Wednesday, November 30, 2011

My winter coat!

It is finally getting close to done. months of on and off knitting. Its starting to get cold here inTexas and boy do I hate the cold! I am making this coat out of 100% baby alpaca to keep me extra warm.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

This missing slouchy hatpattern!!!

After having a few people message me asking for the pattern( that mysteriously disappeared!) I found a old ruff draft, knit up the hat, and revised.
Before it was in Emily knitting language, apparently not to understandable always by others

The Slouchy Hat
By Emily Sansonetti
yarn purchased at The Old Spinning Wheel Yarn Shop, Killeen,TX

Yarn Used: Cascade Cherub DK
Neddles: size 6 and 8

With size 6 needles, cast on 88 sts

K2,P2* for 13 rows, for the band

Switching to size 8 needles, work increase row
Increse row:K7, M1, (K2, M1) 37 times, K7

knit as follows(9 st repeat)
Row1: yo,psso,k2,k2tog,yo,k3
Row 3: k1,yo,psso,k2to,yo,k4
Row4: knit
Row 5: k2,yo,psso,k5

work pattern repeat a total of 4 times

next row: psso,k2tog to end of round (63sts)
Knit rows 1-5 of pattern repeat
Next row: K9, [psso,k2tog]* onto DPNS, if not already using(36sts)
Knit row 1-5 of pattern repeat
next row: K3tog through back loops till last st, k3tog(12sts)
next row:psso,k2tog to end of round(6sts)
Last row: k1,yo,psso,k2tog,yo,k1

stitches used:

psso: slip1,knit1, pass slip stich over
m1:pick up bridge between stitches