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Creative Knitting Issue 60

It just keeps getting better! This year sees the launch of a fresh new look for the magazine, as well as clearer, easy-to-follow patterns and colour-coded sizing.Each issue features more than 25 designs echoing the latest fashions, homewares and accessories.

Sunray Publications Pty Ltd
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first cable scarf

MEASUREMENTS Size 2-4yR 6-8yR Adult SCARfCM 110 120 150 BeRetCM 52 54 56 SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED YARN 6 x 50g balls of Cleckheaton Country NEEDLES 4mm knitting needles 4.00mm circular needle 3.25mm double pointed needles Cable needle Wool sewing needle TENSION Beret – 30st and 30 rows to 10cm over patt, using 4.00mm needles Scarf – 32st and 30 rows to 10cm over patt, using 4.00mm needles SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS C6F – place next 3st on a cable needle and hold at front of work, k3, then K3 from cable needle. STITCH GUIDE SCARF Using 4.00mm needles, cast on 32(32, 45) st. Beg Rib Patt: Work rows 1 to 6 incl from graph or written instruction as follows: Row 1: K6, * (P1, K1) 3 times, P1, K6, rep from * to end. Row 2: P6, * (K1, P1) 3 times, K1, P6, rep from * to end. Row 3: C6F, *…

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lace stripe kimono top

MEASUREMENTS SIze 6 8,10 12,14 16,18 20,22 TO FIT BUST CM: 70 80 90 100 110 FInIShed FIt Cm: 86 96 106 116 126 GARMENT LENGTH CM: 62 63 64 65 66 SLeeve Length Cm: 9 9 9 9 9 SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED YARN Cleckheaton Country 8ply (50g balls) Main Colour (m) 2299: 5 (6, 6, 7, 7) 1st Contrast (C1)2300: 2 (3, 3, 3, 4) 2nd Contrast (C2) 0050: 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) 3rd Contrast (C3) 0216: 3 (3, 4, 4, 4) 4th Contrast (C4) 2302: 2 (2, 3, 3, 3) NEEDLES 3.25mm knitting needles 4.00mm knitting needles 3.25mm double ended knitting needles Wool sewing needle TENSION 22 sts and 30 rows, 10cm over lace patt, using 4.00mm needles. STITCH GUIDE Rows 1-16 form Lace pattern. Design note: Care must be taken when shaping in this patt. Do not work a ‘K2tog’ or ‘sl 1, K1, psso’ unless…

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lacy zig zag scarf

MEASUREMENTS WIDTH (APPROX) 23CM LENGTH (APPROX) 170CM SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED YARN RARE YARNS Boucle/BouclePure/Astrakhan 50g balls 2 x Colour 1 Nightshade/ Boucle 2 x Colour 2 Cherry/Boucle Pure 2 x Colour 3 Cherry/Astrakhan NEEDLES 7.50mm Knitting Needles Wool sewing needle TENSION See tension note in pattern SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS K2tog tbl – knit 2 sts together through back of loop yfwd – yarn forward to make a stitch Design note: When changing colours, twist the colour to be used (on wrong side) underneath and to the right of the colour just used. Use a seperate ball of yarn for each block of colour. As there will be a number of ends to sew in as you create the scarf rather than leave all to the finish, sew ends in as you progress. Using 7.50mm needles, cast on 33 sts as folls – Using C1, cast…

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MEASUREMENTS Size S/M L/XL 2X FINISHED FIT BUST CM 101.5 112 122 GarMeNt LeNGth cM 57 59.5 63.5 SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED YARN 11 (12, 13) 50g skeins Tahki Yarns Rio, 50% alpaca, 35% merino wool, 15% silk in colour #05 NEEDLES 5mm knitting needles Yarn needle TENSION 19 sts and 16 rows = 4”/10cm in Main Pattern Stitch STITCH GUIDE K2, P2 Rib multiple of 4 sts +2 Reverse Stockinette Stitch Rev St, St Main Pattern Stitch multiple of 6 sts Rows 1 & 3: WS Purl. Row 2: *(K3tog, yo, k3tog) all in next 3 sts, k3; repeat from * across. Row 4: *K3, (k3tog, yo, k3tog); repeat from * across. Repeat Rows 1-4 for Pattern st. BACK Cast on 90 (102, 110) sts. Work in K2, p2 rib for 5cm, end with a RS row, inc 2 (2, 6) sts evenly spaced on last row. 92 [104, 116]…

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sparkle shrug

MEASUREMENTS SIZE S 8-10 M 12-14, L 16-18 SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED YARN 4 balls REFLET by Bouton d’Or 50g ball or 4 balls Filatura Di Crosa LUXURY Pure Silk NEEDLES 4.5mm crochet hook TENSION 9 row and 3 shells – 10cm SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS Shell = 3 tr in 1 dc STITCH GUIDE To make following the pattern easier, use a highlighter pen to mark your size throughout before starting. FRONTS Make two and flip one over for the other side. When using this stitch it is nearly impossible to identify a right or wrong side. Make 10(10,10) ch, 3 tr in the 4th ch from hook, 1dc, 3 ch in the next st, miss 3 ch, 3 tr in the next st, 1 dc in the last st. [2 shells ALL SIZES] Row 2-5: 3 ch, 3 tr in the same place as the 3 ch,[…

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buttons cardigan

MEASUREMENTS ACTUAL CHEST MEASUREMENTS CM 61 66 71 76 TO FIT CHEST CM 56 61 66 71 GARMENT LENGTH CM 30 33 38 42 SLEEVE LENGTH TO UNDERARM CM 24 27 30 34 SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED YARN 4 (5, 6, 7) 50g balls Buttons DK #906 5 (5, 6, 6) buttons NEEDLES 3.25mm knitting needles 3.75mm knitting needles Stitch holders TENSION 22 sts and 30 rows over Stst – 10cm on 3.75mm needles SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS M1 – place the yarn between last st worked and next onto left hand needle and k into the back of this strand; RSF – right side facing; skp – slip 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch, pass slipped st over; Stst – Stocking stitch (K on RS rows/P on WS rows WS – wrong side; yo – yarn over needle (to make 1 stitch). BACK With 3.75mm needles, cast on 68 [76, 84,…