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Knitting: Dress
Pattern Description from Vogue Knitting, Winter 2009/10: “Fair Isle panels at the hemline and on both sides of the notched yoke give Moss’s cap-sleeved tunic - worked in Patons’ ‘Classic Wool’ - extra flair. The body, knit in two pieces and seamed, has a subtle A-line shape and features seek-stitch-filled cabling on...
Knitting: Cardigan
Form follows function, but Aran stitches offer the best of both worlds. This combination of traditional patterns reflects the spirit of the rich and diverse flora growing side by side on the remarkable limestone pavements of Inisheer, the most easterly of the Aran islands. — Jean Moss
Knitting: Cardigan
Yarn requirement:
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Two colors of felt to form rose and leaves.
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
Pattern originally done in Rowan Donegal Lanbswool Tweed, Rowan Fine Cotton Chenille and Rowan 4-ply Botany, all used with 2 ends. I have now substituted a similar colourway in Rowan Belle Organic DK, which is 50% cotton/50% wool and will wear well.
Knitting: Cardigan
Requires: 7 (7: 7: 8: 8 ) x 100g skeins
Knitting: Purse
Yarn and bead requirement:
Knitting: Pullover
From pg 16 of the book:
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Chic and sexy cotton camisole knitted in lace and cable stitches. You also have the option of altering the cup size with this pattern, to ensure a perfect fit.
Knitting: Cardigan
Yarn requirement:
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Hat and gloves set.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Scarf/neckwarmer
Knitting: Scarf
Yarn Requirement
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
From the book: “This cropped jacket with a nautical flavor is knitted in brioche rib. Often called fisherman’s rib, it’s one of the easiest patterns to knit-- creating a sweater that’ll be a wow on the water”
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Cowl
Yarn Requirement
Knitting: Scarf
Good pattern for diving into your stash. It calls for small amounts of 11 different colours for random patterning (woollen scarf and shawl) and 7 colours for regular patterning (cotton shawl version).
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Errata on the pattern
Knitting: Cloche Hat
The pattern includes instructions to make both versions.
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Cardigan
Loose-fitting cropped cardigan with striped garter edges. With its bird’s-eye-flecked yoke and sleeves striped collar, cuffs, and hem, Jean Moss’s cropped cardigan is brimming with personality. Knit in Fleuris (Louisa Harding/KFI), it closes with two buttons and is accented with extra-long sleeves. (Vogue Knitting)
Knitting: Dress
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Knitting: Scarf
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
If you are knitting this pattern from the book, please consult my website for errata before commencing:
Knitting: Cardigan
Dotted with delicate intarsia flowers, this striking bolero is featured in Rowan’s Greatest Knits
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
Knitting: Cardigan
Learn to knit with beads with this dramatic plunge-neck cardigan. If you don’t relish the intarsia colourwork, work in monotone and pick out the zigzag pattern with contrasting beads.
Knitting: Dress
As well as the main colour yardage you will need 2 hanks of each of the contrast colours.
Knitting: Dress
A cool slit-sided dress that will look fabulous on a hot summer day.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Cardigan
”A new take on the classic Aran cardy- long-line silhouette and satin ribbons add a fashionable twist.”
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
Instructions give pattern for both the cushion and the seat cover. Yarn requirements:
Knitting: Pullover
Gorgeous peplum sweater with bracelet length sleeves and classic bell-pull pattern that creates the peplums at hem and cuffs.
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Pullover
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Knitting: Earflap Hat
Knitting: Cardigan
From the book: ”A celebration of all things triangular in shape, colour, and stitch. Godets create the bel sleeves, with decorative decreases sculpting the v-neck, so no neckband to pick up later!”
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Headwrap, cowl or shawl - this versatile and clever pattern is a true Mobius strip with no seam. It went quickly and was fun to make. The instructions were clear and it worked out well. The book features only Araucania yarns, but this would work well in Malabrigo Worsted or a worsted weight alpaca yarn for a cool weather wear.
Knitting: Blanket - Other
Takes 2 x 100g balls
Knitting: Purse
Knitting: Backpack
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Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Lots of stitch definition and cables in this classy jacket sporting oversize buttons.
Knitting: Cowl
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Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Knitting: Scarf, Earflap Hat
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Knitting: Cape, Poncho, Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Cardigan
Evoking the misty, moist mornings of the Scottish Hebrides, this V-necked cardigan is knitted in soft glacier blue brushed yarn.
Knitting: Skirt
Knitting: Scarf, Necktie
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Knitting: Cardigan
Easy to knit pretty bolero with wide lacy cabled band and cuffs.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Yarn requirements:
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
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Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Pattern available both as an individual leaflet and part of the 10-pattern collection “Inca Mist” book.
Knitting: Throw
approx 44(54)”/112 (137)cm wide x 64(84)/ 162(213)cm long
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Knitting: Cape
Yarn Requirement
Knitting: Napkin, Placemat
Yarn requirement for one set of placemat and napkin ring:
Knitting: Pullover
A glamorous sweater with leg-of-mutton sleeves, sweetheart neckline and fitted cuffs. Diamante trim will give you added glitz and it will look super in either variegated yarn or a single colour.
Knitting: Cardigan
From magazine:
Knitting: Pullover
This piece was inspired by the fabulous designs of artist and couturier Mariano Fortuny, who combined color and texture with ingenious cut, taking his inspiration from the velvets and brocades of the Italian fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. Isadora Duncan was among the many famous clients attracted to his Venice studio. His garments emphasized...
Knitting: Collar
This pattern includes a traditional braided stitch at top and bottom.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These frothy concoctions in luxurious Kid Silk Haze are a beautiful gift for a bride, either in blue as in the old rhyme (something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue), cream or white. They’ll also leave a non-knitting recipient completely in awe of your skills. Rest assured though, this is a quick and easy lace rib which kni...
Knitting: Pullover, Dress
Cosy and versatile sweater/dress with buttoned turtle-neck and set-in pockets that you can accessorise in different ways to take you through the day.
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Yarn requirement:
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
There’s always an occasion to wear a cosy aran hat - bringing in the logs, gardening, painting the porch, or pounding the pavements keeping fit. The alternative version is for dreadlocks or pony tail - why not knit both?
Knitting: Necktie
Yarn is different bits and bobs from my own stash. The needles range from 3.25mm to 8mm reflecting the varying weights. For once yarn weight is not important.
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Headwear - Other
Hooded scarf.
Knitting: Cuffs
I used Debbie Abrahams beads:
Knitting: Dress
From the pattern:
Knitting: Cowl
Can be worn either way up, either as a ruff or across the shoulders.
Knitting: Cardigan
Hooded cardigan.
Knitting: Scarf, Collar
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Knitting: Cowl
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Knitting: Belt
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Knitting: Tote
This pattern has two sizes, the smaller is The Bag, the larger is Hot Holdall. Knitted in Inca Mist or Inca Cloud.
Knitting: Sweater - Other
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Needles:
Knitting: Cardigan
A sexy cropped cardigan with peplum will look good even if you don’t have the model’s tummy!
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion
14”/35.5cm square. Requires 3 buttons.
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Scarf, Beanie, Toque
Hat and scarf set. Each requires one skein.
Knitting: Scarf
Knitting: Legwarmers
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Jazz up your wardrobe with this unusual slashed front jacket in garter stitch.
Knitting: Cardigan
Requires: 7 (8: 8: 9: 9) x 100g skeins
Knitting: Legwarmers
These chunky legwarmers are ideal for getting you up to speed with basic cables. Knit flat with no shaping, this is a gift you can knock up on a long winter’s evening or over a leisurely weekend. I’m so happy that they’re back in fashion favour as whether being worn on stage, street or at home, they’ll help bring out the dancer in you.
Knitting: Pullover
Hood or collar option.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
S 5½in diameter, 17¼in circumference at rib, 33in circumference at widest point
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Rowan Baby Merino Silk DK
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Yarn Requirement
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
from page 58 of book:
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Cardigan
Requires 2 Buttons.
Knitting: Cardigan
Knit this lacy cropped cardy and add new techniques to your repertoire.The godets introduce feminine shape and movement in a stylish way.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
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Knitting: Cape
Yarn Requirement
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Put sumptuous colour into your day with this elegant zipped dolman jacket knitted in one piece.
Knitting: Belt
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Cardigan
Luminous color and feminine lacy peplums capture the stylish combination of baroque fantasy and flawless craftsmanship which epitomized Lalique’s work.Famous for both his exquisite glass and fabulous jewelry designs, René Lalique contributed his own unique aesthetic to the Art Nouveau movement.
Knitting: Pullover
Requires: 7 (8: 8: 9: 9) x 100g
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
A new take on the urban hoodie, this is a lacy zipped jacket with an ingenious collar that doubles as a hood.
Knitting: Pullover
Inspired by Audrey Hepburn’s style, this is a chic off-shoulder short-sleeved top with contrasting garter stitch bands at shoulders, bottom of sleeves and hem, and with the shoulder band set off by bow in center.This pretty summer top would look just as good adding pizzazz under a business suit as when given centre stage with cropped trous...
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Five 20mm buttons
Knitting: Throw
Named after the annual matchmaking festival in County Clare, the Lisdoonvarna is inspired by the arans and cables of the West of Ireland. A stupendous homeware, it is also wonderful for keeping the winter cold at bay in the draughtiest of houses!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Yarn Requirement
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
As this piece is worked in the round with no seam, it can also be worn as a scarf or snood.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top
A must-have in any summer wardrobe, this delicate camisole is the perfect project for improving lace knitters, because there’s no shaping in the snowflake pattern.
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitted on our recent tour Knit Morocco where everyone was knitting a shawl inspired by what we saw on our travels.
Knitting: Scarf
One of the easiest of knits in garter stitch with no finishing at all. The pattern is given for 2 versions: the natural undyed Masham yarn will appeal to those who appreciate the rugged outdoors, whereas the gossamer Kid Silk Haze version transforms the same pattern into a diaphanous floating scarf that’s perfect for a breezy summer’s evening.
Knitting: Pet Clothing
Although the pattern is written for the intarsia plaid pattern, this design would work just as well plain or striped, as long as the gauge is correct.
Knitting: Pullover
From the pattern:
Knitting: Cowl
Yarn Requirement
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
From the pattern:
Knitting: Pullover
Long and lean with a cross-over collar, this is a versatile sweater that can be belted or worn off the shoulder for added oomph.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Pattern gives instructions for both the hat and turban. The crown of the hat is constructed with short rows.
Knitting: Pullover
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
9 - 50g balls
Knitting: Cape
A sweet cape that is an easy knit in stocking stitch with a lacy dropstitch pattern and finished with striking buttons.
Knitting: Cowl
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Knitting: Sleeveless Top
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Knitting: Pullover
Yarn requirement:
Knitting: Tote
Knitting: Cape
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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This graceful and delicate shawl is perfect for a very special person on your shawl-knitting list. The light mohair/silk yarn makes a warm, enveloping shawl that is light and airy at the same time. Knitted in snowdrop stitch and queens lace edging and trimmed with tiny glass beads, this shawl is dedicated to Jean’s mother Lily.
Knitting: Cape
Yarn Requirement
Knitting: Cardigan
If you aren’t yet up to the knot pattern of this beautiful fitted shawl collar cardigan, work it in stockinette stitch and trim the cuffs, hem, and collar with a couple of rows in the same color as the buttons.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knitting: Cardigan
This glittering jacket is a new take on Elizabethan costume. The textured diagonal pattern creates a dynamic and flattering shape, emphasized by the i-cord trim. Choose contrasting lurex for extra glitz.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Pullover
Also needed:
Knitting: Tee
The yarn is now discontinued, but the yardage is 131yds/120m per 50g ball, so you can substitute with any yarn which gives the required gauge.
Knitting: Pullover
From the pattern:
Knitting: Scarf
Knitted in Artesano Inca Cloud or Inca Mist.
Knitting: Scarf
Knitted in Artesano Inca Cloud or Inca Mist.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Yarn requirement;
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Polish up your techniques with this cable and fairisle jacket with corrugated ribs and a striking godet on the back.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern uses swirl knitting and is trimmed with beads (instructions included): 1 packet Debbie Abrahams Size 6 Turquoise beads (#566).
Knitting: Pullover
The yarn is now discontinued, but the yardage is 131yds/120m per 50g ball, so you can substitute with any yarn which gives the required gauge.
Knitting: Cardigan
The yarn is now discontinued. It is DK yarn used double - you can substitute with an aran yarn which gives the required gauge.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern is also known as Roxy.
Knitting: Cardigan
Knitting: Booties, Mittens, Beanie, Toque
I’ve had plenty of practice knitting for newborns, so I know it’s the extremities that are important in keeping out the cold. So projects which cover head, hands and feet are the ones that make excellent gifts. For a boy, hat, mitts and bootees can be trimmed with turquoise or navy, with the flower omitted on the hat and slippers.
Knitting: Scarf
Here a hat and scarf knitted in one piece and featured in the Music section of In the Mood, the word Skat has many other meanings, including
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
An easy pattern that produces a delicate but warm wrap that you can throw over anything! Looks fabulous if you customise with your own handpaints.
Knitting: Cardigan
from pg 53 of book:
Knitting: Dress
Errata
Knitting: Pullover
Knitted in Inca Cloud or Inca Mist.
Knitting: Cape
Knitted in Inca Cloud or Inca Mist.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
takes 3,4,4,4.4 x 100g hanks
Knitting: Pullover
ROWAN Cashsoft 4-ply
Knitting: Pullover
This is a classic polo neck sweater with beading at hem, cuffs and neckline.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Knitted in Inca Cloud or Inca Mist
Knitting: Cardigan
Extra Small (to fit bust 32), Small (to fit bust 34”) Medium (to fit bust 36”) Large (to fit bust 38”) Extra Large (to fit bust 40”)
Knitting: Sweater - Other
Sizes: XS to XL
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Yarn requirement:
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
XS (32”), S (34”), M (36”), L ( 38”), XL (40”)
Knitting: Mittens
Colour A - 2 balls
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
One size approx 20” wide x 66” long
Knitting: Scarf
Yarn Requirement
Knitting: Electronics Cozy
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Knitting: Cowl
Yarn Requirement
Knitting: Scarf
One size 60” long and 6” wide.
Knitting: Scarf
Yarn Requirement
Knitting: Scarf
Finished scarf measures - 4” wide x 48” long, 10cm x 122cm
Knitting: Wall Hanging
The toran is a Hindu or Buddhist door hanging both to welcome guests to your home and celebrate events like weddings, births and traditional festivals. Very colourful and flamboyantly adorned with flowers, leaves and mirrors, the toran symbolically blesses everyone walking underneath with an abundance of love, prosperity, health and happiness.
Knitting: Coffee / Tea Pot
These quirky teacosies are sure to brighten up teatime anywhere. Last May we took our Lakes & York knitters’ tour to the Wensleydale Longwool Sheepshop and I noticed they had their own cosies decorated with fleece. I asked Ruth and Ann if I could get some and they obligingly sent me hand-dyed colours to match each colourway. An opportunity t...
Knitting: Vest
The ultimate beginner’s sweater - no shaping, no bands and minimal finishing. Garter stitch makes it reversable and you can wear it any way you like - as a gilet, or upside down as a shrug. Have fun!
Knitting: Softies - Other
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Knitting: Vest
Clever little ribbed vest suitable for beginners as it has no shaping and can be lengthened if required. Finish off with a stylish pin. Versatile design that can even be worn upside down!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This pattern uses different sized needles ie one large and one small needle.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
This pattern has lengths in inches only. Sizes are XS, S, M, L & XL. The sweater does not weigh 900g, but you have to buy at least 1 ball of the contrast colours, sometimes 2. The actual yarn requirement is:
Knitting: Cardigan
Yarn knitted double throughout if using DK weight. This yarn is now discontinued, but can be substituted by any single aran yarn that will give the correct gauge.
Knitting: Mittens
These mittens are knitted in the round so that the RS of work is always facing. It uses the Elizabeth Zimmerman Afterthought Thumb.
Knitting: Cardigan
Feminine waisted cardigan with bell cuffs and hem in delicate lacey shell stitch, finished with crochet trim, silk ribbon and paired buttons.