I purchased this yarn at a recent Knitters Fair. The acompanying pattern requested 12 mm needles. I didn’t have that size, but used 9mm. It was knit “Flat”. The stitch was “garter” stitch. (Knit every row). I knit until I ran out of yarn. Depth is approx 18-20 inches. Cast on 110-120 stitches.
The colours were as they came off the ball, even though it looks like 2 different colourways.
I receive many compliments while wearing it. It is Very comfortable in hot weather as it is cotton & acrylic mix.
1 ball of self-patterning and 1 ball of solid colour. I used sock yarns and handknit a garter stitch scarf. The one on the right (green) is a self-striping.
Most interesting is the colour repetitions.
This is generic pattern. Garter Stitch
1 ball 50 gm, sock yarn, self patterning type.
1 ball 50 gm solid colour sock yarn
2.75 mm needle
Crochet cast-on 45 st and knit 1 row.
Row 1…..in *1st stitch, knit 1 make 1, Knit to last 2 stitches, knit 2 together*.
Row 2……knit across all
CHANGE yarn to colour B and REPEAT row 1 and 2
Continue to change colours every 2 rows until yarn is almost used up, then cast off.
Wet block by gently washing, rinsing and air dry flat.
Size is approx 4.75 in x 60 in. It depends on how much yardage is the 50 gm balls.
Yet Another Canadian Artisan,
Mary Anne Cutler, 2017
Any yarn using a suitable needle size. The Heavier the yarn, the finished item will be heavier.
Cast-on 3 stitches.
Knit 4 rows GARTER STITCH
Increases are every 6 rows and on one side only.
When width is achieved, cast off 1 stitch every 6 rows.
Loopy edge is achieved by increasing 4 stitches, then on next row cast-off 3 of those new stitches. (Makes an increase of on stitch. )
Decreases similar. The decrease stitch is done K2TG, before the cast-on of 4 stitches and cast-off of the 3 stitches.
Babies need them too. Nothing worse than cold feet.
I didn’t design these, but I do like the method used for the shaping. The cotton tape yarn was an experiment for this project. It looks like it will wear well and I love the little strap to hold them on the little feet.
I tripped upon this yarn and love at first sight. I loved the colouring of the “nubs”.
I sampled this and that stitch, but not really happy with any of them. Crochet was troublesome. Then, I tried plain ordinary garter stitch. It looked best, no pooling of the coloured nubs. It felt nice to the hand even though the label said MIxed Fibre, Polyester acrylic, it felt somewhat like chenille.
8mm needles and a cast on of 20 stitches. Width is 6 1/2 ” wide and 2 balls long.
Garter stitch every row.
A little TIP. I knit through the back loop of the knit stitch. It gives the stitch a little twist and holds its’ shape better.
So far, it’s looking like a scarf, but I’m not done yet. 🙂
A scarf it became. 2 balls, 50 gm each made a 60″ scarf with 4 in of yarn leftover.
It looks great on a black coat or sweater.