Saturday, 31 October 2015

SKYE - Child Hat & Mittens

This simple hat and mittens set is made in Aran weight yarn.
It is easy and quick to knit, and perfect for the chillier days ahead!
 

SKYE Hat & Mittens

SKYE Hat & Mittens          3 - 6 years
 
 
 
Child’s Hat 3 - 6 years
 
Aran weight yarn
5.5mm needles
 
Tension:
 
4sts = 1” over the ribbing pattern, when stretched as worn
 
 
Size:
 
Width:  14 - 15” when stretched as worn
 
Height:  7”
Cast on 61sts

Choose either a single rib or a double rib ~
For a single rib ( 1 x 1)


1st Row:          S1, * k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

2nd Row:         S1, * p1, k1, repeat from * to end

For a double rib ( 2 x 2)

1st Row:          S1, k2, * p2, k2, repeat from *to last 2sts, p1, k1
2nd Row:        S1, k1, p2, * k2, p2, repeat from * to last st, k1
 
Repeat the last 2 rows 4 times more
11th Row:       S1, knit to end
12th Row:       S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 2rows until 5½” from the cast on
 
It is easy to adjust the hat height here ~ by increasing or decreasing the number of rows.
If you want a turn up brim – add 2” to the length here.
 
To shape the crown:
Row 1:          S1, k2, * k2tog, k2, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2tog              
Row 2:          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:          S1, knit to end
Row 4:          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5:          S1, * k2tog, k1, repeat from * to end               
Row 6:          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 7:          K2tog all across row to last st, k1                                         
Row 8:          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 9:          K2tog all across row 
                                                   
Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.
With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure.
Sew up side seam and weave in ends.
 
 
 


Child’s Mittens     3 - 6 years

 
Requirements:
Aran weight yarn  (10ply)
5.5mm needles
 
 Size:
Length:  6 1/2 "  (16.5 cm)
Width:    6 1/2 "  (16.5cm)  all around
 
Pattern:            
Make two mittens
 
CUFF
Cast on 23sts
1st Row:            S1, * k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2
2nd Row:            S1, * p1, k1, repeat from * to end
 
Repeat last 2 rows 4 times more
 
HAND
1st Row:            Knit                 
2nd Row:            Purl - inc in the first and last stitches                              (25sts)
3rd Row:            K11, inc in next 2 sts, k12                                              (27sts)                         
4th Row:            and all following even rows – Purl                                             
6th Row:            K11, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k12                        (29sts)
7th Row:            K11, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k12                        (31sts)
9th Row:            K11, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k12                        (33sts)
11th Row:            K11, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k12                        (35sts)
12th Row:           P23, turn
 
 
THUMB
K11, turn
Working on these centre 11sts only work a further 5 rows
K2tog, k2tog, k2tog, k2tog, k3tog
Cut off yarn leaving a tail. Draw a needle through these 5sts. Draw up tightly and fasten off.
 
 
TOP
With wrong side facing, rejoin yarn to last 12sts left on the needle, purl 12
Continue on 24sts, - work 8 rows
 
SHAPE TOP
1st Row:  S1, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2tog, k1
2nd Row: and all following even rows – Purl
3rd Row:  S1, s1, k1, psso, k4, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k4, k2tog, k1
5th Row:  S1, knit to end
6th Row: Cast off purlwise
Join the thumb seam, top and side seam. Darn away ends.

 
 
 
 
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Thursday, 29 October 2015

ALFIE Hat


Alfie - Classic Striped Hat
for a babies, toddlers, children, teenagers and adults.   
ALFIE Baby Hat
ALFIE Baby Hats        0 - 3 months  

    
ALFIE Baby Hat
DK yarn in two colours which look good together
M = Main colour          C = Contrast colour
4mm needles
For a baby of 0 - 3 months
Size          
Width:    5½ “ (14cm)   11” (28cm) all around 
Height:   5½ “ (14cm)
Pattern:
Using M, cast on 65sts
Work 10 rows in k1,p1 rib or garter stitch (every row knit)
Add in C (do not cut off the first colour, simply carry it loosely up the side and use as required)
Using C, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using M, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using C, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using M, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using C, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using M, work 2 rows in stocking stitch
Continue in main colour only

Shape the top ~
1st  Row:  (K6, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1               57sts
2nd, 4th,6th,8th,10th  Rows:  Purl
3rd  Row:  (K5, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1             49sts
5th  Row:  (K4, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1             41sts
7th  Row:  (K3, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1             33sts
9th  Row:  (K2, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1             25sts
11th  Row (K1, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              17sts
12th  Row (P2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                     9sts
Cut yarn (leaving a long ‘tail’ to use for sewing up), draw the end through all stitches, pull up tightly.
Sew up the seam.  Darn away ends.
For a baby of around 6 months
Size

Width:    6½ “ (16.5cm)   13” (33cm) all around 
Height:   6½ “ (16.5cm)
Pattern:
Using M, cast on 73sts
Work 10 rows in k1,p1 rib or garter stitch (every row knit)
Add in C (do not cut off the first colour, simply carry it loosely up the side and use as required)
Using C, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using M, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using C, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using M, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using C, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using M, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using C, work 4 rows in stocking stitch
Using M, work 2 rows in stocking stitch
Continue in main colour only

Shape the top ~
1st  Row:  (K6, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1               65sts
2nd, 4th,6th,8th,10th,12th Rows:  Purl
3rd  Row:  (K5, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1             57sts
5th  Row:  (K4, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1             49sts
7th  Row:  (K3, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1             41sts
9th  Row:  (K2, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1             33sts
11th  Row (K1, K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1              25sts
13th  Row ( K2 tog) repeat to last st, k1                   13sts
Cut yarn (leaving a long ‘tail’ to use for sewing up), draw the end through all stitches, pull up tightly.
Sew up the seam.  Darn away ends.


ALFIE Baby Hat
For bigger sizes
Follow the rib, stripe pattern and top shaping instructions for the baby 6months hat as written -  with the following adjustments to the number of stitches and rows ~
6-12months       Cast on 73sts, work until 5” from cast on, shape top          6½” total height
1-3years            Cast on 81sts, work until 6” from cast on, shape top          7½” total height
4-10years          Cast on 89sts, work until 7” from cast on, shape top          8½” total height
Teens/Woman    Cast on 97sts, work until 8” from cast on, shape top          9½” total height
Adult Man          Cast on 105sts, work until 9” from cast on, shape top       10½”” total height


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This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
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Saturday, 24 October 2015

Mama & Me Mittens

Sometimes the simplest things can be beautiful.
 
What could be more perfect than a little hand holding yours as you walk down the street?
 
Especially in matching mittens.
 
Moments like these should be treasured forever.
 


 
 
 
 

Mama’s Mittens


 

Size:

 
Length:  9 1/2 "  (24cm)

 
Width:   8 "  (20.cm)  all around
 
 

 
Pattern:               Adult Lady

 

Left Mitten

 

CUFF

Using DK yarn and 4mm needles ~

Cast on 43sts

 

1st Row:            S1, * k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

2nd Row:            S1, * p1, k1, repeat from * to end

Repeat last 2 rows 8 times more

 

HAND

 

1st Row:             Knit                 

2nd Row:             Purl - inc in the first and last stitches                  (45sts)

3rd Row:             Knit

4th Row:             and all following even rows – Purl    

5th Row:             K17, inc in next 2 sts, k26                                   (47sts)

7th Row:             K17, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k26            (49sts)

9th Row:             K17, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k26            (51sts)

11th Row:           K17, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k26            (53sts)

13th Row:           K17, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k26            (55sts)

15th Row:           K17, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k26          (57sts)

17th Row:           K17, inc in next st, k12, inc in next st, k26          (59sts)

19th Row:           K17, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k26          (61sts)

20th Row:           P43, turn

 

THUMB

 

K17, turn

Working on these centre 17sts only work a further 15 rows

K2tog 7 times, k3tog

Purl across row                                                                         (8sts)

Cut off yarn leaving a tail. Draw a needle through these 8sts. Draw up tightly and fasten off.

 

TOP

 

With wrong side facing, rejoin yarn to last 18sts left on the needle, purl 18

Continue on 44sts, - work 22 rows

 

SHAPE TOP

 

1st Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, k1

2nd Row:            S1, purl to last st, k1

3rd Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k14, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k14, k2tog, k1

5th Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k12, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k12, k2tog, k1

7th Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k10, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k10, k2tog, k1

9th Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2tog, k1

10th Row:           S1, purl to last st, k1

Cast off

Join the thumb seam, top and side seam. Darn away ends.

 

Right Mitten

 

CUFF

Using DK yarn and 4mm needles ~

Cast on 43sts

 

1st Row:            S1, * k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

2nd Row:            S1, * p1, k1, repeat from * to end

Repeat last 2 rows 8 times more

 

HAND

 

1st Row:             Knit                 

2nd Row:             Purl - inc in the first and last stitches                  (45sts)

3rd Row:             Knit

4th Row:             and all following even rows – Purl

5th Row:             K25, inc in next 2 sts, k18                                   (47sts)

7th Row:             K25, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k18            (49sts)

9th Row:             K25, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k18            (51sts)

11th Row:           K25, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k18            (53sts)

13th Row:           K25, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k18            (55sts)

15th Row:           K25, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k18          (57sts)

17th Row:           K25, inc in next st, k12, inc in next st, k18          (59sts)

19th Row:           K25, inc in next st, k14, inc in next st, k18          (61sts)

20th Row:           P35, turn

 

THUMB

 

K17, turn

Working on these centre 17sts only work a further 15 rows

K2tog 7 times, k3tog

Purl across row                                                                         (8sts)

Cut off yarn leaving a tail. Draw a needle through these 8sts. Draw up tightly and fasten off.

 

TOP

 

With wrong side facing, rejoin yarn to last 26sts left on the needle, purl 26

Continue on 44sts, - work 22 rows

 

SHAPE TOP

 

1st Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k16, k2tog, k1

2nd Row:            S1, purl to last st, k1

3rd Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k14, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k14, k2tog, k1

5th Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k12, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k12, k2tog, k1

7th Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k10, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k10, k2tog, k1

9th Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k8, k2tog, k1

10th Row:           S1, purl to last st, k1

Cast off

Join the thumb seam, top and side seam. Darn away ends.
 
 
 

Childs’s Mittens          Age 3 - 4 years           
 
Size:
 
Length:  6 1/2 "  (16.5 cm)
 
Width:   6 1/2 "  (16.5cm)  all around
 
Pattern:            
 
LEFT MITTEN
 
CUFF

Using DK yarn and 4mm needles ~
Cast on 35sts
 
1st Row:            S1, * k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2
2nd Row:            S1, * p1, k1, repeat from * to end
Repeat last 2 rows 5 times more
 
HAND
 
1st Row:            Knit
2nd Row:            and all following even rows – Purl
3rd Row:            K13, inc in next 2 sts, k20                                  (37sts)
5th Row:            K13, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k20            (39sts)
7th Row:            K13, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k20            (41sts)
9th Row:            K13, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k20            (43sts)
11th Row:           K13, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k20            (45sts)
13th Row:           K13, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k20          (47sts)
14th Row:           P33, turn
 
THUMB
 
K13, turn
Working on these centre 13sts only work a further 9 rows
K2tog 5 times, k3tog
Cut off yarn leaving a tail. Draw a needle through these 6sts. Draw up tightly and fasten off.
 
TOP
 
With wrong side facing, rejoin yarn to last 14sts left on the needle, purl 14
Continue on 34sts, - work 6 rows
 
SHAPE TOP
 
1st Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, k1
2nd Row:            S1, purl to last st, k1
3rd Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, k1
5th Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, k1
7th Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, k1
9th Row:            Cast off
 
Join the thumb seam, top and side seam. Darn away ends.
 
RIGHT MITTEN
 
CUFF

Using DK yarn and 4mm needles ~
Cast on 35sts
 
1st Row:            S1, * k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2
2nd Row:            S1, * p1, k1, repeat from * to end
Repeat last 2 rows 5 times more
 
HAND
 
1st Row:            Knit
2nd Row:            and all following even rows – Purl
3rd Row:            K19, inc in next 2 sts, k14                                  (37sts)
5th Row:            K19, inc in next st, k2, inc in next st, k14            (39sts)
7th Row:            K19, inc in next st, k4, inc in next st, k14            (41sts)
9th Row:            K19, inc in next st, k6, inc in next st, k14            (43sts)
11th Row:           K19, inc in next st, k8, inc in next st, k14            (45sts)
13th Row:           K19, inc in next st, k10, inc in next st, k14          (47sts)
14th Row:           P27, turn
 
THUMB
 
K13, turn
Working on these centre 13sts only work a further 9 rows
K2tog 5 times, k3tog
Cut off yarn leaving a tail. Draw a needle through these 6sts. Draw up tightly and fasten off.
 
TOP
 
With wrong side facing, rejoin yarn to last 20sts left on the needle, purl 20
Continue on 34sts, - work 6 rows
 
SHAPE TOP
 
1st Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k11, k2tog, k1
2nd Row:            S1, purl to last st, k1
3rd Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, k1
5th Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, k1
7th Row:            S1, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2tog, k1
9th Row:            Cast off
 
Join the thumb seam, top and side seam. Darn away ends.
 
Mama & Me Mittens

 
 
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This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
or republished on another webpage or website.
‘This work is registered with the UK Copyright Service.’