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Designer Knitting Patterns

These are printed versions of knitting patterns from designers such as Susan Crawford, Kate Davies, Bristol Ivy and Tin Can Knits.

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  • Akoya is a woman’s 4ply cardigan knitting pattern.   This cardigan keeps the basic styling simple, its short style is worn with negative ease, but small lace and cable details at the hem, cuff and neckline keep it interesting.

    Materials Used

    Town End Alpaca with Silk 4ply (70% UK Alpaca, 30% Tussah Silk; 150m per 50g ball).

    Bust Sizes

    28-30(31-33, 34-36, 37-39, 40-42, 43-45, 46-48, 49-51, 52-54)”/70-75 (80-85, 86-92, 93-100, 101-106, 107-115, 116-123, 124-130, 131-137) cm.

     

     

  • The Amelie jumper knitting pattern is designed by Gudrun Johnston and knitted in fingering weight yarn.  The garment is worked from the bottom up in one piece, uniting the sleeves and body at the underarm and working the yoke using a Simultaneous Set In Sleeves construction. The neckline is then finished with an I-Cord Bind off with ties.

    Sizes: 30.5 (33, 35.5, 37.25, 39.75, 42.25, 44,5, 47, 49.5, 52) inches round chest.  Recommended to be worn with 1-2 inches of negative ease.

  • This knitting pattern is for a lacy top using Town End Sock yarn.

    The pattern is by Susan Crawford Vintage and uses Fenella 2ply wool but also knits to tension with the same needles using Whitbarrow Alpaca with Merino and Silk Fingering weight yarn.

  • This book was written by Alana Dakos of Never Not Knitting and Hannah Fettig of Knitbot.  Coastal Knits is a self published 92 page book featuring 10 designs inspired by their California and Maine Coasts.

  • Knitting pattern for a beanie hat knitted in Double Knit Wool

    This knitting pattern is by Bristol Ivy.  It comfortably fits an adult head measuring 46-61 cm.

    This hat is a simple beanie shape in Button Stitch.  The pattern has charted and written instructions.

    The hat is knitted in the round on circular needles.

  • The Hermaness Hats Knitting Pattern is designed by Gudrun Johnston and knitted in 4ply yarn.  The pattern contains instructions for both a beret and a beanie.  The hats are knitted bottom up from the ribbing with crown shaping.   They are knitted in the round a an lace pattern.

    The beanie is 47.5 cm in circumference at the brim and 23 cm tall from brim to crown.

    The beret is 48 cm in circumference at the brim and 21.5 cm tall from brim to crown (25.5 cm diameter at maximum point).

     

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    The Norie Beanie Hat Knitting Pattern is designed by Gudrun Johnston and knitted in DK yarn.  This is a straight forward pattern using 3.75mm circular needles and a Cat’s Paw lace pattern.
    The pattern is one size to fit head size 51-56 cm.
    You will need 240m of Double Knit yarn, a set of 3.75mm dpns and a 3.75mm 40cm long circular needle.

    This pattern took 90g Thames DK yarn.

  • This knitting pattern is for women’s gloves decorated with two different patterns.  Knitted in luxurious blend of Baby Alpaca, Merino and silk, these are a lovely way to keeps hands toasty this winter.

  • Peanut is a hipster chic fair-isle vest for babies and toddlers. This vest is knitted in the round from hem to underarms using DK yarn.

  • Little Squirrel is a simple sock pattern for new born baby through to large adult sizes. The socks are knitted in the round in aran weight yarn.

  • Tiggywinkle’s sleeves are knitted flat, the body knitted flat and all in one piece to the armholes and then the sleeves are joined in and the raglans worked. By the time you’ve finished you’ve only got to swap needles for the moss stitch border and then pick up stitches for the front bands and do a tiny bit of seaming on the sleeves. If you’re knitting in advance of Baby’s arrival and don’t know the gender then work buttonholes on both bands, then when you do know the gender and come to sew on buttons it’s easy to close one set of buttonholes up when you sew the buttons on.
    Tension: 21 sts and 27 rows to 10cm over stocking stitch on 4mm nds.
    Sized to fit: 3(6, 12, 18, 24) months.
    Finished size: 50(53, 56, 59, 60)cm / 19¾(21, 22, 23¼, 23½)”.
    Yarn: Town End Alpacas 100% Alpaca DK. 3(3, 3, 4, 4)x 50g balls. Shown in Mid Fawn.
    3 buttons, approximately 1cm / ⅓” diameter. 3.25mm and 4mm needles, OR the size required to give you the correct tension.
    Your preferred needle / latch hook for darning ends in.

  • Squirrel Nutkin was quite a naughty boy, and so this Nutkin is for boys who are hopefully better behaved… Carrying on with the vintage-y feel, there are mock cables (of a sort) and a 50s-esq feel to this little cardi with its striped yoke. We love the look of all these colours together (and the leftovers would make a Jeremy Cap) but you could knit Nutkin in one or two colours only and it would still look good.
    Knitted flat, you’ve got minimal seaming on the sleeves and then just a few ends to darn in. There are no real cables at all, just clever stitches that give a lovely textured feel to this little cardi.
    The sizes are generous but not over-sized, giving room for growth without a ridiculous amount of ease. If you want something closer / larger fitting then just pick your chest size and alter the length to suit.
    Tension: 22 sts and 30 rows in mock cable pattern on 4mm needles.
    Sized to fit: 3(6, 12, 18, 24) months.
    Finished sizes: 49.5(53, 57, 59, 61)cm, 19¾(20¾, 21½, 23½, 24½)”.
    Yarn: Town End Alpacas 100% Alpaca DK.
    2(3, 3, 3, 3) x 50g balls MC.
    1(1, 1, 1, 1) x 50g ball CC1.
    1(1, 1, 1, 1) x 50g ball CC2.
    1(1, 1, 1, 1) x 50g ball CC3.
    Shown in MC – Ivory, CC1 – Dark Fawn, CC2 – Mid Fawn, CC3 – Pewter.
    7 buttons, approximately 1cm / ⅓” in diameter.
    3.25mm, 3.75mm and 4mm needles OR the size required to give you the correct tension.
    Your preferred needle / latch hook for darning ends in.

  • Jemima is an unashamedly vintage / old fashioned baby bonnet. Sometimes Jemima looks positively Elizabethan given the chance with a bit of vintage linen and lace. Ideal as a christening bonnet / fancy outfit bonnet or just for everyday if you’re that way inclined.
    The front band for Jemima is worked first, then stitches picked up along one edge and the crown knitted flat onto the band. The ties and i-cord edging are then worked onto the bottom edge of the bonnet.
    Sized to fit: 0-3(3-6, 6-12) months.
    Yarn: Town End Alpacas 100% Alpaca DK . 1 x 50g ball. Shown in Mid Fawn.

  • A sweater with eyelets and ribbon. Beatrix is quite a girly sweater as photographed but there’s no reason you couldn’t make a quite manly Beatrix for a baby boy if you used a neutral colour and perhaps some grosgrain ribbon in blues and greys.
    Beatrix is knitted both flat and in the round and seamed whilst the body is knitted in the round, then the sleeves joined in and the yoke and neck finished off in the round. Easy enough to convert the sleeves to knitting either on dpns or circs if that’s your thing (just cast on 2 less sts than the pattern dictates). The eyelets spiral around the yoke and beg to have pretty (or more manly) ribbon threaded through. We’ve knitted it here in one of the Fawn shades with ribbons in dusky pink, soft bluey-grey and a golden fawn, but an Ivory sweater with gold and cream ribbon would be lovely as a christening sweater or a Pewter version would look great with more on-trend fluorescent ribbons, or as we’ve already said, with boyish blues and greys.
    The sizes are generous but not over-sized, giving room for growth without a ridiculous amount of ease. If you want something closer-fitting then just pick your chest size and alter the length to suit.
    Tension: 21 sts and 27 rows in stocking stitch on 4mm needles.
    Sized to fit: 3(6, 12, 18, 24) months.
    Finished sizes: 49.5(53, 57, 59, 61)cm, 19¾(20¾, 21½, 23½, 24½)”.
    Yarn: Town End Alpacas 100% Alpaca DK . 2(3, 3, 3, 3) x 50g balls. Shown in Mid Fawn
    5(5, 5, 6.5, 6.5)m in total* velvet ribbon, approximately 0.5cm width. Ours came from V V Rouleaux. * if you’re using different colours you need from 1.25m(49″) to around 1.6m(64″) per colour, depending on size knitted.
    3.25mm and 4mm circular needles, approximately 40cm long OR the size required to give you the correct tension. Your preferred needle / latch hook for darning ends in.

  • Based on our rather dashing Sca Fell Peak hat we give you Jeremy, a super-cute peaked cap for babies and toddlers. In these colours Jeremy is rather masculine, but you could make a lovely girly Jeremy in Ivory with a pink and cream pompom or with a pink bow instead.

    Tension: 21 sts and 27 rows to 10cm over stocking stitch in the round on 4mm needles.
    Tension for band: 18 sts and 36 rows to 10cm over garter st in the round on 4.5mm nds with yarn held double.
    Finished size: 33(37, 41.5)cm / 12½(14½, 16⅓)”.
    Yarn: Town End Pure Natural DK Alpaca, or Thames Alpaca Blend DK.
    Single colour hat: 1 x 50g ball. 4-colour hat: 1 x 50g ball of each colour, shown in Dark Fawn, Ivory, Light Mid Fawn and Pewter.
    4mm and 4.5mm dpns / circular needles, OR the size required to give you the correct tension. It might be easier to knit the Peak on straights or circs, but the rest of the hat is entirely up to your preference for knitting small diameters in the round.
    Your preferred needle / latch hook for darning ends in.

  • A vintage-y baby blanket, reminiscent of the cellular woollen blankets of the 60s and 70s. Knitted in individual squares and then knitted together, there is no seaming to do and you only have ends to darn in. i-cord border is optional, but does give a nice ‘finished’ finish.
    Tension: 17.5 sts and 35 rows in garter stitch to 10cm on 4mm needles.
    Finished size: 75cm (29½”) square.
    Yarn: Town End Alpacas 100% Alpaca DK .
    8 x 50g balls. Shown in Light Fawn.
    4mm with 4.5mm circular needles for joining and a spare dpn (or two) for the option i-cord edging, OR the size required to give you the correct tension. Your preferred needle / latch hook for darning ends in.

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