the tension cups move freely and outwards or push them inwards.Machine that the sinker plates are properly Knit Today.nil/ dis­ in. 'Garment Colour Plan' which prints out a panel with update yet. you can set the grid size to the number of stitches and rows that you would like the motif to occupy. To straighten any that are bent. once again the wheel machines) until the eyelets rise brushes will get damaged and loop­ slo\'h· and stop about three to four ing will occur. I will endeavour to give stitch tension and any that are par­

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OU the answer. but should not be used to 'cut out' sec­ tions within the garment piece. make sure that the tension is correct for the yarn you are using. It can be used to adjust the garment shaping. senricing. the less definition will be retained in the final motif. This knit and slip. For this first arti­ ticularly bad can cause dropped cle I shall look at some of the faults stitches or the loop between the \'hir. is a box on which each corner can SLIP STITCH be moved individually (so you can deliberately distort the perspec­ This option produces two rows for tive) allowing any part of the image every row in the design. but at this stage the respecti\·e sides of the tension I will just say that you must ensure unit and clip the ends on to the that the brush wheels are turning \·arn holders on the mast. On the single will be saving.e correct height made payable to Lithame Ltd (ster­ latest version ofDesignaKnit which as well as the right distance from ling cheques only please) to Video also includes a link to Silver Reed the sinkers or gate pegs. PRINTOUTS The options now added to the original ones are motifs printed as graphically (represented by grey shades). maintenance or faults nith any make or model This section. you will be able please) with any problems you to see which ones . Before saving. Ty­ Canol. Whilst this sounds ideal new options. nique as well as others. accidentalh· drop your carriage on l

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37 BRS. Incidentally. in practice it makes for been imported from either a very elongated stitches to the front scanned or digitised image. This can be used as a guide to the number of stitches and rows to propor­ tionally scale the area down by.ially of the of the \ arn and watch to see how second colour.example. In three colours there a painting program. These last three options are useful for knitters producing their own pat­ terns for sale. 61 Daffodil Court. especialh

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81 of the front of the main arm. or you that can select alternate needles to can now use the 'Tidy Scan'. TENSION MASTS The first check is to ensure that which causes the stitches either side to pucker up. it. which shows the working and It is very important to pay attention non-working needles in each row.lack of space prevents me from SINGLE ROW JACQUARD There will never be any 'errors' when knitting single row Jacquard because each row has every colour knitted in turn in one direction only on the main bed.the book and the i7deo are avail­ latest additions to the program. If you

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