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Creative Knitting Issue 61

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.

Country:
Australia
Language:
English
Publisher:
Sunray Publications Pty Ltd
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4 Issues

IN THIS ISSUE

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sorrento cardi

SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED YARN 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 x 50gm balls of Patons Sorrento NEEDLES 3.75mm knitting needles 3.75mm circular knitting needle Wool sewing needle TENSION 21 sts by 27 rows to 10cm over patt, using 3.75mm needles. BACK Using 3.75mm needles, cast on 86 (96, 106, 116, 126) sts. Beg Patt Work 10 rows garter st. Row 11: * K1 winding yarn 3 times around needle, rep from * to end. Row 12: Knit to end dropping extra loops. Last 12 rows form patt. Cont in patt until work measures approx 25cm from beg, ending with an 8th patt row. Tie a coloured thread at each end of last row to indicate position of front slope shaping on fronts. Work a further 52 rows patt. Shape Armholes Keeping patt correct, cast off 5 (7, 8, 10, 11) sts at beg of next 2 rows. 76 (82, 90,…

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bluebell gloves and scarf

SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED YARN Patons Classic Bluebell 5 ply 50g balls Gloves 2 x Main colour, 1 x each contrast colour C1 and C2. Colourway 1: Main Colour (M – 4338), 1st Contrast (C1 – 4328), 2nd Contrast (C2 – 4323) Colourway 2: Main Colour (M – 4319), 1st Contrast (C1 – 4323), 2nd Contrast (C2 – 4336) Scarf 3 x Main colour, 2 x contrast C1 and 1 contrast C2. Colourway 1: Main Colour (M – 4338), 1st Contrast (C1 – 4328), 2nd Contrast (C2 – 4323) Colourway 2: Main Colour (M – 4319), 1st Contrast (C1 – 4323), 2nd Contrast (C2 –4336) NEEDLES 3.25mm knitting needles 4.00mm knitting needles Wool sewing needle TENSION For Gloves: 27.5 sts by 37 rows = 10cm over stocking st, using 3.25mm needles. For Scarf: 26 sts by 34 rows = 10cm over 4 x 4 rib,…

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nightshades rug

SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED YARN 1 ball Naturally Expression shade 107b 1 ball Grignasco Florette shade 548 2 balls Filatura di Crosa Battufolo shade 6 2 balls Filatura di Crosa Drifters shade 255 2 balls Naturally Woodlands shade 20 2 balls Sirdar Fizz shade 791 1 balls Patons Zhivago shade 4438 2 balls Naturally Spazzola shade 04 3 balls Filtes Keope shade 1002 2 balls Filatura di Crosa Eskimo shade 2 3 balls Filtes Keope shade 200 2 balls Madil Pavone shade 015 2 balls Filtes Knotty shade 62 1 ball Cleckheaton Country shade 0006 1 ball Patons Creme de la Creme shade 5014 1 ball Cleckheaton Country shade 0216 3 balls Bertagni Filati Primitivo shade 2100 2 balls Cleckheaton Studio Mohair shade 40 1 ball Cleckheaton Studio Mohair shade 37 NEEDLES 7.50mm knitting needles TENSION Not essential for this project DESIGN NOTE: THE THROW CONSISTS OF 30 RECTANGLES EACH MEASURING APPROXIMATELY 22 X 18…

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dress and leggings

SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED YARN DRESS: 3 x 25gm balls Filatura di Crosa Baby Love 100% fine merino wool superwash mercerized in color 11 (A) 3 x 25gm balls Filatura di Crosa Baby Love 100% fine merino wool superwash mercerized in color 3 (B) 3 small buttons LEGGINGS: 4 (5) x 25gm balls Filatura di Crosa Baby Love 100% fine merino wool superwash mercerized in color 11 50cm flat elastic, 8cm wide NEEDLES 3mm knitting needles 1 cable needle Tapestry needle TENSION 34 sts by 48 rows = 10cm in Stocking stitch SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS M1K: M1 knitwise: Lift strand between needles to left-hand needle and knit it through the back loop, twisting it. STITCH GUIDE K2, P2 rib. Stocking stitch (St st). Reverse Stocking stitch (Rev St st). Fancy Stripes: In St st work * 6 rows (B), 6 rows (A), rep from * to *. DRESS BACK Cast on with (A) 112 (116)…

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motif bag

SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED YARN Panda (50g balls) Main Colour – Black 3 1 ball each of five contrasting colours C1– Pink, C2 – Red, C3 – Blue, C4 – Green and C5 – Yellow. NEEDLES AND TOOLS 2.50mm hook 3.00mm hook Wool sewing needle Approximately 1 metre of fabric for lining SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS ch = chain ch sp/s = chain space/s; dc = double crochet; sl st = slip st; tr = treble. Turning chain = one, or more chains, for length of stitch required, worked at the beginning of row. TENSION Each motif measuring approximately 5.5cm across, using 3.00mm hook. Motifs are individually made, and a base; then the sections are joined. MOTIF 1 – MAKE 12 Using 3.00mm hook and C1, make 4ch, join with a sl st to form ring. 1st Round: 3ch, 2tr into ring, 2ch, (3tr into ring, 2ch) 3 times, sl st into 3rd ch…

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flower hat

SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED YARN ½ ball of 150gm Kauri wool – multi colour EF NEEDLES 4mm crochet hook SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS Stitch used = FPS Front Post Stitch Yoh, insert hook from right to left through the front posts of the stitch in the previous row. Yoh and draw the yarn through the posts, yoh and through 2 loops, yoh and through remaining 2 loops. WORKING PATTERN Start at top of the hat. Ch 4, join with a slst to form a ring. Row 1: Ch 2, 11 tr in the ring, join with slst in top of ch2 (12 tr). Row 2: Ch 2, 2 tr in each stitch around (24 tr). Row 3: Ch 2 (first tr) fps, 1 tr in next 2 stitches, fps, 1 tr. * 1 tr, 1 fps, 1 tr, 1 tr,1 fps, 1 tr. * Repeat *…

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