This hat is knitted in Town End Pure Natural Aran Alpaca yarn. The pattern is sized for a child, small & large adults. The hat is decorated with a simple cable separated by garter stitch and topped by a pompom.
Knit this scarf in Double Moss stitch with a garter stitch border. The knitting pattern is straightforward and knits up quickly in Town End Alpaca Yarns Aran weight yarn. You will also need a set of 5mm needles.
London Cowling is a simple, unisex cowl – and we can say that because men have asked for the sample. It is, apparently, ‘perfect’ for cycling in. It’s knitted on biggish needles for this weight of yarn, but that makes it super-squooshy and warm. We use a provisional cast-on (whichever one you like, we’re not fussy) and then finish off with a 3-needle cast-off so you should really only have 2 ends to sew in and you’re done. Simple, but extremely effective. Tension: 21sts and 32 rows to 10cm over garter slip stitch pattern on 6mm nds after steaming / wet blocking, but as this is a cowl it’s probably more important that you have a fabric you like rather than struggle to match one that we specify. Be aware though that if your tension is very different then your yarn requirements will differ, too. Finished size: approximately 29cm (11½”) deep and 64cm (25¼”) circumference after steaming / wet blocking. Yarn: Town End Pure Alpaca DK yarn – you will need 2 50g balls.
6mm needles, or the size required to give you the correct tension. Your preferred needle / latch hook for darning ends in
These sweet little mittens are perfect for the whole family. Put strings on them for the little ones (or maybe even for the big boys) so they won’t get lost, and then venture out into a winter wonderland with toasty, stylish hands!
Sizing: Toddler (Child, Adult Small, Medium, Large) Hand Circumference: 6 (7, 7.5, 8, 8.5) inches Total Mitten Height: 6 (7, 8, 9, 10) inches Baby Mitts are 4 inches around by 4 inches long
Materials: Yarn: Aran weight yarn. For mittens: 110 (130, 150, 170, 200) yds. For baby mitts: 60 yds
Needles: US #6 / 4mm and US #7 / 4.5mm (or as req’d to meet gauge); double pointed needles Gauge: 20 sts / 4” (gauge in stockinette stitch on larger needles)
This is a cables and lace family of hats by Alexa Ludeman. Cozy cables offer this slouchy hat a festive feel. With lace for the ladies and texture for the boys you can knit one up for everyone on your list!
Sizing: Baby (Child, Adult Small, Medium, Large) To fit head measuring: 16 (18.5, 20, 22, 24) inches around Lady slouch is 7 (8, 8.5, 9, 9.5) inches tall Manly toque is 6 (6.5, 7.5, 8, 9) inches tall
Materials: Yarn: 125 (150, 175, 200) yards aran weight yarn Needles: US #6 / 4mm and US #8 / 5mm (or as req’d to meet gauge); 16” circular and/or double pointed needles Gauge: 18 sts / 4” (gauge in stockinette stitch on larger needles) Notions: cable needle, stitch markers, darning needle
Pattern: This hat is knit in the round from brim to crown. For a slouchy lacy hat, follow the ‘lady slouch’ instructions. For a cabled hat, follow the ‘manly toque’ instructions. To achieve a slouchy effect you should wet-block your finished hat aggressively over a balloon or dinner plate.