Yarn Bases: Traveller

The Abstract Miter

By Fatimah HindsAs described by the designer: ‘ The Abstract Miter is a play on a classic knit pattern: the mitered square. The blanket begins with a square and is then mitered using the top and picked up stitches along one side. The final 2 colors are knit at right angles to each other giving …

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Dianthus Child

By Yumiko SakuraiAs describe by the designer: ‘A simple tunic with cable and seed stitch ribs. Armhole bands and neckband are worked as the parts of the body.’

Chain Mitts

By Jolene Mosley As described by the designer: ‘Easy to work cable fingerless (mitt) glove pattern. The yarn can be either dk or worsted weight yarn and come out nicely. Working in worsted weight will create a squishy warmer fabric, working in dk weight will give a more drape in the fabric. Changes in size …

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Counterchange

By Janet Brani As described by the designer: ‘This cowl is crocheted in joined rounds, using two contrasting colorways of variegated hand-dyed yarn. The undesired “pooling” or patterning of variegated yarns (which occurs more often in crochet) is avoided by changing stitch patterns and alternating yarn colors. A slip-stitched I-cord is laced through the top …

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The Line

By Ann WeaverAs described by the designer:’The Line, a cardigan inspired by “The Line” chapter in Moby-Dick, uses three colors of Dragonfly Fibers Traveler. The Line is knit in one piece to the armholes, at which point the fronts and back are knit separately. The sleeves are knit in the round to the underarms, at …

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Apple Turnover

By Trudy Evans As described by the designer: ‘This double knit coat is fully reversible with red apples on one side and green apples on the other, and simple tips are given as well to make this a one-sided, regular knit coat if double knitting is not something youre ready to tackle yet. With a …

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