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Meringue

December 20, 2014
Meringue Deep Cowl / Small Shoulder Warmer

Meringue Deep Cowl / Small Shoulder Warmer

Meringue Deep Cowl / Small Shoulder Warmer

Meringue Deep Cowl / Small Shoulder Warmer

Meringue Cowl

Meringue Cowl

This reversible cowl is light as meringue! Knit top-down with fingering weight yarn in simple stockinette and reverse stockinette stitches and little eyelets. You need 3.50mm / US 4 needles and a minimum of 420 yards of yarn for a cowl or a minimum of 840 yards of yarn for a deep cowl / small shoulder warmer. You can keep knitting for a larger shoulder warmer! My Meringue is knit with Indulgent Fingering weight yarn in Fog.

Cowl / Shoulder Warmer
20 / 20 inches neck circumference
33 / 44 inches bottom circumference
15 / 24 inches height

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Raglan Cowl

December 8, 2014

Raglan Cowl

A stockinette cowl with raglan shaping to tuck neatly under your coat! This cowl has garter stitch borders and is knit in Yarn Indulgences ZED MCN worsted weight yarn. This stunning colourway is called “Wokin”. You will need 200 yards worsted weight yarn, 4.00mm and 3.50mm needles. Enjoy!

Materials
200 meters / 218 yards ZED MCN worsted weight by Yarn Indulgences
4.00mm / US 6 / UK 8 double pointed needles or circular needles (maximum 24”)
3.50mm / US 4 / UK 9 needles for borders
4 stitch markers
1 unique stitch marker

Gauge (stockinette stitch)
20 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches

Measurements (approximate, after blocking)
21.5 inch neck circumference
4.5 inches neck height
8 inches overall height

Abbreviations
K = knit
P = purl
SM = stitch marker
YO = yarn over needle to make one stitch

Instructions for Raglan Cowl:

Top Border:
With 3.50mm needles, cast on 104 stitches. Place unique SM to mark beginning of round. Begin working in the round (be careful not to twist stitches).
Knit 1 round
Purl 1 round
Repeat two Top Border rounds four times more.

Neck:
Switch to 4.00mm needles. Be careful to keep unique SM in place.
Knit 27 rounds.
Next round: K16, place SM, K20, place SM, K32 place SM, K20, place SM, K16 to end of round.

Raglan:
((K to 4 STS before SM, YO, K8, YO) 4 times), K to end of round
K one round
Repeat two Raglan rounds eight times more.

Bottom Border:
Switch back to 3.50mm needles.
((K to 4 STS before SM, YO, K8, YO) 4 times), K to end of round
P one round
Repeat two Bottom Border rounds four times more.

Cast off (not too tightly) knitwise. Wet block.

©copyright 2014 Annie Lee-Baker. All rights reserved. This pattern may be used for non-commercial, personal use only. It may not be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission.

Sugar Cane Cowl

December 2, 2014
Sugar Cane Cowl

Sugar Cane Cowl

Sugar Cane Cowl knit in Yarn Indulgences Indulgent DK weight yarn. My cozy cowl is knit with under one skein of Indulgent DK in Garnet. I am in love with this yarn! Enjoy!

Materials
175 meters / 190 yards Yarn Indulgences Indulgent DK in Garnet
3.50 mm / US 4 double pointed needles or circular needles (maximum 24”)
1 stitch marker

Gauge
24 stitches = 4 inches
(K5, P2, slightly stretched, unblocked)

Approximate Measurements
Before blocking:
18 inch circumference
5.5 inches tall
After blocking:
21 inch circumference
5.5 inches tall

Notes
If you prefer a larger cowl, cast on an extra 14 stitches. This will add approximately 2.50 inches in circumference after blocking.

Abbreviations
K = knit
P = purl
ST(S) = stitch(es)
SM = stitch marker

Instructions
With 3.50mm needles, cast on 112 stitches. Beginning working in the round (be careful not to twist stitches).

Set Up Round 1: Place SM to mark beginning of round. P1 ((K5, P2) to last 6 STS), K5, P1
Set Up Round 2: P1 ((K5, P2) to last 6 STS), K5, P1

Begin Pattern Repeat Rounds:
Pattern Round 1: P8, ((K5, P9) to last 6 stitches), K5, P1
Pattern Round 2: P8, ((K5, P9) to last 6 stitches), K5, P1
Pattern Round 3: P1, ((K5, P2) to last 6 STS), K5, P1
Pattern Round 4: P1, ((K5, P2) to last 6 STS), K5, P1
Pattern Round 5: P1, ((K5, P2) to last 6 STS), K5, P1
Pattern Round 6: P1, ((K5, P2) to last 6 STS), K5, P1
Pattern Round 7: P1, ((K5, P2) to last 6 STS), K5, P1
Pattern Round 8: P1, ((K5, P2) to last 6 STS), K5, P1
Pattern Round 9: P1, K5 ((P9, K5) to 8 stitches), P8
Pattern Round 10: P1, K5 ((P9, K5) to 8 stitches), P8
Pattern Round 11: P1, ((K5, P2) to last 6 STS), K5, P1
Pattern Round 12: P1, ((K5, P2) to last 6 STS), K5, P1
Pattern Round 13: P1, ((K5, P2) to last 6 STS), K5, P1
Pattern Round 14: P1, ((K5, P2) to last 6 STS), K5, P1
Pattern Round 15: P1, ((K5, P2) to last 6 STS), K5, P1
Pattern Round 16: P1, ((K5, P2) to last 6 STS), K5, P1

Repeat Pattern Rounds 1 – 16 twice more. Work Rounds 1 – 4 once more. Cast off in pattern.

©copyright 2014 Annie Lee-Baker. All rights reserved. This pattern may be used for non-commercial, personal use only. It may not be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission.

Abacus Cowl

November 30, 2014

Abacus Cowl

Abacus Cowl

Abacus Cowl

Abacus Cowl Reverse Side

Abacus Cowl

Abacus Cowl Reverse Side

This close fitting, scrunchy, reversible cowl is knit in Yarn Indulgences Indulgent DK weight yarn. Stockinette and reverse stockinette stitches are used to show off this gorgeous Garnet colourway. Abacus can also be knit with garter stitch borders (instructions included). You may customize circumference by casting on more or fewer stitches and customize length by knitting more or fewer rounds. My cozy cowl is knit with one skein of Indulgent DK. Enjoy!

Materials
225 meters / 250 yards Indulgent DK in Garnet
4.00mm / US 6 / UK 8 double pointed needles or circular needles (maximum 24”)
3.50mm / US 4 / UK 9 needles if knitting garter stitch border
1 stitch marker

Gauge (stockinette stitch)
21 stitches = 4 inches

Measurements (approximate, after blocking)
19 inches around and 10 inches tall

Abbreviations
K = knit
P = purl
SM = stitch marker

Notes:
My cowl is 19 inches around. For each additional inch in circumference, cast on an extra 5 stitches.

Instructions for Abacus Cowl:
With 4.00mm needles, cast on 104 stitches. Place SM to mark beginning of round. Begin working in the round (be careful not to twist stitches).
Knit 8 rounds
Purl 10 rounds
Knit 30 rounds
Purl 10 rounds
Knit 8 rounds
Cast off all stitches knitwise. Wet block to smooth out ridges.

Instructions for Abacus Cowl with garter stitch border:
With 3.50mm needles, cast on 104 stitches. Place SM to mark beginning of round. Begin working in the round (be careful not to twist stitches).
Knit 1 round, purl 1 round. Repeat these two rounds another 6 times.
Switch to 4.00mm needles and knit 30 rounds.
Switch to 3.50mm needles. Knit 1 round, purl 1 round. Repeat these two rounds another 6 times.
Cast off all stitches knitwise. Wet block.

©copyright 2014 Annie Lee-Baker. All rights reserved. This pattern may be used for non-commercial, personal use only. It may not be used in any publication in print nor should it be reproduced in electronic/digital format without permission.

GumDrop

September 24, 2014

GumDrop has lots and lots of eyelets! You will cast on a few stitches and work diagonally. Materials: 585 meters / 640 yards sport weight yarn, one stitch marker, 3.50mm/US4 needles and 2.75mm/US2 needles. Finished size is 58 inches across neck edge and 18 inches deep. For best results, use yarn with good stitch definition. Shown scarf knit with just under 2 skeins Welthase Sport in Aubergine. Blocking required. Enjoy!

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Biscotti

August 17, 2014

Biscotti has large eyelets and is knit in diagonally using stockinette and garter stitches. One edge has slightly rounded notches. Finished size is approximately 62 inches across neck edge and 18 inches deep. You will need a minimum of 400 meters / 437 yards DK weight yarn and 4.00mm and 3.50mm needles. Continue knitting until you reach desired size. Blue Biscotti knit with Wollmeise DK in Ahoi. Red Biscotti knit with Wollmeise DK in Bussi. Enjoy!

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Aggie

August 11, 2014

Simple poncho with large eyelets is knit in the round from the top down using stockinette and garter stitches. There is just a bit of shaping (darts) at the shoulders for a smooth fitting neckline. Customize length by knitting fewer or extra pattern repeats. You will need 800 to 1,200 meters aran weight yarn, three stitch markers and one unique stitch marker. This design uses 4.00mm and 5.00 mm circular needles. Instructions included for three sizes: up to 38 / 44 / 48 inch bust. Pictured poncho knit in Rowan Pure Aran. You may use any aran weight yarn with good stitch definition. Enjoy!

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