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Australian Knitting

Australian Knitting Volume 11 Issue4

Australia’s number one selling knitting magazine with over 30 seasonal patterns every issue. Plus, you'll find tips, techniques, news and craft events in every issue. You'll also get your fill of knitting culture thanks to our articles packed with advice from top designers, as well as inspirational profiles of knitters and crocheters, shop reviews and the hottest craft fads.

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Land:
Australia
Sprache:
English
Verlag:
Sunray Publications Pty Ltd
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2 Min.
bright and breezy

YARN • 2, 2, 3 Sirdar Baby Bamboo DK main colour • 1 each of Sirdar Baby Bamboo DK in 2 contrast colours NEEDLES AND TOOLS • 4.00mm knitting needles 1 x 60cm (80cm80cm) x 4mm circular needle • 4mm circular needle 40cm MEASUREMENTS 2 yr – 56, 3-4 yr – 61, 5 yr – 66cm TENSION 22 sts by 28 rows over stocking st using 4.00mm needles. WORKING PATTERN Back Using 4mm needles: Cast on 82 (92, 96) sts. Row 1: Knit. Row 2: Purl. Row 3: Knit. Row 4: K1, K2tog, Knit to last 3 sts, ssk, K1. Row 5: Purl. Repeat Rows 4 and 5 until 72 (74, 78) sts remain. St/st a further 4 (6, 6) rows. Armholes Dec 3 (4, 5) sts at beg of next two rows. 66 (66, 68) sts. Dec 1 stitch either end of next and each alt row until 60 (60,…

4 Min.
child’s striped jumper

YARN • Panda Cotton Blend 8 ply 50g balls • 2, 3, 3, 4, 4 Colour 1 – C1: Sky 10 • 1, 2, 2, 3, 3 Colour 2– C2: Navy 11 • 2, 2, 2, 3, 3 Colour 3– C3: Natural 4 • 1, 2, 2, 2, 3 Colour 4 – C4: Spearmint 13 • 1, 2, 2, 2, 2 Colour 5– C5: Petrol 12 NEEDLES AND TOOLS • 3.25mm knitting needles • 4.00mm knitting needles • 3.25mm set double-pointed knitting needles • 2 stitch-holders. • Wool sewing needle MEASUREMENTS Sizes: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 years To fit chest: 55, 60, 65, 70, 75 cm Actual size: 63, 68, 74, 80, 85 cm Length 38: 42, 46, 50, 54 cm Sleeve length: 23, 28, 33, 38, 41 cm TENSION 22 sts by 30 rows to 10cm over stocking st, using 4.00mm needles. GETTING STARTED Stripe Patt: Working…

1 Min.
egg cosy

YARN • 1 ball 8 ply Shepherd Colour 4 Me or Heirloom Color Works NEEDLES AND TOOLS • 4.00mm knitting needles • Knitting Nancy or 4mm set of double pointed needles • Wool sewing needle MEASUREMENTS Standard egg size TENSION As per wool GETTING STARTED One ball of yarn is sufficient to make four egg cosies. Pattern: Row 1: K2 * P2, K2, repeat from * to end of row. Row 2: P2 * K2,P2, repeat from * to end of row. WORKING PATTERN Using 4mm needles cast on 34 stitches. Knit in pattern until work measures 8cm. Break yarn off leaving a long tail. MAKING UP Using a wool needle run tail of yarn through stitches on needle and draw up tightly. Fasten securely. Sew back seam. Make a length of cord 30cm long using a French Knitter (Knitting Nancy) or make an ‘i’ cord using double pointed needles. Form…

5 Min.
playing hooky

Grandmas do it. Kids do it. Madonna, Meryl and men do it. And Queen Victoria loved to do it. Proving that crochet is one of the most versatile and intriguing crafts of all. Historically, crochet is a little mysterious. Researchers continue to debate whether crochet is a relatively recent development or whether the craft began much earlier in history. Some believe that crochet evolved from traditional practices in countries such as Arabia, South America or China, but there is evidence of artifacts to show the craft was in existence before its heyday in Europe during the 1800’s. Certainly, most commentators will agree that the earliest written reference to crochet was in ‘The Memoirs of a Highland Lady’ by Elizabeth Grant in 1812. In this text, crochet was referred to as shepherd’s knitting…

5 Min.
ruffle edge pullover

YARN • 2 (2, 2, 3) 50g balls Filatura Di Crosa Dolce Amore 100% Cotton in shade #7 (MC) • 1 ball in shade #48 (A) • 1 ball in shade #1 (B) • 1 ball in shade #67 (C) • 1 ball in shade #19 (D) • 1 button NEEDLES AND TOOLS • 2.75mm knitting needles • 3.25mm knitting needles • 2.75mm circular needle 40cm • 2.75mm crochet hook • Stitch holders MEASUREMENTS Sizes: 0-3, 3-6, 6-12, 18 months Finished fit Chest: 48, 52.5, 57, 61.5cm Length of Back: 24, 28, 32, 38cm Sleeve Length: 16, 16.5, 20.5, 24cm SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS ch –chain; s2kp – slip 2 sts knitwise at the same time, k1 pass the 2 sl sts over; skp – slip 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch, pass the slipped st over; dc – double (UK = treble) crochet; sc – single (UK =…

3 Min.
katia degrade baby sundress

YARN • Katia Degrade 100% cotton 50gm balls: 2, 2, 3, 3, 3 • 5 buttons • 30cm braid if desired. NEEDLES AND TOOLS • 3.75mm knitting needles • 2.00mm crochet hook • Wool sewing needle MEASUREMENTS Sizes: 3, 6, 12, 8, 24 months TENSION 23 sts by 30 rows to 10cm over Stocking Stitch. GETTING STARTED Pattern Stitch Rows 1 and 2: knit Row 3: * P1, K1 *, rep from * to * ending with a P1. Row 4: * K1, P1 *, rep from * to * ending with a K1. These 4 rows form pattern stitch repeat. To achieve the correct slant on the decrease rows complete as follows: Dec 2 sts for armhole as follows: At beg of Right Side (RS) rows: K2, K3 tog. At end RS rows: work to last 5 sts; sl1, k2 tog, psso, K2. Dec 1 st for armhole shaping…