Knitting for women

Knitting for women

Lilac Lace Skirt

Lilac Lace Skirt

This swingy skirt features a lovely fan-stitch body that works into a mesh hem edged with pretty scallops. A touch of broomstic lace at the waist provides a complementary finishing touch.

FINISHED SIZES: Instructions given fit size small; changes for medium, large, X-large and 2X-largeare in [].

FINISHED GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

Waist: 33 inches (small) [35 inches (medium), 37 inches (large), 39 inches (X-large), 41 inches (2X-large)]

MATERIALS: Patons Brilliant light (light worsted) weight acrylic yarn (13/4oz/166 yds/50g per ball): 8 [8, 9, 9, 10] balls #03425

Cut-Out Cardi

Cut-Out Cardi

A basic sweater style is transformed into a dramatic, high-fashion design with eye-grabbing cutouts on the shoulders and sleeves, and an edgy, asymmetrical hem.

FINISHED SIZES: Instructions given fit size small; changes for medium, large and X-large are in [ ].

FINISHED GARMENT MEASUREMENTS

Bust: 32 inches (small) [36 inches (medium), 40 inches (large), 45 inches (X-large)]

MATERIALS: Tahki Cotton Classic medium (worsted) weight yarn (13/4oz/108 yds/50g per hank): 9 [10, 11, 12] hanks #3459

Succession Beanie

Succession Beanie

This stylish beanie begins at the bottom with a post-stitch ribbing and continues with a lace pattern for the body of the hat. Lines of front post double crochets add structure and dimension.

FINISHED SIZES: Instructions given fit size X-small/ small; change one hook size larger for medium/large.

MATERIALS: Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock superfine (sock) weight superwash merino wool/nylon yarn (31/2oz/430 yds/100g per skein): 1 skein #74 motherlode

Size C/2/2.75mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

GAUGE: 28 sts = 4 inches; 16 rnds = 4 inches

Woodland Owl Socks

Woodland Owl Socks

Worked from the top down in the round from a ribbed cuff, these socks feature cute little owls created with post-stitch cables as the work progresser.

FINISHED SIZES: Instructions given fit size small; changes for medium and large are in [ ].

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

Cuff to center of heel: 7 inches (small) [8 inches (medium), 9 inches (large)]

Center of heel to toe: 7 inches (small) [8 inches (medium), 9 inches (large)]

Around ball of foot: 8 inches (small) [9 inches (medium), 10 inches (large)]

Gold Rush Silk Scarf

Gold Rush Silk Scarf

This rich, vibrant gold button-up scarf is made from pure india silk yarn but just one skein makes it doable, and the result is a luxurious, one-of-a-kind piece.

FINISHED SIZE: One size fits most

MATERIALS: Himalaya Yarn Duke Silk light (light worsted) weight silk yarn (31/2 oz/225 yds/100g per hank): 1 hank #Sl-006 gold

Size G/6/4mm crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge

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