Saturday, 16 December 2017

Tunnock's Teacakes Christmas Puddings

No doubt my family will be expecting a wee Christmas Pudding from me next week.
Two years ago ~ I gave them all a little Ferrero Rocher mini Christmas pud.
Last year ~ another, with a chocolate orange inside! What to do this year?
 
Well my OH found the perfect solution!

 
 

 
Well..... I am Scottish after all!
 
 
 

 
Marianna’s Tunnock’s Teacake Mini Xmas Pudding
 
DK yarn
4mm needles

Using brown, cast on 33sts
1st Row:            S1, * k1, p1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2
2nd Row:           S1, * p1, k1, repeat from * to end
Repeat the last 2 rows three times more
Change to white ~
Knit 4 rows
13th Row:          S1, knit to end
14th Row:          S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat last 2 rows once more
17th Row:          *K2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1
18th Row:          *P2tog, repeat from * to last st, p1          (9sts)
Cut the yarn (leaving a ‘tail’ to use for sewing up), draw the end through all stitches, pull up tightly.
Sew up the seam.  Darn away ends.
 
Holly leaves – makes 2
Using green yarn cast on 1 stitch
Row 1:  Knit
Row 2:  Knit 3 times into the stitch                                  (3sts)
Row 3:  Knit front and back into the first stitch, k1, knit front and back into the last stitch    (5sts)
Row 4:  Cast off 1 stitch, k3                                           (4sts)
Row 5:  Cast off 1 stitch, k2                                           (3sts)
Row 6:  Knit front and back into the first stitch, k1, knit front and back into the last stitch   (5sts)
Row 7:  Cast off 1 stitch, k3                                           (4sts)
Row 8:  Cast off 1 stitch, k2                                           (3sts)
Row 9:  Slip 1 stitch, k2tog, pass slip stitch over               (1st)
Row 10:  Knit 3 times into the stitch                               (3sts)
Row 11: Knit front and back into the first stitch, k1, knit front and back into the last stitch                (5sts)
Row 12:  Cast off 1 stitch, k3                                         (4sts)
Row 13:  Cast off 1 stitch, k2                                         (3sts)
Row 14:  Knit front and back into the first stitch, k1, knit front and back into the last stitch               (5sts)
Row 15:  Cast off 1 stitch, k3                                          (4sts)
Row 16:  Cast off 1 stitch, k2                                          (3sts)
Row 17:  Slip 1 stitch, k2tog, pass slip stitch over            (1st)
Fasten off
 
Berry
Using red yarn cast on 3 stitches
Row 1:  Knit in the front and back of every stitch             (6sts)
Row 2:  Purl
Row 3:  K2tog three times                                              (3sts)
Cast off purlwise
Sew leaves and berry onto pudding
 
 
 
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Saturday, 9 December 2017

Snowdrop Baby Cardigan Jacket

Snowdrop Baby Cardigan Jacket



Snowdrop Baby Cardigan Jackets

Sizes:

small preemie, medium / large preemie, newborn, 0 - 3 months, 6 - 9 months, 12 - 18 months

Requires:

DK yarn, 4mm needles, 2 or 3 small buttons




You will find this pattern in my ravelry store ~
 
 
 
 
I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.  
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.    
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
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This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
or republished on another webpage or website.
 

Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Lazy Daisy Sleeping Bag



Lazy Daisy Sleeping Bag                     

 This pattern was written by Chris Hunter, who is a very talented knitter.
She based it on my ever popular All-in-One Lazy Daisy Baby Cardigan.





Lazy Daisy Sleeping Bag                      Medium Premature Size

Requires:

75 - 100g DK yarn

4mm needles

6 buttons

22" of 6mm ribbon
 


Measurements:

Width      13"  

Length     13.5" from neck to hem
 


Cast on 47sts

Rows 1 & 2            Knit

Row 3                   K2, yfwd, k2 tog (makes a buttonhole), knit to end of row

Rows 4 & 5            Knit

Row 6                   K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 7                    Knit

Row 8                    K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 9                    K7, *(yfwd, k1, yfwd, k3) rep from * to last 4sts, k4     65sts             

Row 10                  K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 11                  Knit

Row 12                  K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 13                  K7, *(yfwd, k3, yfwd, k3) rep from * to last 4sts, k4       83sts

Rows 14, 15, 16    As rows 10, 11, 12    

Row 17                  K7, *(yfwd, k5, yfwd, k3) rep from * to last 4sts, k4        101sts

Rows 18, 19, 20    As rows 10, 11, 12

Rows 21 & 22        Knit

Row 23                  K2, yfwd, k2 tog (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

Row 24                  Knit

Row 25                  K16, slip19sts on to a holder for sleeve, k31, slip19sts on to a holder for second sleeve, k16                                                                      63 sts

Row 26                  Knit                                                                        

Row 27**              K3, (k2, kfb) to last 6sts, k6                                  81 sts

Rows 28/30/32/34/36           K4, purl to last 4sts, k4                                           

Rows 29/31/33/35                  Knit

Rows 37 – 42**   Knit

Repeat rows 27 to 42 (omitting the increases on row 27)  4 times more, working buttonholes on rows 43, 63, 83 and 103

Next Row – K3, (yfwd, K2tog to last 4 sts) yfwd, K4

Knit 2 rows

Cast off

 

SLEEVES

With right side facing,

Row 1 – Knit

Row 2 – KFB of 1st st, knit to last 2 sts, KFB, K1     21 sts

Work 20 rows in stocking stitch (you can lengthen sleeve at this point)

Knit 7 rows Cast Off.

 

 

 

Lazy Daisy Sleeping Bag                      Large Premature Size

 

DK yarn 4mm needles  

Cast on 55sts

Rows 1 & 2              Knit

Row 3                     K2, yfwd, k2 tog, knit to end of row

Rows 4 & 5              Knit

Row 6                     K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 7                     Knit

Row 8                     K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 9                     K7, *(yfwd, k1, yfwd, k4) rep from * to last 3sts,k3              73sts

Row 10                   K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 11                   Knit

Row 12                   K4, purl to last 4sts, k4

Row 13                   K7, *(yfwd, k3, yfwd, k4) rep from * to last 3sts, k3               91sts

Rows 14, 15, 16      As rows 10, 11, 12         

Row 17                   K7, *(yfwd, k5, yfwd, k4) rep from * to last 3sts, k3             109sts

Rows 18, 19, 20      As rows 10, 11, 12    

Rows 21 & 22         Knit

Row 23                  K2, yfwd, k2 tog (makes a buttonhole), knit to end

Row 24                  Knit

Row 25                  K18, slip next 19sts on to holder, k35, slip next 19sts on to a holder, k18              71 sts

Row 26                  Knit                                                                     

Row 27                  K2, (k1, kfb) to last 3sts, k3                                              104 sts

Rows 28/30/32/34/36          K4, purl to last 4 sts k4

Rows 29/31/33/35               Knit

Rows 37 – 42                      Knit 

Now rep row 27 to 42 (omitting the increases on row 27) 5 times more working buttonholes on rows 43, 63, 83, and 103

Next row – K4, (yfwd, k2tog to last 4 sts) K4

Knit 2 rows

Cast Off

 

SLEEVES

With right side facing    ~

Row 1 – Knit

Row 2 – KFB of 1st stitch, knit to last 2 sts, KFB, k1                               21 sts

Work 24 rows in stocking stitch (you can lengthen sleeve at this point)

Knit 7 rows

Cast off      


Thank You Chris Hunter for sharing this pattern -
 you did a great job!
I am sure many knitters will enjoy making this.
 
 
 

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Easy Baby Sweater

Marianna's Easy Baby Sweater
 
Easy Sweater in 3 sizes - 3months, newborn, large premature
 
 
 


Easy Pullover Sweater                     3months




 

Size:
 
Width –            18 ”     
Length –           9½ “
Sleeve length -  4½ ”
 
Requirements:    
        
DK yarn ~ 55g - 60g   
4mm needles 
                                                           
The Front
Cast on 50sts
Work 10 rows in garter stitch (knit every row)
Work 36 rows in stocking stitch (knit one row, purl one row)
 
Cast on 23sts, knit to end
Cast on 23sts, knit to end
 
Knit 19 rows
(wrong side)  K38, cast off 20sts, k37  
 
Continue on the 38sts for the left front  ~
Knit 11 rows.  Cut off yarn
 
Continue on right front ~
Rejoin yarn
Knit 11 rows
 
Continue for the back ~
Next Row:       K38, cast on 20sts, then knit the 38sts for the left front        
Knit 32 rows
Cast off 23sts at beginning of next 2 rows
Work 36 rows in stocking stitch starting with a purl row
Knit 10 rows
Cast off
Join side and sleeve seams.    Darn away ends.  


 



Easy Pullover Sweater                     Newborn

 


Size:

Width –            16½ ”  

Length –           8½ “

Sleeve length -  4”

 
Requirements:            

DK yarn ~ 45g - 50g              

4mm needles 

                                                        

The Front

Cast on 45sts 

Work 10 rows in garter stitch (knit every row)

Work 32 rows in stocking stitch (knit one row, purl one row)

 
Cast on 21sts, knit to end

Cast on 21sts, knit to end

 
Knit 17 rows

(wrong side)  K34, cast off 19sts, k33

 
Continue on the 34sts for the left front  ~

Knit 9 rows.  Cut off yarn

 
Continue on right front ~

Rejoin yarn

Knit 9 rows

 
Continue for the back ~

Next Row:       K34, cast on 19sts, then knit the 34sts for the left front        

Knit 28 rows                                                               

Cast off 21sts at beginning of next 2 rows

Work 32 rows in stocking stitch starting with a purl row

Knit 10 rows

Cast off

Join side and sleeve seams.    Darn away ends.  
 
 
 

 
Easy Pullover Sweater                     Large Premature

 


Easy Pullover Sweater                     Large Premature
 
Size:
 
Width -            14½”
Length -          7½” 
Sleeve length -    3½”
 
Requirements:        
    
DK yarn ~ 40g - 45g              
4mm needles 
 
                                                              
 
The Front
 
Cast on 40sts
 
Work 8 rows in garter stitch (knit every row)
 
Work 28 rows in stocking stitch (knit one row, purl one row)
 
Cast on 19sts, knit to end
Cast on 19sts, knit to end
 
Knit 15 rows
 
(wrong side)  K31, cast off 16sts, k30
 
Continue on the 31sts for the left front  ~
Knit 7 rows.  Cut off yarn
 
Continue on right front ~
Rejoin yarn
Knit 7 rows
 
Continue for the back ~
Next Row:       K31, cast on 16sts, then knit the 31sts for the left front        
Knit 24 rows   
 
Cast off 19sts at beginning of next 2 rows
 
Work 28 rows in stocking stitch, starting with a purl row
 
Knit 8 rows
 
Cast off
 
Join side and sleeve seams.    Darn away ends.  

 

 
I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.  
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.    
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
Copyright © 2017 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
or republished on another webpage or website.