Knitting Missen

DTCraft& t Design workshop Sale, Cheshire Dyeing using indigo and woad with Debbie Tomkies. Visit www.cttcrafts.co.uk or call 0161718 3818 for more information. Exploring co lour with Heike Cittins. Visit www.stashfineyarns. com or call 01244 389310 for more information. Ma nfie I d Crafts work s h op Rushden Professional finishing techniques with Erica Pask. Visit www. manf ie I dcrafts. com or call 01933 314920 for more information. Spin A Yarn workshops Bovey Tracey, Devon Knittingwith...

Sleeves And Paws

Cast on 4 sts with Powder Bluefor top edge. St st 2 rows. Inclstat beg and end of next 2 rows. 8 sts Caston2stsat beg of next 2 rows for underarm. inc row Kl, inc 1, Kl to end, 16 sts St st 5 rows, P 1st dec row Kl, k2tog, Next row Purl. 2nd dec row Kl, k2tog, Kl, SKPO twice, Kl. 8 sts Next row Purl. Cast off for paw end. MAKE 2 PIECES Cast on 11 sts with Powder Blue, Next row Inc knitwise into every stto end. 22 sts Cast off knitwise. Cast on 10 sts with Oatmeal for back edge and st st 2 rows,...

Final Measurements

Stylecraft Sirocco

So, you can't pryyourteen out of her hoodie even inthemiddleofsummer. What do you do Knit a cool alternative Knitted from a cotton linen yarn, this is one hoodie that will be wearable on even the hottest days and its bold colour is ideal fbrteens who love to stand out from the crowd. Teens who are good knitters could knit it themselves. This is an easy project to knit as it doesn't have a complicated stitch pattern and has quite simple shaping, says designer Ruth Maddock, The main yarn forthis...

Debor

We'd love to hear from you Write to us at Dear Debora, Simply Knitting, Future, 30 Monmouth Street Bath BAI 2BW or email simpiyknitting futurenet.com Nathaniel the lonely pirate ended up with a woolly family. Nathaniel the lonely pirate ended up with a woolly family. The writer of each letter we print here will receive acopyofPatons Woolcraft and a pair of 4mm bamboo needles, courtesy of our friends at Coats Crafts UK. Send us your snaps To make sure your pictures lookgood ir print, follow...

Shape Shoulders And Back Neck

Simply Knitting

Cast off 4 5 6 6 7 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Next row RS Cast off4 5 6 6 7 sts, patt until there are 8 8 8 10 11 sts on right needle and With RSfacing, rejoin appropriate yarn to rem sts, cast off centre 33 33 35 35 37 sts, patt to end. Complete to match first side, reversing shapings. Cast on 47 53 59 67 73 sts using 3 mm Work in moss st as given for backfor 5 rows, Row 6 WS Moss st 5 sts and slip these stsonto a holder, Ml, P2 2 5 2 5 sts, p2tog P5, p2tog Change to4mm needles. Join inyarn B....

Long Sleeve Length

WORKED IN 1 PIECE TO ARMHOLES BODY Cast on 223 243 263 283 303 323 StS using 4mm needles or a 4mm circular needle if required andthethumb method. Row a Knit, Row 2 Knit, Row 3 Kl, Kl,yfwd, K8, Si, k2tog, psso, KS, Row5 Kl, K2,yfwd, K7,si,k2tog psso, K7, yfwd, Kl repfrom to last 2 sts, K2. Row 7 Kl, k2tog, yfwd, Kl,yfwd, K6, si, k2tog, psso, K6, yfwd, Kl,yfwd, si, k2tog, psso rep from to last 20 sts, yfwd, Kl, yfwd, K6, si, k2tog, psso, K6,yfwd, Kl, yfwd, si, Kl, psso, Kl, Row9 Kl, K4,yfwd, K5,...

Knitting Korner

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Library

Little Bow Stitch Knitting Loom

Create something light and airy to wear this summer using one of our favourite mesh stitches. Knitting has never been cooler k2tog knit the nejit two stitches together KW2 kh it the stitch, wrapping the yarn round the needle twice KW3 knit the stitch, wrapping the yarn round the needle three times P purl p2tog pur I the next two stitches together pi pass slipped stitch ewer pwise purlwise iep s repeals R W S right wrong side it i stitchfes si slip stitch tbl through the back of Theyarn used is...

Future Pu Bushing Limited

Polestar Yarn Photo

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North Yorkshire

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Shape Shoulders

Cast off 12 13 14 14 15 16 sts at begof next 4 rows, then 12 13 13 15 15 16 sts at beg of next 2 rows. Slip rem 35 37 39 43 45 47 sts on a spare needle. Cast on 44 48 48 52 56 56 sts using 3Xmm needles. This is one way to increase bv a stitch, ana is usually abbreviated as ml. First, you need to knit the number of stitches that the pattern requires you to do before the increase. Now insert the point of the right-hand needle under the loop or line of yarn that lies between the two stitches....

Shape Top Of Hood

Patt across first 54 56 58 60 62 64 sts, turn and work on this group of sts as follows Dec 1 st at centre edge of next and every foil 3rd row 6 times, dec 1 st at cent re edge of every foil alt row 6 times, dec 1 st at centre edge of next 4 rows. Cast off 4 sts at beg of next and foil 3 alt rows. Cast off rem 26 28 30 32 34 36 sts, Rejoin yarn to rem sts at centre and work as Cast on 42 44 46 48 50 52 sts USI ng 4m m needles, and contrast, and work in st st until work meas6 in 17cm . Cast off....

Shape For Cap Sleeve

Inc 1 st at beg of next row and at same edge on foil 7 rows, 50 55 60 66 73 sts Place marker at end of last row to denote base of arm hole. Next row RS 6 ch counts as first dtr and 2 ch , tr2togintohtrat baseof6ch, 3ch, miss 2 htr, 1 dc into next htr, 3 ch, miss 2 htr, tr2tog, 5 ch and tr2tog into next htr rep from to 2 3 1 2 2 times more, 3ch, miss 3 htr, Idc into next htr, 3 ch, miss 3 htr, tr2tog, 5 ch and tr2tog into next htr repfrom to 1 0 3 3 3 timesmore rep from to 2 3 2 2 3 times more,...

Stripe Sequence

These 32 rows form the stripe sequenceandare Cast on 91 103 117 131 145 sts using 3 mm needlesandyarn A, Rowl RS Kl, P1, Kl repeat from to end. Continue in mossst for a further 3 rows, ending Row6 WS P6 5 5 5 5 p2tog, PS, p2tog 11 13 15 17 19 times, P6 5 5 5 S . Rowl RS Usingyarn B, K2 1 1 1 l ,yfwd,si 1, k2tog, psso,yfwd, K3,yfwd,sl l,k2tog, psso,yfwd repeat from to last 2 1 1 1 1 sts, K2 1 1 1 l . Row3 Usingyarn B, K5 4 4 4 4 ,yfwd, si 1, k2tog, psso,yfwd, K3,yfwd,sl 1, k2tog, psso, yfwd...

Family Tree dJjf

Patterns For Knitted Accessories

Join in daily discussion on our forum, get the latest news and special offers, plus links to the best genealogy websites. Amazing colours and high-quality natura fibres, ail served with a smile For keen knitters,there's nothing better than to waik into a shop and realise that the owner is not just a store manager, but a passionate lifelong knitter as well. That's exactly what life is like for customers of Norfolk Yarn, in Norwich. ithink our knitting knowledge is one ofthe main things that...

Left Front Border

With RSfacIng, using 3 mm needles, starting at centre back of neck pick up and knit 19 20 20 22 22 23 sts from back of neck, 88 88 92 92 97 97 sts evenly along shaped edge, 21 25 29 38 43 45 sts evenly along straight edge and 44 sts Fold sleeves In half lengthways, then placingfolds toshoulderseams, sew sleeves in position. Join side, sleeve and border seams. Sew on button and make loop to fasten see guide, right . Pin out garment to the measurement given. Cover with damp cloths and leave until...

Right Front Band

Slip 5 stson rightfront holderonto 3 gt imm needles and rejoinyarn A with WS facing. Work In moss st until band, when slightly stretched, fits up right front opening edge to neck shaping, ending with RS facingfor next row. Do NOT breakyarn. Slipst band in place. With RSfacing, using 3 mm circular needle and yarn A, work across 5 sts of rightfront band as foils cast on 56 sts, Kl, PI 28 times across these 56 sts, then mossst 5 sts of front band, now pick up and knit 45 45 47 47 49 sts up right...

How To Embroider

Cham stitch is used for details on The Champion's outfit. A series of loops, chain stitch is used for the outlines and mouths of the gingerbread men. Come out of the fabric at 1, where you want to begin, and leaving a loop, go back down again in the same hole at 2. Bring the needleout again at 3, keeping the thread under the needle. Repeat. Make a small stitch over the last loop to fix it. A series of loops, chain stitch is used for the outlines and mouths of the gingerbread men. Come out of...

Angelbear goes global

Angel Bear Melanie Smith

Now knitters around the globe can comfort children worldwide. Back in issue 64 we told you about Angelbear, which Melanie Smith set up to give sick or needy children a comforting toy. Well, the campaign has been a success -so much so that Melanie is welcoming donations of An gel bears and nominations for charities to support from anywhere in the world. Kemp Packaging of Louth are sponsoring Angelbear, making getting bears to the children even easier. Some are on their way to a charity supporti...

Knitting All Over

We'd love to see more pictures of you with Simply Knitting or even just your knitting in foreign lands. Don't forget, the sender of every letter will receive a brilliant mini knitting kit from Coats Crafts UK. Knitting All Over The World, Simply Knitting, Future, 30 Monmouth Street, Bath BA12BW Or you can email us at simplyknitting futureriet.com Karen andArlene a 'Masters'class in knitting We'd love to see more pictures of you with Simply Knitting or even just your knitting in foreign lands....

Shape Front Slope

Joining Shoulder Seams Knitting

Next row Patt until dc has been worked into last 5-ch sp and turn, leaving rem patt rep Work 4 rows, ending with RSfacingfor next row. Rep last 6 rows 3 3 3 4 4 times more, then first 2 ofthese rows again. 5 6 6 6'A 7' patt reps, Cont straight until right front matches back to Block out each piece of knitting and following the instructions on the ball band press the garment pieces. Join shoulder seams. Join side seams below markers. With RSfadngand using 3mm hook, attachyarn at base of left...

Shape Top Of Sleeve

Cast off 2 3 3 4 4 5 sts at beg of next 4 rows. Dec 1 st at each end erf next 2 alt rows. Decl stat each end erf every foil 4th row 11 Cont in patt on the rem 30 30 34 34 38 38 sts until top of sleeve meas 6 6'A 7 TA 7 8 in, 16 17 18 19 20 21 cm,cast off 4 stat beg of next 6 6 8 8 8 8 rows, cast off rem 6 6 2 2 6 6 sts. Cast on 108 112 116 120 124 128 sts using 4mm needles, and with thumb method and work in patt as given forthe back from to Until work meas 10 10 10 11 11 ll ln, 26 26 26 28 28...

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Shape Front Edge

Oversew Seam Knit

Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 4 rows. 18 sts Dec row Kl, K2tog to end. 12 sts Next row Purl Cast off for ankle edge. Cast on 10 sts with White for base edge fiic row Inc into every st to end. 20 sts St st 5 rows, Do the increases this way to get the correct stitch count. Insert the tip of the right-hand needle into the front of the stitch to knit, as you would normally when knitting a stitch. Insert the tip of the right-hand needle into the front of the stitch to knit, as you would normally...

Tying Up Loose Ends

QMyfrlend and I use different ways to sewupourwork.l liketoleavea length ofyarn hanging when off as I can then use these extra lengthsto sew up seams when I've finished. Myfriend, however, likes to use separate lengths ofyarn for sewing up, and says this is better. wonder if you can tell me who is correct Both methods can be used, dependingon your personal preference. However, although using ends ofyarn seems the neatest wayto do thin , it does have its problems. Ifyou have to The easy way to...

Bangles And

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May

Knitting with texture with Emma King, Visit www.peterjones.co. uk or call 020 7730 3434for more information. Spin A Yarn workshops Bovey Tracey, Devon Knitted jewellery with Claire Crompton 21 . Toe-up socks with Anniken Allis 25 . Visit ww w. s pinaya rn devon.co.uk or call 01626 836203 for information. Buy crafts direct from the craftsmen and women. Visit ww w.fusecrafte rs. moonfruit.com for more information. Learn how to use natural dyes at DT Craft amp Design. Learn how to use natural dyes...

Everything You Need To Get What You Want

If you are looking for someone selling a particular yarn, call the manufacturer. So, for example, if you are looking for a Stylecraftyarn, call Stylecraft, or if you are looking for a Rowan yarn, call Rowan. They can tell you your nearest stockist. Where possible we give an address and telephone number, but many small businesses are now internet-only, and so in those cases we only have a web address for those firms. In the case of common high street chains, we also list only the web addresses...

Knitting Yarns And Pattern S

Alan Dart Fotos

A full range of yam, all souiced from the UK, along with the beginnings of our pattern library are available from the sho www. BlackerDe gns.co.u Chi is the name for the Natural Fibre Company's own label products all of which are spun at our specialist mill in Cornwall. Most yarnsare in natural colours and come in Double Knitting weight. Many are also In 4-Ply while some come In Light Aran, Aran Or Chunky. Please contact us with queries or if you want something from our specialist dye plant. T...

By Marie Wallin

Rowan Siena

Pretty, light, fashionable this is the summer top that will make you take a fresh look at crochet Forget any thoughts about crochet being retro-yes, it's fab at looking vintage, but it's also brilliant for creating fashionable, modern designs, and that's what Marie Wallin has done in creatingthis pattern. The soft lilacshade and lacy details are exactly the sort of things you'll seeon the high streetthis summer Thecluster pattern at thetop section of this garment creates not only a beautiful...

Heirloom Blanket

QCanyou tell me ifthere is a mistake in the pattern I find it difficultto see when counting up lots of rows in a plain dark colour, so every j ten rows which I can keep track of I knit ' threeorfourstitches using a coloured scrap I ofyarn. These let me count up quickly and at forthe Heirloom blanket in Simply Knitting magazine issue 66, because I can not find the round to make the bobbles. I thinkthat it should be in parti ofthe pattern. 1 am looking forward togetting part 2 in the next issue....

How Tomake A Bobble

Debi Birkin Knitting Pattern

This one is smaller than the blanJket bobbles, but the technique is the same. Rounds 14,15 amp 16 Knit. Round 17 K1, k4tog tbl, yf, Kl twice, yf, K2, k2tog,yf, Kl.yf, k2togtbl, K2, yf, Kl twice, yf, k4tog rep from to end. Rounds 18,19 amp 20 Knit. Round 21 Kl, k4togtbl, yf, Kl 3 times, k2tog,yf, K3,yf k2togtbl, Kl,yf 3times, k4tog repfrom toend. Rounds 22,23 amp 24 Knit. Round 25 Kl,k4togtbl, yf Kl twice,yf k2tog,yf K5,yf k2togtbl, yf,Kl twice, yf k4tog repfrom1 toend. Rounds 26,27 amp 28 Knit....