Knitting for women

Knitting for women

Garter stitch vest pattern

Vest knitting patternKnitted in one piece in Garter stitch, this vest will add a layer of warmth, colour and softness.

YARN

3 balls 150g Knitalpaca Luxa 100% Huacaya Alpaca in main colour (MC)

3 balls Knitalpaca Luxa 100% Huacaya Alpaca in contrast colour (CC) OR

2 skeins Knitalpaca Colouratura hand dyed Suri Alpaca

Note: Colouratura yarn is a little finer than Luxa so if using this, work two strands together.

Brooch, pin or button to finish.

Backpack crochet pattern

Backpack crochet patternThis cute backpack uses a hard-wearing fibre and a small hook for a sturdy stitch that, while soft and flexible, doesn't stretch out of shape when used

Design by Zoe Potrac

Yarn used

Drops Bomull-Lin 5 balls each in off white 02 (A) & brown 05 (B)

About the yarn

Aran; 85m per 50g ball; 53% cotton, 47% linen

Summer jacket knitting pattern

Jacket knitting patternEmbrace the summer season with this versatile knit. It's the perfect completion of any outfit whether layered with a blouse in cooler weather or used to give a lift to a casual day dress on a summer's evening. Made in crisp cotton aran, it knits up quickly and is a great make for practising working with cables.

Design by Pat Menchini

Measurements & Sizes

Dress size (approx): 8-10 (12-14, 16-18, 20-22, 24-26, 28-30)

To fit chest (cm): 81-86 (91-97, 102-107, 112-117, 122-127, 132-137)

Cluny cloche knitting pattern

Cloche knitting patternThis simple hat with sweet and feminine details is a quick and satisfying knit

Designed by Annis Cordy

Sizing S (M, L), designed to fit with about 5cm negative ease

Yarn Nurturing Fibres SuperTwist DK 2 skeins in Odette

About the yarn DK; 105m per 50g skein; 100% Merino wool

Tension 19 sts x 28 rnds = 10cm measured over St st on larger needles

Long lace scarf crochet pattern

Scarf crochet patternThis pretty linen scarf uses a traditional smocking technique to create beautiful texture that showcases the yarn's stitch definition quality.

Design by Annelies Baes

Yarn used

Erika Knight Studio Linen 8 skeins in Covet 407

About the yarn

DK; 120m per 50g ball; 85% recycled rayon linen & 15% premium linen

Tension