Knitting

Summer top for women knitting pattern

Top knitting patternRuffled sleeves give this summer top a vintage feel. They're formed from three layers, joined and shaped with short rows, and decorated with scalloped edges and eyelets. The deep ribbed waistband is designed to be threaded with a drawstring.

Design by Carol Meldrum

FRONT AND BACK(both the same)

Using 3.75mm needles, cast on 102 (118:126:134) sts.

Row 1 (RS): K2, *P2, K2; rep from * to end.

Row 2: P2, *K2, P2; rep from * to end.

Cropped jumper knitting pattern

Jumper knitting patternThis cute cropped jumper with inner sleeve cabling is perfect for summer evenings and in-between weather.

Design by Francesca Hughes

SIZES

To fit: UK size 6[8:10-12:14-16:18-20:22:24-26:28-30]

76[81:86-91:97-102:107-112:117:122-127:132-137]cm

(30[32:34-36:38-40:42-44:46:48-50:52-54]in)

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.

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