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Abita
Abita

This lightweight cardigan is a great accessory for cool spring and summer days. This simple cardigan is all about the details. A lovely rolled collar, a beautiful pleat with a surprise lace panel, and garter stitch edging. This is a cardigan you’ll throw over just about everything in your wardrobe.

The pattern is worked from the bottom up seamlessly in one piece. Sleeves are worked in the round from the bottom up, then body and sleeves are joined and worked in one piece. Stitches are picked up along the neck and front sides and the neckband is worked in one piece. Pattern includes directions and diagrams on creating pleats.

Yarn
Gems Fingering Weight (100% Merino,185 yd/50g) 6 (7, 8, 9, 10, 11) skeins.

Needles
US 3 (3.25 mm) and US 6 (4 mm) 32″ circular knitting needles

Notions
Locking stitch markers
A knitting needle 3 sizes bigger than the one used to achieve gauge, for casting on the Body. Sample used a US 6 4mm Stitch holders or waste yarn
Tapestry needle

Gauge
26 stitches and 30 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on US 3

Sizes
30 (321/4, 36, 39, 423/4, 451/4)” bust

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Anteros Shawl
Anteros Shawl
Anteros is the god of requited love in greek mythology. What’s better than being wrapped up in your favorite shawl on a cold day? This shawl is simple and elegant, you’ll love knitting it and wearing it, and it’ll love you too!

This pattern is for a simple and elegant shawl that features lovely lace stripes. The shawl is worked from the top down, beginning with a garter stitch tab. This shawl is easy to customize, and after beginning the stockinette portion you could begin working the lace stripes as early or as late as you would like. You can also choose to make the lace or stockinette stripes larger, or work more or less stripes.

Any lace, fingering, sport, or DK weight yarn can be used for this shawl. The size and amount of yarn will vary according to the weight and quantity of yarn used.

 

Yarn
Lace-worsted weight

Needles
US 5-8 (3.75mm – 5mm)

Notions
Tapestry needle
Stitch markers

Gauge
Gauge is not important for this project.

Size
The sample shown uses 500 yards of fingering weight yarn and measures 66” x 26” at center spine (168 x 66 cm).

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Ballson
Ballson

This summer tee features a deep square neck edged with a scalloping lace pattern. This top fea-tures shaping to highlight your curves and can easily be dressed up or down.

The sweater is worked from the top down in one piece with raglan sleeves. The neck is worked first, then sleeve and body stitches are divided. The body is worked in the round, then the sleeves are worked separately in the round.

Yarn
Louet Gems Sportweight (100% Merino, 225 yd/100g), #57 French Blue, 3(3, 4, 5, 6, 7) Skeins, #48 Aqua, 1 Skein.

Needles
US 3 – 3.25 mm
US 4 – 3.5 mm
US 5 – 3.75 mm

Notions
Waste yarn
Stitch markers
Yarn needle

Gauge
24 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches in stockinette on US 5

Sizes
33 (37, 41, 45, 49, 53)” Bust

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Creedmoor Cowl
Creedmoor Cowl

We all have that one skein of sock yarn that we got on a yarn crawl, giveaway, or just because it had to come home with us. These precious skeins are too beautiful to be hidden in a pair of shoes, and deserve a little spotlight. This simple accessory can be knit either as a cowl or an infinity scarf with just one skein of that very special sock yarn. The slipped stitches help break up pooling so each color has room to shine.

The sample shown is knit with one skein of hand dyed sock yarn, but this pattern is customizable and has been written for a variety of weights, because hand painted yarns come in different sizes!

This pattern is written for a variety of different weight yarns ranging from fingering to worsted weights. Sample shown in Galloping Jester LLC Goldilocks Superwash (80% Merino, 20% Nylon, 400 yd/100g). Knit on US 3 (3.25 mm) needles. See the guide below for more information.

Sport Weight Yarn, 300-700 yards
Needle Size: US 5 / 3.75 mm

DK Weight Yarn, 250-600 yards
Needle Size: US 7 / 4.5 mm

Worsted Weight Yarn, 200-500 yards
Needle Size: US 9 / 5.5 mm

Notions
Stitch markers
Yarn needle

Gauge
Gauge is not essential for this pattern

Sizes
Size varies depending on the yarn and needles you choose.

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Harrington Shawlette
Harrington Shawlette

This pattern is for an elegant half circle shawlette worked from the top down. The edging is an adaptation of the Frost Flowers pattern from A Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara Walker. This beautiful semi-circle shawlette can be customized for any weight yarn and can be made larger. The pattern includes directions how to make the stockientte section larger to make a larger shawlette.

The pattern for the edging is both written and charted. The lace pattern is worked on both the right side and the wrong side of the shawl.

Yarn
Lotus Yarns Cashmere 2 Ply (100% Cashmere, 400 yrd/55g) 1 skein.

Needles
US 5 (3.75 mm)

Notions
Stitch markers
Yarn needle

Gauge
22 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in stockinette

Size
Customizable

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Ka-POM Hat
Ka-POM Hat

This hat was inspired by the fun, bright colors of Baah! Yarns. I first had the idea when playing with the yarns and swatching various stitch patterns. I love this fun bonnet style hat. I think it’s a fresh new take on earflap hats, and I think the braided i-cord ties and pom-pom give it whimsy.

Finished Size Brim (around face, from end to end) 21”; hat depth, from brim to crown: 7 1/4 (8 1/2)” / 18 (21.5) cm. Hat shown in Baah Yarns Worsted in small, and in Knit Picks Brava Worsted in large.

Yarn
Yarn: Baah Yarns Worsted, 100% Merino; 215 yds/100g: Obsidian (MC): 1 (1) skein; Grey Onyx (CC1): 1 (1) skein; Tequila Lime (CC2): 1 (1) skein.

Yarn: Knit Picks Brava Worsted, 100% Premium Acrylic; 218 yds/100g: Celestial (MC): 1 (1) skein; Cream (CC1): 1 (1) skein; Canary (CC2): 1 (1) skeins.

MC: 110 yards, CC1: 40 yards, CC2: 160 yards

Needles US 3 (3.25 mm): straight; US 6 (4 mm): 16” circular (cir) and double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle sizes if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle, 2” pom- pom maker, size E/4 (3.5 mm) crochet hook.

Notes The brim of this hat is worked flat, and then the crown is worked in the round.

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Matterhorn Scarf & Cowl
Matterhorn Scarf & Cowl

The Matterhorn scarf and cowl feature the same cable chart. Knit as a scarf the chart is worked just once, or knit as a cowl the chart is worked three times. There are two types of cables, and the scarf and cowl can be worn so that the cables go any way. Although the scarf has different patterns on the front and side I find the reverse side to be nice too.

Please note, the cable pattern is charted and there are no line-by-line written directions for the cable chart.

Yarn
Louet Gems Worsted Weight 100% Merino Wool 175 yds per 100g (3.53 oz)
Scarf shown in Pewter #43 4 skeins. Cowl shown in Cream #30 2 skeins.

Needles
US 6 (4mm)

Notions
Stitch markers
Tapestry needle

Gauge
18 sts and 28 rows = 4″ in garter stitch

See it on Ravelry

 

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Miya Shawl
Miya Shawl

The Miya Shawl is a semi-circular shawl that is knit from one tip to the other. There is a garter stitch border, a stockinette stitch body, and a lace edging. All three are knit simultaneously from tip to tip. The shawl is fairly simple in construction, and the lace section is just difficult enough to make this an interesting knit.

Yarn
A fingering, light fingering, or lace weight yarn can be used for this stole. Animal fibers with a halo are ideal, such as alpaca, angora, and mink blends. Shown in Lotus Yarns Miya (80% Mink, 20% Merino, 10% Silk, 330 yd/50 g), 2 skeins.

Needles
US 6 (4 mm)

Notions
Stitch markers
Yarn needle

Gauge
25 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch

Size
77.5″ long x 13″ wide at its widest point

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Mr. Moostachio
Mr. Moostachio

Mr. Moostachio is not your average knit toy. At 27” tall he’ll tower over most of your other knits! He loves to be hugged and doesn’t mind being used as a pillow. He brings joy and and a unique mustache mystique that’s unparalleled.

Mr. Moostachio is worked in the round from the top of his head down to his charming bowlegged feet. Worked with the Bagsmith’s unique Merino Bumps Mr. Moostachio will knit up much quicker than any other 27” toy!

Materials
Yarn
Bagsmith Big Stitch Merino; 94% Merino, 6% Nylon (125 yd/35 oz): Rose. 1 Bump.
Bagsmith Felt Pelt 1/4 sheet.

Tools
US 50 / 25mm 32” circular knitting needles and double pointed needles
Needle felting needle

Notions
10 oz Polyfill
Waste yarn
Stitch markers

Notes
This monster is worked in the round, in one piece from the head. The monster starts with Judy’s Magic Cast On for a seamless head. You could also work the Turkish Cast On if you prefer. You could also work a regular cast on and seam the top of the head.

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Pupa
Pupa

This pattern was inspired by the beautiful handspun yarn from Fuzzbee Yarns. I loved the slight variation in the thickness of this single ply handspun, and I wanted a stitch pattern that would show off the beauty of the yarn. After trying a slew of different stitch patterns, some simple, some quite complicated, I settled on this lovely drop stitch pattern. It is simple to knit, and looks elegant without being too plain or too ornate.

The pattern includes both written and charted directions.

Yarn
FuzzbeeYarns Cocoon (100% Wool, 500 yds/100g) 1 skein.

Needles
US 5 (3.75 mm)

Notions
Yarn needle
Stitch markers

Gauge
28 stitches and 34 rows = 4 inches in stockinette

 

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Rainbow Love
Rainbow Love

Yarn
Yarn Love Marianne Dashwood (100% Merino, 330 yd/115 g) approximately 20yd each, 5 contrast colors.
Louet Gems Sport Weight (100% Merino, 225 yd/100 g) 1 skein.

Needles
US 1 (2.25 mm)
US 3 (3.25 mm)

Notions
Removable stitch markers
Yarn needles

Gauge
24 stitches and 32 rows = 4 inches in Stockinette stitch on larger needles

Sizes
M (L); 20 (21.5)”

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Spring Wolle
Spring Wolle

This shawl is knit from the top down. It is a very simple pattern that looks much more complicated than it really is. It could easily be adapted to make a larger shawl by adding repeats, and you could also easily work it in a DK or lace weight yarn by adjusting the needle size. This is a great simple pattern for highlighting variegated yarns, especially those with long color changes.

Yarn
Wolle’s Yarn Creations Color Changing Cotton (100% Cotton, 489 yd/100 g), 1 skein.

Needle
US 5 (3.75 mm) 32″ circular knitting needle

Notions
Yarn needle

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