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  • Blackett is suitable for boys or girls, a classic, textured cardi in moss st, garter stitch and a fleck stitch, again with a slightly vintage  feel.

    Sizing: Five – to fit ages 2(3, 4, 5, 6) years, actual chest size: 64(68, 73, 78, 82)cm / 25(26¾, 28¾, 30¾, 32¼)”, buttoned.

    Tension: 16.5 sts and 33 rows to 10cm / 4” over garter stitch (every row knit). Yarn: Town End Alpacas Alpaca with Shetland Aran, 90% Pure Alpaca, 10% Shetland Wool, 74m(80yds) / 50g ball. 5(6, 6, 7, 7) balls, shown in Ivory. OR Town End Alpacas Pure Alpaca Aran, 100% Pure Alpaca, 66m(71yds) – 82m(88yds) / 50g ball (metreage is dependant on colour, yarn quantities given for lowest metreage available) 5(6, 6, 7, 7) balls. Buttons: 5. Ours were 2cm diameter. Pattern is written, with spec drawing for easy mods.

  • Ransome is suitable for boys or girls, a classic British jumper (sweater, to those of you not from these isles!). Moss st edgings and a neat stripe and slip stitch pattern for small sailors (or landlubbers). The neck here is wider, partly for ease of putting on and partly to make it easier to fit a nice shirt underneath. As the yarn comes in 50g balls then you’ll have leftovers after working the stripe pattern, we’re working on a pattern for those…

    Sizing: To fit age 2(3, 4, 5, 6) years. Actual size 64(68, 73, 78, 82)cm / 25(26¾, 28¾, 30¾, 32¼)”.

    Tension: 17.5 sts and 26 rows to 10cm over stocking stitch after washing / blocking.

    Yarn: Town End Alpacas Alpaca / Shetland Aran, 90% Pure Alpaca, 10% Shetland Wool, 74m(80yds) / 50g ball. Shown in Tea, Almond and Ivory: 3(3, 3, 4, 4) balls Tea 2(2, 2, 3, 3) balls Almond 2(2, 2, 3, 3) balls Ivory

  • The Walker Cardigan is more feminine than the Blackett Cardigan, a classic, slightly lacy cardi in moss st and a leafy lace with a few bobbles thrown in on the sleeves. We like to think that the Walker girls would have been dressed in similar cardis when they were dreaming of being explorers in the Lakes aboard the Swallow. The bobbles are very easy, as is the leafy lace pattern on the fronts and the sleeves.

    Sizing: Five – to fit ages 2(3, 4, 5, 6) years, actual chest size: 64(68, 73, 78, 82)cm / 25(26¾, 28¾, 30¾, 32¼)”, buttoned.

    Tension: 17.5 sts and 24 rows to 10cm / 4” over stocking stitch.

    Yarn: Town End Alpacas Alpaca / Shetland Aran, 90% Pure Alpaca, 10% Shetland Wool, 74m(80yds) / 50g ball. 5(6, 6, 7, 7) balls, shown in Ivory. OR Town End Alpacas Pure Alpaca Aran, 100% Pure Alpaca, 66m(71yds) – 82m(88yds) / 50g ball (metres are dependant on colour, yarn quantities given for lowest meterage available) 5(6, 6, 7, 7) balls. Buttons: 5. Ours were 2cm diameter.

  • 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)

    Notions: cable needle, stitch markers, darning needle

  • 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.

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