Thursday, September 19, 2019

Watching Sparrows Cowl

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Are not two sparrows sold for a cent? And yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows. Matthew 10:29-31


There is a new stranded knitting pattern available in the Ravelry Shop. This pattern is so pretty. I no I will be wearing it a lot this fall and winter. The pattern uses 2 color stranded work. The cowl is worked in the round to make a long tube and then the tube is stitched together to form the cowl. This means that all the floats are hiding inside the cowl, and it makes is double thick making it extra cozy.



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The pattern is charted and written in a simple manner for anyone comfortable with stranded work to accomplish. I would love for you to go give it some love on Ravelry. As a thank you to my readers I
am offering a code for $1.00 (USD) off of this pattern with the code SPARROWLOVE.

If you would like to purchase an ads free, printer friendly PDF you can through my Ravelry Pattern Store for $3.00 ($2.00 with code).
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I think the hardest part of this cowl is the provisional cast on. In the pattern I include a link for a video to follow to start the pattern right. Below is all the information needed for the cowl.

Designer: Julia Schwartz
Yarn: Knit Picks Stroll Tweed fingering weight, 65% super wash merino wool 25% nylon 10% donegal, 230 yrds/ 50g 2 skeins needed. Colors used Thirst Heather (color A), and Garnet Heather (color B)
Needles: #5 3.75 16 inch circular needle (used an extra one for the provisional cast on.
Notions: Yarn needle to weave in your ends and finishing kitchener stitch, stitch marker to mark the start of a round
Gauge: 8 to 9 stitches per inch
Size: 7 inches by 16 inches folded in half
Stitches used: k (knit), p (purl), Pm (place marker, Sm (slip marker)
Notes:
  • Make sure your floats are no more than 5 stitches wide.
  • This pattern is worked in the round starting with a provisional cast on and finishing with the kitchener stitch.
  • Make special note about which yarn color is your dominant color as it changes from each section.
Copyright: Julia Schwartz.
Do not reproduce, copy, distribute, or sell this pattern without permission of the designer. This pattern must not be translated, reproduced, or circulated in another language without prior consent. If you have questions about this pattern please contact me through e-mail.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Ansley Hat


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There is a brand new pattern in the shop. The Ansley Hat is is a crochet version of the knit Wellsley Hat. That hat pattern has become my most popular knitting pattern on the blog. I really hope you will love the crochet version just as much.

This pattern has been tech edited and tested. I have to say that my testers were amazing this time around. Every one of them finished the hat and gave great suggestions. They all really enjoyed making the pattern and most of them made more than one.

For the Model I used Red Heart Chic Sheep. I can't tell you how excited I am that Red Heart has come out with a 100% merino wool option. A few of the testers used Lion brand Vanna's Choice yarn, and those came out great too. Any size 4 yarn that has a gauge between 14 and 16 stitches per 4 inches/ 10 cm would be a great option for this hat.




Designer: Julia Schwartz

Yarn: Red Heart Chic Sheep yarn: 100% merino wool, 100g/3.5 oz, 170 m/ 186 yrd 1 skein color sunset.

Hook: 5.00 mm, US H/8

Notions: Tapestry needle

Size: Adult (21 inches)

Gauge: 15 hdc x 13 rows = 4 in/10 cm

Stitches Used: Chain (ch), Half Double Crochet (hdc), Slip Stitch (sl st), Front Post Double Crochet (fpdc), Front Post Double Crochet 2 together (fpdc2tog)

Special stitches:

Fpdc2tog: yo, insert hook around the first post of the stitches indicated, yo, and pull the hook back around, (3 loops on the hook), yo, and pull through 2 loops on the hook, (2 loops on the hook), insert hook around the second post of the stitches indicated, yo, and pull the hook back around, (4 loops on the hook), yo and pull through 2 loops on the hook, yo and pull through the last 3 loops on the hook.

Copyright: Julia Schwartz.

Do not reproduce, copy, distribute, or sell this pattern without permission of the designer. This pattern must not be translated, reproduced, or circulated in another language without prior consent. If you have questions about this pattern please contact Julia.diligence@gmail.com.





Where Can I Get This Pattern

This Pattern is for sale in my ravelry shop. This is an ads free printer friendly pattern that has been tech edited and tested. It's a great price of $3.00 (USD) for the quality you will get. Ravelry Shop

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