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This one was written specifically for use on a knitting machine.
This sample shown was knit on the Bond USM (and interrupted by Hurricane Katrina!); I have also used the same technique on an LK-150 machine.
Your instruction set is a 7-page PDF file, with detailed step-by-step instructions (both text and clear graphics) for how to manipulate the stitches in a manner that will allow you to machine knit a project like the one shown. The exact method and tools will depend on your particular machine, but for any machine you will need a transfer tool that fits your machine.
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Please note: these instructions are for my personally developed machine knitting technique for manipulating the stitches on a knitting machine, not pattern instructions for a particular pattern. There are many similar methods for accomplishing similar results on a flat-bed knitting machine.
Angel Rae Shawl (hand-knit)
Lovely lace shawl pattern, with plenty of charts for easy knitting. Designed as a bottom-up shawl, it can be readily converted to a top-down double triangle, or even a center-out square. The original was knitted with less than 900 yards of fingering-weight wool, and measures over 66 inches across and 34 inches top to bottom. Can be knitted longer/wider by simply repeating the chart one or more extra times before knitting the top banner! Or use a worsted weight yarn to make a lovely afghan!
Angel Rae Shawl Pattern –
Swirlytop Hats (hand-knit)
These fun hats were made from the same basic pattern, used in two different ways. Both were made in worsted weight yarn, and are fairly simple to make. The body of the hat is knitted flat and then grafted into a tube, and then the ribbing is knitted in the round. If you are uncomfortable with grafting, you can instead use a standard cast-on and bind-off and then sew a seam that will be hidden inside.
Your PDF pattern package includes charts and line-by-line instructions where appropriate. The knitter is encouraged to play with the basic technique and develop their own color schemes — for example, this would be a fun experiment with Shadow knitting to include hidden words or designs!
Swirlytop Hats Pattern – $6.00
Art Deco II (hand-knit)
A fun and easy design, reminiscent of the Art Deco era.
Art Deco II is both a pattern and a technique that can be used for knitting graceful curves wherever you need them in your knitting. The original shown in the photographs was knit with KnitPicks “Palette” fingering weight yarn, but can be knit in whatever yarn and colors you wish, with whatever needles provide the drape and stitch definition you prefer. Further, because each section starts and ends on its own, you can start half-way up and avoid that round “target” directly over the backside, to create a more rectangular stole.
Art Deco II Shawl Pattern – $7.00
Dickey Too! (hand-knit)
A lighter-weight Dickey pattern, written for sock yarn! A basic construction technique, with plenty of ways to modify the front panel to make it your own!.
Dickey Too! Pattern – $5.00
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Grace Anne baby blanket (hand-knit)
A lightly textured blanket with subtle cables and heirloom styling, this blanket was knitted with Phydlbitz Sock, two strands held together throughout, but you can use almost any fingering or sportweight yarn to suit your needs. The actual blanket is designed to be 36″ x 48″, but the pattern is written so that you can very easily adjust the width and length by adding or eliminating sections.
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Devyn Rae Scarf (hand-knit)
A light and lovely scarf that can be enjoyed blocked or not blocked.This is my own variation adapted from many versions of the timeless “falling leaves” patterns. The sample pictured was knit with two strands of Primo Lace (one yellow, one green), but the pattern is provided in such a way that you can use any size or type of yarn and create your own scarf, stole, or even a baby blanket or afghan.The pattern is presented with both charts and line-by-line text instructions, and include both the pattern for this 3-column scarf with borders, as well as the main stitch design.
Devyn Rae Scarf
AJ Baby Blanket (hand-knit)
Designed for a new niece in the family, the AJ Baby Blanket was knit with a sport weight cotton yarn (about 850 yards), and measures about 40 inches across when blocked. You might like using a washable wool in sport or worsted weight for a larger afghan, or even a laceweight yarn on larger needles to create a shawl.
AJ Baby Blanket Pattern
This short-row design was created to take advantage of variegated yarns. Knit side to side, it creates vertical zig-zag stripes the length of the project. In the sample shown, several different colorways of yarn were used, so you can see the effect of different color combinations.
Shorty McRippleton Scarf