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Knitting & Crochet from Woman’s Weekly Sep-18

Knitting & Crochet from Woman’s Weekly is a dedicated monthly series produced by the renowned Woman’s Weekly knitting team who collectively have over 100 years of experience in the knitting industry. Each issue features an extensive collection of patterns suitable for all abilities, including clothing and accessories for all the family, children’s toy’s and TV characters, home ware, novelty and seasonal items, plus how-to guides from some of the leading designers and technical experts in the world. We also exclusively feature vintage patterns from the 1920’s up to the 1980’s – these are taken from our extensive archive and fully reworked so they can be made with modern yarns. The Woman’s Weekly knitting team sets itself apart from its rivals by testing every single pattern before they are published, ensuring that they are all of the highest standards – in short, unlike many knitting patterns out there ours are guaranteed to work!

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IN DIESER AUSGABE

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hello and welcome…

It’s party time for the little ones this month. And with it being the summer holidays, they deserve a bit of extra fun! Each of our whimsical sweaters (pages 6-21) has an intarsia chart and some even have stripes and Fair Isle too. So, there’s plenty of opportunity to practise your colour work. I particularly like our archive pattern in this issue, not only because the cardigan has such a classic 1950s look (page 25), but also for its use of yarn. I love the hazy effect of mohair but, personally, I don’t enjoy working with such a fine weight. The project uses two different yarns, a merino wool and a mohair, stranded together. It has the same fluffy effect but is like knitting with a DK weight. It’s my new…

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fancy dress party

Robot Jumper Measurements To fit ages 1-2 (3-4) (5-6) (7-8) years. Actual chest measurements 65 (69) (73) (77) cm/25¾ (27¼) (29) (30½) in. Side seam 22 (25) (27) (30) cm/8¾ (10) (10½) (11¾) in. Length to shoulder 35 (39) (43) (47) cm/14 (15½) (17) (18½) in. Sleeve length 22 (25) (28) (31) cm/9 (10) (11) (12¼) in. Materials 2 (2) (2) (3) 50g (155m) balls of Sirdar Country Style DK (40% nylon, 30% wool, 30% acrylic) in Blue (Blue Blush 643), 1 (1) (2) (2) ball(s) in Mint (Smokey Stone 389) and 1 ball in each of Light Navy (441), Red (Cherry 402) and Yellow (Summer Blossom 629)*. Pair each of 3.25mm (No. 10), 3.75mm (No. 9) and 4mm (No. 8) knitting needles; stitch holders; removable markers or contrast thread. Tension 22 stitches and 28 rows, to 10 x 10cm,…

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blurred lines

Some of the stripes are worked in garter stitch for added texture TAKE A LOOK AT... Sideways knitting is a great way to create garments, particularly if you want to achieve flattering vertical stripes without using the intarsia technique of twisting colours together along a row Measurements To fit bust 71-76 (81-86) (91-97) (102-107) (112-117) (122-127) (132-137) cm/28-30 (32-34) (36-38) (40-42) (44-46) (48-50) (52-54) in. Actual measurements across back 47.5 (53.5) (58.5) (64.5) (69.5) (75.5) (81.5) cm/18¾ (21) (23) (25½) (27½) (29¾) (32) in. Side seam 43.5 (44) (43.5) (43.5) (43) (43) (43) cm/17¼ (17½) (17¼) (17¼) (17) (17) (17) in. Length to back neck 69.5 (71) (72) (73) (73) (74) (75) cm/27¼ (28) (28¼) (28¾) (28¾) (29) (29½) in. Sleeve seam 26.5 (26.5) (28.5) (28.5) (28.5) (28.5) (28.5) cm/10½ (10½) (11¼) (11¼) (11¼) (11¼) (11¼) in. Materials 6 (6)…

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soft touch

We’re so lucky to have such a rich catalogue of Woman’s Weekly knitting and crochet patterns. This knitted short-sleeved cardigan featured in the 26 March 1955 issue. The V-shape detail at the neck is a simple knit-and-purl pattern Measurements To fit bust 81 (86) (91) (97) (102-107) (107-112) (112-117) cm/32 (34) (36) (38) (40-42) (42-44) (44-46) in. Actual measurements 88 (94) (100) (106) (112) (118) (123.5) cm/34½ (37) (39¼) (41¾) (44) (46½) (48½) in. Side seam 30 (31) (31) (32) (32) (33) (33) cm/11¾ (12¼) (12¼) (12½) (12½) (13) (13) in. Length to shoulder 46 (48) (49) (51) (52) (54) (55) cm/18 (19) (19¼) (20) (20½) (21¼) (21½) in. Sleeve seam All sizes 10cm/4in. Materials 6 (6) (6) (7) (7) (8) (8) 50g (180m) balls of King Cole Merino Blend 4ply (100% Pure New Wool Superwash) in Aran…

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make a statement

There are so many crafty -looking earrings on the high street, but why not make yore own? use a fine cotton and a thin jewellery wire to frame our show -stopping teardrop earrings Measurements Excluding hook, approximately 5cm/2in drop and 4cm/1½in wide. Materials 1 x 100g (400m) ball of DMC Petra 5 (100% cotton) in Blue (5798)*. Size 2mm crochet hook; 2 x 15cm lengths of 1mm jewellery wire; pair of fish-hook earwires; pair each of round-nose and wire cutter jewellery pliers. Yarn is available from theknittingnetwork.co.uk. Abbreviations Ch, chain; st(s), stitch(es); yrh, yarn round hook; dc, double crochet; htr, half treble crochet; tr, treble crochet; dtr, double treble crochet; slst, slip st; chsp(s), chain space(s). Note Yarn amounts are based on average requirements and are therefore approximate. Instructions in square brackets are worked as stated after 2nd…

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pastel princess

A pretty eyelet detail runs all around the curved fronts of this pastel shrug Measurements To fit chest 41-46 (46-51) (51-56) (56-61) (61-66) cm/16-18 (18-20) (20-22) (22-24) (24-26) in. Actual measurements 51 (56) (60) (65) (71) cm/20 (22) (23¾) (25½) (28) in. Side seam, excluding edging 5.5 (7.5) (11) (13) (16) cm/2¼ (3) (4½) (5¼) (6¼) in. Length to shoulder, excluding edging 14.5 (17.5) (22) (24.5) (29.5) cm/5¾ (7) (8¾) (9¾) (11½) in. Sleeve seam 17 (20) (24) (29) (33) cm/6½ (8) (9½) (11½) (13) in. Materials 1 (2) (2) (2) (3) 100g (294m) ball(s) of Stylecraft Wondersoft DK (100% acrylic) in Petal Pink (1030)*. Pair each of 3.25mm (No. 10) and 4mm (No. 8) needles; 1 button. Yarn is available from theknittingnetwork.co.uk. Tension 22 stitches and 30 rows, to 10 x 10cm, over stocking stitch, using 4mm needles. Abbreviations St(s),…

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