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 Stylecraft yarn, call Stylecraft, or if you are looking for a Rowan yam, 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...

Shoulder Shaping

With wrong sidefacing cast off 6 (8 10) sts on alt rows. Repeat the shaping on the other side of the neck. Work from front pattern but ignore the neck shaping and instead continue straight tothe shoulder shaping. Cast off 6 (8 10) sts at the beg of next 6 rows, leave rem 54 sts on pin. Hold the new ball at the back of your work and insert your needle ready to work the next stitch. Sew in all ends neatly and gently press the pieces paying special attention to the check panels. Join the right...

Final Measurements

SUBLIME Organic Cotton DK Laundry (142) 50g 110m Cast on 95 (101 107 113 119 125) sts using 4mm needles and the two-needle method to obtain a loose edge. Do not knit into back ofstsonfirst row. Change to 3 mm needles and work border. Rows 1-4 Knit. Row 5 Purl, Row 6 (RS> K4, (yfwd, sll, k2tog, psso,yfwd, K3) to last st, Kl. Row 7 Purl, Row 8 K5, (yfwd, sll, Kl, psso, K4) to end. Row 9-13 Purl. Change to 4mm needles and main patt. Rows 1-4 Beg K row work 4 rows in st St. Row S K2, (yfwd,...

Info

Emma King's chunky motif blanket is perfect for curling up under on cold nights. Emma King's chunky motif blanket is perfect for curling up under on cold nights. Yarn ATeal 341, K on RS, Pon WS C Yarn B Light blue 335, K on RS, Ron WS Yarn C Cream 330, K on RS, P on WS M Yarn ATeal 341, Ron RS, Kon WS Yarn B Light blue 335, Ron RS, K on WS

Laughing Yaffle

Info laughtngyaffie.com www.laughingyaffle.com 41 Cross Street, Islington London N1288 020 7288 1160 www.Ioopknitting.com www.mlsi.co.uk handmade nicsknots.html Green Lane Mill, Holtnfirth West Yorkshire HD9 2DX 01484 681881 Fax 01484 687920 www.knltrowan.com Sirdar Spinning Ltd. Flanshaw Lane Wakefield West Yorkshire WF2 9ND 01924 371501 www.sirdar.co.uk 132-134 Lots Road London SW10 ORJ 020 7349 7226 www.socktopus.co.uk Goulbourne Street, Keighiey West Yorkshire BD211PP 01535 609798 Fax 01535...

Moss Stttch Square

Note Make 3 squa resin Yarn ATeal, 3 squares in Yarn Blight Blue and 4 squares inYarnC Cream. Repeat this row 21 more times, ending with a WS Our charts are illustrations of patterns, and are used instead of writing the pattern out in full. With charts, you can instantly see what you'll be knitting. Each stitch is represented by a symbol, and you'll start knitting at the bottom right-hand corner. Right side rows are read from right to left and wrong side rows from left to right. Each row of...

Casting On Midproject

Pattern says to cast Won seven stitches atthe end of a row. How is it done K Brown Macclesfield Casting on in the middle or at the end of you r work is a very Keep going until you have cast on the required number of stitches. At the start of the row, cast on the stitches using the cable method (page 82). Knit the following rows as normal until you have to repeat the cast on. 1 This is how your work will look once you've added an extra cast on. Knit the following rows as normal until you have to...

Cardboard Templates

Through the stitches of the original cast on seam and draw uptightiy, Sewthefirst stitch of the rowtothelasttosecurein placeand then stitch up the side seam-don't cut your yarn just yet. With the right (knit) side facing outwards, insert one of the cardboard nose pieces into the nose, followed by just enough stuffing to give the nose shape. Insert a second pleceof cardboard on top ofthe stuffingand then, using the sewingyarn, run theyarn through each of the stitches of the cast off seam. Pull...

Websites

Whenyou were a child, did you ever want to own a ray gun and go on cool missions in a rocket ship Howie Woodid, so he made his own ray gun-out of crochet. Howie uses amigurumi-inspired crochet techniques to create models and shoots them in carefully chosen locations, creating a fun set of pictures. As well as his adventures in space, he has also created a lovely Mother's Day gift- a yarn plane with a trailing banner. In another post, Howie showcases his grandmother's work, a stunningglimpse...

Curtains And Soft Furnishings Made To Order

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Luxe Lace Socks

9 How do you p2sso The uction is missing on the Luxe Lace socks in issue 56. 5 Blythe Macclesfield Apologies for the missing abbreviation, Asyou might imagine, p2sso isverysimilarto psso, Ifyou haven't come across p2sso before, it means pass 2 Knits buttheyarns used are all isageryarns which aren't available in the UK. Are any equivalent yarns available in the UK or by mail order Julia Taylor via email Ourtop tip in this situation is to email theyarn manufacturerto ask iftheycan recommend a...

Uk Hand Knitting Association

Geraldine.ukha dsi.pipex.com www.ukhandknitting.com Contact Injabulo 01832 274881 www.injabulo.com w w w.j e Hy bel ly-je I ly brain.co.uk Argyle & paisley cardi by Martin Storey J Y Find more magazines at www.MagazinesDownload.com We're a group of about 20 of all ages and abilities. In fact it's a really broad age range, goingfrom members in their 20s to those whoare70-ish. We started four yea rs ago, thanks to the efforts of founder member Kellie James, and we've never really looked back....

Bust Measurement

Sea Spray (2121) 50g 90m 6 6 7 7 8 8 Sea Spray (2121) 50g 90m 6 6 7 7 8 8 eenagers like to vary their look, and with this matching bodice, bag and headband they can mix and match. What's more, they can knit it for themselves, My idea wasto make something that would be easy enough for a first knitting project, and also look good and be very wearable, says designer Ruth Maddock. Ruth pictured the bodice being worn, with jeans or a short denim style skirt. If you wanted to,you could knit a much...

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

Mcaree Brothers Edinburgh

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...

Knitters Paradise

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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...

Newsagent Order Form

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...

Knitting Korner

9 Pepper Street, Tavistock, Devon PL19 0SD Stockists of Sirdar, Style Craft, Rowan and Patons, Elle, Collinette, Debbie Bliss, Wendy, King Cole and lots more Soft amp Luxurious British Wool Bluefaced Leicester Aran IflSS of Penzance Chapel St, TR184AD 01736 366568 iriss.co.uk WeHH Knitting Centra Tel 01749 677548 7 Wicker Hill. TROWBRIDGE BAU 8JS Tel Ol 225 768833 Vnit our NEW ihop or larger range of yorm ROWAN, PATONS, ELtf, SIRDAR and AORIAFIL yarns, paltenu, magazines ond books. Ncrf fetg nq...

Future Publishing Limited

Chief Operating Officer, Future UK Simon Wear Chief Executive, Future Publishing UK Robert Price Phone our U K hotline 0844S4S 2852 or subscribe online at www. my favourrtemagazines.co, u k Subscription Portfolio Manager FlaineSosna Subscriptions Marketing Executive Elizabeth Davies NEXT ISSUE ON SALE. Thursday 10 September 2009 Printed in the U K by Polesta r Colchester on beha If of Future. Distri buted in the UK by Seymour Distribution Ltd. 2 East Pou Itry Avenue, London EC1A SPT.Tel...

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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...