Necessity Vest By Chauntel Andreasen Firebrunette Knitting Materials Needed: Size 11 US 24” and 16” circular needles Chunky weight yarn: 640(710) yards required Shown in photos: Malabrigo Chunky 4(5) balls in Pagoda Rowanspun Chunky 4(5) balls in Olive 24” separating zipper Sizes: S/M (L/XL) fits 32”-36” (38”-42”) Notes: This vest is worked in one pieceContinue reading “Necessity Vest”
Since so many people liked my simple little bag I thought I would do a little tutorial. Materials Needed: 2 fat quarters of coordinating fabric (or not, your choice ;o)) 2.5 yards 3/8″ or 1/2″ ribbon, cut in 2 pieces 1.25 yards each Finished size: 7.5″ tall, 13″ wide and 6″ deep Take one fatContinue reading “Reversible Project Bag Tutorial”
Single Crochet Beanie (as seen on my kids in dozens of previous photos)
Worsted weight yarn
Size H or I hook
Chain 3, join with sl st
SC 6 in ring
Rnd 1: 2sc in each sc around, mark beginning of round with tail from chain cast on, 12 sts
Rnd 2: *1sc in first sc, 2sc in next sc; rep from * around
Rnd 3: *1sc in 2sc, 2sc in next sc; rep from * around
Yarn: Nashua superwash creative focus or comparable yarn to match gauge
Needles: 6 US, 4 double point needles
Gauge: 6.5 sts/inch
Sizes: womens 8 (9)
Using long tail cast on, cast on very loosely 36 (40).
– Distribute sts as follows
Needle 1 (N1)- 9 (10), Needle 2 (N2) – 9 (10), Needle 3 (N3) – 18 (20)
– Join in the round being very careful not to twist.
– Start 2×2 rib for leg: k2, p2 …
2 Socks on 2 Circs
Taught by Chauntel
Yarn: any sport weight yarn, approx. 300 yards wound into 2 separate balls
I am using Kathmandu DK, 2 balls
Needles: 2 24” circular needles in size 4 US
set of dpn’s size 4 US to be used as holders
Darning needle: for kitchener stitch
Gauge: 6 sts per inch
Sock sizes: womens 8”, (9”, 10”) leg circumference
if in doubt work one size smaller so it is snug …
Fair Isle Hat Pattern
Yarn: Lamb’s Pride Worsted in 3 colors; dark- MC, light- CC1, medium- CC2
Needles: size 8; either 40” for magic loop or 16” and dpn’s
Gauge: 4.5 sts per inch
Sizes: head circumference; childs- 17”, (womens- 21”, mens- 23”)
With MC cast on 70 (80, 90).
Separate the sts in half and pull needle cord through for magic loop.
Moving front sts down to needle tip, have back half with yarn tail & working yarn …
Magic Loop baby hat
Using size 8 US needle at least 32″ long and worsted weight yarn,
Cast on 44 sts, separate in half onto the 2 needle points.
Join in the round and start 2×2 rib or seed stitch.
Continue ribbing for 1 inch.
Start stockinette stitch, work until hat measures 3.5 inches.
Start decreasing cap as follows:
*k10, k2tog* rep from * to * around.
Knit next round.
*k9, k2tog* rep from *to* around.
Knit next round.
Gift Wine Bottle Cozy
Yarn: Noro Silk Garden, 1 ball
Needles: size 5 Knitpicks 40″ circular
Gauge: 5 sts/inch
Method: Magic Loop
Using long tail cast on, CO 40 sts, join and start twisted rib 1×1 as follows: *k1tlb, p1* around
Work twisted rib for 1.5″.
Next round- *yo, k2tog* around
Next round- return to twisted rib 1×1. Work until piece measures 3″.
Switch to stockinette stitch, knitting all sts around.
Work until piece measures 11.5″ from cast on edge….
I have had a few comments/questions as to how I did the candle flame scarf. I will summarize for you guys!
The flames will undulate between 3 and 2 across naturally in the stitch pattern without casting on anymore sts. That is how you get the wavy edge, the stitch pattern does it for you.
Cast on 1
Row 1 (rs): (k,yo,k) into the 1 st
Row 2: p3
Row 3: k1 (k,yo,k) k1
Row 4: p5
Row 5: …
Free pattern~ Peaked bracelet
Finished length– 7.5 inches
Needles– US size 3
Gauge– 28 sts and 27 rows= 4 inches over pattern
double decrease- Sl 2 knitwise, k1, pass 2 slsts over k1.
double increase- (k1,yo,k1) all in the same st.
Row 1- k1, ssk, *k9, double dec: rep from*, end k9, k2tog, k1.
Row 2- p2, *k4, double inc, k4, p1;rep from …