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Creative Knitting Issue 62

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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IN THIS ISSUE

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coloured curves

SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED Yarn 350(400, 450, 500)g of Noro Silk Garden in shade 34 9 buttons Needles Pair of 5mm knitting needles 3.5mm crochet hook Tension 18 sts by 24 rows to 10cm square over st st on 5mm needles Special abbreviations kfb = k into front and back of st. sc = single crochet. yb = yarn to back of work. yf = yarn to front of work. MEASUREMENTS STITCH GUIDE The sleeves are knitted from wrist to top in the usual way but the back and fronts are knitted sideways. When working with random dyed yarn, to avoid a sudden jump in colour when starting a new ball, start at a similar place in the colour shading. BACK Cast on 45(46, 47, 48) sts. K1 row. P1 row. Shape Right Armhole 1st row: RS - Kfb, k11(12, 13, 14), yf, sl1, yb, turn and leave 32 sts. 2nd row: S11, p13(14,…

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cabled waistcoat

SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED Yarn 7, 8, 8, 9 balls x Wendy Sorrento DK 50g 5 buttons Needles 3.25mm knitting needle 4mm knitting needle Cable needle Stitch holders Tension 22 sts by 31 rows to 10 cm over st st using 4mm needles. Special abbreviations M1 – make 1, pick up loop before next st and work into back of it. C10 – slip next 3sts on cable needle to front of work; K2 now K3 from cable needle, now slip next 2 sts on cable needle to back of work, K3 then K2 from cable needle. [ ] repeat stitches in brackets given number of times. MEASUREMENTS STITCH GUIDE Note: The ladder effect is formed when sts are run down at the end of each piece of work. BACK Using 3.25mm needles, cast on 125 (135, 145, 155) sts. Row 1: RS - K2, * P1, K1, rep…

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cashmere cap

SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED Yarn 2 balls x Lana Gatto Prestige 100% pure Cashmere. Note: Three balls of yarn will make two caps. Needles 3.25mm knitting needles 4mm knitting needles Wool sewing needle Tension As per ball band MEASUREMENTS STITCH GUIDE Pattern 1st row: * K3, P1 *. 2nd and alternate rows: Purl. Rows 3 and 7: Knit. Row 5: K1, * P1, K3 *, P1, K2. CAP Using 3.25mm needles cast on 120 stitches. 1st row: Knit. 2nd row: Purl. Repeat these two rows twice (6 rows stocking stitch in all). Change to 4mm needles and work in pattern until work measures approximately 12cm from start, change ending with a purl row. Shape crown: Working in stocking stitch continue as follows. 1st row: * K10, K2 tog repeat from * to end of row. 2nd row: Purl. 3rd row: * K9, K2 tog repeat from * to end of row. Continue decreasing in this manner…

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waistcoat

SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED Yarn Twilleys Freedom Sincere 50g 2 (2, 3, 3) balls main colour (A) 1 ball x 1st Contrast Colour (B) 1 ball x 2nd Contrast Colour (C 3 buttons Needles 3.25mm knitting needles 4.00mm knitting needles 3.25mm circular knitting needle Tension 22 stitches and 28 rows to 10cm over st st using 4mm needles. Special abbreviations yrn – yarn round needle MEASUREMENTS STITCH GUIDE Instructions in square brackets [ ] should be repeated the number of times given after the brackets. BACK Using 4mm needles and A, cast on 61 (67, 73, 79) sts. Starting with a K row, st st until back measures 10 (13, 17, 20) cm, end with a WS row. Shape Armholes Cast off 3 sts at beg of next 2 rows. 55 (61, 67, 73) sts. Dec 1 st at each end of next 5 rows, then on foll 2 (3, 3, 4)…

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coffee mug coasters

SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED Yarn 2 x 50gm 8 ply Heirloom Cotton in contrasting colours 1 x button Needles 4.50mm knitting needles Tension 25 st x 36 rows to 12cm over pattern MEASUREMENTS Design note: 2 x 50gm balls will make two sets so there are extra when needed. COASTER Cast on 25 sts. Row 1: * K1, P1 * repeat to last stitch, K1. Repeat this single row until 34 rows have been knitted. Cast off with a medium tension. Sew in ends. Make three pieces in each colour (or more if needed) TIE Cast on 65 sts. Knitting to the same pattern, knit 4 rows. 5th Row: Pattern 4 sts, cast off 2 sts, continue in pattern to end. 6th Row: Pattern to cast off, cast on 2 sts, continue to end. Pattern a further 4 rows. Cast off. MAKING UP Sew in ends and sew on button and…

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striped scarf

SKILL LEVEL WHAT YOU'LL NEED Yarn Colour A – 1 x 50g ball of Tailored Strands Brushed 100% Alpaca (Teal) Colour B – 1 x 50g ball of Eki Riva Natal Alpaca silk blend (Purple) Colour C – 1 x 50g ball of Rare Essentials Brushed 80% Alpaca 20% Merino (Cerise) Colour D – 1 x 50g ball of Eki Riva Natal Alpaca silk blend (Teal) Colour E – 1 x 50g ball of Rare Essentials Brushed 80% Alpaca 20% Merino (Raspberry) Needles 5mm knitting needles Wool sewing needle Crochet hook Tension Correct tension is not essential for this garment. MEASUREMENTS PATTERN Cast on 230 stitches – Colour A (brushed yarn). Knit 3 rows (garter stitch, knit only). Row 5: Change to Colour B (8ply) purl. Row 6: Knit. Row 7: Purl. Row 8: Knit. Change to Colour C (brushed) – knit 4 rows (garter stitch). Change to Colour D (8…

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