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Knitscene Summer 2019

In each issue, we feature up-and-coming designers, popular yarns, fun and concise tutorials, and fresh photography that invites the reader into a yarn-filled daydream. The projects are simple but intriguing, stylish but wearable, and designed for knitters of all ages and sizes.

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6 min
mended heart hat and socks set

The Mended Heart Hat and Socks Set features embroidered hearts that showcase the resilience and passion of the heart. The hat is worked in the round from the bottom up, and the socks are worked from the cuff down with a short-row heel. Yarn Sugar Bush Yarns Itty-Bitty Yarn Weight Finished Size 16½ (19, 21¼)" circumference at brim. Hat shown measures 19". Yarn Sugar Bush Yarns Itty-Bitty (65% fine superwash merino wool, 25% nylon, 10% cashmere; 153 yd [140 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #5012 slate (gray; MC), 1 (1, 2) ball(s); #5001 buttercream (white; CC), 1 ball. Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm): 16" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; 10 yd red fingering-weight yarn for embroidery. Gauge 27 sts and 37…

5 min
ignition point shawl

The Ignition Point Shawl’s simple colorwork and lace motifs radiate out from a centerline, creating an asymmetrical wrap with endless styling possibilities. This shawl is worked back and forth in rows. Yarn Madelinetosh Tosh Sock Yarn Weight Finished Size 13¾ (17¼)" wide and 71¾ (78¾)" long. Shawl shown measures 17¼ ". Yarn Madelinetosh Tosh Sock (100% merino wool; 395 yd [361 m]/skein): red fox (light orange; A) and saffron (dark orange; B), 2 skeins each. Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 24" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions Markers (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle. Gauge 23 sts and 48 rows = 4" in garter st. For techniques you don’t know, please visit our online knitting glossary at www.interweave.com/interweave-knitting-glossary. Notes • This shawl is worked back and forth in rows. A circular needle is used…

2 min
butterfly mitts

These sweet Butterfly Mitts remind us that all stages (from caterpillar to the final form) are important. The mitts are worked in the round from the cuff up. Yarn Harrisville Designs Shetland Yarn Weight Finished Size 6¾ " hand circumference at base. Yarn Harrisville Designs Shetland (100% pure virgin wool; 217 yd [198 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #66 melon (orange; MC) and #49 charcoal (gray; CC), 1 skein each. Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions Markers (m); stitch holder; tapestry needle; embroidery needle; DMC Six-Strand Cotton Embroidery Floss (100% cotton; 8¾ yd [8 m]/skein): #947 (orange) and #741 (gold), 1 skein each. Gauge 26 sts and 38 rnds = 4" in St st. For techniques you don’t know, please visit our online knitting glossary…

2 min
new growth hat

The New Growth Hat is inspired by the regenerative powers of wildfire. Through fire’s destruction come bright, tiny bundles of growth nurtured by the nutrients deposited in the soil. This hat is knitted from the bottom up. Yarn Mrs. Crosby Train Case Yarn Weight Finished Size 17½ " circumference at brim; 8" tall. Yarn Mrs. Crosby Train Case (55% superwash merino wool, 30% Outlast viscose, 15% nylon; 425 yd [389 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): crème fraîche, 1 skein. Needles Size 1 (2.25 mm): 16" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle; embroidery needle; DMC Six-Strand Cotton Embroidery Floss (100% cotton; 8¾ yd [8 m]/skein): #581 (green), 2 skeins; #3848 (blue), #741 (light orange), and #3853 (dark orange), 1 skein each. Gauge 32…

1 min
editor’s note

level of difficulty beginner: basic stitches easy: moving past scarves intermediate: pretty confident advanced: challenge myself knitting gauge To check gauge, cast on thirty to forty stitches using recommended needle size. Work in pattern stitch until piece measures at least 4" from cast-on edge. Remove swatch from needles or bind off loosely and lay swatch on flat surface. Place a ruler over swatch and count number of stitches across and number of rows down (including fractions of stitches and rows) in 4". Repeat two or three times on different areas of swatch to confirm measurements. If you have more stitches and rows than called for in instructions, use larger needles; if you have fewer, use smaller needles. Repeat until gauge is correct. reading charts Unless otherwise indicated, read charts from the bottom up. On right-side rows, read charts…

2 min
sweet spot hat

In a fire, the “sweet spot” is the hottest point in the flame; it lies just above the inner flame and inside the outer flame. In the Sweet Spot hat, bias stripes spiral around to form a starburst at the crown. This hat is worked in the round from the bottom up. Yarn HiKoo CoBaSi DK, distributed by Skacel Yarn Weight Finished Size 15¾ (17¼, 18¾, 20¼)" circumference at brim and 7¾ " tall. Hat shown measures 18¾ ". Yarn HiKoo CoBaSi DK (55% cotton, 21% elastic nylon, 16% bamboo, 8% silk; 140 yd [128 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #011 indigo, 1 (2, 2, 2) skein(s). Yarn distributed by Skacel. Needles Size 5 (3.75 mm): 16" circular (cir) and set of doublepointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions Markers (m);…