Elizabeth Newton - Rosa Mundi Handknits

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Knitting: Cuffs
Electa was adapted from a pattern described in The Workwoman’s Guide by A Lady published in 1838. Muffatees were worn by 19th century women to help keep their hands warm in the cold temperatures of the home in winter. Today they perform just as well for us! They are also warming when worn with gloves or mittens out-of-doors.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
The traditions of Shetland knitting are represented in Lexy’s garter-stitched fabric, construction and design. Lexy becomes an all-season shawl by using a wool/linen blend yarn as shown, or an all-wool yarn can be chosen for extra warmth. Three sections complete the triangular shawl: center, border and lace edging, worked in that order. Pattern...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A lightweight rectangular shawl that includes four different traditional Shetland lace stitch patterns inspired by the land and the sea. Linga means heather isle in the language of the Shetland Islands.
Knitting: Drawstring Bag
The design for Emma was inspired by the reticule handbags used by women in the 18th century. Emma is an oh-so-soft, luxury bag. A knitted lining makes the bag practical to use. A knit I-cord, ribbon or readymade cord can be used for the drawstring. Optional embellishments are a small pocket that is handy for a cell phone, duplicate stitch embro...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This very warm hat is for the coldest days and nights of winter. A notch in the brim, worn in the back, makes the hat comfortable and allows a fit for different head sizes. Hat is worked flat for the ribbing, and then worked bottom up in the round.
Knitting: Cowl
A beautiful yarn inspired this simple Moebius-shaped neckwarmer cowl. The Impeyan pheasant, the national bird of Nepal, has many-colored iridescent feathers similar to the iridescence in the MC yarn. A Moebius is a twisted circular fabric with only one side, one edge and no seams. Pattern requires the following skills: casting on for Moebius kn...