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GUEST COLUMN

Knit your
state of mind
Choosing projects carefully can influence
your state of mind and aid meditation.
Betsan Corkhill explains
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I have been collecting stories from knitters
around the world since 2005. The most
striking thing about these stories is the
number of people from different backgrounds
and cultures who make similar statements.
medical symptoms such as pain, itching,
anxiety or ceaseless negative thought cycles.

Effortless presence
This meditative state allows you to experience
simply observe them in the moment.
The process of being an observer of your
thoughts changes your relationship with
those thoughts, which, in turn, can help you
to realise that thoughts aren’t real events
At the very top of the list are accounts of how stillness – a deep, restful peace. To enter this – you are not your thoughts, they are just
the rhythmic movements enable a meditative mind state, use an easy knitting project where made up by your mind. A nice, easy, repetitive
state of mind. Many talk about entering “the you don’t have to think about the pattern. As pattern is good for this.
zone” or enjoying a peaceful sanctuary that you knit, allow your mind to flow in harmony Knitting an easy project can also free your
gives the mind a break from life’s challenges. with the rhythm of your hands. Feel the mind to daydream. A bit of daydreaming is
As my research progressed, I began to realise rhythm of your movements synchronise with beneficial for wellbeing – it gives your mind
that the project you choose to knit can your internal rhythm and enjoy a natural a break from life’s challenges, restrictions
influence your state of mind. awareness of simply being. and demands. Anything is possible when you
There are thousands of different types of daydream. It stimulates creative thought and
meditative state, including focused attention, Ongoing monitoring is a source of valuable self-discovery. You may
effortless presence and ongoing monitoring, Mindfulness has a strong evidence base even find the solution to that problem you’ve
of which mindfulness is a part. Here I look for improving wellbeing. It centres on been mulling over springs to mind.
at how you can achieve these states of mind your awareness of the present moment Next time you choose a new knitting
when you are knitting. in an intentional, non-judgemental way, project, take time to consider the mind state
purposefully noticing and observing your you’d like to enter. Have a range of projects
Focused attention thoughts, emotions and physical sensations on the go so that you have a choice of mind
You can enter a state of focused attention without passing judgement, and simply states to enter. It’s a great way of managing
when you are knitting a pattern that is easy allowing them to float on by. life’s challenges and boosting your wellbeing.
enough to succeed at, but still requires you to Learning mindfulness requires
focus your full attention on a particular stitch perseverance – but learning to knit mindfully Betsan Corkhill is a former senior
combination. You can also use the mantra of can help you experience this beneficial mind psychotherapist and production
“in, around, through and off” to enable you to state more easily. As you knit, focus on the editor who has spent the
stay in this state of mind. yarn running through your fingers, feeling past decade investigating
The state of focused attention occupies the different textures and the rhythmic the therapeutic benefits of
your brain to the extent that it distracts you movement of your hands in the present knitting. Her book, Knit
from issues which may be detrimental to moment. You’ll find that as you do this, for Health and Wellness, is
your wellbeing – from problems that may be thoughts will pass through your mind in a available from knitforhealth
dominating your thoughts and even from different way – one which will enable you to andwellness.com.

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FEATURE

Opening a sacred
Knitting mindfully can clear your head, help you here and now by escaping into other worlds.
Measuring the knitting at the end of the
relax and take you to a sacred space in your life, day, we delight in the progress made while
our minds were elsewhere. The escapism
writes Rachael Matthews, owner of ethical yarn knitting provides, with its relief from boring
situations or down time with hours of
shop and textile gallery Prick Your Finger and daydreaming, is seductive because it is also
productive. Awakening from the dream, we
author of The Mindfulness in Knitting present ourselves with beautiful knitted
gifts, knowing that the time spent away was
reasonably well justified.

A “messy” head can be liberated by
the ritual of knitting mindfully. Our
knitting ritual needs to be met with
positive foresight, as we want to use it to
reach our sacred space. Physical sacred spaces
If your work began with your mind in bad
shape, it is possible to feel more relaxed by
the time you put the needles down. Using a
more mindful approach at the beginning of
the session can help you find relaxation on a
might ask you to remove your shoes, but much deeper level. Let us ensure that a bad
entering into our sacred knitting space needs day is transformed into a truly enlightened
other preparations. day through an extra structured practice.
The territory we create while knitting is Mindful knitting, once learned, is a
easy to take for granted. Knitters know their companion for life and, like all great friends,
craft, which offers them a time to slow their it stimulates us and triggers enlightened
rapid thoughts, but it is easy to switch off too thoughts. Cultivation of enlightened thoughts
much, get lost in our work and let the mind requires us to do some extra work. By our
drift. Falling into our knitting is similar to the very nature, knitters love extra work! For
way we kick off our shoes and flop into our our knitwear projects to become spiritually
favourite armchair. Our hands remember how fruitful as well as fabulously stylish, we are
to knit, miraculously doing all the work and obliged to switch on the right channels of the
making it easy for us to cruise along in a lazy, mind from the moment we cast on. Readying
semi-conscious state. ourselves with a countdown to starting, we
Completing rows through a movie or attempt to enter our sacred space exclusively,
gossiping with friends, we forget all about the acting as a warden for sidetracking reveries.

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Take time to let the knitting guide you down to a place acknowledge this invisible work. published by Leaping Hare Press. FEATURE space Extract taken from The Mindfulness in Knitting: Meditations on Craft and Calm by Rachael Matthews. invisible works of great value. we produce other. are likely to look Working breath and stitches together. your notebook: How does today’s mood continue to demonstrate this simple filing system. As we knit. As you knit more rows. with a clear head. Thoughts check the knitting pattern instructions. and are free of any niggling fears. you are ready to engage with the A handmade piece of knitting with good tension and a spiritually enriched handmade rhythm of your needles. Let your processed thoughts flow with the work you have made since you entered yarn into the knitting. the stirring of the heart and the calming of your mind. enabling the present to be less As you pause for a break. As the stories are knitted away. both following the same pattern. Finding the rhythm of your breath. Woes will start knitting date. here? knit tingmag. As you your notebook if it helps. fingers need a break. Answer these questions in to evaporate into your knitting rather than reside in your body. beautiful fabric. are facts that can be neatly filed away into the fabric. piece of knitting with good tension. Continue in this way until your with a deeper source of personal creativity. or you need to Feelings about the past and the future pass through our knitting constantly. £8. until you feel you have fully entered differ? Where do you want to go from your peaceful.indd 13 21/12/2016 14:35 . Note these thoughts in to the rows you have just worked. notice the sentiment behind handle the material. remember your last them and. pause with a half-smile. continue to form useful. Notice the lighting up of the face. As your rows build up. Adding our own structures and rituals enhances our work time breaths. and find a suitable place to rest within the knitting. Published knitting patterns do not normally provide of calm. the same. Take note of your KNIT AWAY YOUR STORIES breathing.99 RESTARTING YOUR MINDFUL KNITTING PROGRAMME As you take up your needles. Measure your stitches with long meditation structures. sacred knitting space. notice the cluttered and free for more mindful knitting. let your stories of the past and future leave the sacred space.com 13 K164_P12-13_Mindfullness v2. Take time to respond the present.

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blended in interesting the people who worked hard to create the It is vital to me that my company support new combinations. My exclusive stripped the land bare where Asian cashmere properties. new Exmoor Blueface. It wasn’t until my late thirties that I tried principles and that I support values I feel “Cheap” yarn. keeping old breeds alive and are the animals treated. but none of these roles seemed quite It is hugely important to me that Kettle Yarn question. trying different careers. These Blueface. One Merino used in this blend is Peruvian. to avoid infection (mulesing) when they can me in Hastings. creating huge sandstorms. pretty shocking. commodities today. set the dyes in my home kitchen. Yarns I dye My goal is to veer away from the mass. footprint. breathable. like many mass-produced knitting again during an illness and got strongly about through the brand. what chemicals it heading? thriving and caring for their small flocks of are used on the fibre and what is the I started Kettle Yarn Co in 2013. will pay them for the wool. I would seriously question anyone seems to have come together with Kettle Yarn fleeces as it costs more to shear the sheep for charging less than £15 for a skein of yarn – Co. my exclusive ethically produced fibre should not be search for ruggedly tough. How much are they paying for their raw In my eyes it is vital to support small-scale products if they can afford to do this. gentle halo – plus the added benefit of pilling less. Co have strong ethical and environmental First there is the question of raw materials. and I have now been gentle sheep getting their hindquarters sliced Devon to be spun. What and in college. We’ve all heard the horror stories of British environmentally than most people care to much of my seemly unrelated past training sheep farmers having to burn or bury their know. who worked hard to create the end product. No harsh chemicals are How did you get where you are today? stop buying Merino that is farmed this way! used to treat the yarn and I use citric acid to I started working when I was 16 years old Ask questions about how your yarn is created. what does it do and where is new breeds. from environmental cost of “cheap” yarn is of my first memories is of watching a bear ethically treated herds that are not mulesed. a love child animals in a loving and ethical way – unlike environmental cost of the various processes born of my obsession with knitting. and very unlike the idea of luxury we once production has an acceptably low carbon and another to spend the same to have a associated with this fibre. In my these kinds of issues and get people thinking by “shopping local” when sourcing my yarns. sow and its cub through a back window and I’d like to continue to raise awareness of I am trying to cut down on this extra waste wanting to go out and play with them. The company evolved out of a personal Starting with Baskerville. my baby yarn can be shipped across the breadth for countless years. Most people don’t know that garment that will continue to look brand new I’ve replaced this fibre with Beyul. where I dye the be treated in less horrific ways? No? Then yarns in my kitchen. thirties I moved from Vancouver to London more about what their money is supporting Baskerville fibres go directly from local to complete an MAFA in Painting at Chelsea and encouraging. like Gotland and Exmoor British spun yarns are sourced from small- is farmed. graphic designer. has a much larger cost obsessed with wool and yarn. PROFILE Where do you come from? In contrast to cashmere goats. one thing to spend £24 for a skein of yarn in starved and the resulting fleece coarse It is also important to me that my yarn something that will look rubbish in a month. East Sussex. Yak is durable. companies that have ethical standards similar are ethically produced. right for me. even decades. Waltham and educated in yarn production I’ve stopped of the yarn world and introduce people to Westminster are spun in Peru by the mill that using fibres like cashmere. long-wearing blends aim to contain unique breeds. and yarn. yaks have from Australia can be shipped to China I grew up in a small northern town in Canada a minimal impact on sparse grassland and for processing or superwashing and then surrounded by hectares of wilderness.indd 15 09/12/2016 11:06 . How do you source your yarns and what customers happy to pay for them? administrative assistant and university do you look for when choosing them? I’m glad you asked this as it is a many-layered lecturer. as have discovered other stunning fibres that are not as readily supports the Mirasol project charity and un- how our desire for soft and softer has available and have their own amazing mulesed Peruvian sheep herds. and as I become more produced and ethically questionable fibres to my own. Merino customers have come to trust the quality of ▼ none of the nasty consequences. then are trucked over to in the UK for nearly 11 years. My twenties were spent working be asking them. with no idea of what I wanted to do with my More and more hand dyers are able to answer life. When every single facet of the animal is used for on to a mill somewhere else in the world I was a child we regularly had deer and bears survival by the people farming them. The meandering through our back yard. Islington. chronic the mass farming of Merino in certain parts of that have been undertaken? love of colour and a driving quest for pill-free the world. My only certainty was a need to make these kinds of questions now and we should For some people. Serendipitously. The to spin before arriving at your door. lightweight Not if you are paying fair prices to all the people and its incredible thermal properties keep you cool in summer and warm in winter. as I wear many hats running the business fibre than the money the British Wool Board why are they able to do this? by myself. I goes into your yarns and why are your worked as a silversmith.” knit tingmag. yak. silk and ethical Merino blend.com 15 K164_P14-16_Linda Lencovic. and Tell us about Kettle Yarn Co – how long has wool producers in the UK who are developing what conditions was it produced in? How it been going. Hand- combed or plucked. yak down sits between the most luxurious fine cashmere and softest “Wool as a raw product is not cheap. Do you want to support British sheep farmers to John Arbon’s mill in College of Art & Design. Not if you are paying fair prices to all blends that feel delicious against the skin. end product. lot of money for a 100g skein of yarn. I source my spun yarn from the ethics and values I believe in. storms are so large that they are changing the support these amazing sheep breeds they will Then there is the question of wear – it is climate worldwide. like the cheap. leaving the poor animals be lost to us forever. and has a comparable butter-soft handle and gloriously ethically produced fibre should not be cheap. If we don’t make an effort to scale British sheep farmers. Wool as a raw product is not cheap. It has a of the world several times in the course I feel that over the past three years my similar luxurious handle to cashmere but of its production – for example. £18-£24 will seem like a things. Beyul. and baby camel in micron thickness.

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Bronagh Miskelly
Yarn Yarn Stories Fine Merino 4 ply
Skill level Intermediate
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This flattering cardigan has an
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It also comes in a knee-length version.indd 30 09/12/2016 11:28 . Fashion gallery SHELLEY Natalie Smart Yarn Yarn Stories Fine Merino & Baby Alpaca Aran Skill level Advanced Pattern page 61 Inspired by the sea. this beautiful maxi cardigan will turn you into a real life mermaid. 30 K164_P25-36_Gallery 01.

Fashion gallery AEOLICA Linda Lencovic Yarn Kettle Yarn Co Waltham Super Skill level Intermediate Pattern page 63 This cute and cosy cabled beanie will knit up nice and quickly for winter wear.indd 31 09/12/2016 11:28 . the gentle and rustic Waltham Super. and is made in Kettle Yarn Co’s beautiful and super-soft 100% British Bluefaced Leicester super chunky yarn. 31 K164_P25-36_Gallery 01.

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Cotton Traders £40. but these bold and bright pieces are sure to help you beat the winter blues. Newgate Watches £32. House of Fraser BLOUSE JEANS WATCH LOAFERS £30. M&Co £7. Edge Only LEGGINGS GLOVES BOOTS BAG £20. Oliver Bonas £139. Dune London £28. Debenhams £145. Who doesn’t love layering up with a cute cardigan? Wear Style Icon over a turtleneck jumper to really show off the button detailing. Monsoon £40. Sosandar £140. With its cowl neckline and rounded edges.indd 39 15/12/2016 10:23 . Accessorise this cobalt jumper with gloves and boots for a go-to cosy look this season. Take Shelley from loungewear to lunch by slipping it over a casual midi dress and knee-high boots.com 39 K164_P38-39_Style_File. Shirt Tails screams style. Next knit tingmag. FASHION Lauren Goodchild suggests alternative colourways and styling ideas for three knits from this month’s gallery The cold weather can leave you feeling uninspired when it comes to fashion. DRESS BOOTS HAT NECKLACE £49. Accessorize £69.

urban look. garter stitch borders and a neat zigzag edge make this versatile throw or bed runner great fun to knit. cosy country e a or a hip.indd 40 15/12/2016 10:28 . 40 K164_P40-45_Gallery 02. whether you’re going u t for shabby chic coastal. Home gallery l Shades of blue are always in fashion ifu for interiors. B blu e s DARCI Jo Allport Yarn Stylecraft Life Super Chunky Skill level Intermediate Pattern page 74 Chunky cables.

org. shop.uk 41 K164_P40-45_Gallery 02.com £125 for set of three. Learn how to do it yourself on page 76.indd 41 15/12/2016 10:28 . sweetpeaandwillow. GET THE LOOK Expresso Machine Eichholtz Clift baskets Fishbone rug £299.nationaltrust. expressocrazy.com £35. Home gallery GRETA Jo Allport Yarn Rico Essentials Merino DK Skill level Intermediate Pattern page 75 A neat technique makes this clever colourwork in garter stitch much easier than you might expect.

42 K164_P40-45_Gallery 02. Gifts gallery PIMLICO Pat Menchini Yarn Stylecraft Alpaca Chunky Skill level Intermediate Pattern page 78 A stylish collar and fun bobble panels add interest to this sleeveless jacket. perfect for men who don’t feel the cold.indd 42 15/12/2016 10:29 .

43 K164_P40-45_Gallery 02.indd 43 15/12/2016 10:29 . Gifts gallery HARBOURSIDE Pat Menchini Yarn King Cole Cotswold Chunky Skill level Intermediate Pattern page 80 An interesting take on rib in this lovely gradient yarn mean this fisherman-style jumper will be quick and fun to knit.

MAISIE Rico Design Yarn Rico Baby So Soft DK Skill level Beginner Plus Pattern page 81 Knit this sweet striped raglan sweater in colour combinations to suit girls or boys. Gifts gallery ABE Lisa Richardson Yarn Rowan Baby Merino Silk DK Skill level Intermediate Pattern page 83 Budding sailers will love this anchor-patterned tank with a sweet blue trim in softest merino and silk.indd 44 15/12/2016 10:30 . 44 K164_P40-45_Gallery 02.

Gifts gallery GARDEN PLAY Drops Design Yarn Drops Nepal Skill level Beginner crochet Pattern page 85 Try out your hooking skills with this cute hat and cowl set.indd 45 15/12/2016 10:30 . 45 K164_P40-45_Gallery 02.

Gifts gallery GENTLE WAVES Becky Stevens Yarn Any aran weight yarn Skill level Intermediate crochet Pattern page 86 Give baby’s room a peaceful seaside theme with this sweet striped blanket. 46 K164_P40-45_Gallery 02.indd 46 15/12/2016 10:30 .

47 K164_P40-45_Gallery 02. warm all winter long.indd 47 15/12/2016 10:30 . Gifts gallery e Ball On lenge l Cha AFTER THE STORM MOLLY Christine Boggis Rico Design Yarn Debbie Bliss Falkland Aran Yarn Rico Creative Glowworm Skill level Beginner Skill level Intermediate Pattern page 87 Pattern page 87 These cosy Merino broken rib This cabled cowl is fun to knit and pattern wrist warmers are super stylish to wear. plus it will keep you simple to knit in the round.

where you can back and cover up the shoulders. Enjoy January 2017. Knitting 155. One option is to add a lace-up When you get to the base of the chosen your buttons. the four stitches at the neck edge edge to determine how many independent dyers. so you may well knitted in King Cole’s sequined have missed the piece on yarn Galaxy. but I can’t always like to wear throughout the year. and continue to do so. have to experiment with their of the rows. November 2016. three stitches every four rows To make up. so start with the left side. detail to the neck edge. The garter neck and finishing at the base in place. pick up and there’s now a huge breadth of yo. was really weight it’s the sort of design I’d enjoyable. I completely understand thread a fine ribbon through (with the right side of the work on top of the left edge at the base that some of us are knitting the holes to fasten with a bow at facing you). instead of knitting evenly across the centre of the June 2016. bridge the gap left by the eight something smelly and scratchy discreet finishing detail if you’re Alternatively you could add a stitches cast off at the centre. the back of the neck. cast them off buttonholes you’ll need and corporate brands have catered stitches in garter stitch on every completely. Is but I’m not sure about the ribbon there any chance of a similar type at the neck. then think again. When neck opening. The wide ribbon Pat environmentally friendly yarns has used to fasten the back neck from issue 160. that you wouldn’t wear next to wearing this design to work. then complete to sound exclusive or expensive. k2tog. for lots of knitters’ needs over WS row. It ST of the garment adds a feminine LET AR explores the growing demand touch and reveals a sexy flash of TER for yarns that are ethically skin across the shoulder blades. Once in stocking stitch. That both sides have been completed. lace holes towards the outside of opening edges you’ll need to the top of the neck. This places the centre back. alternative fastening? It’s lovely or a focus on patterns to knit on but not for me. stocking stitch until the edge is knitting Limelight whichever one find 10 great patterns to knit for while still adding that hint of around 3. work your buttonholes on While hand-dyed yarns may placement to make sure they’re back. Cast off all stitches. rectangular gap at this time starting at the base dyed in mesmerising colours it for the back right). by email You said that you only became Pat Menchini’s Limelight sweater a subscriber to Knitting very is a glamorous. December 2016) I knew subscriber very recently. I’m not confident a tight budget? showing that much skin! Pat Rogers. The Limelight by Pat Menchini was article on luxury yarns in Knitting the one for me. button band to the neck opening. Once you’ve the skin. then repeat for the garment facing you. once you’ve established back as directed by the pattern With the right side of the the years. stretch my budget to them. so when I picked up I really enjoy reading your the Christmas issue (Knitting magazine and became a 162. evenly spaced up the neck. Knit half as Uncommon Thread and The the garter stitch edge. stitch edges will meet at the of the neck opening. confidence to carry it off.5cm or deep enough to of these solutions you choose.com K164_P48-49_Casting On & Ask Jeanette. Can you suggest an of article on other types of yarns. Finally sew the buttons so have a look at Knitting 163. As it’s a DK 161. Work in in place on the left back. and you’ll pick up and knit down the side many rows as you did for the first Little Grey Sheep. try picking up match the first side and cast off. 48 knit tingmag. texture and fibre mixes a WS row (you’ll need to reverse with a long. Work the rest of the where to place them. featured an article on working the back left opening. place the right edge said. k1 over the four stitches on other side. sourced. While large instead of knitting all four in garter stitch. fairly traded or made parties. beginning at the of the neck and sew both neatly on even more limited budgets. colour. locally While this works really well for sourced. As they’ve been worked the next row. and If your idea of “green” yarns is you’ll no doubt want a more femininity. under £50. instructions. You should be left knit the same number of stitches. this isn’t always the case.indd 48 21/12/2016 12:04 . YOUR VIEWS ASK JEANETTE Your queries answered by Jeanette Sloan RIBBON RIDDLE Like you I love a bit of sparkle in YARN LEARNINGS my knits. October 2016. naturally dyed. space them Alternatively. by email Lisa Barclay. not everyone has the with recycled fibres or packaging. a few rows try working k1. versatile design recently. To finish the of the opening and finishing at by indie dyers like Easyknits.

by email your spirits – at least. 86 High Street.” Knitting. that’s what 98% of Knitting readers WHAT’S ON YOUR NEEDLES? said when we polled them on the topic on Twitter. Don’t be a stranger No Note: Jeanette regrets that Twitter: @KnittingMag Pinterest: knittingmag1 2% she cannot enter into any personal correspondence Facebook: KnittingMagazine Instagram: knittingmagazine with readers and can only answer letters that are chosen Email: christine. said he would like me to knit really chunky yarn. LETTER PRIZE Lisa Barclay asked this month’s star question. Knitting is guaranteed to lift spending such a lot of time in and Sophie K. courtesy of Christine Boggis and Betsan Share your thoughts for LoveKnitting. Charlie cardigan. GMC Publications. Sometimes knitting a TER particular item can even become symbolic of an event we’re going through. The tactile side of knitting can be so therapeutic and for me.com surprised to see him wearing it already have orders for more cerebral. YOUR VIEWS ASK JEANETTE STAR STAR LETTER PRIZE YOUR LETTERS Share your thoughts through Facebook. It’s gained @spinninyarns adds: “My email jeanettes@ him a jumper and even more lots of compliments and I work is very stressful and thegmcgroup. more often a chunky knit 2016. GMC Publications. July “It’s relaxing and. 86 High Cambridgeshire via Facebook Does knitting lift your Street. I thought your I loved knitting “I find it very relaxing – readers might this Celtic knitting after a full day in the like to see a Touch jumper office helps me switch off picture of my by Pat Menchini quicker and get a better night’s 23-year-old from Knitting sleep.” says If you have a question for him.boggis@thegmcgroup. Knitting. Jeanette.com Post: Christine Boggis. East Sussex BN7 1XN Yes 98% knit tingmag. for my than not (unless you’re working jumper that boyfriend. available from her choice to make the I really enjoyed the articles by thegmcgroup.com K164_P48-49_Casting On & Ask Jeanette. for a night out! from his friends! tactile nature of knitting.com. and it’s taken me around asking about Mummy’s THE BLUES two and a half years because of knitting! Therapy indeed. Soft Merino in a colour of MY REFUGE worth £14. Lewes. 2016 issue (Knitting 161). knitting was an it made me strangely emotional – emotional refuge in the months that knitting project had followed following a traumatic miscarriage me through some tough times.” says @welsh_tenor. I was surprised when he and I enjoyed working with a @yvonnejinx. I started Now I’m lucky enough to have my knitting a gents’ Fairisle sweater little 20-month-old girl running CRAFTY WAY TO BEAT (pictured here). Lauren Rooney. those articles brought to mind how emotionally ST invested we can be in our LET AR knitting.indd 49 21/12/2016 12:04 . son wearing issue 156. or write to Ask Jeanette. I recently l finished i h d knitting for The Th cables bl kept k me interested it’s a great stress-buster. Finally finishing For me. a couple of years ago. so I enjoy the slow. for publication in Knitting. East Sussex mood? BN7 1XN. to a deadline or knitting gifts).99. Lisa Twitter or email for your chance to win Sophie wins a copy of 50 wins a copy of MillaMia’s Knitted Gifts for Year- book Country Escape and round Giving by the editors 16 balls of MillaMia Naturally KNITTING WAS of Sixth & Spring Books. Shirley Turner. Corkill in your November your chance to win. Lewes. out of hospital.

there’s no need to carry the yarns not being worked. so to keep track of the represented on the chart but still needs to starting to work from the chart.indd 50 21/12/2016 12:05 . when double knitting only the knit stitches 1. Firstly. Here you can pattern count only the knit stitches facing be worked. Remembering that each front knit loop 5. Regardless of which colour is facing colour is beige. each square represents a right side stitch than slipping the first stitch on each row. It does take a bit more concentration to get used to this technique. as there is no wrong side to the fabric. we’ll start at 4. but rather motif on each side with the colours reversed. There are also no unsightly floats on the wrong side. 3 4 5 3.com K164_P50-51_A-Z Techniques. knit As we’re double knitting. Now to establish the bottom tip of the the bottom right of the chart and read from is paired with a rear purl loop. see the front colour is magenta and the rear you. To work the next five stitches. you. (magenta). each of the squares represents a row moving vertically and a stitch moving horizontally. so there’s 1 2 no puckered fabric or tension nightmares. Work a couple of rows before shown on the chart. The chart shown here produces a heart are represented on the chart – so while (see Knitting 160. As with standard charts. using the number of stitches on the needles as are an accompanying purl stitch that is not both yarns. To begin working the pattern. yarns. Knit the first stitch in both stitches in the RC on the right needle. you’ll have twice facing you. repeat until heart motif. all squares coloured white on the chart should be worked in the main colour of the side facing you (FC) and all black squares should be worked in the main colour of the rear side (RC). 50 knit tingmag. always remember that each has the first and last stitches as normal. k1 in FC (magenta) then bring both yarns to the front of the work and p1 using RC (beige). October 2016). Jeanette Sloan’s A-Z of Knitting Techniques D IS FOR DOUBLE KNITTING Part 2: chart knitting T here are several distinct advantages to working from a chart in double knitting compared to single thickness stranded knitting. k1 in RC (beige) then bring both right to left – for this row our front or main there are five stitches in the FC and five yarns to the front of the work and p1 in FC colour is magenta. However. as you’ll be knitting both sides of the fabric at the same time – so it’s important to remember a few basics. Start with the two-colour braided cast on 2.

Keep working from the chart. Jeanette Sloan’s A-Z of Knitting Techniques 6 7 8 6. With both yarns at the back of the work 11. needles. 9 11 9. The completed bring both yarns to the front of work and p1 chart should be completely reversible. then work the next 4 sts. this stage that the stitches on your needle bring both yarns to the front of the work and match the chart row just completed. With Continue until you reach the last stitch. care to swap the yarns as needed when working them in pairs of knit and purl. reading in the appropriate direction for each row and taking and reversed once again. Repeat to the last stitch.indd 51 21/12/2016 12:05 . then is being worked. For the second chart row our front or main take both yarns to the back of the work and you’ll notice there are a couple of breaks in colour is beige. Repeat for the next two stitches. in RC. K1 in RC (magenta). k1 in FC (beige). 10 10. knit tingmag. This occurs where the charted motif both yarns.com 51 K164_P50-51_A-Z Techniques. then p1 using both yarns. Have a look at the row just worked and 8. and we’ll be reading the chart k1 in FC (magenta) then bring both yarns to the sequence of alternating stitches on the from left to right. p1 in RC (magenta). and it’s worth checking at both yarns at the back. k1 in FC (beige). 7. For the centre 3 sts take both yarns to the back of the work but swap them around. then swap the yarns once again. Knit the first stitch using the front of the work and p1 in RC (beige). then knit it as normal using both yarns. with edge stitches worked in both yarns. then bring both yarns to the front and p1 in FC (beige). To complete the rest of the charted row.

yfwd. 13 Cont in D in patt until work meas approx 72cm (28¼in). k1. make a slipknot. work as folls: K1. then knit into back of stitch (3 sts). Knit into front of stitch but don’t slip it off 4 the needle.indd 52 19/12/2016 14:36 . ending on a WS row. 6 Rows 2 and 3: Knit. Cont in D in patt until work meas approx 11 51cm (20in). (yfwd. k1. ending on a WS row. ending on a WS row. 3 Cut A and join B. yfwd. k to last st. yfwd. These three rows form the increase pattern. 14 Sky Heather (D) Note: If you end up with 2 stitches after your 19 15 Blue Coral (E) last k2tog. 5 Cut E and join D. To make a wider. ending on a WS row. 18 13 Blue Shadow (C) yfwd. shorter shawl. 22 Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension. ending on a WS row. 11 Dark Blue (A) Eyelet row 7 12 Denim Heather (B) Next row (RS): K1. yfwd. 1 x 10mm circular knitting needle Cast off. 100cm long 20 Note: Yarn amounts given are based on TO FINISH 8 average requirements and are approximate. SIZE Cont in C in patt until work meas approx Approx 150cm (59in) wide at its widest point 80cm (31½in). This simple pattern can easily be adjusted in a number of different ways. 5 Row 1: Knit. 26 work rows 1 and 2 of the pattern only and leave out row 3. Merino wool (approx 100m per 200g) Cont in A in patt until work meas approx 17 1 skein each in: 97cm (38in). Cut D and join E. k1. ending on a 9 WS row. 8 Cont in B in patt until work meas approx 33cm (13in) at its longest point. ending on a WS row. 27 ABBREVIATIONS SEE PAGE 89 28 11 29 52 knittingmag. Cascade Spuntaneous 100% extra-fine Cut B and join A. 6 Cont in B in patt until work meas approx YOU WILL NEED 16 91cm (35¾in). ending on a WS row. Cont in C in patt until work meas approx 10 39cm (15½in). k2tog) to last st. 15 by 110cm (43½in) long. Cut C and join B. ● 21 TENSION 8 sts and 14 rows to 10cm over g st. simply skip to 25 the eyelet row when you have reached the 10 desired size.cm in 1 Instructions 2 BEAT THE BLUES BY CHRISTINE BOGGIS 1 3 SHAWL With A. ending on a WS row. 4 Cut C and join D. Cut B and join C. 23 9 PATTERN NOTES Take care to always change colour on a 24 RS row. 7 Continue in patt until work meas approx 20cm (8in) from tip. To make a smaller shawlette. 12 Cont in E in patt until work meas approx 65cm (25½in).com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. Weave in ends. 14 Cut D and join C. 2 Set increase pattern Row 1: K1.

k1. ▼ 28 11 29 knittingmag.75mm needle cast on Right Front 255[269:283:297:311:325:339:353] sts. 27 Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to Next row: P9[9:10:10:11:11:11:11].5:121:126]cm (19[19¼:19¼:19:19:19:18½:18½]in) ending with Cont straight until Back matches Front to (36½[38¼:40¼:42:44:45¾:47¾:49½]in) a WS row. k2.5[19.indd 53 19/12/2016 14:37 . k5.5mm needles and cont in patt every RS row to 31[32:35:38:41:42:43:43] 8 working stripes as folls: 4A. cast off 47[49:51:53:53:55:57:57] sts. pm. k to last 4 sts. 53[55:58:60:63:66:68:70] sts. Place sts on a holder or scrap yarn. To fit: UK size 8[10:12:14:16:18:20:22] 12th[12th:12th:12th:12th:12th:10th:10th] rows. wrap With 3. 2B. k2tog. BODY Place sts on a holder or scrap yarn. up and working wraps with sts. turn 68[69:70:70:71:72:72:73]cm Next row (RS): K55[57:60:62:65:68:70:72]). cast on 25 sts and 36 rows to 10cm over st st using and turn. k2. 3. cast off wrap and turn. k2tog. yo. (yo. m1) twice. 3. 8 YOU WILL NEED Next row: Purl. 4 Using A and 3. 25 average requirements and are approximate. turn. 2A. sk2po. ending with a WS row. 3mm. st. Next row: Purl. 2A. k11) to last 10 sts. Next row: Knit. Next row: K2tog. Place sts on a holder or scrap yarn. k7. 2B. 27[27:29:30:32:33:33:33] sts. k2. p109[115:121:127:133:139:145:151]. 3. k2tog. k to end. 4B.25mm needles. 4A. p to Next row: K9[9:10:10:11:11:11:11]. ssk. 11 Next row: P55[58:61:64:67:70:73:76]. 100% Merino (approx 178m per 50g) 53[55:58:60:63:66:68:70] sts. k2. wrap 219[231:243:255:267:279:291:303] sts. 7 (26¾[27¼:27½:27½:28:28¼:28¼:28¾]in) cast off 6[8:8:10:10:10:12:14]. k1). wrap and 2 stitch markers Cont straight in st st until armhole turn. 4A. 13 Next row (inc): (K to 1 st before m. k5. 7[7:7:8:8:9:9:9] x 50g balls French Navy (A) Dec as set at each end of foll 2[3:3:3:4:5:6:8] Next row: Purl. st. 19 Figures in square brackets refer to larger Left Front Next row: P9[9:10:10:11:11:11:11]. With WS facing rejoin yarn to 5 Knit 2 rows in g st. Next row: K2. and turn. Next row: K9[9:10:10:11:11:11:11]. Rejoin yarn to rem back sts with RS facing. Shape shoulders 4 sk2po.75mm Dec as set on neck edge only every RS row wrap and turn. and work on these sts only. ssk. k to end. k5. 4A. 6 (32[34:36:38:40:42:44:46]in) Cont in st st until Body meas Dec as set at each end of foll 2[3:3:3:4:5:6:8] Actual measurement: 16 48[49:49:48:48:48:47:47]cm RS rows. Left Front to shoulder shaping ending with Cont in A only. then on every Stitch holders foll 4th row to 27[27:29:30:32:33:33:33] sts. this applies to all sizes. 6 Row 4: Purl. Next row: K18[18:19:20:21:22:22:22]. wrap Row 3: K2. 53[55:58:60:63:66:68:70] sts. Next row: Knit.25mm needles and cont in patt Cont straight in st st until armhole matches working stripes as folls: 4A. 8B. up and working wraps with sts. 18 Sleeve length: 42[43:43. a WS row. to last and p to end. 9 Change to 3. k1). (16½[17:17¼:17½:17½:17¾:17¾:18¼]in) 6[8:8:10:10:10:12:14] sts. 4B. RS rows. ssk.com 53 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. (yo. Place sts on a holder or scrap yarn. Work 12[10:10:8:8:8:8:8] rows in st st. Next row: P2tog. 17 Length to shoulder: Split for armholes Next row: K28[28:30:31:33:34:34:34].5:44:44:45:45:46]cm k109[113:119:123:129:135:139:143]. Next row: K2. SLEEVES 26 TENSION Next row: P18[18:19:20:21:22:22:22]. k1. Knit 2 rows in g st. p17[17:18:19:20:21:21:21]. sts and then on every 4th row to 4B.5[97:102:107:111.5:21:22:23:24:25]cm Next row: P27[27:29: 30:32:33:33:33] picking Row counter (7¼[7¾:8:8¼:8¾:9:9½:9¾]in) ending with a up and working wraps with sts. (sk2po. k to last 4 sts. Shape shoulders 10 Next row: Knit. 4B. 4A.25mm needle and A. 2B. Front only – place Right Front and Back sts Next row: K27[27:29:30:32:33:33:33] picking 20 on holders. and turn. sk2po. 4A. 103[105:111:115:119:123:125:125] sts. wrap and sizes: where there is only one set of figures Cont on 55[57:60:62:65:68:70:72] sts for Left turn.5:116. With WS facing rejoin yarn to 109[113:119:123: SIZES Cont in st st and inc as set on foll two 129:135:139:143] sts for Back and p to end. pm. Note: Yarn amounts given are based on WS row. k to last 4 sts. to last obtain correct tension. shoulder shaping. k5. 15 81[86:91:97:102:107:112:117]cm 231[243:255:267:279:291:303:315] sts. k to end. 2B. 59[59:59:59:73:73:73:73] sts. 21 Yarn Stories Fine Merino 4 ply Next row: K2. 10 Next row: K7. m1. p17[17:18:19:20:21:21:21]. Rep rows 3 and 4 working stripes as folls: Dec as set at each end of foll 2[3:3:3:4:5:6:8] 7 10[14:14:14:14:14:14:14] more rows in A. 8A. wrap and 12 end. 49[49:52:54:55:56:46:54] sts. 4B. 24 4 buttons meas 18. yo.25mm. 92. 23 9 circular needles to 31[32:35:38:41:42:43:43] sts. 4A. 8A. 2B. 22 2 x 50g balls Dove (B) RS rows. cm in 1 Instructions 2 ZIGZAG CARDIGAN BY BRONAGH MISKELLY 1 3 ABBREVIATIONS SEE PAGE 89 Next row: K27[27:29:30:32:33:33:33] picking up and working wraps with sts. Next row: Purl.5mm and 3. 55[57:60:62:65:68:70:72] sts for Right Front 2 Row 3: K2.5:20. Cont to dec as set at neck edge only on 3 Change to 3. slipping Next row: P27[27:29:30:32:33:33:33] picking 5 markers. Back 14 223[235:247:259:271:283:295:307] sts.

rows.5:44:44:45:45:46]cm up left Back neck. 4 sts 3 42[43:43. Row 2: K to m.indd 54 19/12/2016 14:37 . 13 Join side and Sleeve seams. remove m. Rows 3 and 4: Knit. 4A. 4A. k2tog.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. TO FINISH 5 Cast off rem 19[17:17:15:17:17:21:23] sts. k1[1:1:0:0:0:0:0]. k to last 3 sts. off. 2A. 3mm needle and A. 54[55:59:61:63:66:69:71] 8 (16½[17:17¼:17½:17½:17¾:17¾:18¼]in). sew in Sleeves. 2B. With RS facing. remove m. EDGING 1 Cont in patt as set working stripes as folls: Gently steam pieces into shape. 11 every RS row to 37[35:35:37:35:37:35:41] sts. ● 14 15 6 16 17 7 18 Measurements are given in cm 19 20 8 21 22 23 9 24 25 10 26 27 28 11 29 54 knittingmag. k37[36:36:35:35:35:32:32] sts up remaining 6 Inc as set on every foll straight edge of Right Front. 415[423:433:437:441:449:451:455] sts. ssk. (sk2po. 2B. k1. beg with a purl row for up and k89[92:92:92:92:92:92:92] sts up 2 5[3:3:3:5:5:5:5] rows. k to end. Attach buttons. Dec as set on every row to Cast off. 63[63:63:63:63:75:75:75] sts. k to last st. With right sides together. k1. pick 5 Cont in st st. pick 16th[16th:14th:12th:10th:20th:16th:12th] row up and k54[55:59:61:63:66:69:71] up Right 7 to 75[79:81:83:85:87:91:95] sts. Rep for right shoulder. pm. Work straight until Sleeve meas 47[49:51:53:53:55:57:57] sts across Back. k7. pm. sk2po. 65[65:65:65:65:63:65:63] sts and then on k1[0:0:0:0:0:0:0]. Row 1: K to end. 2A. Return left shoulder sts from Front and Back 2B. Cont in A only. join shoulder seam using three needle cast 4 Next row: K7. m1. slipping markers. Cast off 2 sts at beg of next two rows. 12 23[21:21:19:21:23:25:27] sts. down Left Front slope. Front slope. Shape Sleeve top 126[128:128:127:127:127:124:124] sts down Left 9 Cast off 3[4:4:5:5:5:6:7] sts at beg of next 2 Front to match Right Front. 4 Dec as set on every foll 4th row to (yo. 4 sts down right Back neck.cm in 1 Instructions 2 Row 4: Purl. ssk. Next row: K1. Weave in ends. 10 67[69:71:71:73:75:77:79] sts. pick up and Next row: K1. k9[9:9:9:9:9:8:8]) three times. k11) to last 10 sts. 69[71:73:73:75:77:79:81] sts. to a needle each. edge of striped section. m1. 3 4 more rows in A. 2B.

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ending at 4 Change to 5. outside (shoulder) edge. Cont until Front matches Back. 23 9 TENSION 16 sts and 23 rows to 10cm over st st using 24 5. k17 from Pocket Back. RIGHT FRONT 8 Shape armhole Work as for Left Front. 17 sts on to a holder. needles and D. 25 10 ABBREVIATIONS SEE PAGE 89 26 BACK Using 5mm needles and A cast on 27 101[125:149] sts.5mm needles. using 5mm cm (10¼[10½:11]in) from Sleeve shaping. 57[63:68] sts. Work 18 rows in st st. cast off 6 sts at beg of next 2 (note cast off for armhole on row 72) and 9 rows. 89[113:137] sts. 15 Sleeve length: 45cm (18in) Change to 5. Rows 51-62: Work in A. Shape shoulder Cast off in rib. 80 rows total will Lang Mohair Trend 70% mohair. cast on 17 sts. Change to 5. Row 1 (RS): (K1. at the 16 sizes: where there is only one set of figures given for Back. sl next Rows 75-86: Work in D.cm in 1 Instructions 2 NINA BY ALISON ROBSON 1 3 Row 2 (WS): (P1. SIZES 33[37:37] sts. Using 5mm needles and A. cont until work meas are 28[38:50] sts. POCKET BACK 6 Rows 25-36: Work in D. on row 75 and every foll 4th row until there These 2 rows form rib. k15[21:27].5mm needles. 10 Rows 87-98: Work in E. cast on ending with a RS row. Beg with a k row. 12 Cast off 14[19:25] sts at beg of next 4 rows. Leave sts on holder until required. 7 Rows 49-50: Work in C. foll alt row. Shape armhole every foll 4th row to 89[91:94] sts and then Row 71: Cast off 6 sts. 3 Rows 63-70: Work in B.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. 2 Rows 9-20: Work in B. Pocket Row (Row 31): K15[21:27].5mm needles and D. Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension. then cast off. cast on 13 81-89[96-106:112-122]cm (32-36[38-42:44-48] 47[51:55] sts.5mm needles and work in st st. 30% silk Cont in stripe patt. and work 6 rows in single rib. k1. p1) to last st. pick up 17 sts from st holder 11 (122[124:126] rows total). patt to end. k1) to last st. 45cm (17½in). Length: 66[67:68]cm (26[26½:27]in) 5cm (2in). SLEEVES 5 To fit: UK size 8-12[14-18:20-24] Cast off. 41[51:63] cont without shaping until Sleeve meas 17 YOU WILL NEED sts. reversing shaping Cont in B. Measurements are given in cm 28 11 29 56 knittingmag. (52[62¾:74]in) 47[57:69] sts and work in rib as for Back for Next row (WS): Rib 3. (m1. p1. same time inc 1 st at each end of 5th and this applies to all sizes. 5cm (2in).5mm needles. 7 (approx 75m per 25g) 18 4[4:5] x 25g balls 53 Dark Grey (A) 4[5:5] x 25g balls 10 Deep Blue (B) 19 1[1:2] x 25g balls 88 Teal (C) 3[4:4] x 25g balls 33 Ice Blue (D) 3[3:4] x 25g balls 03 Pale Grey (E) 20 5[6:6] x 25g balls 01 Ivory (F) 8 1 pair each 5mm and 5. Rows 21-24: Work in C. 6 Figures in square brackets refer to larger Work 70 rows in st st in stripe pattern as Work in st st and stripe patt as folls. insert Pocket as folls on row 31: Rows 73-74: Work in B.indd 56 19/12/2016 14:38 . dec 1 st at inside edge have been worked. cont in st st as folls: Cast off 14[19:25] sts at beg of next row and 5 Rows 1-8: Work in A.5mm needles 21 Stitch holders 5 buttons Row counter 22 Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate. Using 5. rib 4) to end. 4 Cont in F only until work meas 26[27:28] On completion of Right Front. in) LEFT FRONT Work in single rib as for Back for 4cm (1½in) 14 Actual measurement: 128[158:188]cm Using 5mm needles and A. Rows 37-48: Work in E.

● (approx 400m per 100g) 1 x 100g ball 3103 Eiger 1 pair 4mm needles 17 Cable needle Row counter 7 Note: Yarn amounts given are based on 18 average requirements and are approximate. k5 (8 sts). *Buttonhole row 1: Rib 4. cast on 6 sts. cast off 3 sts. Insert Sleeve top into perpendicular edges: 112 x 71cm (44 x 28in) right angle formed by Sleeve shaping and sew with a back st. yfwd. k4 (7 sts). rib to end. 4 Rows 49-50: Work in C. 5 Cont in F only to end of row 80. k4. 20 Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to 8 obtain correct tension. 7 Work 4 rows in single rib as for Back. GARTER STITCH SHAWL 3 Rows 21-24: Work in C. 26 Row 6: P4.* Repeat from * to * 3 more times. 25% nylon 16 on buttons. yfwd. 8 Buttonhole row 2: Rib 4. k6 (9 sts). Rows 25-36: Work in D. joining at centre back neck. Actual measurement along cast-on and 14 Join shoulder seam. k5. yfwd. 5 TO FINISH 13 Press very gently on WS using a steam iron. Row 8: P4. 10 Cont in rib until band fits to centre back 4 when slightly stretched. Row 2: P4.com 57 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. omitting 12 buttonholes.indd 57 19/12/2016 14:38 . 11 BUTTON BAND Work as for Buttonhole Band. ▼ 28 11 29 knittingmag. then k2 from cable needle For more abbreviations see page 89 23 9 SHAWL Using 4mm needles. 21 ABBREVIATIONS C4F = slip next 2 sts on to cable needle and 22 hold at front. k4. yfwd. k7 (10 sts). Sew 75% superwash wool. Rows 51-62: Work in B. 10 Row 5: K2. k3. cast on 11 sts. cm in 1 Instructions 2 Rows 1-8: Work in A. then work 2 buttonhole rows again. 2 Cast off in F. YOU WILL NEED 15 Join Sleeve and side seams. Row 3: K2. 27 Row 9: K2. BY STYLECRAFT Rows 37-48: Work in E. Sew in flat. cast on 3 sts. k2tog. do not curve. rib 3 to end. 25 Row 4: P4. k2. Attach front Stylecraft Head Over Heels 6 Bands. 19 TENSION 24 sts and 44 rows to 10cm over patt using 4mm needles. k6. yfwd. CABLE EDGE 1 Rows 9-20: Work in B. 6 BUTTONHOLE BAND Using 5mm needles and F. Row 7: K2. SIZE Catch down Pocket Back and Pocket tops. Row 10: P4. 24 Row 1 (RS): K2. C4F (8 sts). 9 Rib 16 rows.

taking extra sts into g st and dec every foll 6th (cable) row as set by row 11. 25 10 TENSION 26 14 sts and 22 rows to 10cm over st st using 6mm needles. Next row: K1. 7 Cont to rep these 2 rows until 5 sts rem.cm in 1 Instructions 2 Row 11: K2. k2. C4F (10 sts). BOADICEA BINNERTS 3 Cont to inc this way on every RS row. yfwd. 20 YOU WILL NEED 8 De Rerum Natura Cyrano 100% Merino 21 wool (approx 150m per 100g ball) 9[10:11:12] x 100g balls Nuit 1 each 5mm and 6mm circular needles (short 22 and long) Stitch holders 23 9 4 x stitch markers 1 x matching lightweight zip 70[75:75:80]cm (27½[29½:29½:31½]in) 24 Row counter Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate. k2tog. 6 Next row (WS): P4. Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to 27 obtain correct tension. 5 Cast off on RS row knitwise or work a cable 2 cast off (as shown here) as folls: Cont to cable every foll 6th row. turn. Cast off. patt 4.indd 58 19/12/2016 14:38 . 3 8 TO FINISH Sew in all ends and pin out your shawl cover 9 with a damp cloth and leave to dry. 28 11 29 58 knittingmag. 4 ending with a RS row facing for conventional cast off and WS row facing for cable cast off. ● 10 4 11 12 5 13 14 15 SIZES 6 To fit: UK size 8-10[12-14:16-18:20-22] 16 81-86[91-97:102-107:112-117]cm (32-34[36-38:40-42:44-46]in) Actual measurement: 120[130:140:150]cm 17 (47¼[51¼:55:59]in) Length to shoulder: 75[85:85:90]cm 7 (29½[33½:33½:35½]in) 18 Sleeve length: 45cm (17½in) Measurements are given in cm Figures in square brackets refer to larger 19 sizes: where there is only one set of figures this applies to all sizes. k3tog. to 170 sts. k6. DIAGON VALLEY BY 1 Row 12: P4.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions.

p5. 2 sts Place the 70[78:84:92] sts for the Back on 5 Row 2: Sl1. reducing the rev st measurement as the end of the rev st st BODY st section by 2 sts on every row until all the section on the Right Front. working the first st on every Cont without shaping until work meas in st st and rev st st pattern as set to match row as sl1. p7. k9. method cast on 154[168:182:196] sts. expanding the rev st st section by 2 sts on the Right Front and 23 9 Back until all the Body sts are worked in rev st st. inc for shoulder Row 3: Sl1. 22 Cont in the same way. cont in rev st st until work is the same 2 Cont in the same way. 18 Measurements are given in cm Cont in the same way. knit to marker. Front. knit to end. sm. 4 Row 4: Sl1. Place the 36[39:43:46] sts for the Left Front prefer to knit them flat add 1 extra st at each Next row: Sl1. 26[28:31:33] sts. 6 marker. m1. reducing the rev st 8 Set Chinese Wave Pattern armhole edge. Next row (WS): Sl1. expanding the rev st st section by 2 sts at each end until all of the 19 Left Front is worked in purl. Next row (RS – inc): Patt until 2 sts before Cont in the same way. ending on a WS row. 20 knit until 2 sts after rev st st section. st section by 2 sts on every row until all the Row 1 (WS): Sl1. AT THE SAME TIME when work meas cast-on edge. Next row (WS): Sl1. knitting the wrapped 3 PATTERN NOTES Next row (WS): P3. purl to end. p3. p7. Shape neck (2in) from start of armhole. more. purl to last 2 sts. edge. Row 4: Sl1. sm. purl to 8 second marker. as folls: Next row: Purl to last 8 sts. until Body meas 20[22:24:26]cm (8[8½:9½:10¼]in) from start each Front at armhole edge. knit to end. 1 Starting at armhole edge cont as folls: Work across all the sts. k1*. sm. more. 7 k9. k8. k2. positive ease. 28 11 29 knittingmag. 16 Cont without shaping until work meas k5. repeat Work another 5cm (2in) and rep inc row once Left Front sts are worked in st st. wrap and turn. 12 as folls: Cont to cast off at neck edge on next and Back Row 1 (RS): Sl1. sm.indd 59 19/12/2016 14:39 . knit until 7 sts before 2nd Next row: Work to end. purl to end.com 59 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. purl to 5 sts before armhole Leave sts on a st holder*. patt to end. Garment is designed with 20cm (8in) Next row: Sl1. Shape neck and shoulder Change to 6mm circular needle and cont Work 1 row straight. 38[41:45:48] sts. edge. purl until 5 sts before 1st marker. Left Front 4 The Sleeves are knitted in the round. k5. once. Shape shoulders Row 2: Sl1. AT THE SAME TIME when work meas 5cm Row 2: Sl1. knit to end. Next row (RS – inc): Patt 2. 74[82:88:96] sts. 6 Using 5mm circular needle and the long tail Right Front sts are worked in st st. knit to end. a needle ready to start a WS row and cont 13 Cont in st st. wrap and turn. ending on a purl row. knit to end. If you Next row: P7. cm in 1 Instructions 2 ABBREVIATIONS SEE PAGE 89 Right Front Rep last two rows 2 more times. sm. inc for shoulder Next row: Sl1. purl to end. 9 from * to end. Shoulder shaping 5cm (2in) from start of armhole. sm. Shape armholes 25 Next row (RS): Sl1. purl until 9 sts before 1st marker. knit to first marker. p3. Work as for Right Front from * to *. Next row: Work to 5 sts before wrapped st. purl to 9 sts before armhole on a needle ready to start a WS row and 5 end of the row for the seam. knit to end. purl to end. shape neck as folls: Work another 5cm (2in) and rep inc row once Rep rows 1 to 4 until garment measures 5cm Next row (neck edge): Cast off 6[7:8:9] sts. knit to end. work to end. k4. 3 k39[42:46:49] for Left Front. sts with the wraps. 32[34:37:39] sts. AT THE SAME TIME when work meas 5cm Next row: Purl to last 4 sts. ▼ 17 marker. 15 Row 1 (RS): Sl1. k5. 21 Next row: Sl1. of armhole. 7 Set-up row (RS): K39[42:46:49] for Right (2in) from start of armhole. purl to end. ending on a RS row. m1. sm. patt 2. k9. 14 25[30:30:35]cm (9¾[11¾:11¾:13¾]in) from of armhole. 38[41:45:48] sts. 11 (2in). k76[84:90:98] for Back. purl to marker. Next row: Work to end. every foll alt row as folls: 3 sts once. (5½[5¾:6¼:6¾]in) from start of armhole. knit to 2 sts before rev st st section. 20[22:24:26]cm (8[8½:9½:10¼]in) from start Row 3: Sl1. ending on a WS row.*sl1 wyib. p1. pm. purl until 3 sts before 1st 10 marker. Continue in rev st st until Body meas 24 55[60:60:65]cm (21½[23½:23½:25½]in). k1. k1. inc for Set rev st st section Next row: Work to 6 sts before armhole shoulder in the same way as for each Front. repeat from * *When work meas 14[15:16:17]cm as folls: 10 to last st. knit to end. knit until 3 sts before 2nd edge. p3. *sl1 wyib. cast off 6 sts. sm. 1 st once. k2. cast off 6 sts. purl until 3 sts before 26 2nd marker. k1*. Place the last two sets of sts worked (Left Front and Back) on spare needles and return 27 to the first set of 36[39:43:46] sts. pm. knit to end.

27 Next rnd (dec): K3[4:1:3].indd 60 19/12/2016 14:39 . pm*. 40[46:48:50]sts. st st pattern immediately after the first inc round as folls: 10 RIGHT SLEEVE Rnd 2: Knit to last 11[13:15:17] sts of round. Cast off 3 sts at end of next round and beg 6 Work across all the sts. 24 4 sts. Rnd 1: Knit to first marker. When Sleeve measures 45cm (17½in). For an online tutorial. then start to reduce 5 Rnd 4: *p1. techknitting. Working backwards and forwards in rows. leaving the central sts Work as for Right Sleeve. method. 2 wrap and turn. p3. With RS of work facing and using 5mm 20 Rnd 2: Knit to 2 sts before the purl sts on circular needle. p5. 12 Rnd 2: *sl1 wyif. circular needle. repeat from * to *. patt Soak and block lightly. 4 more times. Armhole shaping Rep last two rows 2 more times. Work 8 rounds without shaping. work backwards and forwards in 18 35cm (13½in) work rev st st patt as folls: rows for 4cm (1½in). as folls: wrap and turn. knit Cast off. Starting with row 1 of Chinese Wave Pattern 7 AT THE SAME TIME when Sleeve meas as for Body. 4 Using 5mm straight needle. sm. Continue in purl until the Sleeve cap Rnd 3: Knit. worked in purl. repeating the increase round around the Right Front neck. cont 4 Next row: Work to 5 sts before wrapped st. Placing Right Front and Back with right sides cast off 2 sts at beg of every row until all the 3 together cast off the shoulder sts using the sts have been cast off. from the stitch on every 6th round 5 more times. ● 26 Rep last row until you have reached the end of the row on each side. 65[71:73:75] sts. 5 sts increased. pick up and knit the sts Cont in st st. knit to end.com. *. Next row: Patt to middle of Sleeve. pm*. the No-sewing Way at 10 wrap and turn. 21 Cont to work 2 purl sts either side of rev Starting with row 1 of Chinese Wave Pattern st st section until the purl section equals as for Body. wrap and turn. sts with the wraps. the rev st st section by 2 sts at each end. 5 Next row: Work to 5 sts before wrapped st. knitting the wrapped of foll round. Rep rounds 1 to 4 until Sleeve main Body to ensure that it matches. pm *m1. 1 Next row: Work to 6 sts before armhole Rep the dec round on every 8th row 3 edge. ssk. 14 measures 5cm (2in). repeat from * to * 4 more 28 11 29 60 knittingmag. sl1 wyif. Next rnd: K2. 70[76:78:80] Front neck. edge. working holder for Back neck and down the Left 17 the increases after each marker. pm. as folls: 15 Increase round (RS): K0[2:4:2]. Cont to increase the rev st st section with 2 11 Join to work in the round and cont as folls: purl sts at each end until the entire Sleeve is Rnd 1: Knit. work short row shaping as folls: Darn in ends. AT THE SAME TO FINISH 23 9 TIME after the final inc round has been completed. pm. wrap and turn.blogspot. NECKBAND 6 k10[11:11:12]. repeat from * to * 3 more With RS of work facing and using 5mm 16 times. pick up and knit sts along 8 previous round. Cast off the shoulder sts for Left Front and LEFT SLEEVE 9 Back in the same way. Shape Sleeve cap 7 Leave sts on a st holder. sts. p2. sts on each side as before. 22 start reducing the rev st st section by 2 Cast off. m1. Next row: Work to 6 sts before armhole 45[51:53:55] sts. then rows for 2cm (¾in). wrap and turn. 8 3 needle cast-off method. Set Sleeves into armholes. Right Front edge and edge of Neckband. 40[46:48:50] sts. work backwards and forwards in two-thirds of the width of the Sleeve. k11[12:13:13]. wrap Join zip to Fronts using the crochet and turn. repeat from * to *. Note: The rev st st patt will cross over the FRONT BANDS start of the rounds. 46[52:54:56] sts. but start the rev on a holder for the neck. work to end of round. see 25 Next row: Patt to 2 sts after wrapped st. 19 to end. measures 10cm (4in). cast on purl to end of round. sm. Next row: Patt to 4 sts after marker. p1*. Zippers in Knitwear. 13 This forms Chinese Wave Pattern in the Note: Check the rev st st pattern against the round. *ssk.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. If necessary start reducing the pattern Change to 6mm circular needle and cont sooner or later.cm in 1 Instructions 2 Shoulder shaping times. decreasing after each marker. m1.

(p2tog. yo. (p2tog. k11. working mb. rep from * to end. cm in 1 Instructions 2 SHELLEY BY NATALIE SMART 1 3 ABBREVIATIONS mb. k5. rep from * to end. k1) twice. (p2. (p1. yo. pick up every 4sts p1. mb. p1. yo. 27 Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension. 16 end. p1. k2. k2. k1) 5 TIPS twice. k1. k1 (p2. k3). p1. (p3. 81-86[91-97:102-107:112-117]cm Row 6: *(P1. p1. 4 times. k1. turn. Row 25: K1 *k1. rep from 2 Pattern count varies over rows so correct st * to end. k2. Row 13: K1. k2. rep ▼ 17 133[134:135:136]cm (52¼[52¾:53:53½]in) Sleeve length: 46cm (18in) 7 Figures in square brackets refer to larger 18 sizes: where there is only one set of figures this applies to all sizes. *k2. p1. k9. k1) twice. k1. k1) 4 4 times. k5.5mm needle 200cm long Stitch holders Row counter 24 Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate. shaping. 6 When working any shaping.5mm needles 23 9 1 circular 4. *(k2tog) twice. k1) 14 To fit: UK 8-10[12-14:16-18:20-22] k1. k1) twice. rep from * to last st. Length to shoulder (maxi length): Row 9: K1. turn. SIZES Row 5: K1. k1. rep from * to end. yo. k1. k2. mb. yo. k1. mb. k2. yo. k1) twice. 3 Keep a note of how many rows you have Row 15: Knit. rep from * to end. rep from (32-34[36-38:40-42:44-46]in) rep from * to last st. 5mm and 4. do not work mb at Row 3: K1. k1. *(p2tog. mb. (p1. To help get an even spread of stitches when Row 18: K2. *mb. yrn) where a (k2tog twice). k2) twice. k2. (p1. Row 26: *K6. 10 then miss a st. slip st back to right hand needle Row 10: *(P1. k2) twice. k2.indd 61 19/12/2016 14:39 . k1. k1 instead of 101[102:103:104]cm (39¾[40:40½:41]in) rep from * to last st. k2. *(p2tog. k1) twice. k2. rep 11 Starting with 18 + 1 sts from * to last st. Row 24: *K5. k1) 4 times. from * to last st. k7. to end. p1. mb. rep from * to end. yo. k2. k1) 4 times. count is on row 1 of pattern. p1. picking up for the border. k1 (p2tog. k1. k1) 4 times. k2) twice. yo.5mm. (k1. k1) 6 (31½[37:39½:42½]in) k1. 5 (p3. Row 11: K1. k1. Row 1 (RS): Knit. (p1. p1. yo. Row 14: *P3. yo. mb. p1. rep from * to last st. p1. make sure you rep from * to last st.com 61 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. yo. rep 13 Row 4: *(P1. rep from * mb = (k1. k3. p1. k2. yo. 12 Row 2: Knit. rep from * to Length to shoulder (knee length): Row 8: *(P1. FAN AND BOBBLE PATTERN Row 20: *K3. k2) 4 times. k3). (p1. Row 22: *K4. p1) 4 For more abbreviations see page 89 twice. yo. mb. yo. p1. k1) 4 times. Row 12: *(P1. rep from * to end. yo. yo. 21 sts and 21 rows to 10cm over patt using 5mm needles. p1. p1. * to last st. p1. rep from * to last 3 sts. *(p1. At the end of last rep. yo. 19 YOU WILL NEED Yarn Stories Fine Merino & Baby Alpaca 20 Aran 70% wool. k2) twice. k1) twice. *(p3. Row 19: K1. 28 11 29 knittingmag. 4 times. yo. k2. k11. Row 21: K1. 9 the Front. 15 Actual measurement: 80[94:100:108]cm Row 7: K1 *(p2. k1) all in next st. k3. *k1. k13. k1. p1. 30% alpaca 8 (approx 95m per 50g) 21 Knee length: 17[18:19:20] x 50g balls Duck Egg 2507 Maxi length: 22 22[23:24:25] x 50g balls Duck Egg 2507 1 pair each 5. (mb. (p1. k1. k1) twice. k4. Row 23: K1. k1) twice. rep from * to end. 7 Do not work an increase (yo. (p2tog. k1) twice. p1. *(p1. mb. k1) twice. (p1. work the increases/decreases in pattern. rep from * to end. k2) 4 times. end of last rep but work k1. decrease (ie armhole shaping) is required. k1. k1. p2. yo. yo. k1) twice. k2. p5tog. k1. (p1. 8 worked on the Back from end of armhole Row 16: Knit. p1. p1. k1) twice. k1. *yo. rep from * to end. 25 TENSION 10 18 sts and 24 rows to 10cm over st st using 26 5mm needles. k1) twice. (p1. This will help when knitting Row 17: K1. yo.

Work in 1x1 rib patt as for Body inc 1 st at 7 163[181:199:217] sts. cast on 55 sts and work Measurements are given in cm in patt for 28 rows. k1. kfb) to end (61 sts). w&t.5mm needles. kfb) to last 3 sts. starting at bottom Right Front. k1. p1) to last 3 sts. Next 2 rows: Patt to last 17[17:20:20] sts. rep from * to last 3 sts. 81[91:101:109] sts for Back.5mm circular needle. 77[87:97:105]sts. 18 33[37:41:45] sts. k2tog. Work in g st for 6 rows. (k3. 26 Lengthen or shorten here. pick up and from * to last st. pick up and 22 BODY Shape armhole k218 sts evenly up front edge. k6. sts on holder for Back neck.5mm circular needle. k1 (k2tog) 4 times. Inc 1 st at each end of foll 8th row once 8 Divide for Front and Back (85 sts). With RS facing using 4. w&t. side short row shaping to match the first. Use short row shaping as for Back. times then every alt row 11[11:11:12] times. Join side and Sleeve seams.5in). Change to 4. 57[57:63:63] sts. Work straight until armhole meas 20[21:22:23] Row 1: (K1. p1) to end. Place first 41[45:49:54] sts and last Sizes 3 and 4 only Next row: K4. Join shoulder 7 these sts on to a holder along with centre seams using 3 needle cast off. cast off knitwise. Cast off. Change to 4. Pin and sew Sleeve heads in place along For maxi length version: Shape neck armhole. p5. 21 These 28 rows form pattern and are With RS facing. 23 9 Using 5. For knee length version: Dec 1 st at armhole edge on next and every 24 Work in patt until Body meas 55cm (21¾in) alt row to 35[36:40:43] sts. yo. sts on holder for Back neck. cast off knitwise. work in sequences Press pieces lightly according to ball band of 6[6:7:7] sts over 18[18:21:21] sts and place and darn in loose yarn ends. each end of 5th row then 10 foll 6th rows Work in patt until Body meas 20cm (8in) from (83 sts). patt to end. k33[37:41:45] Row 27: K1. Shape shoulders Row 2: (K1.5mm needles cast on Left Front. at each end of next and every alt row to Shape top 5 69[73:83:87] sts. to front edge. 5 Next row (RS): Knit. 39[43:47:52] sts. (95 sts). 8 Row 28: *K7. 43[43:47:47] sts. k132 sts down 20 k6. k33[37:41:45] (worked in one piece to armhole) Next row (RS): Patt to end. Work straight until armhole meas 10cm (4in). inc in last st. inc 1 st at each end of 3rd 4 BACK row and then four foll 4th rows (77 sts). Next row: K1. Shape shoulders Dec 1 st at each end of every alt row to Next 2 rows: Patt to last 5[5:6:6] sts. 20[21:22:23]cm (8[8¼:8½:9]in) ending on a Dec 1 st at each end of every row to 14 WS row. rep from * to last st. 18[18:21:21] sts. 27 162[180:198:216] sts. Dec 1 st at each end of every row to 19 sts 6 Next 2 rows: Patt to last 11[11:13:13] sts. yo. Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Knee length version Place end 18[18:21:21] sts on to LH needle. Shape armhole Inc 1 st at each end of nine foll 6th rows 11 Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows.5mm needle and work in 1x1 rib 10 patt as for Body. 13 Work straight until armhole meas 81[81:91:91] sts. Next row: K to last st. All sizes 12 Next row: Keeping patt correct. 3 end of rib ending on row 28 (WS) of patt. TO FINISH ending on row 2 of patt. reversing 3 all shaping. FRONT BORDER AND NECKBAND 17 Using short row shaping. SLEEVES 4 Using 5mm needles. 6 Change to 5mm needles.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions.cm in 1 Instructions 2 LEFT FRONT 1 Work as for Right Front. 19 Rejoin yarn at neck edge and work second starting at bottom Right Front. 16 patt to end. k3 9 41[45:49:54] sts on to 2 stitch holders (these are the Fronts) and rejoin yarn to centre (67 sts). ● 25 Work in patt until Body meas 87cm (34in) Dec 1 st at neck edge on every row 6[7:8:10] 10 ending on row 2 of patt. 2 Work in 1x1 rib until rib section meas Sizes 1 and 2 only 6cm (2. Right Front on to LH needle and rejoin yarn With RS facing using 4. k132 sts evenly up front edge.5mm needles. RIGHT FRONT Work in g st for 6 rows. 28 11 29 62 knittingmag. Change to 4. k3. dec 1 st Work straight until Sleeve meas 46cm (18in).indd 62 19/12/2016 14:40 . w&t. Left Front. 163[181:199:217] sts. cm (8[8¼:8½:9]in) ending on a RS row. k1. patt to end. 297[301:305:309] sts. Place 18[18:21:21] sts on a holder. (k8. 15 patt to end. *k5. 469[473:477:481] sts. place 41[45:49:54] sts for Maxi length version: repeated. k218 sts down Next row (WS): Cast off 2 sts at beg of row. ending on a WS row.

SIZE ssk. k2. sl1 pwise wyib. p1. Slip st to right hand needle and remove Darning needle marker. p1. ssk. cast on 60 sts 25 with smaller needle. p1. towel and squeeze gently to remove water. and replace marker for beginning of 12 rnd (40 sts remain). needles Rnd 9: K1. 28 11 29 knittingmag. sl1 pwise wyib. ssk. yo – pass the sl st over the p1 and yo. Slip st back to left hand needle and 7. ssk. and replace marker for beginning of 15 YOU WILL NEED rnd (30 sts remain). Slip st back to left hand needle and 3 k2tog. twice. rep from * to last st.● Using the long tail method.5mm circular needle 40cm long k2tog. k2. Being careful not to 10 twist. Rnd 2: *K1. ending with an even- 2 numbered rnd. Aeolica is worked from the brim upwards in Block over a balloon or other round object. rep from * to last st. rep from * to last 14 Circumference at brim: 54. yo – pass the 9 sl st over the p1 and yo.com 63 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. 18 OR 7. rep from * to end. and replace marker for beginning of 20 TENSION rnd (10 sts remain). ssk. Slip st back to left hand needle and k2tog.5cm (21½in) st. * k2tog. work 8 sts in patt. Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension. and replace marker for beginning of 7 8mm circular needle 40cm long rnd (20 sts remain). ssk. work 2 sts in patt. Slip st back to left hand needle and k2tog. an easy. p1. k2. Remove when 24 completely dry and add a pompom HAT if desired. k4. *p1. work 6 sts in patt. sl1 pwise wyib. p1. k2. Slip st back to left hand needle and k2tog. rep from * to last 5 5 sts. work 4 sts in pattern. 4 ssk. rep from * to end. *p1. p1. Crown shaping 6 Rnd 1: K1. *k2tog. 27 yo – pass the sl st over the p1 and yo. ssk. k2.5mm and 8mm sets of double-pointed Rnd 8: K to end. Rnds 2 and 4: *p1. 7 Slip st to right hand needle and remove marker. work 2 sts in patt. 10 Rnd 3: K1.indd 63 19/12/2016 14:40 . p1. Slip st to right hand needle and remove 11 marker. work 8 sts in patt. Soak hat in warm soapy PATTERN NOTE water for at least 20 mins then roll in a 23 9 A thick. Bluefaced Leicester 100% supersorted Rnd 7: K1. 16 British Bluefaced Leicester wool ssk. 8 11 sts and 20 rounds to 10cm in pattern Cut yarn and draw through remaining sts 21 after blocking. Pull to close. warm hat that knits up in no time. rep from * to last 19 Stitch markers st. 13 Rnd 5: K1. cm in 1 Instructions 2 AEOLICA BY LINDA LENCOVIC 1 3 Change to larger needle. work 8 sts in patt. p1. rep from * to last st. replace marker for beginning of rnd 8 (50 sts remain). rhythmic slip stitch pattern. sl1 pwise wyib. k2. k1. * k2tog. Rep rnds 1-8 in larger needle until hat 5 meas 15 cm (6 in). Slip st to right hand needle and remove Height brim to crown: 24cm (9½in) marker. k2. rep from * to last st. pm and join sts to work in rnd. 26 Rnd 1 and all odd-numbered rnds: *p1. yo – pass the sl st over the p1 and yo. p1. TO FINISH 22 Weave in ends. p1. work 4 sts in pattern. * k2tog. * k2tog. p1. pulling firmly to even out sts. (50m per 100g) Slip st to right hand needle and remove 17 4 x 100g hanks in Tulle marker. rep from * to end. Rnds 6 and 8: *p1. Rnd 4: K2. 6 Kettle Yarn Co Waltham Super British Rnd 6: K1. ssk. k1. p1. rep 4 from * to end.

16 (23½[23½:24:24:24½:24½]in) Row 6: K3. from cast-on edge. 15 Actual meas: 89[97:105:113:122:129]cm Row 2: P3. p2) to last st. sizes: where there is only one set of figures Cont in patt until work meas 53cm (21in) 7 this applies to all sizes. (k2. k to last 2 sts. 30% wool (approx 200m per 100g) Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 5 rows. 11 60[68:76:84:92:100] sts. k1. turn. 20 Measurements are given in cm 8 21 22 23 9 24 25 10 26 27 28 11 29 64 knittingmag. (p2. 78[86:94:102:110:118] sts. p2) to last st. kfb. 6 (35[38¼[41½:44¾:48:51]in) Rows 3-4: Knit.cm in 1 Instructions 2 SHIRT TAILS BY PAT MENCHINI 1 3 6[7:7:7:8:8] x 100g balls 1818 Stonewash 1 pair each 4. k2) to last st. SIZES Rep rows 21-24 four times. k1. 5mm and 6mm needles 2 stitch holders 4 Row counter Note: Yarn amounts given are based on 5 average requirements and are approximate. 7 Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension. k2) to last st. ending after a WS row. 4 Work in g st. (p2. 18 Shape neck YOU WILL NEED Next row: Patt 33[36:39:43:46:49] sts. 10 Knit 1 row. Sleeve length: 34cm (13½in) Rows 7-8: Knit.5mm needles cast on 58[66:74:82:90:98] sts. 12 Rows 3-20: Rep rows 1-2 nine times. p1. Cont on this group of sts for left half of neck. p1. 5 Row 21: As row 1.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. 14 To fit: UK 6-8[10-12:12-14:14-16:18-20:20-22] 88[96:104:112:120:128] sts. (k2. Length to shoulder: 60[60:61:61:62:62]cm Row 5: P3. 2 TENSION 6 20 sts and 28 rows to 10cm over patt using 5mm needles. 13 Rows 22-24: Knit.5mm. 19 King Cole Fashion Aran 70% acrylic. Row 2: Knit.indd 64 19/12/2016 14:40 . 3 8 ABBREVIATIONS SEE PAGE 89 FRONT 9 Using 4. k1. 76-81[84-89:91-97:99-104:107-112:114-119]cm Change to 5mm needles and main patt: (30-32[33-35:36-38:39-41:42-44:45-47]in) Row 1 (RS): K3. 17 Figures in square brackets refer to larger These 8 rows form patt. shaping side edges as folls: Row 1 (RS): Kfb.

5mm needles. turn” have been worked. turn. matching centre of Sleeves Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to 26 to shoulder seams.indd 65 19/12/2016 14:40 .5mm needles cast on 5 64[68:72:80:84:88] sts. turn. 16 (15½[16:16½:17:17¾:18¼]in) Rows 5-6: Sl1 firmly. leaving shaped ABBREVIATIONS 27 g st sections free at lower Front and Back. average requirements and are approximate. SIZES 13 Work 37 rows in g st. 5mm and 6mm needles 22 neck. 12 SLEEVES Using 4. Sleeve length (adjustable): 23cm (9in) Rows 7-8: Sl1 firmly. 10 sections of yoke. work to last 4 sts. ending after a WS row. Length to back neck excluding 6 Row 2: Sl1 firmly. ending at side edge. 1 large button from Duttons for Buttons 23 9 Change to 6mm needles and cont in g st Row counter until Collar meas 18cm (7in). Join left shoulder. To fit: UK 6-8[10-12:14-16:18-20:22-24:26-28] Change to 5mm needles and work straight 76-81[86-91:97-102:107-112:117-122:127-132]cm 14 in patt as given on Front until Sleeve meas (30-32[34-36:38-40:42-44:46-48:50-52]in) 34cm (13½in). 6[6:7:7:8:8]cm (2¼[2¼:2¾:2¾:3:3]in) longer 7 Next row: Sl1 firmly. finally pick up and 8[8:9:9:10:10] x 50g balls 011 Teal k25[25:26:26:28:28] sts evenly up right front 1 pair each 4. 20% alpaca 21 side of neck. and allowing approx obtain correct tension. cm in 1 Instructions 2 28[31:34:38:41:44] sts. turn. 26 sts and 28 rows to 10cm over garter st 25 Stitch cast-off edges of Sleeves to upper using 6mm needles. turn. Complete as left half. work to last 13 sts. 55[58:61:66:69:72] rows for armhole drop. 5 Work 1 row straight. STYLE ICON 1 Cont straight until work meas 6[6:7:7:8:8]cm BY PAT MENCHINI 3 (2¼[2¼:2¾:2¾:3¼:3¼]in) from beg of neck shaping. 18 Cast off loosely. RS facing. work to end of row. length of jacket 17 Cont in this way until the 2 rows “sl1 firmly. Note: Yarn amounts given are based on Cast off loosely and evenly knitwise. YOU WILL NEED 20 k32[34:36:36:38:40] sts of Back neck. Actual measurement: Shape top 86[97:107:117:127:137]cm (34[38:42:46:50:54]in) 15 Row 1: Work to last 4 sts. Shape shoulders Cast off 4[5:5:6:7:7] sts at beg of next 10 10 rows. 48[46:54:52:50:58] sts. 30% virgin wool. work to last 10 sts. 11 Slip rem sts on to a holder and leave. turn. 32[34:36:36:38:40] sts. ● yfT = yarn forward twice For more abbreviations see page 89 ▼ 28 11 29 knittingmag. Note: When complete. 2 Cast off. Join side and Sleeve seams.5mm. work to last 7 sts. 3 8 BACK Omitting neck shaping work as Front to 9 shoulder shaping. Figures in square brackets refer to larger sizes: where there is only one set of figures 19 COLLAR this applies to all sizes. 4 Cast off 8[6:9:8:6:9] sts at beg of next 2 rows. k22[24:26:26:28:30] sts of Front (approx 90m per 50g) neck sts evenly across. 8[6:9:8:6:9] sts. 104[108:114:114:122:126] sts Stitch holder Knit 4 rows. 24 TO FINISH TENSION Join right shoulder and Collar edges. from top of shoulder will be approximately work to last 28 sts. Rejoin yarn to rem 28[31:34:38:41:44] sts and 7 patt to end of row. pick Rico Essentials Alpaca Blend Chunky 8 up and k25[25:26:26:28:28] sts from right 50% acrylic. Shape shoulders 4 Cast off 4[5:5:6:7:7] sts at beg of next row and 4 foll alt rows.com 65 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. With RS facing slip next 22[24:26:26:28:30] 6 sts (centre sts) on to a holder and leave. Using 4. than given because of wide Sleeve top. collar approx: 39[41:42:43:45:46]cm Rows 3-4: Sl1 firmly. ending after a WS row.

working instructions. k11[14:17:19:22:25]. work Row 1 (RS): YfT. finishing at side edge. Right Front to **. yfT. work to last 3 sts. k2. k1. Rows 3-14: Rep rows 1-2 six times. k13[14:15:17:18:19]. sts working once only into each yfT. in half to WS and hem in position. Row 5: K2. 3 side of the 15 panel sts when working main Rep last 4 rows 6[4:3:2:1:0] more times. working Work 1 row. Row 2: As row 1 but working row 2 of Panel. k5. casting on 3 sts neatly over rows 3-14 of Panel. these rem. Knit 8 rows. 53[57:61:65:69:71] sts. ** to end. yfT. Rep last 4 rows 12[11:12:12:13:14] more times. ending after row 6. cast off row 2 of Panel. Rep last 4 rows 6[4:3:2:1:0] more times. until Sleeve meas 23cm (9in) from beg. then finally Row 1 (RS): K13[14:15:17:18:19]. Slip sts on to a length of yarn and leave. Worked over 15 sts Rep these 2 rows until 15[15:16:16:17:18] sts Note: Length may be adjusted here. Knit 10 more rows. Change to 4. Break yarn and slip sts on to a length of yarn. yfT. This also applies to Left Front and Back. Fold Neckband 18 Rows 3-5: Work 3 rows straight. Rows 3-14: Rep rows 1-2 six times. yfT. k4. k1. 30[35:40:44:49:53] sts. Row 2: Work to end. slip sts on to a length of yarn and leave. have been worked. 5 from row 1 of Panel. k1. Rows 1 and 2: Cast off 2[3:3:4:4:5] sts. Rows 3-14: Rep rows 1-2 six times. k2. yfT. sk2po. Front on to a 5mm needle. k6. rows 3-14 of Panel. k13[14:15:17:18:19] sts. ● Next row: Knit. work row 2 of around buttonhole. k5. Cast on 68[76:84:92:100:108] sts and work as k1. 3 Row 7: K3. g st. k6. then work 26 rows 1-8 again. 22 LEFT FRONT Work as Right Front to **. 6 Shape raglan Slip sts on to a stitch holder and leave. 10 RIGHT FRONT Rep these 14 patt rows twice more. Change to g st on all sts and work straight Body pieces. sk2po. Panel. 17 Row 1: Cast off 2[3:3:4:4:5] sts. 37[40:44:47:51:54] sts. k21[24:26:29:31:33]. Cast on 57[63:67:73:77:81] sts and work as Cast off very loosely. Knit 10 rows in g st. FUNNEL NECKBAND 39[43:47:51:55:59] sts evenly. Work 1 row. Note: Once next 5 rows (rows 10-14 of Panel) 16 Work 2 buttonhole rows again. ending after a WS row and excluding point 4 PANEL Next row: Knit. k2tog. skpo. 14 Rows 3-14: Rep rows 1-2 six times. Row 2: K21[24:26:29:31:33]. to end. Rows 1 and 2: Cast off 2[3:3:4:4:5] sts. k11[14:17:19:22:25]. then 4 Using 6mm needles cast on rows 1-8 again. 20 Rep these 2 rows until 15[15:16:16:17:18] sts 8 rem. skpo. 27 37[40:44:47:51:54] sts. work 15 sts from row 1 of Panel. work to end. rows 3-14 of Panel. Next row (buttonhole row): K5. yfT. Rep these 2 rows until 21[21:23:23:25:27] sts Row 13: K6. yfT. work to end. k1. k to end. then rem. k3. work row 1 of Next row: Knit. k2tog. 15 work rows 1-9 again.5mm needles. 64[70:78:84:92:98] sts.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. of lace when measuring. work With WS of all pieces facing. k to end. k1. skpo. all sts should be worked in SLEEVES Knit 10 rows. yfT. of Panel. Next row: As row 3. work row 1 Join side and Sleeve seams. 23 9 Work in g st with Panel as folls: Row 1 (RS): K11[14:17:19:22:25]. Back. 9 rem. Work in g st with Panels as folls: ending after row 6. Left Sleeve. Work in g st with Panel as folls: TO FINISH 7 Row 2: Work to last 3 sts. 5 Note: Where st totals are quoted. slip sts of Left Knit 1 row. followed by sts of 12 Work in g st with Panel as folls: Row 3: K1. 92[92:100:100:108:116] sts. work 15 sts Rows 4-6: Work straight. 30[35:40:44:49:53] sts. Panel. yfT. Press seams lightly on WS foll ball band Next row: K to last 3 sts. Row 1 (RS): K21[24:26:29:31:33]. Shape raglan 2 always refer to the basic 15 sts. Right Front to **. k2tog. yfT. sts of Right Front. sk2po. sk2po. Next row: K1. k3. k2. sk2po. 11 care not to cast on tightly. 8 Row 9: K4. sk2po. ending after a WS row. k5. 10 Rep these 14 rows twice more. yfT. k2tog. 50[60:70:78:88:96] sts. Row 1 (RS): K11[14:17:19:22:25]. Neaten Rep last 4 rows 6[4:3:2:1:0] more times. 3 sts. k to end. k6. Measurements are given in cm 28 11 29 66 knittingmag. skpo. Rep these 2 rows until 20[20:22:22:24:26] sts those cast off. k3. k to end. 6 Row 2 and every alt row: Work across 15 BACK Rows 3-6: K1. work 15 sts from row 2 of Panel. k4.cm in 1 Instructions 2 TIP Row 3: K1. Rep these 14 patt rows twice more. Sew on button. Row 14: As row 2. 1 It can be helpful to place a marker at each Rows 4-6: Work 3 rows straight. yfT. Row 11: K5. 21 Break yarn. working Next row: Knit. Rep these 14 rows twice more. k16[18:20:24:26:28]. 27[33:35:39:41:41] sts. k4. of Panel. taking special Shape raglan Join raglan shapings. Shape raglan Row 1: Cast off 2[3:3:4:4:5] sts. yfT.indd 66 19/12/2016 14:41 . work row 1 Next row: As row 3. ending after a WS row. k1. 19 ending after row 5. Right Sleeve. working 25 rows 3-14 of Panel. 13 Row 2: K11[14:17:19:22:25]. work to end. sk2po. work to last 3 sts. 7 Row 3: K1. work 15 sts from ending after row 6. Next row: K. 24 Row 2: K13[14:15:17:18:19].

indd 67 19/12/2016 14:41 . 13 3 rows in C. 6[5:4:4:5:4:3:2] times.75mm needles and A. 3 rows in B. 10 Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to Complete raglan shaping while working 26 obtain correct tension. 8 3 rows in A. AT THE 81[86:91:97:102:107:112:117]cm SAME TIME when 92[92:92:90:90:88:86:84] st (32[34:36:38:40:42:44:46]in) st rows are complete start raglan shaping: 15 Actual measurement: Cast off 3[4:4:5:5:6:6:7] sts at beg of next two 6 94[99:105:111:114:120:125:131]cm rows.5:61. Beg with a k row. SIZES 1 row in B. 2 rows in B. Rep rows 1 and 2 six more times 6 Change to 4mm needles. cm in 1 Instructions 2 OMBRE DENIM BY SIAN BROWN 1 3 BACK With 3. Next row: K2.com 67 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. 27 Complete to match right neck. ABBREVIATIONS SEE PAGE 89 Rejoin yarn to left neck.5[45:45:46:46. ssk.5:60. cast on 106[112:118:124:128:134:140:146] sts. 21 4[4:5:5:5:5:6:6] x 50g balls New Denim (A) Shape neck 4[4:5:5:5:5:6:6] x 50g balls True Blue (B) Next row: Keeping raglan shaping correct 4[4:5:5:5:5:6:6] x 50g balls Mid Blue (C) cast off centre 16[16:16:16:18:18:18:18] sts. 4 Row 1: K2[3:2:3:3:2:3:2]. 9 2 rows in A. 5 Row 2: P2[3:2:3:3:2:3:2]. k2tog. p to end. ▼ 28 11 29 knittingmag. 10 44[46:46:46:46:46:46:46] rows in B. Next row: Ssk. 100[104:110:114:118:122:128:132] sts. 5 2 rows in B. 22 1 pair each 3. 1 row in A. p2) to last 2 0[1:0:1:1:0:1:0]. patt to end. 19 this applies to all sizes. k0[1:0:1:1:0:1:0] st. Next row: Cast off 2 sts. 4 Note: Please read all of next section before continuing: 11 Work second stripe sequence as folls: 1 row in C.5:62:62. patt to end. 59[60:60. then 7 cm (17½[17¾:17¾:18:18¼:18¼:18½:18½]in) on next 8[8:10:10:10:10:12:12] rows. sizes: where there is only one set of figures Cast off. reversing all shaping. 2 rows in C. k2) to last 0[1:0:1:1:0:1:0].75mm and 4mm needles work to end. 12 3 rows in B. (k2. Work stripe sequence as folls: 3 1 row in B.5:47:47] 20[21:21:22:23:24:24:25] RS rows. 16 (37[39:41½:43¾:45:47¼:49½:51½]in) Length to shoulder: 98[102:108:112:116:120:126:130] sts. k to last 4 sts. cont in st st throughout. 7 work 30[32:32:32:32:32:32:32] rows.75mm needle Next row: Purl. average requirements and are approximate. 1 circular 3. (p2. k2. 24 Keeping raglan shaping correct.5:46. straight on neck edge. p0[1:0:1:1:0:1:0] st.5]cm This row sets position of raglan decs. 17 (23¼[23½:23¾:23¾:24¼:24¼:24½:24½]in) **Dec as set at each end of next Sleeve length: 44. 23 9 Row counter Note: Yarn amounts given are based on Next row: Purl. Cast off rem 2 sts. dec 1 st on TENSION neck edge on RS rows as set 2[4:6:7:6:8:10:12] 22 sts and 28 rows to 10cm over st st using more times and then on every 4th row 25 4mm needles. 18 Figures in square brackets refer to larger 42[44:46:48:50:52:54:56] sts. FRONT YOU WILL NEED Work as Back to ** 20 Debbie Bliss Cotton Denim DK 100% Cont with raglan shaping as for Back for 8 cotton (approx 200m per 50g) 16[18:20:22:22:24:26:28] rows. 14 To fit: UK 8[10:12:14:16:18:20:22] Cont in C only for rem of Back.5:61.

68[68:68:70:70:74:74:78] sts. 12 Work second stripe sequence as folls: TO FINISH 1 row in C. 10 2 rows in B Cont in st st until st st section measures 4 2 rows in A 6cm (2¼in). 9 Work 48[52:52:56:58:60:64:66] rows in A. Row 1: (P2. Join side and Sleeve seams. k2) to end. k2) to last every row 6[4:0:0:0:0:0:0] times. 2 rows in B. 6 continuing: 12[12:14:14:14:16:16:16] sts across Sleeve top. then on every RS row 3 54[56:56:58:58:58:60:60] sts. 7 This row sets position of raglan decs. k to last 4 sts. (p2. then weave 5 3 rows in B. across Sleeve top. 17 Next row: K2. Inc 1 st at each end of row 9 and every foll 20[21:20:21:23:24:23:24] sts down right Front 7 10[10:10:10:10:8:8:6]th row 5[5:5:3:4:5:9:14] neck. cast on 0[0:0:0:0:1:2:1] times. 3 rows in A Next row: Knit. 44[46:46:46:46:46:46:46] rows in B. 4 Row 2: P2[3:3:2:2:2:3:3]. and then Row 1: K2[3:3:2:2:2:3:3]. ● 13 2 rows in C. left Front neck and 12[12:14:14:14:16:16:16]sts 8 76[78:78:82:82:88:88:94] sts. p0[1:1:0:0:0:1:1]. Cast off rem 14[14:16:16:16:18:18:18] sts. in ends. 14 3 rows in C.indd 68 19/12/2016 14:41 . using 2 Change to 4mm needles and st st. AT SAME TIME work colour changes as folls: 120[124:128:132:140:148:148:152] sts. Cont in C and st st for rest of Sleeve AT THE 15 SAME TIME when 6 110[112:112:114:116:116:118:118] st st rows are 16 complete start raglan shaping as folls: Cast off 3[4:4:5:5:6:6:7] sts at beg of next two rows. 70[70:70:72:72:76:76:80] sts. p2) to last 0[1:1:0:0:0:1:1]. 18 19 20 8 21 22 23 9 24 25 10 26 27 Measurements are given in cm 28 11 29 68 knittingmag.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. ssk. NECKBAND 5 Rep rows 1 and 2 six more times Join raglan seams. 3 rows in B Cast off loosely using a larger needle 11 1 row in A if necessary.75mm needles and A. 1 row in B. 16[16:16:16:18:18:18:18] sts across Front times and then on every 8[8:8:8:8:6:6:4]th row cast off sts. With RS facing.75mm circular needle and C. 1 row in B Cont in rib until neckband meas 3cm (1¼in). (k2. k0[1:1:0:0:0:1:1]. 0[1:1:0:0:0:1:1]. 20[21:20:21:23:24:23:24] sts up 3 5[5:5:8:7:9:4:2] times. 3.cm in 1 Instructions 2 SLEEVES Dec as set at each end of every foll 4th row 1 With 3. 21[23:26:27:27:27:26:29] times. pick up and Note: read all rem instructions before k40[42:44:46:48:50:52:54] sts across Back. k2. k2tog.

*ch3. 27 Ch 168. draw through 2 loops on hook) four times. yo and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook). (yo and draw through 2 loops on 10 hook) twice. Row 4: Ch1.5cm over pattern. insert hook in st indicated. 3 repeat from * across to last dc. sew rectangles together. ch3. 6 Row 3: Ch4. dc) in next cluster. work (second leg of cluster. turn.indd 69 19/12/2016 14:42 . 19 ABBREVIATIONS ch-sp = chain-space 20 dtr = double treble: yo 3 times. Rows 6-49: Repeat rows 2 – 5 eleven times. work first 5 leg of cluster. ch4. insert hook 8 into closest loop to hook. draw loop 21 through. yo. dc) in next cluster. 12 Bind off. Second leg: yo twice. work second 8 leg of cluster in last dc (33 clusters and one dtr). yo and pull up a loop (5 loops 25 on hook). yo and draw through all 3 loops Pattern from Boho 26 on hook. Chic Crochet Ponchos published PONCHO RECTANGLE (MAKE 2) by Leisure Arts. insert hook in same st as 23 9 last dc made. work first leg of cluster. (4tr in 11 next ch-4 sp. (dtr. skip next 4tr. turn.com 28 11 29 knittingmag. skip 9 next dc. leave beginning ch-4 unworked (34 dc 4 and 33 ch-4 sps). *skip 7 next dc. turn. dc in first cluster. ch3. dc in last 10 dtr. (yo. 17 TENSION 7 21tr and 9 rows to 11.440m (850g) in blue 6 4mm crochet hook 16 Yarn needle Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate. Row 5: Ch3 (counts as first tr). work first leg of cluster. 5 SIZE TO FINISH 13 Finished rectangle measurement: With right sides facing and using diagram as 90 x 62cm (35½ x 24½in) a guide. available from Row 1 (RS): Tr in fourth ch from hook thegmcgroup. cm in 1 Instructions 2 LACY BY SARAH J GREEN 1 3 (3 skipped chs count as first dc) and in each ch across (166 dc). 18 Use larger or smaller hook if necessary to obtain correct tension. Note: Loop a short piece of yarn around any 4 stitch to mark row 1 as RS. 14 YOU WILL NEED Diagram Any DK weight yarn 15 Approx 1. ch3. ch3. ch4. repeat from * across to last dtr. dc in first tr.com 69 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. (yo and draw through 2 loops on 24 hook) twice (2 loops remaining on hook). *dc in next cluster. turn. Row 2: Ch1. dc) in next tr. For more abbreviations see page 89 22 CLUSTER First leg: yo twice. skip next dc. work (second leg 2 of cluster. repeat from * across (33 clusters and 34 dc). ch3. dc in next sc) across (166 dc).

5[5:6:6:6:7:7] sts. st. 9 Cont without shaping until armhole Rep rows 1 and 2 a further 4[0:11:4:2:13:12] meas 18[19:20. w&t. Purl 1 row. k to end. 92[104:114:126:136:146:154] sts. 27 ABBREVIATIONS SEE PAGE 89 28 11 29 70 knittingmag. 28[26.5[92:101. 5 (11[10½:10:9½:9:8½:8]in). p to 17 81.5mm needles 1 circular 3. beg with a WS row: 6 76-81[86-91:97-101:107-112:117-122:127. 11 Row 3: K to 4[5:6:6:7:8:8] sts before wrapped 46[53:59:66:72:79:85] sts. (32[36¼:40:44¼:48:52¼:56]in) yarn at Back right shoulder. 25% nylon (approx 422m per 100g) 3[3:3:4:4:4:4] x 100g balls 2018 Monterey Bay 22 1 pair 3. ssk.5:25. Front slope 7 Next row (RS) (dec): K1. reattach end.5]cm more times.5:20.5:24:23:21.5]cm with wrapped st. With 3. picking up 4 Beg with a k row work in st st until piece wraps as they appear and working them tog meas 28[26. (7[7½:8:8½:9:9½:10]in).5:25. ending with a Leave rem 17[20:23:25:28:31:33] shoulder sts 2 WS row. picking (11[10½:10:9½:9:8½:8]in).5:21. 104[118:130:144:156:170:182] sts.5]cm To fit: Row 7 (RS): K across all shoulder sts. shape armhole as 15 UK 6-8[10-12:14-16:18-20:22-24:26-28:30-32] up wraps as they appear and working them folls. 3 Next row: Purl. Row 2 (WS): Purl. beg at neck edge. when side length meas SIZES Row 6 (WS): Purl. on waste yarn. 13[5:39:18:12:59:55] sts. Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension. 4 Row 1 (RS): K to last 5[5:6:7:7:8:9] sts.5:20.indd 70 21/12/2016 12:15 . ending with a WS row.5mm needles after blocking. w&t. 90[102:112:124:134:144:152] sts. Row 1 (RS): K to end. With 3. Actual measurement: Back right shoulder Next row (WS – dec row): P1. Shape armholes 6 Cast off 6[7:8:9:10:12:14] sts at beg of next RIGHT FRONT 2 rows. w&t. Dec row: K1. Next row (RS): K to end. work working dec row as folls: to 4[5:6:6:7:8:8] sts before wrapped st.5:23:24:25.5:142]cm With WS facing. Row 2 (WS): P to last 5[5:6:7:7:8:9] sts. 17[14:11:5:2:22:18] times. 16[8:43:22:16:64:60] sts.5mm needles cast on 3 sts.5:112. 7 Back length inc edging: 50cm (19¾in) Row 6 (WS): P to 4[5:6:6:7:8:8] sts before 17[20:23:25:28:31:33] shoulder sts rem after 18 Sleeve length: 45. Next row (WS): Purl.5cm (18in) Figures in square brackets refer to larger 19 sizes: where there is only one set of figures this applies to all sizes. p2tog. ssk. w&t. cast on 10 Shape shoulders and back neck 3[3:4:4:4:5:5] sts.5mm needle 80cm long 23 9 Stitch holders Stitch markers Row counter 24 Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate. tog with wrapped st. Leave rem 17[20:23:25:28:31:33] shoulder sts p to end. 25 TENSION 10 26 sts and 32 rows to 10cm over st st using 26 3. 16 132:137-142]cm (30-32[34-36:38-40:42-44:46. Next row (WS): Cast off 6[7:8:9:10:12:14] sts. Row 8: P across all shoulder sts.cm in 1 Instructions 2 EVERYDAY CARDIGAN BY PAMELA WYNNE 1 3 BACK wrapped st. w&t. cast on 2[2:3:3:3:4:4] 8 Rep last 2 rows 5[7:8:10:11:12:12] more times. Cont to work in st st. Rep last 2 rows 5[7:8:10:11:12:12] more times. then every 5 Row 5: K8[10:11:12:14:15:16] sts.5:122:132. cast off next -[6:6:6:6:4:4]th row -[4:8:16:20:1:7] times 13 46[48:50:54:56:58:62] sts for Back neck.5mm needles cast on Row 7: Knit. 80[88:96:104:112:120:128] sts. Measurements are given in cm 20 YOU WILL NEED 8 Juniper Moon Farm Herriot Fine 21 75% alpaca. w&t. dec at inside/ 12 Row 4: P to 4[5:6:6:7:8:8] sts before wrapped neck edge on every 8[8:8:8:8:6:6]th row st. k2tog. k to last 3 sts. k1.5:24:23:21. 48:50-52:54-56]in) on waste yarn. sts. Next row (RS): Work in patt.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. Rep last 2 rows 10[15:4:11:14:3:5] more times. AT THE 14 Back left shoulder SAME TIME.

k to last 3 sts. 27 Leave rem 17[20:23:25:28:31:33] shoulder sts on waste yarn. inc on Short row 3: K to 4[5:6:6:7:8:8] sts before every 8[8:8:6:6:6:4]th row 10[4:1:13:11:5:27] 6 wrapped st. k2. cast on Cast off 4 sts at beg of next 2 rows. beg at bottom left edge. cast-on edge. 16[18:20:22:24:26:28] sts. then on every 6[6:6:4:4:4:2]th row Short row 5: K to 4[5:6:6:7:8:8] sts before 5[13:17:8:11:20:1] times working incs as folls: 7 wrapped st. picking up 78[86:92:100:106:116:124] sts. picking up Weave in remaining ends. Inc row: K1. MAKING UP Cont to work in st st. 64[70:74:80:84:90:94] sts. when side length sew Sleeve and side seams. Cont without shaping until armhole beg at bottom Right Front edge. kfb. 3 sts for every 4 23 Shape shoulder 9 rows along Left Front edge.5:24:23:21. Row 7: K across all shoulder sts. cast on 18[20:21:23:24:26:27] times. w&t. Row 2 (WS): Purl. k to last 3 sts. LEFT FRONT Row 1 (RS – dec): K1. k1. Leave rem 17[20:23:25:28:31:33] shoulder sts Shape Sleeve cap 9 on waste yarn. 20 Rep last 2 rows 5[7:8:10:11:12:12] more times. 24[26:28:30:32:34:36] sts. Shape Sleeve 2 Short rows 2. ending every 4 rows along Right Front edge. ssk. Inc row: K1. and 1 st in each Short row 1 (WS): P to last 5 [5:6:7:7:8:9] sts. 3 wraps as they appear and working them tog Cont without shaping until Sleeve meas 8 with the wrapped st.5]cm With 3. pick up and k1 st in each st along bottom 19 k to end.5]cm k1 st in each garter ridge of hem. 4 Shape shoulder Cuff should meas approx 7. Beg with a WS row cont in st st. Steam block wraps as they appear and working them tog seams and collar. each cast-off Back neck st.5:21. Knit 1 row. 28 11 29 knittingmag.5mm needles cast on 3 sts.5:25. kfb.com 71 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. ending 48[52:56:58:62:66:68]. pick up and meas 18[19:20. Short row 3: P to 4[5:6:6:7:8:8] sts before Rep last 4 rows seven more times. w&t. 4 With 3. TO FINISH 26 Row 7: P across all shoulder sts. edge of sweater. w&t. 16 -[6:6:6:6:4:4]th row -[4:8:16:20:1:7] times. 46[53:59:66:72:79:85] sts. w&t. Trim ends. wrapped st. k1. Knit 10 rows g st. 1 st in with a RS row. 3 sts for 22 (7[7½:8:8½:9:9½:10]in) to match Back.5cm (18in) from cast-on edge. Next row (RS): Cast off 6[7:8:9:10:12:14] sts.indd 71 21/12/2016 12:15 .5cm (3in) from Short row 1 (RS): K to last 5[5:6:7:7:8:9] sts.5:20. Next row (RS): Knit. then every blocking. 8 17[20:23:25:28:31:33] shoulder sts rem after COLLAR 21 all shaping is complete. Next row (WS): Patt to end. 45. 5 w&t. Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 10 Front slope k2tog. 17 THE SAME TIME. ● with the wrapped st. 4. With 3. kfb. 13 3[3:4:4:4:5:5] sts. 24 Short rows 2. 6 (RS): Knit. cm in 1 Instructions 2 all shaping is complete. k2tog. meas 28[26. Cast off. k2. Cast off. times. Using mattress stitch. 28[30:32:34:36:38:40] sts.5mm circular needle and RS facing. ssk.5:21.5:23:24:25. Rep rows 1 and 2 a further 11 Row 1 (WS): P to end. 66[72:76:82:86:92:96] sts. Knit 39 rows in g st. 25 Short row 5: P to 4[5:6:6:7:8:8] sts before 10 wrapped st.5mm needles cast on (7[7½:8:8½:9:9½:10]in) to match Back. Knit 3 rows. dec at inside/ Weave in ends and block all pieces to 15 neck edge on every 8[8:8:8:8:6:6]th row measurements given. w&t. 6 (WS): Purl. Cast off 6[7:8:9:10:12:14] sts at beg of next 2 rows. Cast off loosely. with a WS row. AT Sleeves into armholes. Next row (RS) (dec): K1. garter ridge of hem. Transfer shoulder sts to needles and join working dec row as folls: shoulder seam with 3 needle cast off. k to last 3 sts. 4.5:23:24:25. Sew Dec row: K to last 3 sts. 2[2:3:3:3:4:4] sts.5]cm 7 (11[10½:10:9½:9:8½:8]in) shape armhole HEM EDGING 18 as folls: With RS facing. Rep last 2 rows 4[0:11:4:2:13:12] more times. k to end. Turn. SLEEVES 1 Cont without shaping until armhole Cuff 3 meas 18[19:20. 12 Row 2 (RS): Knit. 5 Next row (WS): P to end. 14 Rep last 2 rows 10[15:4:11:14:3:5] more times. kfb. Trim ends after 6 17[14:11:5:2:22:18] times.

p2. p2. (C4B. rib 36[40:44]. 19 Measurements are given in cm YOU WILL NEED Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran Tonals 55% 20 wool. p2. p2. k2. given is flexible. (k2. k2) Length to shoulder: 59[61:62]cm Row 15: Rib 48[52:56]. p2. 7 Row 25: Rib 38[42:46]. p2. Row 43: Rib 20[24:28]. p2. p2. (C4BP. C4FP. k6. C4FP. 4 Row 2 (WS): P2. C4F. 4 C4BP = slip next 2 sts on to cn. k2. C4BP. 3 The sweater is designed to be close fitting. k2. C4B. p2. 14 Row 7: As row 3. p2. rib 34[38:42]. C4FP. p2. PATTERN NOTE C4B. rib 40[44:48]. C4BP. as they appear. twice. p2. hold at back Row 23: Rib 40[44:48]. (p2. C4F) 17 (23¼[24:24½]in) p2. hold to front C4B. k2. (k2. C4F. p2. k6. p2. p2. k2. p2. rib 50[54:58]. Row 33: Rib 30[34:38]. k2. p2. p2. Row 31: Rib 32[36:40]. k2. C4FP) 11 14[16:18] more times. C4FP. rib 60[64:68]. (k2. k2. then k2 from cn rib 42[46:50]. C4B. Row 37: Rib 26[30:34]. C4FP. 10 Row 1 (RS): K2. k2. k2. hold to front Row 19: Rib 44[48:52]. C4B. (C4B. k2. k2) SIZES Row 9: Rib 54[58:62]. p2. C4BP. twice. C4B. C4BP. C6B. C4B. k6. k2. C4B. k2. k2. C4FP. p2. 16 24[28:32]. p2. C4B. k2. p2. cast on 126[134:142] sts. C4B. rib Actual measurement approx: Row 13: Rib 50[54:58]. C4BP. k2. k6. p2. rib 52[56:60]. k2. p2. For more abbreviations see page 89 C4FP. (C4BP. k3 then k3 from cn C4BP. k6. C4BP. Row 5: As row 3. (k2. C4FP. 92[100:107]cm (36¼[39½:42]in) p2. C4F. Sleeve length: 46cm (18in) Row 17: Rib 46[50:54]. C4FP. k2. k6. Row 1 (RS): Rib 60[64:68]. C4BP. C4F = slip next 2 sts on to cn. p2. C6B. C4F. p2) 6 (32-34[36-38:40-42]in) k2. C4B. rib 22[26:30]. (k2. C4F. k2. k6. C4FP. rib 60[64:68]. rib 46[50:54]. C4FP) 3 times. k6. C4FP. p2. of work. k2) 12 Row 2 and every foll WS row: K and p sts twice. 12% cashmere (approx 8 90m per 50g) 21 15[16:17] x 50g balls 07 Peacock 1 pair 5mm needles 1 circular 5mm needle 40cm long 22 Stitch holder Stitch markers 23 9 Cable needle Row counter Note: Yarn amounts given are based on 24 average requirements and are approximate.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. k2. k2. k2. C4BP. 2 of work. p2. C4F)] twice. C4F) twice. of work. C4B. C4F. (C4B. p2) to end. C4F. To fit UK size: 8-10[12-14:16-18] rib 54[58:62]. p2. Row 39: Rib 24[28:32]. p2. rib 38[42:46]. C4BP. p2. C6B = slip next 3 sts on to cn. C4F. k6. k6. k2. p2. k2. p2. k2. rib 26[30:34]. p2. p2. p2. p2. C4F) twice. k6. p2. (p2. 33% acrylic. k2. C4F. C4FP. C6B. rib 30[34:38]. C4B. p2) These 2 rows form rib and are repeated twice. C4F. C4B. C4BP. p2. p2. p2. k2. C4F. 8 but rib will extend. so the stitch tension Row 27: Rib 36[40:44]. p2. p2. 3 times. k2. k2. k2. p2. p2. TENSION 25 26-27 sts and 25 rows to 10cm over st st 10 using 5mm needles. (C4BP. 6 of work. rib 60[64:68]. C4B. k2. rib 48[52:56]. p2. C4FP. k2. 3 times. C4F. C4B. C4F. C4B. twice. (p2. k2) to end. k2. then p2 from cn Row 21: Rib 42[46:50]. 3 times. k2. (p2. rib 28[32:36]. C4BP. Row 35: Rib 28[32:36]. p2. k2. C6B. C4FP. p2. p2. p2. C4F. 27 ABBREVIATIONS C4B = slip next 2 sts on to cn. then k2 from cn k6. C4BP. rib 32[36:40]. k2. C4F. C4BP. k2. p2. hold at back 28 11 29 72 knittingmag. 15 To fit bust: 81-86[91-97:102-107]cm Row 11: Rib 52[56:60]. (C4BP. p2. k2. C4FP. then k2 from cn p2. Row 41: Rib 22[26:30].indd 72 19/12/2016 14:43 . twice. 26 Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension.cm in 1 Instructions 2 MABEL BY DEBBIE BLISS 1 3 of work. k2. p2. (C4B. 5 C4FP = slip next 2 sts on to cn. C4FP) twice. p2. k2. k2) With 5mm needles. 9 p2. BACK Row 29: Rib 34[38:42]. k6. p2. 5 p6. C4B. hold at back rib 44[48:52]. so row 2 will be rib 60[64:68]. k6. p2. p2) 13 Row 3: Rib 60[64:68]. C4BP. C6B. C4F. p2) 7 Figures in square brackets refer to larger 18 sizes: where there is only one set of figures this applies to all sizes. k2.

(p2. slip 30 sts at centre front on to a holder. 16 Work 1 row.indd 73 19/12/2016 14:43 . rib 16[20:24]. 4 Row 47: Rib 16[20:24]. 12 sts up right front neck (112 sts). leave rem sts on a spare needle. These 2 rows form rib and are repeated. cast on 54[58:62] sts. then 11 foll 6th rows. Cast off 2 sts at beg of next 10 rows. Taking inc sts into rib patt. k2. p2. 25 Working inc row 1 or 2 as necessary and 10 taking inc sts into rib. k2. p2. kfb. With RS facing and 5mm circular needle. k6. pick up and k58 sts across Back neck. 3 Row 45: Rib 18[22:26]. 5 C4F. This round forms rib and is repeated. Cast off rem sts. p2. C4BP. p2. Cast off 5 sts at beg of next 2 rows. k2. 6 20[24:28] sts. k2) to end. 4 row. (p2. C4B. turn and work on these sts only for first side of neck. 20[24:28] sts. kfb. 3 times. 66[70:74] sts. ending side and Sleeve seams. C4F) 3 times. Shape top 1 C4FP) 3 times. FRONT 12 Work exactly as given for Back. until 16 rows fewer than on Sew Sleeves into armholes. Cast off 4 sts at beg of next 4 rows. k2) 84[88:92] sts. k2. 11 Cast off in rib. p2) Rib 9[11:13] rows. 116[124:132] sts. Cont in rib until collar measures 16cm (6¼in). ending with a WS row. C4FP. Dec one st at each end of next 9 rows. C4FP) 3 times. k2. p2) to end. Cont straight until Sleeve meas 46cm (18in) 27 from cast-on edge. rib 18[22:26]. 10 20[21:22]cm (8[8¼:8¾]in). (p2. 28 11 29 knittingmag. 6 row. C4F. rib 20[24:28]. 19 Work 1 row. including TO FINISH armhole shaping. k2. (C4B. Cast off all sts in patt. 22 Rib 6 more rows. rib to last 3 sts. ending COLLAR with a WS row. (k2. p2. cont to move ribs out from centre in Cast off rem sts. cm in 1 Instructions 2 3 times. 18 Dec one st at neck edge on next 14 rows.com 73 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. 94[98:102] sts. 21 Rib row 1 (RS): K2. rejoin yarn to rem sts and patt 7 to end. Join 5 Back have been worked to cast off. shoulder). (C4BP. pfb. k2. Rib row 2 (WS): P2. k2) to end. inc in this way at each 26 end of 7 foll 4th rows. easing to fit. Inc row 2 (RS): K1. 30 sts from centre Cont in patt as now set until armhole meas front. shape Sleeves as 23 9 folls: Inc row 1 (RS): K1. Shape front neck 17 With RS facing. p2. C4B. C4FP. Shape front neck 14 Next row: Patt 34[38:42]. k2. sts down left front neck. then join shoulder seams. 20 SLEEVES 8 With 5mm needles. p3. ending with a WS Rnd 1: (P2. C4BP. k6. this way until work measures 39[40:41]cm 7 (15¼[15¾16¼]in) from cast-on edge. (k2. Cast off rem sts. 9 Dec one st at each end of next 9 rows. C6B. 24 Next row: P3. rib to last 3 sts. rib to last 3 sts. Pm at each side of centre 58 sts for Back 3 Shape armholes neck edge (ie 20[24:28] sts for each 8 Cast off 5 sts at beg of next 2 rows. C4F. 12 98[106:114] sts. kfb. 3 times. k2. 2 Keeping 16[20:24] sts at each side in rib. p2. p2. and working C6B in the centre of every 8th 30[34:38] sts. 46[50:54] sts. ● 13 with a WS row. 15 Dec one st at neck edge on next 14 rows.

k3. k3. Slip the next 3 sts on k9 (108 sts). 12 yo. k3. p2. k2) four times. k2. 10 yo. k6 (105 sts). yo. p2. (p2. cast on 105 sts. C6F. k3 (111 sts). k1. 15 25% wool (80m per 100g) Row 13: As row 1 (107 sts). p2. (p3. p2. yo. ssk. Note: Yarn amounts given are based on Row 17: As row 5 (108 sts). k3. yo. 23 9 to a cable needle and hold at the front. k1) four times. k3 (107 sts). using 10mm needles. p2. C6F. k2. k9. k3. yo. k1 tbl. p2. ssk. k1. ssk. p2. k9. k2) 7 four times. k7. k2. yo. PATTERN NOTE Change to 9mm needle and work in g st for The pattern is worked in rows. k1) four times. yo. k3. yo. 21 ABBREVIATIONS Row 22: As row 4. k1. 19 11 sts and 13 rows to 10cm over pattern k3. Slip the next 3 sts on Row 23: Cast off 3 sts (one stitch on right to a cable needle and hold at the back. k1. k1. yo. k3 (111 sts). yo. k9. k1) four times. k1) four times. needle). k5. k5. yo. yo. YOU WILL NEED k to end (108 sts). yo. Row 18: As row 6 (105 sts). 18 or 24. k2) 5 four times. 6 10 x 100g balls Denim 2373 Row 14: As row 2. p1 tbl. Row 24: As row 6 (105 sts). 80cm long k1. Stylecraft Life Super Chunky 75% acrylic. k2 (p3. yo. 26 TO FINISH THROW Weave in ends and block lightly. (p2. k3 (107 sts). (p2. Row 8: K9. k3. p9. p3. yo. Row 2: K9. ending with row 24 6. 25 the round. k3. p2. p2. yo. k1) four times. k1. 7 average requirements and are approximate. k9. k3. yo. k1 22 then k3 from the cable needle tbl. p2. yo. Row 12: As row 6 (105 sts). k1 tbl. 4 C6B. p9. p3. Cable needle p2. k2tog. yo. k1 tbl. k2) 11 four times. p9. p1 tbl. p9. working an odd number of rows. ssk. (p2. k2tog. k3. k1. Row 7: K3. p2. k2tog. k7. 16 9mm circular needle. (p2. 10 accommodate the large number of sts. k2tog. p2. p9. (p3. k1 tbl. Row 5: Cast off 3 sts (one stitch on right 3 needle). k1) four times. k3. k1. p2. k3.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. k9. p2. yo. C6B. k1 14 tbl. k3. 6 C6F. k3 (111 sts). p2. p1 tbl. Row 20: As row 2. C6B. TENSION yo. k2. 4 k3. yo. k2tog. yo. yo. k3. 28 11 29 74 knittingmag. C6B. p2. p2. k3. p2. yo. Row 1 (RS): K3. p2. k3. Row 9: K3. k1) four times. p2. k1. k7. (p2. k3. p2. ssk. Row 6: Cast off 3 sts (one stitch on right 9 needle). (p2. k3. k1. yo. k1 tbl. k2tog. k2. p9. yo. k9. k1. p2. C6F. p2. yo. k3. 5 Row 10: As row 4. k3. k1) four times. yo. not in 5cm (2in). k3 (107 sts). k3. k1. k2tog. Circular needles are used to Cast off. p1 tbl. C6B. k1. yo. k9 (108 sts). k3 (111 sts). (p3. k3. ssk. Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to Row 21: K3. k1 tbl. yo. then k3 from the cable needle Rep last 24 rows until work measures approx For more abbreviations see page 89 135cm (53¼in). yo.indd 74 19/12/2016 14:44 . p2. yo. yo. C6B = cable 6 back. (p2. 12. k3. p2. Row 4: K11. k1 tbl. 80cm long 10mm circular needle. p9. 20 obtain correct tension. p3. p2. p2. C6F. yo. k1. k3. yo. k1) four times. 2 Row 3: K3. yo. k9. 8 k2tog. p2.cm in 1 Instructions 2 DARCI THROW BY JO ALLPORT 1 3 Change to 10mm needle. k3. yo. ssk. k2. (p2. k9. 18 Row 19: K3. ● Using 9mm needle. k3. p3. yo. 27 Work in g st for 5cm (2in). 13 SIZE Row 11: Cast off 3 sts (one stitch on right Approx: 90 x 140cm (35½ x 55¼in) needle). k5. k1) four times. Row 15: K3. C6F. k1 tbl. yo. k2tog. k1. k9. k1. k2tog. C6F = cable 6 front. k2. yo. ssk. 17 Yarn needle Row 16: As row 4. ssk. k1. C6B. 8 p2. working an odd number of rows. p9. ssk. (p2.

Row 17: As row 1. k9B (leave find out how. pick up the strand from the 3 previous row and knit it together with the 8 ABBREVIATIONS SEE PAGE 89 next st. k1A. 45cm (17¾in) square cushion inner Row 3: K12A. k1A. k5A. (p2A. (k1A. strand loose). k5A. p5A. 13 SIZE sts. 14 working an odd number of rows. 45cm (17¾in) square Work in g st (knit every row) for 5cm (2in). pick up the strand from the previous row and knit it together with PATTERN NOTE 9 the next st. k5A. In order to avoid weaving the unused yarn in Row 8: P1A. (p4A. p3A. k9B (leave Rep the 20-row pattern from Chart or ▼ 17 Chart 35 34 33 32 31 30 29 28 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Key 7 18 20 19 19 18 RS: knit 17 WS: purl 20 16 8 15 RS: purl 21 14 WS: knit 13 12 22 11 Cobalt Blue 23 10 9 9 8 24 Light Blue 7 6 25 5 22 st patt rep 10 4 26 3 2 pick up strand 27 1 from previous row and k tog 35 34 33 32 31 30 29 28 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 with next st 28 11 29 knittingmag. p2A. p5A. p1A. k2A. k9A. and to avoid having long floats. k1A. p1A) 16 3 x 50g balls Cobalt Blue 29 (B) k3B. k4A) 4 times. Row 14: As row 6. k1A. Row 20: P1A. cm in 1 Instructions 2 GRETA CUSHION BY JO ALLPORT 1 3 Pair of 4mm needles strand loose). p5A. K7B. k9B (leave strand loose). k9A. p2A. (p1A. k7B. Row 15: As row 11. k5A. (k5A. k3B. k7B (leave 7 Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to strand loose). (k4A. obtain correct tension. using 4mm needles. k1A. 11 row. k5A. Pair of 3. k9B. p4A) 4 times. k3A. cast on 101 Row 13: As row 5. p2A. k5A) 4 times. Rico Essentials Merino DK 100% wool working in colours as given in the Chart and/ Row 18: As row 2. p5A. See Jo’s masterclass on page 76 to p5A. p1A) 4 times. k3B.com 75 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. k5B. TENSION k2A) 4 times. k3A. p4A. p3A) 4 times. 1.5 to 2cm diameter (¾ to 1in) the previous row and knit it together with 4 Yarn needle the next st. p5A. p2A) 5 average requirements and are approximate. k5B. 6 22 sts and 31 rows to 10cm (4in) over pattern Row 6: P1A. 4 times. 15 (120m per 50g) or the written instructions below.indd 75 19/12/2016 14:44 . p4A) the g st sections. p4A. these floats will be picked up on the next Row 10: P1A. k5A. 6 5 x 50g balls Light Blue 34 (A) Row 1 (RS): K5A. k7A. k1A) 4 times. (p4A.25mm needles and B. k3B. 4 times. k1A. pick up the strand from 8 buttons. k3A. p3A. k3B. 4 on the RS. Row 16: As row 4. Row 7: K6A. p5A. YOU WILL NEED Change to 4mm needles and start pattern. k4A. p5A. 5 Using 3. k9B. (p1A. Row 19: As row 3.25mm needles Row 2: P1A. 12 Row 11: As row 7. (k3A. Note: Yarn amounts given are based on Row 4: P1A. k9B. p1A. CUSHION COVER Row 12: As row 8. (k16A. (p3A. 10 the unused yarn colour in the g st sections Row 9: K2A. which will result in seeing 4 times. k7B (leave strand loose). 2 Row 5: K3A. k3B. p4A. k16A) 4 times. k9A.

12 5 13 14 15 6 16 2 5 17 2. As with all Fairisle patterns.cm in 1 Instructions 2 KNITTING MASTERCLASS: FAIRISLE AND GARTER STITCH 1 3 4 Adding garter stitch texture to Fairisle patterns can look lovely but runs the risk of 5 having long floats on the WS of your work. 10 Purl the background A stitches and knit the and that there is a long A float across the 9 26 B stitches. The image shows B now on the RS of your work. you have knitted the 9 B using B. take B to the RS of your work. and hold yarn loosely. ready 18 to purl the next stitch using A. work (on the WS). a RS row.indd 76 19/12/2016 14:44 . 1 4 9 do not weave the unused colour across the knit stitches – this will result in the unused 1. that both yarns are on the WS of your work. A has been woven across the back stitches and have left A at the front of your 7 of these sts to avoid a long float. stitches. 19 20 8 21 22 23 9 24 3 6 3. Continue across to the front of your work. Still on row 1. It is now time to bring B 10 has two colours. ready to knit the B stitches. Weave unused yarn 7 every 3 to 5 sts where it is a knit only or purl only row. weaving the unused yarn every 3-5 also at the front on the WS of your work. Still on row 2. uses both colours. knit the been completed. 9 sts have just been knitted 5. background colour. 2 which can catch. Keep A on the WS of your 27 work. Use this method to avoid this.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. Row 1. This pattern the chart or written instructions. Using 4. the the row. and two rows using only one. Note all stitches on this row are knit 11 stitches. When you get to the B stitches. 28 11 29 76 knittingmag. weave yarn at 3 a different interval to stop it showing on the 8 RS. Still on row 2. also uses both colours 6. sts. Note that A is still 4 colours. Where there is a combination of knit and purl stitches with two colours on a WS row. purl the A stitches. with two rows using both first 5 sts in A and carry B. Further on row 2. On returning rows. Bring B to the WS. the knitted B stitches have colour showing on the RS. a WS row. spread 6 your work out as you go to keep it elastic. Row 2. Note 25 in a combination of knit and purl stitches.

working 2 rows with both colours 26 and 2 rows with only one. k2kog. knit the float along with Sew side seams. ending with a RS row. Drop both off section. k2tog. 6 TO FINISH 7 Block and weave in ends. Still on row 3. On row 3. k10) 7 times. this way. the next stitch. ready to be picked up on the next picking up and knitting the float along 7 RS row (no need to break yarn). cm in 1 Instructions 2 Quick written instructions until work measures ▼ 1 Technique by 90cm (35½in). repeating the side.5cm (1in). k7. Starting with the cushion cover WS upwards. On 19 row 3. you can see the float 25 A strand from the previous row from front to knitted along with the stitch. ending with a WS row. 20 8 21 22 23 9 24 9 12 9. using only A and leaving B at 11. 3 Change to 3. across the sections with the long float. knit across with the middle stitch of the B garter stitch 18 the sts to just before the halfway point sections that are 7 or 9 stitches wide. 11 12 5 13 14 15 6 16 8 11 17 8. ending with a WS row.25mm needles and B. 27 28 11 29 knittingmag. pick up the 12. Once row 2 has been completed. yo. you can 10. 4 Buttonhole row (RS): K8. ● 4 right needle. Cast off on the WS. Knit across the rest of row 3. 5 Cont in g st as set until buttonhole band 2 measures 5cm (2in).com 77 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. At the end of row 3. fold cover 3 so that the RS is uppermost and the back 8 of the cushion is facing you. Insert cushion pad. Continue in 10 back with the left needle. Jo Allport Work in g st for 2. (yo. as if to k2tog. Attach buttons to correspond with 10 the left needle. Secure floats of 7 or 9 sts on each RS row where only one colour is used. including the overlapped clearly see the 9-stitch A float.indd 77 19/12/2016 14:45 . leaving one stitch on the buttonholes. Secure the float: still on row 3. 7. Overlap the 7 10 g st sections so that the buttonhole end 9 is uppermost and central to the cushion. this is 4 sts into the 9-st section.

p3) twice. 37[41:45:49:53] sts. Next row (dec): K2. p3. p3tog) twice. Next row: Work to last 3 sts. p8. k3) twice. These 4 rows set patt. work to end. (pb. work row 2 of Panel. p9[11:12:14:15]. holding sts and p across sts. k1. 15 (39¼[44:48½:53:57½]in) Work 20 more rows in patt. 22 14 sts and 20 rows to 10cm over rev st st ending after dec row. 8 Note: Yarn amounts given are based on Shape front slope 21 average requirements and are approximate. Rep these 2 rows 4 more times. 24 ABBREVIATIONS ending at armhole edge. Row 1 (RS): K1. sts work 11 rows in rib as given on Right 7 YOU WILL NEED Shape armhole and front slope Front. using 6mm needles. 37[41:45:49:53] sts. Next row: P3. Using 5mm needles cast on 67[75:83:91:99] ending at side edge. work meas 41cm (16¼in) from cast-on edge. Measurements are given in cm 28 11 29 78 knittingmag. end. work row 1 of Panel. work row 1 of work meas 1 row less than Right Front up to 13 SIZES Panel. Row 2: K15[17:20:22:25]. obtain correct tension. p8. k15[17:20:22:25]. m1) end. Panel. kb. Next row: Cast off 6[7:8:9:10] sts. 39[43:47:51:55] sts. Work 20 more rows in patt. 18 Stylecraft Alpaca Chunky 80% acrylic. 26 For more abbreviations see page 89 Cast off rem 5[6:7:7:8] sts. kb. (p2. p3. Border patt is now complete. work to Next row (WS): Cast on 18 sts to needle 20% alpaca (approx 135m per 100g) end. 11 Work 7 more rows in patt. (p2tog. work row 1 of RIGHT FRONT Panel. Work dec row on every foll 4th row until 23 9 Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to 17[18:19:21:22] sts rem.indd 78 19/12/2016 14:45 . skpo. Cont straight until work meas 64[65:66:67:68] cm (25¼[25½:26:26½:26¾]in) from beg. k9[11:12:14:15]. p15[17:20:22:25]. work to (36-38[40-42:44-46:48-50:52-54]in) rows 3 and 4 of Panel. (kb. 31[34:37:40:43] sts. work row 1 of Row 1: K1. pb. p1) to last 2 sts. These 2 rows set border patt. kb. 6 buttons from Duttons for Buttons Work 1[2:1:2:1] rows straight ending at front 20 Row counter edge. Work as Right Front to **. armhole shaping. (m3. LEFT FRONT Row 3: Kb. To fit: S[M:L:XL:2XL] Row 2: K1. Row 2: Work to last 11 sts. Rows 3 and 4: As rows 1 and 2 but working 10 Rows 3 and 4: As rows 1 and 2 but working rows 3 and 4 of Panel. work to end. Pocket border Cont in patt as at commencement until 5 Row 1: Work to last 11 sts.cm in 1 Instructions 2 PIMLICO BY PAT MENCHINI 1 3 Row 2 (WS): Pb. work row 2 of 9 Panel. p2tog) from *** to end but noting that front slope 16 (25¼[25¾:26¼:26½:26¾]in) twice. sizes: where there is only one set of figures Cont in patt as at commencement until BACK 17 this applies to all sizes. 37[41:45:49:53] sts ** last 6 sts. Rows 3 and 4: As rows 1 and 2 but working 6 Row 2: K1. k1) all into front of next st. 10 making 3 sts out of 1 Work 1 row. Next row: Work straight. then row 1 These 4 rows set patt. kb = knit into back of next st Shape shoulder pb = p into back of next st Cast off 6[6:6:7:7] sts at beg of next row and 25 m3 = (k1. (m1. k2tog.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. now p to end 19 6[6:6:7:7] x 100g balls 1660 Ocean *** Work 5[6:7:8:9] rows dec 1 st at armhole 1 pair each 5mm and 6mm needles edge on every row. inc 4 sts evenly purlwise Next row (inc for pocket border): Work to 3 across row. k1. Shape armhole and front slope 14 91-97[102-107:112-117:122-127:132-137]cm Rows 3 and 4: As rows 1 and 2 but working Next row: Cast off 6[7:8:9:10] sts. (p3tog. work to end. Next row: Purl. Figures in square brackets refer to larger Border patt is now complete. 5 Using 5mm needles cast on Row 2: P3. p3. Change to 6mm needles and patt: 4 Row 1 (RS): P15[17:20:22:25]. work row 2 of Panel. k1. thus foll alt row. m3) twice. PANEL 27 Worked over 10 sts Row 1 (RS): Kb. Actual measurement: 99[112:123:134:146]cm These 4 rows set border patt. 7 again. k2. k9[11:12:14:15]. rows 3 and 4 of Panel. Work 7 more rows in patt. 26[28:30:32:34] sts. p9[11:12:14:15]. k1) to end. p1. 8 Change to 6mm needles and patt as folls: Pocket border Row 1 (RS): K3. Row 4: Pb. work row 2 of 2 33[37:41:45:49] sts. dec row will be – work to last 4 sts. 4 rows 3 and 4 of Panel. work to end. 12 twice. k3. TENSION Rep last 2 rows until 23[23:25:26:28] sts rem. pb. 39[43:47:51:55] sts. Complete to match Right Front working 6 Length to shoulder: 64[65:66:67:68]cm Next row: Work to last 11 sts. work to Next row (inc for pocket border): (K3. Panel.

pick edges of Collar sections in place. m1. cast-on sts of pocket linings will be stitched 25 Work straight until shaped edge when ARMHOLE BORDERS to top of rib on the Fronts. turn Front. work to 8 end.) armhole. work row 1 of Panel. m1. ending after a RS row. cm in 1 Instructions 2 of row inc 8 sts evenly purlwise across sts. k to end. (End up and k85[93:99:103:109] sts evenly round cast-off edges at centre back and neatly after a WS row on Right Collar section. RS facing. Work as Left Collar but note that inc row will borders. k1. first 12 rows of patt section of Front to Cont in g st shaping Collar as folls: corresponding sections of Back. Work 32 more rows in patt. Cast off loosely. TO FINISH 22 Join shoulders. ● 27 Next row: K to last 3 sts. rib 12 – including st on right needle after cast-off) 5 7 times. k to end. work row 1 of 4 Panel. Rows 1 and 2: Beg row 2 work 2 rows in rib as on Right Front. Join lower ribbing and 23 9 Work 2 rows in g st. ending after a 12 WS row. 18 Row 4: In rib casting on 2 sts in each place where sts were cast off. Shape shoulders 5 Cast off 6[6:6:7:7] sts at beg of next 4 rows. (cast off 2 sts. instructions. Cast off rem 19[21:23:23:25] sts. 6 Rows 3 and 4: As rows 1 and 2 but working rows 3 and 4 of Panel. stitching cast-on edge to side edges of front Shape neck edge Beg row 2 work 5 rows in rib as on Right borders. 5 Row 2: K33[35:38:40:43]. 14 LEFT FRONT BORDER Using 5mm needles. 11 Cont straight until Back meas same as Left Front to shoulder shaping. noting that the 2 groups of 18 22[23:24:24:25] sts. 20 RIGHT FRONT BORDER 8 Work as Left Front border but omitting 21 buttonholes. k25[29:31:35:37]. p25[29:31:35:37]. Rep these 6 rows until shaped edge fits half Press work lightly on WS foll ball band Using 5mm needles cast on 7 sts. Next row: Sl1 firmly. 17 Row 3: Rib 4. 13 then 5[6:7:7:8] sts at beg of next 2 rows. 7 These 4 rows set patt. way across back neck. Cast off evenly in rib. Sew down pocket linings neatly on Rep these 4 rows until there are be: K to last st. LEFT COLLAR Work 4 rows on all sts. Sew shaped 10 slightly stretched fits up left front to Using 5mm needles and RS facing. 75[83:91:99:107] sts. then on every foll alt row until 53[57:61:65:69] sts rem. joining 26 shoulder seam.com 79 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. 3 Next 2 rows: Cast off 18 sts loosely. rib to end. work row 2 of Panel. Sew on buttons.indd 79 19/12/2016 14:46 . pick up and 15 k79 sts evenly along straight section of Left 6 Front edge from first front slope dec row to 16 bottom edge. Join Next row (RS – inc): K1. work row 2 of 2 Panel. 19 Rib 2 more rows. 28 11 29 knittingmag. 4 Dec 1 st at each end of next 3 rows. press seams. k to end. WS of Fronts. Shape armholes Cast off 6[7:8:9:10] sts at beg of next 2 rows. p33[35:38:40:43]. 3 111[119:127:135:143] sts Change to 6mm needles and patt as folls: Row 1 (RS): P33[35:38:40:43]. Cont in patt as before until Back meas same 9 as Left Front to start of armhole shaping. 10 63[69:75:81:87] sts. cast off 2 sts. Cast off in rib. RIGHT COLLAR upper sections of side seams above pocket 24 Knit 3 rows. 1 cast on 18 sts to end of needle holding sts.

ending after row 1. 20% wool (approx 130m per 100g) 8[8:9:9:10] x 100g balls 2376 Bilbury 20 1 pair each 5mm and 6mm needles 8 2 stitch holders 21 Stitch markers Row counter Note: Yarn amounts given are based on 22 average requirements and are approximate. All sizes Cont straight until Back meas 3 53[59:65:71:77] sts. 13 SIZES Shape neck Sizes 2 and 3 only To fit: XS[S:M:L:XL] Next row: Patt 15[17:17:19:20]. 2 (3½in). 18 YOU WILL NEED Measurements are given in cm 19 King Cole Cotswold Chunky 80% acrylic. Work as Front to **. dec 1 st at end of row. Row 1 (RS): P2. Slip rem 17[17:19:19:21] sts on to a holder and 4 Pm 20 sts in from end of last row.indd 80 19/12/2016 14:46 . 25 ABBREVIATIONS 10 KB1 = knit into the next stitch in the row 26 below slp = slip next stitch firmly. ending after a WS row. p1. (p2. 21[22:23:24:25]cm (8¼[8¾:9:9½:10]in) from 8 Change to 6mm needles and patt: marker. ending at armhole edge. Shape shoulders Row 2: K2. k2) to end. turn. 6 Next row (WS): P to last st. ending after a WS row. purlwise For more abbreviations see page 89 27 28 11 29 80 knittingmag. 9 Very loosely cast off 3[3:3:4:4] sts at beg of These 2 rows form patt. 10 from beg. k2) to last 3 sts. (17¾[18½:18¾:8¾:19¼]in) Very loosely cast off 3[3:3:4:4] sts at beg of p1.cm in 1 Instructions 2 HARBOURSIDE BY PAT MENCHINI 1 3 FRONT Work 1 row. 52[60:64:72:76] sts. (KB1. Neatly rejoin yarn to neck edge and patt to 5 Rep these 2 rib rows until work meas 9cm end of row. Next row (WS): Purl. (p2. Complete as left half of neck. working 1 row Sizes 1. ending Size 1 only 5 after a WS row. k1. p2) to last 2 sts. leave. slip next 11[11:13:13:15] sts 4 Row 1 (RS): K3. Next row: P. 16 (25½[26:26½:26¾:27]in) marker. inc in last st. p2tog. (p1. p2. TENSION 23 9 12 sts and 22 rows to 10cm over rib patt when slightly stretched using 6mm needles. (KB1. 14 81-86[91-97:102-107:112-117:122-127]cm Cont on this group of sts for left half of neck. Next row: Inc in first st. Sizes 2 and 4 only BACK 7 Next row (WS): P to last 3 sts. Row 2: K1. Change to 6mm needles and patt: Sleeve length: 45[46:47:47:48]cm Shape shoulder Row 1 (RS): P1. inc in Actual measurement: 90[100:110:121:130]cm 12[14:14:16:17] sts last st. With RS facing. next 6 rows.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. With 5mm needles cast on Cast off rem 3[5:5:4:5] sts. p2) to end. (centre sts) on to a holder and leave. p to last st. cm (5[5½:5½:6:6]in) from marker. 41[45:47:51:55] sts ** Cast on 24[28:28:28:28] sts and work 7cm 12 Cont straight until work meas 13[14:14:15:15] (2¾in) in rib as on Front. Sizes 4 and 5 only (32-34[36-38:40-42:44-46:48-50]in) Dec 1 st at neck edge on next 3 rows. 3 and 5 only more before shaping shoulder. 17 Figures in square brackets refer to larger next and 2 foll alt rows. ending after row 1. KB1. k2) to last st. then 3[5:5:4:5] sts at beg of next Cont in patt until work meas 43cm (17in) 2 rows. 15 (35½[39½:43½:47½:51½]in) Cont straight until work meas All sizes 6 Length to shoulder: 65[66:67:68:69]cm 21[22:23:24:25]cm (8¼[8¾:9:9½:10]in) from 24[27:27:30:30] sts. sizes: where there is only one set of figures 7 this applies to all sizes. k1. Shape square armholes 11 Very loosely cast off 6[7:9:10:11] sts at beg of SLEEVES next 2 rows. 24 Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to obtain correct tension.

then on every foll 8th[8th:6th:6th:6th] row until there are 5 48[51:55:58:62] sts. Change to 4mm needles and work in the ▼ 28 11 29 knittingmag. SIZES Using 5mm needles and RS facing. turn. 11 Rows 13-14: Slp. work to last 3 sts. Rico Baby So Soft DK 100% acrylic (approx 250m per 100g) 7 TO FINISH 1[2:2:2] x 100g balls in 18 Berry (A) 18 Join right shoulder and Neckband. k To fit age: 4[6:8:10]years 14 across 17[17:19:19:21] Back neck sts inc To fit chest: 55-57[59-61:63-67:69-73]cm 4[4:2:2:4] sts evenly across. 12 Cast off very loosely. k11[11:13:13:15] Front neck sts. cast on 25 78[84:90:96] sts. work to last 12 sts.indd 81 19/12/2016 14:46 . Fold 1[1:2:2] x 100g balls in 17 Silver Grey (B) Neckband in half to WS and hem in position. work to end of row. k1. 10 Work in single rib as follows: 26 Row 1 (RS): *K1. 10 Rows 7-8: Slp. 5 NECKBAND 13 Join left shoulder. turn. Rep rows 1 and 2 until work measures 4cm. YOU WILL NEED 17 Cast off in rib. work to last 15 sts. stitching the 1 pair 4mm needles sections between markers to the armhole 1 pair 3. 68[72:76:80:88] sts. turn. 27 ending with a WS row. 12¼[13¾:16:18]in Change to 6mm needles and beg with row 2 work 6 rows in rib as on Front. then on every foll 6th[6th:4th:4th:4th] row until there 4 are 44[43:33:36:44] sts. turn. 2 Cont straight until Sleeve meas 45[46:47:47:48]cm (17¾[18½:18¾:8¾:19¼]in) 6 at centre. 3 Cont in patt. 8 Shape top Row 1: Work to last 3 sts. 7 Work a further 12[12:16:18:20] rows straight. Pm at each end of last row. turn.25mm needles. ● Note: Yarn amounts given are based on 8 average requirements and are approximate. Row 15: Slp. Row 2: Slp. ending after a WS row. cm in 1 Instructions 2 Row 2: K1. MAISIE BY RICO DESIGN 1 These 2 rows set patt. (p1. 21 TENSION 22 sts and 28 rows to 10cm in st st with 4mm 22 needles. pick up 27¼[29:31½:33¾]in 6 and k18[20:21:23:24] sts evenly up right front Length to shoulder: 31[35:41:46]cm 16 neck. shaping Sleeve by inc 1 st at each end of next row. turn. working extra sts in patt. 4 Rows 9-10: Slp. pick up and (21½-22¼[23¼-24:24¾-26¼:27-28¾]in) k18[20:21:23:24] sts evenly down left Front Actual chest: 69[74:80:86]cm 15 neck. work to last 21 sts. Rows 11-12: Slp. work to last 9 sts. p1: rep from * to end. ABBREVIATIONS SEE PAGE 89 24 BACK AND FRONT (both alike) With yarn A and 3. Join side and 4 stitch holders 20 Sleeve seams. or until these rows fit along cast-off sts of 3 armhole.25mm needles cast-off sts of Front and Back. turn. Row 2: As row 1. 9 Rows 3-4: Slp. Pm at each end of last row. work to last 18 sts. 1[1:2:2] x 100g balls in 19 Mauve (C) 19 Stitch Sleeve tops to armholes. Rows 5-6: Slp.com 81 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to 23 9 obtain correct tension. p1. turn. k2) to last 2 sts. work to last 6 sts.

Row 4: Using yarn C. Rep the last 4 rows till there are 7 63[67:71:75] sts. Work one row straight. k to last 4 sts. Work one row straight.cm in 1 Instructions 2 following stripe pattern: 1 Row 1 (RS): Using yarn B. k2. dec 1 st. *p1. 3 Work this dec row on every RS row until 8 there are 46[48:54:56] sts. dec 1 st. k to last 4 sts. dec 1 st. k to last 4 sts. k to last 4 sts. k2. 7 Dec row (RS): K2. ending with a WS row. Back. dec 1 st. Block lightly if required. ending with a WS row. 13[13:15:15] sts from Sleeve. 24 Next row (RS): K2. p1: rep from * to end. NECKLINE 22 Dec row (RS): K2. 70[74:80:84] sts. k to last st. Next row (WS): P2. ending with a RS 11 row. 13[13:15:15] sts there are 31[31:33:33] sts. Sew raglans and neckline. dec 1 st. Row 2: As row 1. 4 Work the last 2 rows until there are 28[30:32:34] sts remaining. Next row (RS): K2. 9 dec 1 st. Cast off 4[5:5:6] sts at the beg of the next 2 rows. Cast off 4[5:5:6]sts at the beg of the next 2 rows. knit. Sew side and 27 Sleeve seams. 17 Work 3 rows without shaping. p2. 2 Shape raglans Change to yarn A and work in this yarn and 6 in st st from now on. k to last 4 sts. 25 dec 1 st. Rep rows 1 and 2 until work measures 3cm.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. purl. dec 1 st. Work in single rib as follows: 14 Row 1 (RS): P1. Next row (WS): P2. knit. measured from the cast-on 5 edge and ending at the end of row 4.5cm. Cast off all sts in 10 Work the last 2 rows until there are single rib. 26 13[13:15:15] sts remaining. Rep rows 1 and 2 until work measures 2. measured from the cast-on edge and ending at the end of row 4. Put sts onto a TO FINISH holder. m1.25mm needles and starting at dec 1 st. 20 Shape raglans 8 Change to yarn A and work in this yarn and 21 in st st from now on. use A and k from holders as folls: 23 9 Work this dec row on every RS row until 28[30:32:34] sts from Back. 10 dec 1 st. k2. p1: rep from * to end. k2. Cont straight in stripe pattern as set until 19 Sleeve measures 27[29:32:35]cm. k1. working in the colours as set 18 in the stripe pattern. Row 3: Using yarn C. 3 Row 2: Using yarn B. k to last 4 sts. dec 1 st. 6 Change to 4mm needles and work 6 rows in 16 the stripe pattern as for the Back and Front. 55[57:61:63] sts. cast on 13 39[41:43:45] sts.25mm needles. ending with a RS row. 82[86:94:98] sts. k1: rep from * to end. Row 1 (RS): *K1. 15 ending with a WS row. 28[30:32:34] sts from Front and row. Weave in ends. purl. ● 28 11 29 82 knittingmag. m1. dec 1 st. 12 SLEEVES (MAKE 2) 5 With yarn A and 3. p2.indd 82 19/12/2016 14:47 . *k1. With 3. Put sts on to a holder. Row 2: K1. 4 Rep the last 4 rows until work measures 16[19:24:28]cm. Inc for arms as follows: Arm inc row (RS): K1. ending with a WS from Sleeve.

15 Shape armholes 28[30:31:32:33:34] sts. rep from * to end.** shapings. cm in 1 Instructions 2 ABE BY LISA RICHARDSON 1 3 st using 4mm needles. side of Front neck.25mm needles and C.indd 83 19/12/2016 14:47 . then on 2[2:2:2:2:2] x 50g balls in 684 Bluebird (A) foll 4 alt rows. 27[29:30:31:32:33] sts and turn. dec 1 st at neck edge Rows 13 to 16: Using yarn A. then on foll 12[13:14:14:15:14] 10 row. 11 Change to 4mm needles. 8[9:10:11:11:12] sts. this applies to all sizes. 28[30:31:32:33:34] sts. Rows 5 to 8: Work in A. k st on holder at base of TENSION Work each side of neck separately. 14 Figures in square brackets refer to larger Cont straight until Back meas Cast off rem 4[5:5:6:6:6] sts. p2. then on 0[0:0:0:0:1] foll 4th row and 4 69[73:75:77:79:81] sts. slip centre 23[25:25:25:27:27] obtain correct tension. work 2 tog. 2 BACK Using 3. Row 1 (RS): K2. wool. 6 YOU WILL NEED Keeping patt correct. rep from * to end. ending with RS Join right shoulder seam using back stitch. Rows 9 to 12: Work in C. patt With RS facing.25mm needles facing for next row. until there are 7[8:8:9:9:9] sts on right needle pick up and k34[38:38:38:42:42] sts down left and turn. on next[next:2nd:2nd:2nd:2nd] and foll dec[dec:inc:dec:inc:dec] 1 st at end of last 1[1:0:0:0:0] row. edge of next 2 rows. sizes: where there is only one set of figures 21[22. 9 Keeping patt correct. ending with RS facing for next row.5:14:14. cast on FRONT 6 70[74:74:78:78:82] sts. sts on to a holder. 5 3 to 16 throughout.5]cm. or mattress stitch if preferred. alt rows. 1[1:1:1:1:1] x 50g ball in 699 Iceberg (C) 13[13. MAKING UP 17 2[2:2:2:2:2] x 50g balls in 672 Dawn (B) Cont straight until armhole meas Press according to ball band instructions. rejoin yarns and patt to last 2 sts. To fit: age 2[3:4:5:6:7] years row.com 83 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. as folls: Work 1 row. using the Cont straight until Front matches Back to 12 Fairisle technique.5]cm. 45[49:51:53:55:57] sts. reversing 5 shapings.5:15:15. v-neck and mark it with a coloured thread.5:27:28. patt These 2 rows form rib. using smaller needles and A.5:24:25. leaving rem 3 Cont in rib in stripes as folls: sts on a holder. reversing Rowan Baby Merino Silk DK 66% Merino 16 next 2 rows. working Chart rows 1 and beg of shoulder shaping. slip centre st on to a holder. Work as given for Back to **. Divide for Front neck 7 Row 2: P2. AT THE SAME TIME dec 1 st at armhole Break off C and join in B. *k2. Shape shoulder 13 SIZES which is worked entirely in st st beg with a k Cast off 4[4:5:5:5:6] sts at beg of next row. 18 1 pair 4mm needles Shape shoulders and back neck Neckband Note: Yarn amounts given are based on Next row (RS): Cast off 4[4:5:5:5:6] sts. ABBREVIATIONS SEE PAGE 89 Complete to match first side. leaving rem sts on a holder. 20 24 sts and 28 rows to 10cm over patterned st Cast off 3 sts at beg of next row. 7 1 pair 3. ending with RS 2 once only and then repeating Chart rows facing for next row. pick up and k34[38:38:38:42:42] sts up right ▼ 8 21 22 23 9 24 25 10 26 27 28 11 29 knittingmag. Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to With RS facing. cast off 5 sts at beg of Complete to match first side. 34% silk (approx 135m per 50g) Dec 1 st at each end of next 3 rows. 19 average requirements and are approximate. cont in patt from Chart. Next row (RS): Work 2 tog. 8 Rows 3 and 4: Work in C. Cast off rem 4[5:5:6:6:6] sts. Beg and ending rows as indicated. *p2. ending with RS With RS facing. rejoin yarns and patt 4 to end. then on foll 4 alt rows. facing for next row. 59[63:65:67:69:71] sts. Work each side of neck separately. k2.

rib to end. work 2 tog. Join left shoulder and neckband seam. k across 23[25:25:25:27:27] sts 3 on Back holder. k marked st. pick up and k70[74:78:78:82:82] sts evenly all 11 round armhole edge. Keeping rib correct. 87[99:99:99:107:107] sts. 4 Row 1 (WS): *P2. p marked st.cm in 1 Instructions 2 side of Front neck. then pick up and k3 sts up left side of Back neck. **k2. p marked st. Beg with row 2. 7 Row 3: Rib to within 2 sts of marked st. work in rib as given for Back 12 for 6 rows. k2. rep from ** to end.indd 84 19/12/2016 14:47 . work 2 tog tbl. 5 p2. ● 13 14 15 6 16 17 7 18 19 20 8 21 (14 [14½: 15½: 16: 17: 17½] in) 22 35 [37: 39: 41: 43: 45] cm 23 9 24 25 10 26 29 [30. dec[inc:inc:inc:dec:dec] 1 st at centre.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. p2. p2. 2 This row sets position of rib. using smaller needles and A. rep from * to within 2 sts of marked st. 97[109:109:109:117:117] sts. 5 Cast off in rib (on WS). rib to end. 10 Armhole borders (both alike) 4 With RS facing. ending with WS facing for next row. then row 2 8 again. still decreasing either side of marked st as before. ending with WS facing for next row. work 2 tog tbl. 9 Cast off in rib (on WS). work 2 tog. and 3 sts down right side 1 of Back neck.5: 31. cont as folls: 6 Row 2: Rib to within 2 sts of marked st. 3 Rep last 2 rows once more.5: 32: 33: 34] cm 27 (11½ [12: 12½: 12½: 13: 13½] in) 28 11 29 84 knittingmag.

15 2 dc in next dc. Finish every row with 1 sl st in 1st ch from 2 x 50g balls in 8783 Forget-me-not (A) beg of round. 14 Round 9: * 1 dc in each of the first 7 dc. 1 ch. 1 tr in 22 Neck warmer: ch-sp = chain-space next ch. Round 2: 2dc in every dc (12 dc). then work with yarn A until 6mm crochet hook piece measures 17[18:19]cm. Rounds 4. 2 dc 4 in next dc. 17 Work 5 rounds with yarn B. Worked in the round on 6mm hook with 8 To fit age: 3-5[6-9:10-12] years Use larger or smaller hook if necessary to yarn A. Fasten it to the top of the hat. Hat measures 20[21:22]cm. 24 (approx 75m per 50g) Replace first dc at beg of every round with 1 Fasten off when piece measures 12cm. Work 5 rounds 27 Note: Yarn amounts given are based on with light grey green. 10 Round 4: * 1 dc in each of the first 2 dc. 35% alpaca PATTERN NOTES Notes). repeat from * (60 dc). 1 sl st in ch-sp with 4 ch from beg of round – i. Round 7: * 1 dc in each of the first 5 dc. repeat from * (36 dc). work 4 ch (= 1 tr + 1 ch). 28 11 29 knittingmag. 6 Round 11: Work 1 dc in every dc but inc 16 1[4:7] dc evenly. * 1 tr in next ch-sp. repeat from * (30 dc). YOU WILL NEED Then work rounds with tr and ch (see Pattern Drops Nepal 65% wool. repeat from * (24 dc). 25 1 x 50g ball in 7120 Light Grey Green (B) 10 6mm crochet hook Stripes 26 Neck warmer: Start with yarn A. work 6dc in ch-ring (6 dc). 13 Round 8: * 1 dc in each of the first 6 dc.e.com 85 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. Crochet 156 loose ch and form a ring with 1 50-52[52-54:54-58]cm sl st in first ch. ● Hat: ch. 7 18 POMPOM Make 1 pompom with yarn B with a diameter 19 of 8cm. Round 6: * 1 dc in each of the first 4 dc.indd 85 19/12/2016 14:47 . repeat from * the entire round One size: 60cm x 12cm sl st = slip stitch and finish with 1 sl st in ch-sp with 4 ch from 23 For more abbreviations see page 89 9 beg of round. 61[64:67] dc. 2 dc in next dc. 8 and 12 are 2 x 50g balls in 8783 Forget-me-not worked in yarn B. Continue to work 1 dc in every dc until piece measures 17[18:19]cm. 2 dc 11 in next dc. 21 To fit head circumference: obtain correct tension. repeat from * (54 dc). Round 10: * 1 dc in each of the first 8 dc. 2 dc 5 in next dc. repeat from * (48 dc). finish 5 round with 1 tr in last ch-sp (= ch-sp with 4 2 ch from previous round). 2 dc in next dc. Round 5: * 1 dc in each of the first 3 dc. SIZES TENSION NECK WARMER 20 Hat 13dc/tr to 10cm. 1 ch. repeat from * (42 dc). 9 Round 3: * 1 dc in first dc. Fasten off. repeat from * (18 dc). 2 dc 12 in next dc. * skip 1 ch. repeat from *. work alternately 6 on RS and WS to make a nice finish on round (see diagram below). skip 4 1 ch-space (= last ch from previous round). cm in 1 Instructions 2 GARDEN PLAY BY DROPS DESIGN 1 3 Rounds with tr and ch Work every round with tr and ch as follows: With WS facing. ABBREVIATIONS Work 4 ch (= 1 tr + 1 ch). average requirements and are approximate. 2dc in next dc. 7 HAT 3 Round 1: Work 4ch on 6mm hook with yarn 8 A and form a ring with 1 sl st in first ch.

tr in next tr. Repeat rows 3-5 for pattern until piece measures approximately 110. cut A and C only. remove 22 For more abbreviations see page 89 marker. by Leisure Arts 28 11 29 86 knittingmag. do not cut 7 B (111 sts). place marker in second ch from hook for edging placement. yo and When instructed to work in free loops of work 3tr in last row. (2tr in next tr. 18 Use larger or smaller hook if necessary to EDGING obtain correct tension. tr in next tr. tr in next ch) 2 twice. tr2tog. tr evenly across to last row. tr in next tr. yo and draw through 2 loops Free loops of a chain 3tr in first row. *(tr2tog. tr2tog. join with slip st to first dc. (image 2) ch. 24 Measure one point-to-point repeat by placing the ruler from the centre of one peak increase to the centre of the next 25 peak increase. hard surface. (2tr in 5 37. tr in 12 last st changing to B. tr2tog. tr in 14 Any aran weight yarn Work the last stitch to within one step of last st changing to yarn C. repeat from * across to last 3 sts. work in loop indicated by arrow beginning ch (see Pattern Notes). tr evenly across to last row. tr in next ch) twice. two rows to 12cm in as a WS row. *(tr2tog. tr in next tr) twice. Measuring your ripple blanket finish off. tr in next ABBREVIATIONS tr) twice. tr in Note: Yarn amounts given are based on 16 are carried loosely along the sides and are last st changing to A. tr2tog. (2tr in next tr. leave 20 next 2 sts): *yo. tr in next tr) twice. *(tr2tog. tr2tog. *(tr2tog. tr2tog. average requirements and are approximate. working in end of rows. ch112. *(tr2tog. *(tr2tog.5cm (43½in) 17 TENSION 1 from beginning ch. YOU WILL NEED Changing colour repeat from * across to last 3 sts. turn. tr in next tr) twice. tr in next tr) twice. (2tr in next tr. tr in next tr) twice. 10 Measure the height of your tension square 26 by placing the ruler from the bottom of Pattern taken from the centre stitch of a peak increase to the Sweet Stripes for highest point of the swatch. work 8 pull up a loop. 4 Row 3: Ch2. Approx 576m (350g) teal (A) completion. tr in next tr) twice. skip first one tr). tr in next tr. turn. crocheted over when working the edging. hook new yarn (image 1) and Row 5: Ch2. (2tr in next tr. Baby by Becky 27 Measure the width of your tension square or Stevens. tr2tog. 8 Row 2: Ch2 (counts as first st. tr in next tr) twice. do not cut previous tr) twice. tr in next 13 of the highest peak. tr) twice.25cm. 5 tr in next ch. Note: Loop a short piece of yarn around any 3 stitch to mark row 1 as RS. ch2. 7 pattern. tr in next tr) twice. tr2tog. turn. repeat from * across to last 3 sts. insert hook in next st. yo and last st unworked. now and throughout). tr in next ch) twice.indd 86 19/12/2016 14:47 . ending by working row 5 20sts to 15.5 x 113cm (34½ x 44½in) the bottom of the lowest valley to the top next tr. tr2tog = treble crochet 2 together (uses repeat from * across to last 3 sts. tr2tog. Unused colours repeat from * across to last 3 sts. 4 Row 1 (RS): Tr2tog beginning in third ch from hook (2 skipped chs count as first st). SIZE The length of the afghan is measured from Row 4: Ch2. (2tr in next tr. (2tr in next ch. tr2tog. (2tr in Approx 576m (350g) white (B) draw through all loops on hook. (2tr in next tr. (2tr in 9 next tr. 21 on hook. working in free loops of draw through all 3 loops on hook (counts as a chain. ● Lay your piece on a flat. tr in 10 last st changing to A. work 3tr PATTERN NOTES 2 23 9 in last row. (2tr in 19 next tr. tr in next 11 tr) twice. tr in next 15 Approx 576m (350g) aqua (C) At the end of each row. work 3tr in first row. tr in next tr. 6 5mm crochet hook colour unless specified. tr in next tr) twice. repeat from 6 * across to last 3 chs. turn. published blanket from straight edge to straight edge.cm in 1 Instructions 2 GENTLE WAVES BY BECKY STEVENS 1 3 BLANKET With B.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. tr in next tr) twice. tr in next tr) twice. tr2tog. repeat from * once more. (2tr in next ch. next tr. tr in last ch changing to C (see Pattern Note). turn. With A. working in end of rows. tr in each ch across to marked ch.

4 Round 2: (K1. 5 Cont in patt until mitt meas approx 11. 12 Cast off using a stretchy method. p1) around.5 sts and 16 rows to 10cm over cable 20 rib pattern. turn. 16% synthetic Set of 5mm double-pointed needles OR (approx 110m per 100g) 17 5mm circular needle 80-100cm long for 2 x 100g balls in shade 19 magic loop method 1 pair 8mm knitting needles 7 Tapestry needle Cable needle 18 Note: Yarn amounts given are based on Note: Yarn amounts given are based on average requirements and are approximate. then p2 from cn ▼ 28 11 29 knittingmag. p1. p2. k2. 15 YOU WILL NEED Weave in ends.5cm 2 (4½in). They look really T3F = slip the first 2 sts on to a cable needle great on the inside too. taking cable needle care not to twist sts. These two rounds set broken rib pattern. pattern with 8mm needles. (10in) in depth. p1) around. so you may want to and hold at the front. 9 working first two sts tightly. To pick your side. T5B = slip the first 2 sts on to a cable needle 27 Pm to mark start of round. cm in 1 Instructions 2 AFTER THE STORM FINGERLESS MITTS MOLLY COWL 1 BY CHRISTINE BOGGIS BY RICO DESIGN 3 Round 1: Knit. SIZE To fit average woman’s hands Next rnd: (K1. Cont in patt until mitt meas approx 20cm (8in). ABBREVIATIONS SEE PAGE 89 ABBREVIATIONS 22 C6B = slip the first 3 sts on to a cable PATTERN NOTE needle and hold at the back. Next rnd: Knit. join in the round 14 SIZE and pm to mark start of round. 7 Rnd 1: K to last st before marker. then k3 23 9 These mittens are simple enough for from the cable needle absolute beginners to knit. Make thumbhole 6 You will now work back and forth on circular needles as if on straight. then k2 from the 24 use that as your right side.indd 87 19/12/2016 14:48 . ending with rnd 2.com 87 K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. p1) around. 5 TO FINISH 13 With RS facing. 19 TENSION TENSION 20 sts and 30 rows to 10cm over broken 15. obtain correct tension. 8 Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to Use larger or smaller needles if necessary to 21 obtain correct tension. ● 6 Debbie Bliss Falkland Aran 100% wool YOU WILL NEED Rico Design Creative Gloworm 54% acrylic. ending with rnd 2. k3. and continue working in the round for the rest of the 10 pattern. pick up and knit 10 sts on each side of thumbholes. then p1 from the 25 stitches for the thumbhole. 11 These two rounds set patt. average requirements and are approximate. Close thumbhole Next rnd: K to end. cable needle just make sure the one you like best is facing T3B = slip the next st on to a cable needle out when you come to pick up and knit and hold at the back. 3 Cont as set until mitt meas approx 17cm 8 (6½in). 4 Next rnd: (K1. and hold at the back. then k3 from the Cast on 32 sts and join in the round. Rnd 2: (K1. 16 (approx 180m per 100g) 1 x 100g hank in Teal 10 30% wool. then join in the round. k3. 68cm (26¾in) in circumference by 25cm Cast off knitwise.p1) to end. cable needle 10 T5F = slip the first 3 sts on to a cable needle 26 MITT (MAKE 2) and hold at the front.

p1: rep 11 from * to end. Weave in ends.cm in 1 Instructions 2 MB = make bobble (on WS rows). Row 2: *K5. knit into 1 the front and back of the next stitch (3 3 sts). p3. T5B. p1: rep been completed. k2. ● 17 7 18 Pattern Key 19 20 8 21 22 23 9 24 25 10 26 27 28 11 29 88 knittingmag. from * to end.indd 88 19/12/2016 14:48 . MB. ending with a WS row. k2. k8. *m1. k3 (100 sts). (p3. 7 Work the following Cable Pattern using the written or charted instructions: 3 Row 1 (RS): P2. p3. p5. p8. p3. k1: rep from Sew side seams together. T5B. k1: rep from * 4 to last 2 sts. T5F. k4) twice. k2: rep from from * to last 3 sts. k11: rep Row 10: *K3. p3: rep TO FINISH 16 from * to end. p1: rep from 5 * to end. 6 Row 11: P2. p3. p3. k4. *P2. T3F. *p1. p2. k3. Row 6: *K1. p4. k2. Knit 4 rows. C6B. to last 2 sts. k1: rep from * * to last 2 sts. T5B. k3. *T3B. 15 * to last 2 sts. p3. *k2tog. p4. k1. 6 Next row (inc) (WS): K14. p3. p3. T3B. k8. T5B. k2: rep from * to last 9 2 sts. (turn and knit these 3 sts) 3 times. T3F. p6. *p1. k2. *p2. p5: rep 8 from * to end. k6. k5. k12: rep from * to last 2 sts. p3. Next row (dec) (RS): K13. T5F. p6. Rep these 12 rows until 3 full patt reps have 14 Row 9: P2. k3. k5. cast on 100 sts. T5F. Cast off on the WS. T5F. p3: rep from * to end. p2. Row 3: P2. p2. MB. k2. T3B. Row 5: P2. turn and slip 1 st. k2 sts together then pass the slipped st over. p2: rep 12 from * to last 2 sts. Row 7: P2. p2. 4 For more abbreviations see page 89 5 COWL 2 With 8mm needles.com K164_P52-88_Pattern instructions. p2. p4. 13 Row 8: *K1. k1. Knit 4 rows. k2. 10 Row 4: *K3. k2. k2 (107 sts). *T3F. Row 12: *K5. p2.

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