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November ’17 stitch of the month: Little Flames

YOU WILL NEED:

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit; p = purl; rep = repeat; RSF = right side facing; SKPO = slip one, knit one, pass slipped stitch over; SKTPO = slip one, knit two together, pass slipped stitch over; sts = stitch(es); tog = together

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October ’17 stitch of the month: Connected Cables

YOU WILL NEED:

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

Cable needle

ABBREVIATIONS:

foll(s) = follow(s)ing; k = knit; p = purl; rep = repeat; RSF = right side facing; sts = stitch(es)

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:

C6B(F)  = slip next 3sts onto a cable needle and hold at back(front) of work, k3sts from left hand needle, then k3sts from cable needle

T4B = slip next stitch onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, k3sts from left hand needle, then p1 st from cable needle

T4F = slip next 3sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, p1 st from left hand needle, then k3sts from cable needle

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August ’17 stitch of the month: Trellis

YOU WILL NEED:

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

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit

p = purl

pw = purlwise

rep = repeat

RSF = right side facing

sl = slip

sts = stitch(es)

 

SPECIAL STITCH:

Pull up loop = insert right-hand needle under the 2 strands in front of the sl sts, k next st on left-hand needle, then pass the 2 strands over and off right-hand needle

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July ’17 stitch of the month: Portholes

 

YOU WILL NEED:

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

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit; p = purl; rep = repeat; RSF = right side facing; R(W)SR = right(wrong) side row; SKPO = slip one, knit one, pass slipped stitch over; sl = slip; sts = stitch(es); tog = together; yon = yarn over needle.

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Charity Mega Chunky PATTERNS

You asked, and we listened. Charity Mega Chunky patterns are now available from the Charity downloads section. With lots of accessories and some beautiful garments, you’re sure to find something to have fun with using this beautifully soft yarn. Kids and adults, there’s something for everyone!

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June ’17 stitch of the month: Lace Leaves

YOU WILL NEED:

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

ABBREVIATIONS:

alt = alternate

k = knit

p = purl

rep = repeat

RSF = right side facing

SKPO = slip one, knit one, pass slipped stitch over

SKTPO = slip one, knit two together, pass slipped stitch over

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

yfd = yarn forward

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Lusso is here!

Lavish | Light | Luxury

That’s how we describe our brand new yarn, Lusso (100 g). We worked hard on this one and we’re definitely excited to bring you another quality product within our Elle range. This gorgeous yarn is ultra soft with a perfect combination of 66.7 % Acrylic, 18.4 % Polyester, 14.9 % Nylon, it’s easy to see why it has a wonderful handle. Being machine washable (minimum action) is of course always an added bonus! Continue reading Lusso is here!

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May ’17 stitch of the month: Butterfly Blocks

YOU WILL NEED:

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit

p = purl

patt = pattern

pw = purlwise

rep = repeat

RSF = right side facing

sl = slip

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

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April ’17 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

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