Australian Knitting

Australian Knitting Volume 10 Issue 1

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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Janet – see page 44 for pattern instructions Colour Wrap-up – see page 45 for pattern instructions Kaleidoscope Vest– see page 46 for pattern instructions Chevron Bolero – see page 48 for pattern instructions Oh la la Beret – see page 50 for pattern instructions Gum Leaf and Blossom Bag – see page 51` for pattern instructions Noro Silk Vest – see page 52 for pattern instructions Alpaca Shawl and Crocheted Brooch – see page 53 for pattern instructions Blueberry Scarf – see page 54 for pattern instructions Chrysler Coat – see page 56 for pattern instructions Garter Stitch Baby Blanket – see page 58 for pattern instructions Marywarmers– see page 60 for pattern instructions Angelique in Fine Kid – see page 62 for pattern instructions Stripes of Consequence– see page 64 for pattern instructions Luxury Mohair Shrug – see page 67 for pattern…

6 Min.
aran jumper

YARN Cleckheaton Country Naturals 8 ply (50g balls) Balls: 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13 NEEDLES AND TOOLS 1 pair 4mm knitting needlesCable needleWool sewing needle MEASUREMENTS Size: 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 years To fit chest cm: 52, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75 Finished measurement cm: 60, 63, 68, 73, 78, 83 Length cm: 36, 38, 42, 46, 50, 56 Sleeve length cm: 21, 23, 28, 33, 38, 40 TENSION 22 sts x 32 rows to 10cm over side pattern Abbreviations – Please see basics page. ‘C6B’ = Slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and leave at back of work, K3, then K3 from cable needle. GETTING STARTED Check your tension by making a small square 22 stitches by 32 rows. Adjust needle size if needed. WORKING PATTERN BACK Using 4.00mm needles, cast on 76 (80-84-92-96-100) sts. Begin pattern Work rows 1 to 24 inclusive from…

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chunky tea-cosy

YARN AND BITS • 1 hank Hawthorn Cottage Chunky wool • Beads NEEDLES AND TOOLS • 1 pair 10mm knitting needles • Thread MEASUREMENTS Standard size of a six cup teapot TENSION Not crucial GETTING STARTED Back and front alike. WORKING PATTERN Cast on 16 stitches. Rows 1,2, 3: Knit Row 4: Purl Row 5: Knit Continue to work in stocking stitch until work measures 13cm from cast on edge. Shaping Row 1: K2tog. k5 k2tog. k5 k2tog. Row 2: Purl Row 3: K2tog. k3 k2tog. k4 k2tog. Row 4: Purl Row 5: K2tog. k2 k2tog. k2 k2tog. Row 6: Purl Row 7: K2tog. k1 k2tog. K1. MAKING UP Cut yarn leaving 15cm, and thread this through the last 4 stitches. Fasten securely. Sew side seams leaving openings for spout and handle. EMBELLISHMENT Thread beads onto nylon thread and attach to top of tea-cosy. Cherryhills Shop 7 The Pennant Arcade 354 Pennant Hills Rd. Pennant Hills 2120 Ph: 02…

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funky slippers

YARN AND BITS • 2 balls Patons - Inca – Colour 7016 • 1 ball Filatura di Crosa – Brazil – Colour 106 • 2 novelty buttons NEEDLES AND TOOLS • 8mm • yarn needle MEASUREMENTS To fit. TENSION About 15sts in 10cm GETTING STARTED Measuring the length of your bare foot, subtract about 2.5cm and make a note of the measurement. WORKING PATTERN Using both yarns at the same time, leave about 100cm yarn tail. Cast on 18 stitches. Mark empty working needle with a short piece of yarn to identify. Knit every row using garter stitch, until slipper is the required length measured, leaving the last row of stitches on the unmarked knitting needle. Cut the working yarn, leaving a 50cm tail. Thread the tail into the yarn needle. Slide the stitches from the knitting needle to the sewing yarn needle and onto…

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cable v-neck vest

YARN • Patons Jet 50g balls 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 NEEDLES AND TOOLS • 1 pair 5.50mm • 1 pair 4.50mm • 1 stitch holder • Cable needle • Wool needle MEASUREMENTS This garment is designed to be an easy fit. Size: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL Fits chest cm: 80-85, 90-95, 100-105, 110-115, 120-125, 130-135 Garment cm: 95, 105, 115, 125, 135, 145 Length cm: 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67 TENSION 16.5 sts by 22 rows to 10 cm over stocking st, using 5.50mm needles. Abbreviations – Please see basics page. C4F=slip next 2 sts onto cable needle, leave at front of work, K2, K2 from cable needle. CrR=slip next 2 sts onto cable needle, leave at back of work, K2, P2 from cable needle. CrL=slip next 2 sts onto cable needle, leave at front of work, P2, K2 from cable needle. GETTING…

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YARN and BITS • 6 (8) Heirloom Breeze • 2 buttons NEEDLES AND TOOLS • 9mm • Stitch holder • Wool needle MEASUREMENTS Size 1: 6-12 months (Size 2): 1-2 years TENSION 14st by 24 rows to 10cm square measured over garter stitch using 9mm needles. GETTING STARTED Work using 2 strands of yarn together. To keep exposed edges neat, slip the first stitch of every row. When joining yarn do not add at sleeve edge or front opening, as these form the finished edges of the garment. WORKING PATTERN Body/sleeves 9mm needles and 2 strands of yarn cast on 35 (40) stitches, first row is wrong side row. Knit every row working in garter stitch for 40 (52) rows, ending with a wrong side row. With right side facing, cast on 20 (26) stitches for sleeve. Knit 1 row across 55 (66) stitches. Cast on 20…