Australian Knitting5 min read
For Casting On in Spring and Summer
It’s time to shake off the heavy yarn and chunky knits. You need to get to work on your warm weather projects because spring is around the corner and before you know it you’ll be basking in ‘splashes of sunshine’. Here are a few seasonal trends to he
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Snuggy Bugs Singlet
• 1 (1, 2, 2) x 50gm 4 ply balls Waikiwi blended Merino Alpaca Possum, in shade #452 • 2.75mm knitting needles • 3.25mm straight needles • Stitch holder and marker To Fit Age, approximately: Newborn (3, 6-9, 12-18) months Finished Chest 38 (43,
Australian Knitting3 min read
Bonnie Beret
• 1 (2) x 50gm balls Aran Tweed in shade #87 • 4mm knitting needles • 4.5mm knitting needles • Cable needle To fit: 2-4, 6-8 years Hat circumference 44 (50) cm C2R – slip 1 st to cable needle and hold at back of work, k1, k1 from cable needle C
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Warm And Fuzzy
At some point, each of us has had the dreadful realisation that a treasured jumper has ended up in the washing machine, or worse still, in the clothes dryer. The end result is always a much thicker jumper usually several sizes smaller! So rather than
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Tweed Jacket
• 4 (6, 7, 9) 50gm balls Aran Tweed in shade #82 • 4 buttons or toggles • 4mm knitting needles • 4.5mm knitting needles • Stitch holder and markers • 4mm crochet hook for button loops To fit: 56 (61, 66, 71) cm Finished fit Chest: 61 (67, 73, 79) cm
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Inca Wrap
11 x 50gm Patons Inca 10mm knitting needles Wool sewing needle Large crochet hook for attaching fringe Width 50 x 150 cm 11 sts to 10cm in width over patt, using 10mm needles Using 10mm needles, cast on 56 sts. Knit 4 rows garter st. Row
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Striped Front Waistcoat
• 7 (8, 9, 10, 11) 50gm balls Heather DK in shade #209 (MC) • 1 ball each of #204 (A) and #207 (B) • 5 buttons • 3.5mm knitting needles • 4mm knitting needles • Stitch markers To fit Chest: 76-117cm Finished fit Chest: 81 (91, 102, 112, 122)
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Night or Day Vest
• 4 x balls Knitalpaca ‘Softa’ 100% alpaca, or ‘Surindulgence’ suri alpaca yarn • Decorative button, brooch or scarf pin for closure • 5.5mm knitting needles • 5mm crochet hook One size fits all 17 sts by 23 rows to 10cm on 5.5mm needles Using
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Cables and Lace Vest
6 (8, 9, 10, 11) x 50gm balls Heather DK 100% NZ Wool in shade #207 3.75mm knitting needles 4mm knitting needles Cable needle Stitch markers Small (Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large) Bust 81 (94, 104, 124.5, 132) cm Length of Back 54.5 (
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Man’s Rib Texture Jumper
• 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 Cleckheaton Country 8 ply 50gm balls • 4.00mm knitting needles • 3.25mm circular knitting needle • Wool sewing needle To fit chest: 85, 95, 105, 115, 125 cm Finished fit: 105, 115, 125, 135, 145 cm Length: 70, 71, 72, 73,
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Escape Jacket
• 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20 x 50gm balls Escape DK in shade 191 • 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16 x 50gm balls Escape DK in shade 189 • 8 buttons • 4.00mm knitting needles • 3.25mm knitting needles • 3.25mm 80cm Circular Needle To fit: 81-86, (91-97, 102-10
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Shawl-Cardi
• 11, 15, 20 balls 50gm Heather DK 100% NZ Wool in shade #203 • 1 kilt pin and 3 beads for flower or a clasp • 3.75mm knitting needles • 4mm knitting needles • 3mm crochet hook • Knitting markers To fit: Small, Medium/Large, X-Large Width of
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Flower Belt
• Leftover yarn – Kauni 100% wool • 4mm crochet hook • 3 x 6cm metal closed rings • 7 x 2cm metal closed rings One size fits most, but if you would like a larger size, crochet the last chain lengths longer. Large ring: Make 3 Ch 88 stitches aro
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Shadow Rib Sweater
• 8 (9, 10, 12, 13) 50gm balls Heather DK in shade #202 (MC) • 3 (3, 4, 4, 4) 50gm balls in shade #204 (A) • 2 (3, 3, 3, 4) 50gm balls in shade #209 (B) • 2 (2, 2, 3, 3) 50gm balls in shade #205 (C) • 4mm circular needle 80cm long for Shadow Rib
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Patchwork Throw
• 15 x 50gm balls Noro Silk Garden or Kureyon • 7 x balls Jo Sharp Classic DK colour 351 Muscat • 5.00mm knitting needles • 6.00mm knitting needle • 2 x 5.00mm circular needles 80cm or 100cm • Wool sewing needle 105 x 145 cm 17 sts by 10cm ov
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Mittens With Purl Ridger
• 1 ball of each colour 50gm Patons Classic Totem 8 ply C1 – purple; C2 – red; C3 – green • 4.00mm knitting needles • Wool sewing needle To fit: 2 to 4 years, 6 to 8 years, 10 years to adult Actual fit: 13, 14, 16 cm 22 sts by 30 rows over stock
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Red Pullon Top
• 8 (13, 16, 19) 50gm balls Filatura Di Crosa Zara 100% extrafine Superwash Merino wool in colour #1466 Red • 3.5mm knitting needles • 4mm knitting needles • 3.5mm circular needle • Cable needle • Tapestry needle • Stitch marker Sizes: Small (
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Latticed Scarf
2 balls Zara MC for Lattice 2 part balls Zara C1 and C2 for flowers 4.5mm crochet hook 150cm We have used 4.50mm hook - use a larger or smaller hook as desired to achieve the drape you are happy with. After completing lattice make 10 flowers and
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Angora Mittens
• 2 x 25gm balls Anny Blatt Angora Super 70% angora, 30% wool • 4 short 4.00mm double ended needles • Stitch markers Size: 18cm hand circumference, 21cm long M1 = Make 1, lift horizontal loop between sts. Place on left hand needle and knit int
Australian Knitting6 min read
Bobble Vest
• 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 x 50gm balls Cleckheaton Country Wide • 6.50mm knitting needles • 7.00mm knitting needles • 6.50mm double-pointed knitting needles • 2 stitch holders • Wool sewing needle To Fit Bust: 70, 75-80, 85-90, 95-100, 105-110 cm Actu
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Persia Chunky Sweater
• 8 (9, 10, 11, 12, 13) x 50gm balls Persia Chunky shade 397 • 6 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11) x 50gm balls Persia Chunky shade 396 • 5.5mm knitting needles • 4.5mm knitting needles • Stitch holders To fit bust: 81/86 (91/97, 102/107,112/117, 122/127, 132/1
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Vest with Lace Panels
• 8 (8, 9, 9, 10, 10) 50gm balls 10 ply ARAN TWEED shade #84 • 4mm knitting needles • 4.5mm knitting needles • 3 stitch holders • 6 markers • 1 button To Fit: 81 (86, 91, 96, 102, 107) cm Finished fit Bust 87 (91, 97, 103, 107, 113) cm Garment
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Rib Jumper
• Panda Regal 4 ply 50g balls x 8, 9, 10, 11 • 3.25mm knitting needles. • 3.25mm circular knitting needle. • Stitch holder. • Wool needle. Size: S 8-10, M 12-14, L 16-18, XL 20-22 Finish fit: 88, 98, 110, 120 cm Length: 70, 71, 72, 73 cm Sleeve
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Kids in Colour
• Patons Dreamtime 8 ply 50g balls • Two Colourways 1, 2, 2, 2 x balls of 1st Colour (C1, 2956) or (C1, 2952) 1, 2, 2, 2 x balls of 2nd Colour (C2, 2953) or (C2, 2955) 1, 2, 2, 2 x balls of 3rd Colour (C3, 2943) or (C3, 2957) • 4.00mm knittin
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Grey Jacket
• 10 (13, 16, 19) 50gm balls Filatura Di Crosa Zara in colour #1494 • 5 (7, 9, 11) 25gm balls Filatura Di Crosa Baby Kid in colour #509 • 4 grey square buttons, two 3cm and two 4cm, each side • 5mm knitting needles • 6mm knitting needles • Tapes
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Felted Clutch Bag
Knitted machine washed • 1 x ball Brown Pure wool chunky 14 ply • Scrap Red pure wool 8 ply • Scrap Purple pure wool 8 ply 8mm needle Pre felt size width 28cm x height 23cm Row 1: In Brown yarn ch21, dc in 2nd ch from hook and each chain to
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Scalloped Scarf and Hat
• 1 x 100gram 12 ply Tailored Strands 100% Alpaca Claret (#255) MC • 1 x 100gram 12 ply Tailored Strands 100% Alpaca Cyclamen (#354) C1 • 1 x 100gram 12 ply Tailored Strands 100% Alpaca Dusty Pink (#258) C2 • 6.00mm double pointed needle set • 7.
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