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Charity Mega Chunky is HERE

During our Winter launch in the beginning of the year, we launched our brand new range within the Charity family. MEGA CHUNKY is our high quality contribution to the trend of thick yarn projects.
Made from 100 % Acrylic, this yarn is soft to the touch and oh so delightful to work with. With 3 different ranges to choose from, you’re spoilt for choice, guaranteeing that there’s something for everyone. Continue reading Charity Mega Chunky is HERE

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Stitch of the month: rope cables

YOU WILL NEED:

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

One cable needle

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit; p = purl; rep = repeat; WSF = wrong side facing

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:

C2L = knit into back of second stitch then knit first stitch slipping both stitches off the needle together

C3B = slip next stitch onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, k2sts from left hand needle, then k1 st from cable needle

C3F = slip next 2sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, k1 st from left hand needle, then k2sts from cable needle

C4F = slip next 2sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, k2sts from left hand needle, then k2sts from cable needle

T3B = slip next stitch onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, k2sts from left hand needle, then p1 st from cable needle

T3F = slip next 2sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, p1 st from left hand needle, then k2sts from cable needle

Multiple of 12sts + 4sts:

1st row: WSF, *(k1, p2) twice, k4, p2, rep from * to last 4sts, k1, p2, k1.

2nd row: P1, C2L, p1, *k8, p1, C2L, p1, rep from * to end.

3rd row: As 1st row.

4th row: P1, C2L, p1, *T3F, k2, T3B, p1, C2L, p1, rep from * to end.

5th row: K1, p2, (k2, p2) to last st, k1.

6th row: P1, C2L, *p2, T3F, T3B, p2, C2L, rep from * to last st, p1.

7th row: K1, p2, *k3, p4, k3, p2, rep from * to last st, k1.

8th row: P1, C2L, *p3, C4F, p3, C2L, rep from * to last st, p1.

9th row: As 7th row.

10th row: P1, C2L, *p2, C3B, C3F, p2, C2L, rep from * to last st, p1.

11th row: As 5th row.

12th row: P1, C2L, p1, *C3B, k2, C3F, p1, C2L, p1, rep from * to end.

13th row: As 1st row.

14th row: As 2nd row.

Rep these 14 rows.

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Stitch of the month: woven horizontal herringbone

YOU WILL NEED:

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using.

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit; k(p)w = knit(purl)wise; p = purl; rep = repeat; RSF = right side facing; sl = slip; st(s) = stitch(es); yb = take yarn to back of work; yfd = bring yarn to front of work.

1st row: RSF, k3, (yfd, sl 2sts kw, yb, k2) to last st, k1.

2nd row: P2, (yb, sl 2sts pw, yfd, p2) to last 2sts, p2.

3rd row: K1, yfd, sl 2sts kw, yb, (k2, yfd, sl 2sts, yb) to last st, k1.

4th row: P4, (yb, sl 2sts pw, yfd, p2) to end.

5th to 12th row: Rep 1st to 4th row twice more.

13th row: As 3rd row.

14th row: As 2nd row.

15th row: As 1st row.

16th row: As 4th row.

17th to 24th row: Rep 13th to 16th row twice more.

Rep these 24 rows.