Australian Knitting8 min de lectureFashion
Glossary
Plastic-head pins are useful for checking tension and blocking out items. Pins with coloured heads are best because they do not get lost in your work. Knitting needles are made from plastic, aluminium or wood and come in varying lengths and widths. S
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Knee Warmers & Sleeves
• Knee Warmers - 1 ball 100gm 4ply Patons Patonyle in colour 1001 • Sleeves – 1, 1, 1, 1, 2 balls 100gm 4ply Patons Patonyle in colour 1001 • 2.75mm knitting needles • 3.25mm double-pointed knitting needles • 3.00mm double-pointed knitting needle
Australian Knitting2 min de lectureFashion
Heart Cushion
• 3 balls 100gm Panda Teddy Fur in colour 2 • polyester fibre filling • 8mm knitting needles • stitch-holder • wool sewing needle • lining fabric to match yarn colour Size: Cushion 50cm x 43cm 10 sts by 15 rows over stocking st on 8mm needles
Australian Knitting2 min de lectureFashion
Lace Hat
• 1 Ball Lace Merino/Dehaired Angora in #10 • 2mm & 2.25mm straight needles To fit: Adult To fit Head size 52-54cm Sk2p – slip 1 st, k2tog, pass slipped st over (2 sts dec) S2kp = slip 2 stitches together to right hand needle (as if to work k
Australian Knitting8 min de lectureFashion
Jacket
• 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19 Balls 8ply Alpaca DK #102 • 4 x 25mm fancy buttons • 1 plain button (for WS of garment) • 4mm straight needles • 3.5mm knitting needles • 3.5mm circular needle 60cm • stitch Holders To fit Bust 71-76, 81-86, 89-94, 99-
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Child’s Mitts, Scarf and Beanie
• 1 ball 50gm 5ply Patons Classic Bluebell main colour 4324 • 1 ball 50gm 5ply Patons Classic Bluebell contrast colour 1 in 4332 • 1 ball 50gm 5ply Patons Classic Bluebell contrast colour 2 in 4360 • 3 ball 50gm 5ply Patons Classic Bluebell main
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Fisherman’s Rib Skirt
• 7, 8, 8, 9, 10 balls 50gm 8ply Cleckheaton Country Tartan in colour 2800 • 4.00mm circular knitting needles • 3.75mm circular knitting needles • 3.25mm circular knitting needles • wool sewing needle Size: XS, S, M, L, XL To fit waist: 50, 60
Australian Knitting5 min de lectureFashion
Winter Fashion
“Everybody tells me that they would love to knit, but they don’t have time. I look at people’s lives and I can see opportunity and time for knitting all over the place. The time spent riding the bus each day? That’s a pair of socks over a month. Wait
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Snowflake Jumper
• 4.00mm knitting needles • 3.25mm, 4.00mm and 4.50mm circular knitting needles • 4 stitch-holders • wool sewing needle • 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 balls 50gm Patons Romance 8ply main colour (M) in 4168 • 2, 2, 3, 3, 3 balls 50gm Patons Romance 8ply con
Australian Knitting2 min de lectureFashion
Sun and Linen Jumper
• 5, 5, 6, 6 balls Degrade Sun in colour 64 • 2, 3, 3, 3 balls Lino in colour 19 • 4.5mm knitting needles • 6mm knitting needles Size: S, M, L, XL Finished fit bust: 90, 100, 108, 118cm Garment length: 68, 69, 70, 71cm Sleeve length: 40cm
Australian Knitting1 min de lectureFashion
Popcorn Cowl
1 hank Popcorn by Rainbow Yarns 12mm knitting needles Size approx 25cm wide and 110 cm long before sewing into a cowl.  yfwd - bring yarn to the front of the work, thereby creating a stitch k2tog - Knit 2 stitches together,thereby decreasing a
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Mini Tote
• 4 Balls Patons Fi Fi • Small quantity 8 ply yarn in plain cream or white for making up. • 8 mm knitting needles • 8mm circular needle (80cm long) • 8mm set double pointed needles • Stitch marker Size 30cm wide 20cm deep 16 rows by 10sts ove
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Diagonal Lace Scarf
• 2 balls 50gm Surindulgence Suri Alpaca or Softa baby Huacaya Alpaca • 5mm knitting needles Length 70cm As per the wool Cast on 42 stitches Row 1: RS K2, * YO K2tog, K3 from * to end of row Row 2 and alternate WS rows: Purl Row 3: K3, * YO K2 tog
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Galaxy Bolero
• Long sleeve – 4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 7, 8 balls 50gm Bolero Galaxy DK • Short sleeve – 3, 3, 4, 4, 5, 6, 7 balls 50gm Bolero Galaxy DK • 1 Button • 3.25mm knitting needles • 4mm knitting needles • stitch markers To fit bust: 81, 86, 91, 97, 102, 107
Australian Knitting8 min de lectureFashion
Bag And Neckwarmer And Jacket
• 6 balls Katia Odisea colour 137 • 2 metres thick cord • 3 ball Katia Odisea colour 137 • 5, 6, 6, 7 balls Katia Inca colour 112 • 15 blue buttons, 2cm diameter 9.00mm knitting needles 4.00mm crochet hook 7.00mm knitting needle 8.00mm knittin
Australian Knitting1 min de lecture
Tips
• Always hand wash in lukewarm water with washing liquid or powder for woollens • Squeeze the suds gently through until garment is clean • Rinse twice in lukewarm water to remove suds and finish with clear water • Roll the wet Aran in a towel to abso
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Kids Scarf
• 1 ball 100gm Katia Triana in colour 41 • 1 large button • 8mm knitting needles • 12mm knitting needles Length: Approx 40cm Correct tension is not essential for this scarf. Note – To cast on sts stretch the end of Triana open and lay flat. Y
Australian Knitting1 min de lecture
Trivia
• Knitting is a boon for those of us who are easily bored. I take my knitting everywhere to take the edge off of moments that would otherwise drive me stark raving mad. ~Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, At Knit’s End: Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much •
Australian Knitting5 min de lectureFashion
Sweater & Hat
• 2, 2, 2, 3, 3 Balls 50gm 8ply Buttons DK Main Colour #875 • 1, 1, 1, 1, 1 Ball Contrast Colour 1 (A) #909 • 1, 1, 1, 1, 2 Balls Contrast Colour 2 (B) #879 • 3, 3, 3, 3, 4 buttons • 3.25mm knitting needles • 4mm knitting needles • 3.25mm circu
Australian Knitting8 min de lectureFashion
Cardigan and Skirt
• Wrap – 3, 3, 4 hanks 120gm 10 ply Drift Aran #880 • Skirt – 7, 9, 10, 11 hanks 50gm 10 ply Harmony #804 • 3 snap closures • 2.5cm wide elastic of required length for waist • 4mm knitting needles • 4.5mm knitting needles • 4.5mm double pointed
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Kids Vest
• 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 balls 50gm Katia Tierra in colour 7751 • Plain matching yarn and wool needle for sewing seams • 10.00mm knitting needles • Stitch holder Size: 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 years Finished fit: 70, 77, 82, 87, 92 cm Garment length: 36, 40, 44, 48, 5
Australian Knitting5 min de lectureFashion
Mans Jumper
• 4, 5, 6, 7, 7 hanks 120gm 10ply Drift Aran #884 • 4mm knitting needles • 4.5mm knitting needles • Cable needle • 2 Stitch holders & markers To Fit Chest: 81-86 , 91-96, 101-107, 112-117, 122-127cm Finished Chest: 92.5, 105, 116, 127.5, 139cm
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Fairisle Hat & Cable Gauntlets
• Hat – 1, 2 balls 50gm 10 ply Loyal Aran in shade #918 (MC) 1 ball each in shade #921 (A), 900 (B) & 917 (C) • Gauntlets – 2, 2 balls 50gm 10ply Loyal in shade #921 • 4mm knitting needles • 4.5mm knitting needles • Cable needle • 2 stitch marke
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Zauberball Diagonal Stripe Scarf
• 1 ball 100gm Schoppel Wolle Crazy Zauberball • 3.25mm knitting needles Size 17cm wide, 175cm long 28 sts to 10 cm Edge Stitch: This pattern calls for edge stitches. These create a neat finish to the edge of the scarf. Always knit the first st
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Knitted Sheep
2 balls 50gm Inca Spun Alpaca Boucle MC – White 2 balls 50grm Inca Spun Alpaca Boucle CC - Black polyfil stuffing embroidery floss optional for face 5.5mm knitting needle 5.5mm double points stitch marker 28cm tall, 20cm long 16sts over sto
Australian Knitting1 min de lecture
Trivia
• “Happyknits”, colourful store is in an old county jail – ‘peace, love and happyknits’. That’s the idea behind a new yarn, knitting, crocheting and felting store - the first retail shop to open in the former Somerset County Jail, now the Somerset Gr
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Watermelon Patch
3, 3, 3, 4 balls 50gm Filatura Di Crosa Dolce Amore 100% Cotton in shade #43 (MC) 2, 2, 3, 3 balls in shade #48 (A) 1 button 2.5cm wide elastic of required length for pants 2.75mm knitting needles 3.25mm knitting needles stitch holders Size
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Tunic with Cable Braid
• 13, 14, 16, 17, 19 balls 50gm Cleckheaton Country Wide in colour 0009 • 7.00mm knitting needles • 7.00mm double-pointed knitting needles • cable needle • 2 stitch-holders • wool sewing needle Size: 6, 8-10, 12-14, 16-18, 20-22 To Fit Bust: 70
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Basic Instructions Diagrams
Cast on. Create a slip knot on yarn and place on left (holding) needle. Using right (working) needle place between slip knot and pass yarn around needle and form a loop pulling this loop though with working needle and place on holding needle. This wi
Australian Knitting1 min de lectureFashion
Park Avenue
• 1 skein Park Avenue natural • 4.5mm knitting needles Not critical Size: 120cm approx When working make sure to unfold the ribbon after finishing each row pull it out to widen it. Create a neat small knot at end of skein, later untie and retie i
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