this free, super easy knitting hat pattern is great for learning circular knitting & decreases — once you get the hand of joining without a twist this hat is so wonderfully easy, you can finish one in a couple of TV evenings. This version is written for our Targhee 2 ply yarn, but can be adapted to many different yarns by adjusting number of cast on stitches (in increments of 8).
Yarn: 1 skein of Targhee 2 ply yarn, but more fun if you get two colors and do color blocking
Sizes: approximately 15.75" (17.5, 19.25, 21, 22.75, 24.5, 26.25") / 40cm (44.5, 49, 53, 58, 62, 67 cm) circumference (babies up to men)
Skills: knitting, knitting in the round, decreasing
Level of difficulty: easy!
Needles: size 7 (US) (4.5 mm) 14 to 16: / 35 to 40 cm circular needles or double pointed needles or size to get gauge
This knitting pattern designed by Cheryl Chow was inspired by the ivy climbing on an old stone church, lacy leaves trail up our charming & timeless vest. Shaping makes this a flattering garment you will love to wear.
Yarn: Border Leicester sport, natural dyed yarn, three (four or five) skeins
Sizes: Seven adult sizes from finished bust circumference of 31.75? up to 55.75?
Skills: knitting, purling, decreasing, increasing, knitting in the round, reading charts, 3-needle bind off, buttonholes, picking up stitches
Level of difficulty: Advanced
Needles: Size 5 (US)/ 3.75 mm circular needle in 40:/100 cm length (or size to obtain gauge) to work body, and shorter if desired for armhole ribbing. Extra US 5 / 3.75 mm needle for bind off.
Designed by Cheryl Chow
This knitting pattern designed by Laura Chau is a fun opportunity to pair a beautiful handpainted yarn with a coordinating solid color. The simple garter stitch lace pattern opens up the fabric and biases naturally for an interesting parallelogram shape. It’s worked lengthwise on a circular needle to accommodate the large number of stitches. The scarf version uses just one skein of each color; the generously-sized wrap uses two skeins of each color.
Yarn: Coopworth sport 1 (2) skeins in each of two colors
Sizes: scarf: 13 x 72" / 33 x 183 cm wrap: 22 x 90" / 56 x 228.5 cm, blocked
Skills: knitting, purling, decreasing, yarn overs
Level of difficulty: Easy
Needles: Size 7 (US)/ 4.5 mm circular needle in 32:/80 cm length (or larger)
Gauge: 13 sts and 38 rows = 4" / 10 cm square in pattern
Designed by Laura Chau
designed by Debbie Deutsch, this quick, easy knit is whispy light and elegant — it is knit flat and joined as you cast off so there is no seaming!
it takes just two skeins of either Border Leicester fog or cloud
size 19 needles plus a spare needle in a similar size
very basic knitting skills