Wednesday, August 14, 2013

One Skein Luxury Mitts

Soft and yummy knitted mitts from Tanglewood One Skein Luxury Mitts. These will make great gifts for all your friends!

Materials: 1 skein Tanglewood Cashmere or any worsted weight yarn.Double pointed needles (4 or 5), US size 7 or size needed to obtain Gauge.
Take time to check your gauge!
Instructions:With double point size 7 needles cast on 34 stitches. Divide stitches on 3 dpns as follows 11 on needle 1, 11 on needle 2 and 12 on needle 3. Join to knit in the round but be very careful not to twist. Work in a k1, p1 ribbing for 3 ¾.
Row 1: k1, m1, k to last 2 sts, k1 m1, k1
Row 2: P
Row 3: P1, k1, m1, k1, *p1, k1 repeat from * to last 3 sts, p1, m1, p1, k1
Row 4:*p1, k1 repeat*
Row 5: K3, m1, k to last 4 sts, k1, m1, k to end
Row 6: P
Row 7:P1, k1, p1, k1, m1, k1, *p1, k1 repeat from * to last 5 sts, p1, m1, p1, k1,P1, k1
Row 8: *P1, k1 repeat from *
Row 9: K5, m1, k to last 6 sts, k1, m1, k to end
Row 10: P
Row 11: P1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1, m1, k1, *p1, k1 repeat from * to last 7 sts, p1, m1,P1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k1
Row 12: P1, *k1, p1, repeat from * to the last 7 sts. Slip the next 14 sts to a stitch holder. Then, cast on 2 sts using the thumb cast on method.
Continue in pattern, except for 14 stitches on holder, as follows:
Row 1: K
Row 2: P
Row 3: *K1, p1, repeat from *
Row 4: *K1, p1, repeat from *Repeat rows 1-4 five times. Knit one round, then bind off loosely purlwise.
For Thumb:
Divide 14 stitches on the holder between 3 dpns as follows: 5 sts on needle 1, 5 sts on needle 2 and 4 sts on needle 3. Pick up 2 stitches from hand section where the thumb section is. You should now have 16 stitches.
Row 1: K
Row 2: P
Row 3: *K1, p1, repeat from *
Row 4: *K1, p1, repeat from *Repeat these 4 rows twice. BO loosely. Sew in loose ends…..enjoy!For a pdf version of this pattern click here.

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Ready for Fall Ribbed Scarf

This scarf is just right for moving into chilly weather...thank Filatura Di Crosa for this easy pattern!

SIZE One size
• 2 balls Filatura Di Crosa SUPERIOR
70% cashmere, 25% schappe
silk, 5% extrafine merino wool
(0.88oz/25g; 330yds/300m) in color
#27 steel grey (A)
• 2 balls Filatura Di Crosa NIRVANA
100% extrafine merino wool
(0.88oz/25g; 372yds/340m) in color
#12 dove grey (B)
• One pair size 7 (4.5mm) needles
• Crochet hook size G-7 (4.5mm), for
attaching Fringe
• Yarn needle
5” x 70”/13cm x 178cm, excluding
36 sts and 25 rows = 4”/10cm in k3, p3 rib with 1
strand each A and B held together
NOTE: SCARF is worked with 1 strand each of A
and B held together throughout pattern. We suggest
that you cut the Fringes before beginning to knit.

You will need a total of 16 Fringes for the SCARF.
Cut a total of 96 strands 18” long each in A and B.

Cast on 47 sts.
Row 1 (RS) Sl1, * k3, p3; rep from * to last 4 sts, k4.
Row 2 Sl1, * p3, k3; rep from * to last 4 sts, p4.
Rep Rows 1-2 until piece measures approx. 70” long
or either ball of yarn is about to run out. Bind off all
sts in rib.
Block pieces to measurements. Weave in ends.
Attaching Fringe
Using crochet hook and 6 strands each of A and B for
each Fringe, attach 8 Fringes at the cast-on and bind-
off ends of SCARF, with 1 placed at each corner and
6 evenly spaced between.

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