24 January 2021

super chunky hat

 

 SUPER CHUNKY HAT

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Size: medium


ABBREVIATIONS

st(s): stitch(es)

rd(s): round(s)

k: knit

p: purl

tog: together

 

MATERIALS

Four dpns size 10mm  (US 15)

Super chunky yarn, two 100 gram balls

I used - Stylecraft Swift (Pebble) and Sirdar Bigga (from my stash)

 

Cast on 44 sts using long tail cast on method.

Rd 1: rib, (k2, p2) repeat to end of round.

Continue rib for a further 11 rds.

Rd 13: k (change colour if required).

Continue stockinette till work measures approximately 25cms/10ins, from cast on edge.

Decrease rds.

NEXT Rd: (k2, k2tog) repeat to end of rd  (33 sts).

NEXT Rd: k.

NEXT Rd: (k1, k2tog) repeat to end of rd  (22 sts).

NEXT Rd: k.

NEXT Rd: (k2tog) repeat to end of rd  (11 sts).

Break yarn, leaving a long yarn tail. Then thread unto a needle and then through the 11 sts, pull tight and fasten off.

 

Darn yarn tails away on reverse side and add pompom

 

The pompom was a Floppy Tassel Pom Pom for Snowboarder Hat by Marly Bird.....great tutorial on Youtube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUAbZjM0R5w&t=600s

Scarf below is Knot Scarf by Ruth Maddock

 

                                                   

                                           

         copyright Alison Hogg 2021

6 November 2020

dish cloth

Nothing as useful as a knitted dish cloth! A great project for a beginner. 
Sharing my pattern using basketweave stitch, with a nice neat selvedge edge.
 

BASKETWEAVE DISH CLOTH

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Finished dimensions: approximately 20cms x 20cms
One 100 gram ball makes three dish cloths
 
ABBREVIATIONS
st(s): stitch(es)
k: knit
p: purl
sl: slip
 
MATERIALS
two needles size 4.5mm  (US 7)
dk/8ply dishcloth cotton
 
Basketweave pattern is multiples of 5, plus 2 extra stitches for selvage stitch
Selvage stitch: first stitch, slip stitch purlwise, last stitch, knit (for every row)
Cast on 42 sts.
ROW 1:  sl1 purlwise (k5, p5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 2:  sl1 purlwise (k5, p5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 3:  sl1 purlwise (k5, p5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 4:  sl1 purlwise (k5, p5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 5:  sl1 purlwise (k5, p5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 6:  sl1 purlwise (p5, k5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 7:  sl1 purlwise (p5, k5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 8:  sl1 purlwise (p5, k5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 9:  sl1 purlwise (p5, k5) 4 times, k1.
ROW 10: sl1 purlwise (p5, k5) 4 times, k1.
Repeat last ten rows four more times.
Total number of rows from start is 50.
Cast off.
Darn yarn ends away.
 
 
Happy dishwashing!!







6 November 2019

poppy leaf pattern

I don't often blog these days, but just posting a pattern which can be used if you are crocheting or knitting a poppy. You can find me on Instagram these days and my username is crazydazyknits. My account is now private due to an unwanted stalker but just request to follow. Only genuine followers please.


For the poppy I used Sarah Kim’s crochet pattern available on Ravelry  -




LEAF for POPPY

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Length of leaf from end of stem to tip of leaf is 10.5cms/4ins



ABBREVIATIONS

st(s): stitch(es)

k: knit

p: purl

kfb: increase, knit into front and back of same stitch

psso: pass slip stitch over

tog: together



MATERIALS

two dpns size 2.75mm  (US 2)

dk/8ply green yarn. I used Stylecraft DK Special, Meadow



Cast on 3 sts.

I-cord for 5cms/2ins.

Continue working flat with two needles.

ROW 1: p (wrong side).

ROW 2: k.

ROW 3: p.

ROW 4: kfb, kfb, k1 (5 sts).

ROW 5: p.

ROW 6: k1, kfb, kfb, k to end  (7 sts).

ROW 7: p.

ROW 8: k2, kfb, kfb, k to end  (9 sts).

ROW 9: p.

ROW 10: Cast on 2 sts, k5, kfb, kfb, k to end   (13 sts).

ROW 11: Cast on 2 sts purlwise, p to end  (15 sts).

ROW 12: Cast off 3 sts  (sl first st), k2, p1, k1, p1, k to end  (12 sts).

ROW 13: Cast off 3 sts purlwise (sl first st purlwise), p to end  (9 sts).

ROW 14: Cast on 2 sts, k5, p1, k1, p1, k to end  (11 sts).

ROW 15: Cast on 2 sts, purlwise, p to end  (13 sts).

ROW 16: Cast off 3 sts, (sl first st), k1, p1, k1, p1, k to end  (10 sts).

ROW 17: Cast off 3 sts purlwise, (sl first st purlwise), p to end  (7 sts).

ROW 18: sl1, k1, p1, k1, p1, k to end.

ROW 19: sl1 purlwise, p to end.

ROW 20: sl1, k1, psso, p1, k1, p1, k2tog  (5 sts).

ROW 21: sl1 purlwise, p to end.

ROW 22: sl1, k to end.

ROW 23: sl1 purlwise, p to end.

ROW 24: sl1, k1, psso, k1, k2tog  (3 sts).

ROW 25: sl1 purlwise, p to end.

ROW 26: sl1, k1, psso, return st on right needle back onto left needle and then pass last st of the row over this one.

Fasten off.

Gently press flat with the tip of a cool iron.
Attach to back of poppy.

The purple poppy is to remember animal casualties.




copyright Alison Hogg 2019