By Lynne Vogel
Adapting easy sweater styles for private personal tastes and measurements is the focal point of this step by step guidebook that is helping knitters refashion knitting schematics. The designs, illustrations, and images show the way to alter styles to diversified kinds in order that any knitter can customise sweater styles into detailed creations. demanding tasks - starting from sweaters and vests to pullovers and jackets - and easy-to-follow directions illustrate the fundamental components of sweater layout to encourage knitters in any respect degrees. studying tips to healthy the bodice; swap yarns, proportions, neckline kinds, sleeve size, and colour and sew styles; and upload collars and edgings will supply knitters the arrogance to change any development to fulfill their wishes.
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Weave in ends from color changes. Solid-Color Scarf Work the Blocks same as for the 4-Color Version, but do NOT cut yarn between Blocks. When you Begin a New Block, you will omit the color change and will BO 4 sts on Row 1. 106 107 KNITTING NEW SCARVES KNITTING NEW SCARVES Tricorner Tricorner was my second and more successful attempt (after Twisted, see page 114) at capturing in knitting the shape of the Infinity Tower, a residential high-rise building in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, which “twists” ninety degrees over the course of its eighty-story rise.
Rather than the squares that Albers is known for, I used parallelograms and Garter ridges to blend two colors of yarn to create what appears to be a third color. Knitting this scarf doesn’t require any special techniques, just knit, purl, increase, and decrease, and once you get started, you may find you don’t even need to refer to the pattern. 70 71 KNITTING NEW SCARVES KNITTING NEW SCARVES Finished Measurements 5" wide x 70" long Yarn Green Mountain Spinnery Mountain Mohair (70% wool / 30% mohair; 140 yards / 2 ounces): 1 hank each Elderberry (A) and Partridgeberry (B) Needles One pair short straight needles size US 10 (6 mm) Change needle size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.
Note: Wave On Rnd 5 of the final pattern repeat, decrease 1 st on first small needle, 2 sts across the second small needle, and 3 sts across the larger needle [22 sts remain]. Finish Wave Pattern. ) Slip edge st from smaller needle on the right side to the empty needle. Bring yarn between slipped st and edge st on smaller needle. Slip st back onto smaller needle (see Photo 2). Knit all sts on larger needle (end of Rnd 3). Work one more row of rib. BO all sts tightly in K1, P1 rib. Repeat Wave Pattern until Scarf measures 51½", ending with Rnd 4.