Knitting for women

Knitting for women

Cabled Pullover

Cabled Pullover

Using an interesting combination of a standard horseshoe cable alternating with the same but with a seed stitch variation, the Cabled Pullover in Deborah Norville Serenity Chunky is easy to knit and has a truly unique look.

SIZES: Women’s S (M, L, 1X, 2X)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust 331/2 (363/6, 411/2, 443/4, 491/2)" Length 243/4 (251/4, 253/4, 261/4, 263/4)"

MATERIALS: 5 (6, 6, 7, 8) (100g; 109yd) balls Premier Yarns Deborah Norville Serenity Chunky (100% acrylic) color #7029 Ampro Blue

Size 11 US (8 mm) 16" circular needle

Silverlace Scarf

The winter season is packed full of evening events that get put off until after the holidays, so enter wearing this Starbella Lace Silverlace Scarf to get noticed! Pairing dressy with casual is on-trend, meaning this scarf will work no matter what the occasion.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Length 70", Width 4"

MATERIALS: 1 (100g; 31yd) ball Premier Yarns Starbella Lace (45% acrylic, 55% polyester) color #5106 Silver Coin

Size 7 US (4.5 mm) knitting needles

Yarn needle, sewing needle and matching thread (optional)

GAUGE: Gauge is not critical for this project.

Diamond - Edged Sweater

Diamond - Edged Sweater

Whether diamonds are related to a jubilee or being a best friend, they certainly make for great accents along the lower edge of Amy Gunderson's Diamond-Edged Sweater in Poems Silk Solids. The diamond-shape lace edging is knitted separately and the stitches for the body and sleeves picked up.

SIZES: Pullover is sized to fit Women’s S (M/L, 1X/2X, 3X)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust 34 (42, 49, 53)" Length 23 (241/2, 251/2, 27)''

MATERIALS: 11 (13, 16, 19) (50g; 109yd) balls Wisdom Yarns Poems Silk Solids (75% wool, 25% silk) color #708 Tea Rose

Size 7 US (4.5 mm) knitting needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Dreaming of Summer Shawl

Dreaming of Summer Shawl

Follow your dreams, especially the ones that make you think of summer even in the middle of winter. Camrina Castelan's Dreaming of Summer Shawl, in 100% mercerized cotton Isuela yarn, has wonderful drape while maintaining stitch definition in her pairing of cables and lace patterning.

SIZE: Shawl measures approximately 60" wide at neck edge by 26" long at center Back

MATERIALS: 3 (100g; 270m) balls Omega Yarns Isuela (100% Mercerized cotton) #P2750 Turquesa

Size 5 US (3.75 mm) 36" or longer circular needle

Cable needle, stitch markers, yarn needle

Irish Tweed Pullover

There's nothing more classic than Gayle Bunn's shawl-collar Irish Tweed Tunic pullover. It's the kind of sweater you're likely to pull on whether you're heading out to the store or to a casual dinner with friends. Gayle used City Tweed Aran in an interesting, but not difficult, combination of cable stitches that will surely be fun knitting for any cable-stitch lover.

SIZES: Women’s XS(S, M, L, 1X)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust 35 (38, 40, 45, 48)" Length 27 (271/2, 28, 281/2, 29)" MATERIALS 8 (9, 10, 11, 12) (100g; 164yd) balls Knit Picks City Tweed Aran (55% merino, 25% superfine alpaca, 20% Donegal tweed) color #C107 Tahitian Pearl

Size 7 US (4.5 mm) knitting needles