[Sorry, item discontinued or temporarily out of stock] serves up sweet and simple nautical cottons, easy socks, cute knitted kids toys, and plenty of helpful tutorials for getting down the basics of knit and crochet. Check out the highlights…
As spring arrives this bright and breezy issue of Knit Simple is right on point!
Cheryl Murray’s Breton Stripe Pullover is the perfect nautical top. Knit it in a DK Cotton or other breathable blend so it’s easy to wear and easy to care for! You can easily adjust the fit by changing where you sew the side seams.
Sizes: 36 (38, 40, 42.5, 45, 49)” bust.
Gauge: 20 sts and 28 rows to 4″ in St st using US #6 needles (or size to obtain gauge).
Yarn: DK weight yarn such as Cascade Ultra Pima Cotton Yarn, Jo Sharp Soho Summer DK Cotton Yarn, or Cotton Fleece Yarn.
Color A (main color): approximately 1,050 – 1,575 yards
Color B (stripe): 525 – 785 yards
|Bamboo 12" Single-point Knitting Needles, Size 6|
|Nova Platina 10" Single Point Size 6 Knitting Needles by Knitter's Pride|
The Playful Pinwheels Blanket, also by Cheryl Murray, is a great “TV knitting” or travel project – it’s easy to work in repeating squares so once you’ve got the basic design you don’t need to think too hard. Machine washable and cozy in any season, there are a couple of “swirl” variations to choose from. Plus, it’s portable since the squares are seamed together afterwards – so there’s no need to lug a big project with you to the beach or in the car!
Size: 57″ by 66″ blocked.
Gauge: 18 sts and 26 rows to 4″ in St st using US #8 needles.
Yarn: Plymouth Encore Worsted Yarn, 10 balls • Only $5.75/each when you buy enough for this project!
|8" Double-point Bamboo Knitting Needles, Size 8|
|NOVA Platina 8" Double Point Size 8 Knitting Needles by Knitter's Pride|
Both of the projects above involve some seaming. If sewing seams (or other basics) are a new challenge check out Sierra’s helpful how-to videos and follow along!
In case you missed it, click here for more tips on Knitting With Cotton!
Pick up your [Sorry, item discontinued or temporarily out of stock] and get ready as April showers deliver great knitting!