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Sird ar, S n jggly Ti ny Tots Tender (928) lx50g 137m ball Sirdaf,Snijggly4ply White (2S1) Ix 50g 226m ball A pair of 4mm needles A 3mm crochet hook Spare needle 22 sts and 28 rows to measure 4x4in (10x10cm) over stocking stitch using 4mm needles Cast on 5 sts using 4mm needles. Next row Knit Next row Inc 1, knit to last st, inc 1. 7 sts Rep the last 2 rows until you have 11 sts. Cont in garter st until measures 3in (7.5cm) from the Next row K2tog, knitto last 2 sts, k2tog. 9 sts Next row Knit...

Braid

Cabling is the perfect way to recreate timeless interlace patterns, with superbly modern results. hetwisting, intertwining patterns of Celtic knotwork have fascinated peoplefor centuries, and cabling is the perfect way to recreatethese beautiful patterns in knitting. Instead of belngflat,astheyareon paper, knitting enables you to recreate the designs in three dimensions, crossing stitches over the top of one anotherfor real. Cabling requires a fairly plain yarn fit's to be effective. Tweedy or...

Abakhan Goodies Worth

If we choose you to be club of the month, you'll _HSS win a yarn bundle from big-brand discounter g 1mm Abakhan, worth 50, to share with all your members To tell us about your club, email us at simpiyknitting futurenet.com or write to us at Club of the Month, Simply Knitting, Future, 30 Monmouth Street, Bath BA12BW Date, time and place you meet Why you'd be a great club of the month . Email us at simplyknitting futurenet.com or post your completed form to Club of the Month, Simply Knitting,...

How To Cast On Extra

Casting on in the middle of your work is a fab way to create shape. At the start of the row, cast on the stitches using the cable method (page 82). Keep going until you have cast on the required number of stitches. My cosmetics roll has been adapted to hold all my knitting 'knicknacks'. A bargain in the sales at 70p and a wonderful way ofkeepingall bitstogether ZjpD ftSft -and it's easily portable. useful technique for shapingyour knitting, for example under the armson a top-down jumper. The...

September

Miriam McDonald brings you the latest in knitting news, gossip and products., Study shows Hirta's Soay sheep are getting smaller. An ancient breed indeed, Soay sheep are thought to have been in Britain before the Romans or Vikings landed. The wild flockon Hirta, one of the St Kilda islands, has been studied since 1985, and scientists have found that, in that time, successive generations have got smaller, with shorter legs. The culprit Global warming. In the past, cold winters killed off...

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Border For Front Neck And Straps

Usingyarn B, work 110 115 115 120 ch sts, now work 51 61 61 71 si sts along the neckline edge st over st , and work another 110 115 115 120 Next row Work 134 144 144 154 dc, 3 dc tog, Cont in dcfor 3 3 5 5 more rows, each time working 3 dc tog at centre of row to form the V. Usingyarn B, work 135 140 140 145 ch sts, work 130 140 160 170 si sts across the arm hole and back edges, then work 135 140 140 145 ch StS. 400 420 440 460 sts Work in dc st over stjfor 4 4 6 6 rows. Fasten off. Sew the...

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Please reserve deliver a copy of Simply Knitting on a regular basis, commencing with the next issue, for Holly Giselle Hilden produceda circus-themed collection. Our visit to the Bath Spa University degree show this year was filled with fabulous colour and texture One o mma Beischer's superb cat jumpers. Charlotte Dodd s ioivs how 3D crochet can be. Students from the Creative Arts and Fine Art courses at Bath Spa University worked on themes and pieces on every scale imaginable, producing an...

Unleash The Designer Within

Tog K2tog P3sso

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Shape Cap Sleeves

Taking extra sts into patt, inc 1 st at each end of next 4 RS rows. Now inc 1 st at each end of next 3 rows. Finally cast on 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 115 121 127 133 139 145 sts Cont straight until work measures 19'A 20 20 20 21 2l1 2 in, 49 51 51 52 54 54 cm from beg,ending aftera purl row. Next row Work across 38 40 43 45 47 50 sts, turn. Dec 1st at neck edge on next 5 rows, then on the 2 foil alt rows, 31 33 36 38 40 43 sts Work 2 rows straight. NOTE work 3 rows here on right half Cast...

Knitting All Over

Debora says What a beautiful shadeof blue both the iceberg and your scarf are, and now you can get a woolly reminder of your arctic trip out of the wardrobe every time winter rolls a round. Your hands must have been very chilly without gloves, though-the last thing a knitter needs is frostbitten fingers That would put a stop toall the fun. We'd love to see more pictures of you with gt Simpiy Knitting or even just your knitting in foreign lands. Don't forget, the sender of every letter will...

Glitter Girl I Hairband

3 x 50g 100m balls A pair of 414mm needles A pair of 4mm needles 24stsand 29 rows to measure 4x4in LOx 10cm over stock i ng stitch using4mm needles Cast on 53 stson ffimm needles. St st 5 rows. Next row Knit, to make a told line. Next2rowsKnit. Next row Kl, sl 1 purl wise, Kl repeatfrom to end. NextrowKl'yf, si l,yb, Kl repeatfrom to end. Next row Kl, si 1 purl wise, Kl repeatfrom1 to end. NextrowKl'yf, si l,yb,Kl repeatfrom to end. Repeatfrom to seven more times. Change to4mm needles, st st...

Shape Back Neck

Knitting Cr3r

Next row RS Patt 14 15 17 19 20 sts and turn, Keeping patt correct, dec 1 st at neck edge of next So you can re-use this pattern, we've colour-coded the sizing instructions. Simpiyfollowour colour-coded measurements and you're off Join theyokeseam at the back of the top so the front of the garment stays neat. Ifyoucan'tfindyour cable needle, a sock needle will make a good substitute. Work 3 rows, ending with RSfacingfor next row. With RS facing, rejoin yarn to rem sts, cast off centre 32 32 34...

Armhole Ribbing

With RSfacingand using 234mm needles and yarn A pick up and k nit 70 sts on either side of Work 12 rows of K2, P2 rib in A, cast off in rib Join side seams, carefully matching the check NOTE This bag could easily be lined in a brightly coloured fabric to give it more stability it could also be decorated with beadsor buttons or even a tasselled edge. Cast on 68 sts using 234mm needles and yarn B and work in K2, P2 ribfor 14 rows. Change to 3 gt imm needles and, usingyarn A, work insist for 26...

Patterns

King Cole Smooth DK Flirty boiero or pretty cardigan Pattern code 3111 Aclassicshapeand asimpleyet effective eyelet lace pattern makethis bolero and cardigan a fun and versatile addition to a summer wardrobe. Designed to fit bust sizes from 32-44in 81-112cm , each of the two designs uses just three to five balls of King Cole Smooth DK, so it costs less than 20 to knit the largest size. Theyarn is available in 12 colours, including practical neutrals, pretty pastels and bolder shades like the...

Designing A Jumper

J want to makea 'jumper from scratch ' am unsure how to calculate how to work the sleeves and the armholes. Do you have any advice Yvonne Jones via email Deslgnlngormodifylnga pattern to suit your own tasteor needs Isafun,If challenging, process. The calculationsforthe shaping are a bit too complex to explain here, so we recommend you equip yourselfwrth a book which will wa Ik you through each stepDesign Your Own Knits by Debbie Abrahams Is an excellent choice. If you justwantto knlta sweater...

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Final Measurements

Yarn used crochets as 4ply to this tension So you can re-use this pattern, we've colour-coded the sizing instructions. Sim ply follow our colour-coded measurements and you're off. Usingthe 2.5mm crochet hook over a multiple of 12 StS 1 Row 1 RS 1 ch, 1 dc over first st, 3 ch, skip 2 sts, 1 dcover foil st, skip 2 sts, over next st work 7 tr, work 1 dc over foil st rep from to . Row 2 3 ch, 1 dc in first chain Ip, ltr over foil tr, over each of thefoll 6 tr of preceding row work 1 ch and ltr Idc...

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Simply Knitting Baby

We arrived at Eidfjord in Norway on one wonderful sunny morning on a cruise, It was a magical place at the head of a fjord. All the trees along the walkway had knitted 'socks' upthe trunk. We asked the locals why the trees had these socks and they told us that somebody had knitted one as a project and it caught on very rapidly, so eventually all the trees got knitted socks. Very eyecatching, to say the least. Debora sc, I don't know how practical a tree sock is, but anything that makes people...