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  • Ambrosia Socks

    Designer Ann Budd Yarn Knit One, Crochet Too Ambrosia (70% baby alpaca, 20% silk, 10% cashmere; 137 yd [125 m]/50 g): #688 French blue, 2 balls for all sizes.
    by Rebecca
  • Boucle Shrug

    Designer: Liz Gipson Published: May 15, 2007 Technique: Bind-offs, Cast-ons, Seams Skill Level: Beginner Here is a simple shrug pattern, originally designed to be knit with hand-dyed yarn—but you can use any similar commercially dyed yarn if you...
  • Bride‚Äôs Sachet Purse

    Designer: Laura Rintala Published: Technique: Knitting Skill Level: Intermediate. Designer Laura Rintala Finished Size 14" circumference at upper edge and 5" deep. Yarn Ornaghi Filati Liza (100% mercerized cotton; 245 yd [225 m]/50 g): #001...
    by Rebecca
  • Chevron Towel

    This simple towel in a chevron pattern makes a great accessory for the home. Designer Anne Merrow Size 13" wide and 11" long, excluding top tab Yarn Knit Picks Shine Sport (60% Pima cotton, 40% Modal; 110 yd [99 m]/50 g), one ball each: •...
  • Comfy Socks

    Designer: Knitscene Design Team Published: May 15, 2007 Technique: Grafts and Joins, Kitchener Stitch, Short Rows Skill Level: Intermediate Knit a pair of carefree chunky red socks to warm your feet—or those of a loved one—year round. Finished...
  • Fireside Lace Edging

    Designer: Lydia Scott Published: June 7, 2007 Technique: Borders, Edgings, Lace Skill Level: Experienced Take a step back in time to the 1880s! The instructions for this delicate lace edging originally appeared in a weekly household column, "The...
  • Funky Gift Bag

    Designer Amy Clarke Moore Finished Size 16" circumference and 10" high. Yarn Ozark Handspun (50% wool, 50% mohair; 34 yd [31 m]/100 g): #101 Antarctica (blue/white variegated), 1 skein. Needles Size 13 (15 mm): 4 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust...
    by Rebecca
  • Gentle Breeze Gloves

    Simple cables - worsted weight yarn. I used Rowan Soft Lux. Free pattern on www.seasideknittingpatterns.com
  • Juliet Scarf, As Seen on Knitting Daily TV Episode 103

    Author of Knitting Little Luxuries Louisa Harding visits with Shay about her inspiration behind her new book. She also demonstrates the lacey rosette accessory she ads to her Juliet Scarf, a feminine lace project using her grandmother’s buttons...
    by AnnieB
  • Lacy Sachet

    Designer Eunny Jang Finished Size 8" circumference and 6½" tall. Yarn Dale of Norway Stork (100% cotton; 195 yd [180 m]/50 g): #2 off-white, 1 ball. Needles Size 6 (4 mm): set of 4 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary...
    by Rebecca
  • Ms. Poppins Bag

    Designer: Sandi Wiseheart Published: June 18, 2007 Technique: Skill Level: Beginner Because the yarn I chose reminded me of a carpet bag, I decided to design a boxy tote like the magical one Mary Poppins carried. To keep things simple, I made a rectangle...
  • Snowflake Ornament

    Designer Katie Himmelberg Finished Size 5" across. Yarn Knit One Crochet Too Merino Gold (94% merino, 6% metallic; 109 yd [100 m]/50 g): #642 dusky blue, 1 skein. Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary...
    by Rebecca
  • Vienne Sweater

    Vienne is constructed from the top down, with set in sleeves worked simultaneously with the upper bodice. Front and back v-neck lace edging is worked into the pattern as you go. Designer Kristeen Griffin-Grimes Finished Size 32½ (35½, 39½...
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