Showing posts with label Christmas Knitting pattern. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Christmas Knitting pattern. Show all posts

Monday, November 16, 2020

Nativity Story Stockings

 A Knit E-Book

You might remember that last year I created the Bethlehem Cowl  I told the story of the nativity story through a stranded knitted cowl. This year I wanted to spruce up the charts and use them again with stockings. I took out the Mary and Joseph chart and added the wise men chart. 

I have always wanted to have my own handmade stockings to hang up and bring out every year, and eventually pass them on to my kids. This year I finally accomplished getting them made. The Stockings tell the story of the birth of Jesus. They are a wonderful reminder of the whole reason we celebrate Christmas. 

I used Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Yarn for these stockings. Each stocking uses 4 skeins of yarn. 2 for the main color and 1 each of the secondary colors. I love the traditional colors that I chose but there are lots of other options to choose. 

Where To Get the Pattern


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Pattern Schematics

Designer: Julia Schwartz

Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes sport weight, 100% peruvian highland wool, 137 yards/
50 g. 2 balls for Color A (oyster Heather), 1 ball for Color B, 1 ball for Color C. (Per each

Needles: 6/ 4.00mm 20 inch circular, and double points optional if needed. May change
size if needed to reach gauge.

Notions: Yarn needle for weaving in your ends

Gauge: 13 sts x 15 rows = 2 inches

Size: 9 by 25 inches

Stitches used: K, p, PM (place marker), k2tog (knit 2 stitches together), tbl (through back

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
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Monday, November 4, 2019

Bethlehem Cowl

A premium Knitting Pattern

There is a long history of telling stories through our art. Through painting on cave walls, mosaics and stained glass in our places of worship, quilt making, and other forms we have been recounting our traditions and histories. I feel so special that I can share the traditions and histories of my family through the medium and knit and crochet.

Christianity is such and important part of my life it's a joy to be able to share a piece of that with you through the Bethlehem Cowl. This cowl takes you through the story of Jesus' birth told by Luke. You can find the story for yourself in Luke chapter 2. The story starts with Mary and Joseph traveling to Bethlehem. Then Jesus is born in the stable. The final scene is of the shepherds right before the angels visit them giving glory to God.

For the neutral yarn color I used Knit Picks Stroll yarn and for the red and brown tone yarn I splurged and used some yarn from one of my favorite dyers; Mandy Pole from Spun Ware Over the Rainbow.  This cowl is truly something special that you can make and want to keep it forever.

And for those of you asking, "where are the free patterns?" I know it was time for a free pattern but I wanted to get this pattern out before the holiday rush and the free knitting pattern for November is coming soon.

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Purchase the pattern!

This premium pattern comes with all the instructions and charts needed to make this stunning cowl. I have decided to make all of my stranded knitting patterns paid patterns for a number of reasons. some of those include: It helps offset the cost of the software used to make the charts. A lot more time is spent on coming up with the designs and by having it a paid pattern it is harder for people to just copy and paste my hard work and treat it as their own.

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