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Make Ends Meet!

March 14, 2017

Make Ends Meet uses up your leftover fingering weight yarns to create a kerchief style, random stripe, color work cowl. You will knit in from the bottom up using stockinette, and garter stitches. Various lengths of yarn in a variety of colors will create random size stripes. Instructions are included for three cowl sizes. Instructions are also included for a straight bottom. Enjoy!

Make Ends Meet

Make Ends Meet

Make Ends Meet

Make Ends Meet

Make Ends Meet

Make Ends Meet

Materials
650 / 700 / 750 yards or more fingering weight yarn in a variety of lengths from 20 yards to 70 yards or more
Sample Cowl knit with : Miss Babs 2-Ply leftovers in Oyster, Aubergine, Naked, Moss, Coos Bay, Tulipa, Kiernan, and French Marigold
3.50 mm / US 4.0 / UK 9.50 circular needles 24 inch
3.00 mm / US 2.5 / UK 11.0 circular needles 24 inch
1 stitch marker

Gauge
26 stitches in stockinette stitch = 4 inches

Measurements
Circumference:
Size 1: 24.75 inches
Size 2: 26.00 inches
Size 3: 27.25 inches
Height: 28.00 inches

Stitches / Techniques used
Knit
Purl
KFB

Pattern Information
Number of pages: 3
Language(s): English
Instructions: Written
Sizes: 3
Photos: 2
Schematic: 1

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Color Me Happy!

March 1, 2017
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Color Me Happy

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Color Me Happy

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Color Me Happy

New pattern release special. Receive $1.00 off pattern purchase. No coupon needed. Regular price is $6.00

Color Me Happy is a kerchief style, color work cowl knit in the round and back and forth. This design uses lace, stockinette, and garter stitches. You will knit from the bottom up and use three colors worked into five sections. Instructions are also included for a straight bottom. Sample cowl is knit with Miss Babs Yet heavy lace merino/tussah silk yarn. Enjoy!

3 skeins Miss Babs Yet, each 365 meters / 400 yard
Colors: Aubergine, Bloomin Pansies and Sweet Pea
3.50 mm / US 4.0 / UK 9.50 circular needles 24 inch
3.00 mm / US 2.5 / UK 11.0 circular needles 24 inch
1 stitch marker

Gauge
28 stitches in stockinette stitch = 4 inches

Measurements
Diameter: 13.25 inches
Circumference: 26.50 inches
Height: 34 inches

Stitches / Techniques used
K = Knit
P = Purl
KFB = knit into front and back of stitch to create an extra stitch
SSK = slip two stitches (one at a time) as if to knit onto right needle, insert the left needle into the fronts of two slipped stitches and knit them together
YO = Yarn over needle to make one stitch

Pattern Information
Number of pages: 3
Language(s): English
Instructions: Written
Sizes: 1
Photos: 2
Schematic: 1

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Ziggy

January 7, 2017
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Ziggy

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Ziggy

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Ziggy

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Ziggy

New pattern release price is listed. No coupon needed. Discount effective until January 12, 2017. Regular price is $6.00.

Ziggy is an airy tube scarf knit in the round. This design uses lace, stockinette and garter stitches to create a lacy zigzag fabric. Ziggy looks beautiful in semi-solid yarns, but would look just as beautiful in multicolor yarns. You could also use leftover yarns and knit up a colorful scarf. You will need a minimum of 1,575 meters / 1,722 yards heavy lace weight yarn. Sample scarf is knit with Wollmeise Lace yarn in 12 Mg. Enjoy!

Materials
1,575 meters / 1,722 yards Wollmeise Lace yarn
3.50 mm / US 4.0 / UK 9.50 circular needles 24”
3.00 mm / US 2.5 / UK 11.0 circular needles 24”
7 stitch markers
1 unique stitch marker to mark beginning of rounds

Measurements
Diameter: 9 inches
Circumference: 18 inches
Length: 78 inches, adjustable

Stitches / Techniques used
K = Knit
P = Purl
K2Tog = knit next two stitches together
SKPSSO = slip next stitch as if to knit, knit next stitch, pass slipped stitch over knit stitch
YO = Yarn over needle to make one stitch
Long Tail Cast On (or your favorite stretchy cast on method)

Pattern Information
Number of pages: 2
Language(s): English
Instructions: Written
Sizes: 1, adjustable
Photos: 2
Schematic: 1

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Paint the Town

August 25, 2016
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Paint the Town (with stripes)

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Paint the Town (with stripes)

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Paint the Town (without stripes)

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Paint the Town (without stripes)

 

Paint the Town is a colorwork scarf, knit from end to end using three colors of fingering weight yarn. This bias knit stockinette stitch design has striped sections and garter stitch borders. Instructions are included for both striped and solid scarves. Sample scarves knit with three skeins Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply fingering weight yarns. Striped scarf colors: Pegasus, Ruby Spinel and Oyster. Solid scarf colors: Tulipa, Moss and Adobe. Color coordinated Yummy 2-Ply Trio Yarn Sets are available here. Enjoy!

Materials
3.00mm
Three skeins fingering weight yarn, each 400 yards / 366 meters
1 stitch marker

Gauge
26 stitches in stockinette stitch = 4 inches

Measurements
Approximate, after blocking:
17 inches wide x 72 inches long

Stitches / Techniques used
K = knit
P = purl
SL1K = slip one stitch as if to knit
CDD = centered double decrease
KFB = knit into front and back of next stitch to make one stitch
Long Tail Cast On (or your favorite stretchy cast on method)

Pattern Information
Number of pages: 3
Language(s): English
Instructions: Written
Sizes: 1, adjustable
Photos: 2

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Millicent

July 20, 2016
Millicent

Millicent

Millicent

Millicent

Millicent

Millicent

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New pattern release price is listed. No coupon required. Regular price is $6.00 CAD.

Millicent is a parallelogram shaped scarf, knit from end to end using three colors of fingering weight yarn. This design is bias knit using stockinette stitch with eyelets and garter stitch borders. Instructions are included for adjusting width of your scarf. Sample scarf knit with Miss Babs Yummy 2-Ply fingering weight yarn. Miss Babs yarn sets with three color coordinated skeins are also available. Enjoy!

Materials
3.00mm
Three skeins fingering weight yarn, each 400 yards / 366 meters
1 stitch marker

Gauge
26 stitches in stockinette stitch = 4 inches

Measurements
Approximate, after blocking:
18 inches wide x 78 inches long

Stitches / Techniques used
K = knit
P = purl
SL1K = slip one stitch as if to knit
SSK = slip next two stitches as if to knit onto right needle, knit these two stitches together
KFB = knit into front and back of next stitch to make one stitch
Long Tail Cast On (or your favorite stretchy cast on method)

Pattern Information
Number of pages: 2
Language(s): English
Instructions: Written
Sizes: 1, adjustable
Photos: 2

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Puddle

July 1, 2016

 

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Puddle Cowl

 

 

 

 

Puddle cowl is knit back and forth and in the round using stockinette and garter stitches. Deep yoke is worked back and forth to create an opening that can worn on the left or right side. Main part of cowl is worked in the round creating lots and lots of fabric that will puddle together when worn. You will need a minimum of 1,000 to 1,500 meters heavy lace weight yarn. Pictured cowl is knit with Wollmeise Lace in Neptune Medium, Size 2 shown on US size 12 dressform. Enjoy!

Materials:
1,000 to 1,500 meters / 1,100 to 1,640 yards heavy lace weight yarn
3.50 mm / US 4 / UK9.5 circular needles 24”
3.00 mm / US 2.5 / UK11 circular needles 24”
1 stitch marker

Measurements:
Size 1: 25.00 inch circumference, 34 inch height
Size 2: 26.50 inch circumference, 39 inch height
Size 3: 28.00 inch circumference, 44 inch height
Sizing is easily customized. Notes included.

Stitches / techniques used:
Stockinette stitch
Garter stitch
Long Tail cast on (or your favorite stretchy cast on method)

Pattern Information
Number of pages: 2
Language(s): English
Instructions: Written
Sizes: 2
Photos: 2

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Knit Purl Guest Blog Post

May 30, 2016

I am so excited!  I was asked to do a guest blog post for Knit Purl.  Please see my my post here!

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