this scarf pattern is knit with handpainted yarn sideways (long rows) instead of across. This creates a pleasing vertical pattern akin to the texture of a mixed or handpainted warp in weaving.
Working in our Corriedale/Corriedale cross woolen spun yarn, you just need one skein of the handpaint and one small skein of the solid for the rolled edge. Pattern has three length/width proportions. Other yarns that work well are the Tunis double twist or Targhee two ply. Comfortable & warm. this very (very) easy scarf will be one you grab all the time
Yarn: Corriedale/Corriedale cross: one large skein in a handpaint and one small skein in a coordinating solid for the rolled edge
Sizes: Three different proportions are included, from long & slender to shorter & wider, all using the same amount of yarn. Wide scarf (purple green photo) 8.5" x 58" / 20 x 150 cm. Medium (blue green version) 5.375" x 72" / 14 x 185 cm. Narrow 4" x 80" / 10 x 200 cm
Skills: knitting, purling, picking up stitches
Level of difficulty: very easy
Needles: US 8/5 mm circular needle, 36"/90 cm or longer. Optional: US 7/4.5 mm for the rolled edge
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
our dotted lines mitten knitting pattern uses simple construction techniques & are quick knits with no grafting or seams. They have a grown-up vibe, a flattering shape and their contrasting cuff edges and bobbles make them fun to wear, gift-worthy & charmingly different
Yarns: Montadale Light or Icelandic. Approximately 175 yds / 160 m of main color plus 30 yds / 27 m of a handpainted or solid contrasting color.
Sizes: Womens S/M and M/L
Skills: knitting in the round, purling, increasing & decreasing, reading simple chart
Level of difficulty: Intermediate
Needles: US 2 / 2.75 mm and US 1 / 2.5 mm double pointed needles or size to obtain gauge
Gauge: 28 sts = 4" / 10 cm in stockinette stitch on larger needles, blocked
Designed by Cheryl Tlam