For Scarf On Snowmen

With a single strand ofyarn sew round the snowman's neck and knot the ends together. Press lightly according to instructions on ball band. 15)in, 28 (34 38)cm from beg, ending on a WS row. Place a marker 5 (6 7 in, 14 (16 18)cm fromthe shoulder seam on thefront and the back. Sew the sleeve top in between these markers, matching centre ofthe sleeve to shoulder seam. Join the side and sleeve seam, beingcarefulto match the pattern. Using 3> imm circular needle and yarn M,and starting at the left...

Back Neck Shaping

Patt as set across 25 (27 28 31 32 34 33 37) sts, turn. Leave rem 62 (64 73 76 79 81 84 90) sts on a spare needle and work each side separately. Dec 1 st at the neck edge on the next 3 rows, cast off rem 23 (25 25 28 27 30 30 34)sts. With RS facing, slip the centre 37 (37 45 45 47 47 51 53) ststo a holder. Re-join yarn. Co m p I ete s h a p in gs to m atch th e f i rst side, keep the pattern correct, Work as for the back until you hav e completed 10 rows from the beg of armhole shaping, thus...

Nd And Th Sizes Only

Rows 1,3, & 5 K3,yo, si 1, k2tog, psso.yo, K5, *yo, si 1, k2tog, psso.yo, K5 repfrom *t last 5 sts,yo, Row Zand everyfoll alt row K3, P to end. Row 7 K2, k2tog,yo, Kl, *yo, si 1, Kl, psso, K3, k2tog,yo, Kl repfrom * to iast 3 sts, K3. Row 9 Kl, k2tog,yo,*k3,yo,sl 1, Kl, psso, Kl, k2tog,yo repfrom *to last 5 sts, k5. Row 11 K7,yo,sl 1, k2tog, psso.yo,* K5,yo, si 1, k2fog, psso,yo repfrom* to last 6 sts, K6. Row 13 Kl, yo, si 1, Kl, psso, * K3, k2tog,yo, Kl,yo, si 1, Kl, psso rep from* to last...

Divide For Fingers

Next row K5 (6 7), slip these 5 (6 7) sts ontoa safety pin and leave for fourth finger, K34 (40 46), slip remaining 5 (6 7) sts onto a safety pin and leave for fourth finger, turn. Next row Purl to end, cast on 2 sts. 36(42 48) sts Row 2 P12 (14 16), cast on 2 sts, turn. Working on these 14 (16 18) sts only, work Next row (K2tog) 7 (8 9) times. 7 (8 9) sts Next row Kl (0 l), (k2tog) 3 (4 4) times, 4 (4 5) sts Break off yarn, run yarn through remaining sts, draw up and fasten off. Join f i nger...

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Bigger Buttonholes

QHowdoyou make larger buttonholes I can do small ones (yarn forward, k2tog). Barbara Tee Thamesmead The easiest way to make bigger buttonholes isto cast off several stitches on one row, and castthem back on when you reach that point in the next row,as we've shown in the guide to the right. You can also do k2tog, yo twice, ssk (make sure you Kl, PI into the double yo on the next row). This will produce a medium-sized buttonhole in the same way as you're used to.

Cuffs Left Hand

With RSfacing usingyour smaller needles and yarn C, cast on 17 sts, using same needles and yarn pick up and knit 2 sts along end of garter stitch edging, 20 (26 32) sts evenly along cast on edge and 2 sts along end of garter stitch edging. 41 (47 53) sts Next row K3,yfwd, k2tog, knit to end. Join side and fourth finger seam. With RS facing using smaller needles and yarn C, pick up and knit 2 sts along end of garter stitch edging, 20 (26 32) sts evenly along...

Final Measurements

Next row (RS) Kl, *ml, K3, si 1, k2tog, psso, K3, JAMIE POSSUM Possum Plus SOg Yarn M Leaf (9166 5 Thread 43 (43 46 46 50 50 53 53) beads onto yarn M. Leave beads on the loose end of yarn. Using 4 mm needles, cast on using thumb method asfolls cast on 2, bring up bead and cast on,*caston 2, bring up bead and cast on rep from until you have cast on 131 (131 141 141 151 151 161 16l)sts. Row2 Kl,*yf, K3,si 1, k2tog, psso, K3,yf Kl rep from to end. Rep these 2 rows until you have worked 6 rows,...

Knitting All Over

This photo of me with Simply Knitting was taken on City Beach, Jinshan (75km southeast of Shanghai) during the total solareclipse of July 22nd. I tried to read my magazine, but unfortunately as it went dark for a few minutes I had to put it down. We'd done a tour of China culminating in the total eclipse. Debara What a way to end the trip of a lifetime, even if it did stop you readingfora few minutes (Garter stitch isdefinitely the easiest thing to manage in the dark). It looksas

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St And Rd Sizes Only

Rows 1,3 & 5 (RS K6,yo, si 1, k2tog, psso,yo, * K5, yo, si 1, k2tog, psso.yo repfrom * to last 3 sts, K3. Row 2 and every foil alt row P to last 3 sts, K3 Row 7 K5, k2tog,yo, Kl, yo, si 1, Kl, psso, *K3, k2tog,yo, Kl,yo, si 1, Kl, psso repfrom *to last 2 sts, K2. Row 9 K4, k2tog, yo, K3,yo, si 1, Kl,psso, Kl, *k2tog,yo, K3,yo, si 1, Kl, psso, Kl repfrom *to end. Row 11 K10, *yo,si 1, k2tog, psso,yo, K5 repfrom *to end. Row 13 K4,yo,si 1, Kl, psso, K3, k2tog,yo, Kl.yo, sl 1, Kl, psso, K3 rep...

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Pick Up Stitches O A Castoff Edge

You'll use this technique when you knit the neck band. With the right side facing you, hoid your piece of knitting in your left hand. Insert the point of the needle th rough the first loop of the cast on stitch, wrap the yarn around the needle and pull the yarn through, just like a knit stitch. Pick up the number of stitches you need usually one stitch for each cast on stitch). Now turn the knitting and continue with the pattern. Pick up the number of stitches you need usually one stitch for...

For St And Rd Sizes Only

Rows 1,3, & 5 (RS) K3,yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso.yo, *K5, Take your time when sewing the cardigan together as with yam this fine, clumsy sewing will be obvious. yo.sll, k2 tog, psso.yo repfrom* to last 6 sts, K6. Row 2 and everyfoll alt row K3, P to end. Row 7 K2, k2tog,yo, Kl,yo, si 1, Kl, psso. *K3, k2tog,yo, Kl,yo,sl 1, Kl, psso rep from *to last 5 sts, K5, Row 91 Kl, k2tog,yo, K3,yo, si 1, Kl, psso rep from*tolast4sts,K4. Row 11 K7,*yo, si 1, k2tog, psso.yo, K5 rep from * to last 5 sts, KS....

Quick Easy

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Changing Yarn Weight

IlVe got a lovely pattern 'inanaranweightyarn *would like to knit it in a DK. What size needles do I need to knit my DK with to make my garment the correct size Linda Cough via email As a general rule, changing the weight of the yarn used isn't worth the hassle-there are lots of gorgeous aran weight yarns at all sorts of prices so we recommend that you choose your favouriteand usethat. However, if you're determined to use a DKyarnforanaran Changing yarn weights will change all the dimensions on...

Armhole Shaping

Next row (RS) Cast off 4 (4 4 4 5 6 6 6) sts, 103 (107 117 123 126 131 135 145) sts Next row Cast off 4 (4 4 4 5 6 6 6) sts, cont in 99 (103 113 119 121 125 129 139) sts Next row K2tbl, cont in patt to last 2 sts, k2tog, Cont to dec 1 st at each end of foil 5 (5 5 5 4 4 5 5) rows, keepingthe patt correct. 87 (91 101 107 111 115 117 127) sts Contin patt as set until work measures TA 7Vr. 8 8 8 8 9 9)in, 20 (20 21 21 22 22 23 23)cmfrom beg of armhole shaping, ending onaWS row.

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How To Make Increase

This is another way to increase and is usually abbreviated as ml. Pull the point of the needle through the stitch, making sure you catch the yarn on the tip of the right-hand needle. Pull the point of the needle through the stitch, making sure you catch the yarn on the tip of the right-hand needle. Fingers too complicated for now Turn to page 47, as we've got mittens in this issue's Quick & Easy Knits.

Ndandth Sizes Only

Rows 1,3 & 5 (RS) K3, k2tog,yo, * K5,yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso,yo repfrom * last 3 sts, K3. Row 2 and every foil alt row Pto last 3 sts, K3. Row 7 K4, yo, sl 1, Kl, psso, * K3, k2tog,yo, Kl,yo, sl 1, Kl, psso repfrom * to last 2 sts, K2. Row 9 K5,yo, sl 1, Kl, psso, Kl, *k2tog, yo, K3,yo, sl 1, Kl, psso, Kl repfrom * to end. Row 11K6, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, * K5, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso,yo repfrom *to last 7 sts, K7. Row 13 K5, k2tog,yo, Kl,*yo, sl 1, Kl, psso, K3, Row 15 K4,k2tog,yo,*K3,yo,sl...

Librt

Colourwork doesn't have to be difficult as this month's stitches show. They're created by slipping stitches - what could be simpler K knit l(R)H left (right) hand P puri iep(s) repeals) si 1(3 siip 1(3) its without working. Unless otherwise stated, slip sts as though to puri it(ij strtch(es) wy I b(f) withyarn behind in front) Note Yam A is green, yarn B is yellow. Cast on a multiple of 6 sts plus 2 (try 44 sts) usingyarn Row 2 Usingyarn A, PI, Wyib si 3, P3 repfrom * to last Row 4 Usingyarn B,...

Shape Sleeve Head

Next row Cast off 4 (4 4 4 6 6 6 6) sts, cont in Next row Cast off 4 (2 4 4 6 6 6 6) sts at beg of next row. 83 (83 89 89 93 93 97 97) sts Usingyarn R and a simple runningst, attach a bead evenly spaced all around the neck edge. Press lightly according to the instructions on the ball band. Join shoulder and side seams. Sew up sleeve seam, being careful to match all patterns. Set in the sleeve, matching the centre ofthe sleeve to the shoulder seam. Using 3 mm circular needle and red, with RS...

At The Same Time

When the work measures 17 (17 18 18 )in, 44(44 46 46 cmfrom beg, ending on a RS row, shape armhole. Next row (WS) Cast off 5 sts at beg ofthis row. 1st dec row Patt to last 5 sts, p2tog, K3. 2nd dec row P3, k2tog, patt to end of row. Rep last 2 rows. Cast on 41 (41 49 49) sts using 5mm needles. Work first 12 rows asforthe back. Rows 1,3 & 5 (RS) K3,yo,sl 1, k2tog, psso,yo, * K5,yo,s 1, k2tog, psso,yo repfrom* to last 3 sts, K3. Row 7 K2, k2tog,yo, Kl,yo, si 1, Kl, psso, * K3, k2tog,yo,...

Info

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H E Ci E B

Never count the slip knot or the loop on the hook. Don't twist the chain. To count short stitches, such as double crochet, look at the 'V's at the top of the row. Few taiier stitches, such as treble it's easier to count each upright stem as a single stitch. Make the first row by working across the foundation chain from right to left. At the end of the chain or row, turn the work so the yarn is behind the hook. Make a turning chain and work the next stitch into the...

By Suzanne Kirkland

This stunning stocking is a gift in itself, but fill it with presents to really spoil someone you love. Damson (030), 2x 50g l25m balls Dahlia (042), lx 50g 125m ball A set of five 4mm double pointed needles A4mm short circular needle Stitch markers Yarn used knits as DK to this tension 22 sts and 28 rows to measure 4x4in (10x10cm) over stocking stitch using 4mm needles. You don't have to stick with traditional red and green every Christmas. Rich, non-primary shades I ike tea I, fuchsia and...

Flap And Body Of The

Next and every foil row nc in 1st st, K18, k2tog, K Rep this row until work, measures a pprox 23in (58cm), measured along central rib. Cast off. Fold knitted bag Into shape and sew side seams. Darn in all loose ends. Make a plait using 12 strands of yarn, cut slightly longer than required length. Sew ends of plait securely Inside bagalongslde seams. Tie the flap endstogether In a double knot. Sirdar Big Softie Yarn A Marsh ma I low (332) Yarn B Cupcake(334 2 x 50g 45m balls of each Cast on 16...

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How To Threeneedle Cast

Join two pieces of knitting without doing any sewing Place knitted pieces together with the right or wrong sides facing. Insert the third needle through the first stitch on both needles as shown. Place knitted pieces together with the right or wrong sides facing. Insert the third needle through the first stitch on both needles as shown. next stitches to give you 2 stitches on the right-hand needle. next stitches to give you 2 stitches on the right-hand needle. Knit these 2 stitches together,...

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Front Neck Shaping

Next row RS Patt across 33 35 40 41 Possum is an unusual fibre, but beautifully light to work with. ther colours, choose ones that contrast strongly, otherwise the Fair Isle section will lose impact. 54 56 61 66 68 70 72 77 stSon a Spare needle and work each side separately. Dec 1 st at neck edge, keeping patt correct Then dec at neck edge on everyfoll WS row until 23 25 25 28 27 30 30 34 sts rem, Continpattasset until the front matches to the back shoulders. Cast off. With RSfacing slip centre...

Essential Guide

The only guideyou'll need to the basics , 82 Contacts Details of the firms mentioned in this issue . 91 Simpfy Fun Prize crossword, new prize sudoku and your monthly knitting horoscope 94 12 speedy patterns, including mittens, a Christmas pud tea cosy and a Santa hat for baby. Miriam McDonald brings you the latest in knitting news, gossip and products. Have you knitted your mini Pudsey bear yet You've stiff got time to moke your beor By the time this issue's on sale, there'll only be about two...

Unleash The Designer Within

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How To Thread Beads Onto Youryarn

This is the simplest way to get your beads onto your yarn. Cut a short length of strong sewing cotton and thread it through a sewing needle. Tie the thread into a loop and put the end of your yarn though this loop. Cut a short length of strong sewing cotton and thread it through a sewing needle. Tie the thread into a loop and put the end of your yarn though this loop. Now thread the beads onto the needle, down the sewing cotton and onto your yarn. The pattern will tell you how many to thread...

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Pick Up Stitches On A Castoff Edge

You'll use this technique when you knit the neckband Dec 1 st at each end of every row until 57 57 73 73 75 75 79 79 sts rem then dec at each end of every foil WS row until 53 53 59 59 35 35 41 41 sts rem. Dec 1 st at each end of next 5 5 2 2 - - - - foil 4th rows until 43 43 55 55 - - - sts rem, then on everyfoll alt row until 27 27 39 39 - sts rem. Dec 1st at each end of every foil row until 23 23 25 25 27 27 29 29 sts rem. Cast off. 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 in 41 43 46.5 49 50 53 54.5 58 cm...

Joy

After all the hard work towards Christmas is done, reward yourself by knitting this beautiful cardigan. hoppingforfood,shoppingfor you could try using a scarf ring to fasten the gifts, wrapping presents, visiting ties instead of tying them into a bow, or distant friends and relations, having alternatively, why not knit a small ioopthat others as house guests, cooking you can pull the ties through to fasten your Christmas dinner and many more meals cardigan instead besides ,,. Sometimes you...

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How To Make A Bigger Buttonhole

When you've got big buttons, you need a large buttonhole. Knit the required sts, then cast off the amount stated. Knit as normal to the end. If you're knittings sock or glove and are worried you won't have enough yarn, weigh out half the ballon your kitchen scales. You don't have to cut it-just mark the halfway point by tying on another scrap of yarn. The socks are an aqua colour, not bright blue. The socks are an aqua colour, not bright blue. still AS DAIR. 15 ye s of natural dyeing expertise...

How To Knitanicord

Use two dpns and this method to make a knitted tube for the hanging loop Cast on 6 stitches as normal. Now knit the stitches. Cast on 6 stitches as normal. Now knit the stitches. Instead of turningyour work, slide the stitches to the other end of the needle. Instead of turningyour work, slide the stitches to the other end of the needle. Now knit the stitches again, pulling the yarn tightly on the first stitch. Repeat steps 2 and 3 and you will knit a tube. Now knit the stitches again, pulling...

What Is A Nil Stitch In Knitting

Thumb Method Knitting

Discover the basics of knitting here, and turn over to find out more about crochet. Our aim here at Simply Knitting is to get you knitting and crocheting. Whether you re newto needles andyam,orwantto rekindle the passion you once had forthe hobby, we ve got all the basics right here. Over the next four pages we ll take you from cast on to knit and purl, and from chain to treble. If you need more help, see overleaffor how to contact us for more extensive guides to knitting and crochet. All you...