Knitting for women

Knitting for women

Soft Shoulder Shawl

Soft Shoulder Shawl

With a slight shimmer of silver peeking through the brushed exterior of the yarn, Amy Gunderson's Soft Shoulder Shawl in Roma is not only great to look at, it's also so much fun to stitch. This shawl is worked side to side with the edging knitted at the same time as the body of the piece.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Length 70", Depth in Center 27"

MATERIALS: 4 (50g; 159yd) balls Rozetti Yarns Roma (50% acrylic, 50% polyamide) color #201-06 Plum Shine

Size 8 US (5 mm) knitting needles OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Stitch markers, yarn needle

Soft Mist Scarf

Soft Mist Scarf

When does fabric become yarn? When it’s knitted through holes in the edge to creatqa romantic, feminine ruffled effect! Designed by Vickie Zelizo in Yorganza, Soft Mist Scarf is lightweight and so packable.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Length 84"

MATERIALS: 1 (100g, 32yd) ball Sullivans USA Yorganza (100% polyester) color #39762 Primrose Leopard Scales

Size 9 US (5 mm) knitting needles

Sewing needle and matching thread or fabric sealant (optional)

GAUGE: Gauge is not critical for this project.

North Sea Skirt

North Sea Skirt

Whether you wear Sandi Prosser’s North Sea Skirt to work or over a pair of leggings for the weekend, you can't deny the sophistication of the Fair Isle pattern work throughout. And the ribbed waistband makes for a comfortable fit! This skirt is knitted in Heritage Sock Yarn.

SIZES: Women’s XS(S,M,L,1X)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Hip 32 (35, 381/2, 411/2, 45)"

Waist 24 (27, 30, 33, 36)", not including band and elastic Length 191/2", not including waistband, before hemming

Wear-to-Work Jacket

Wear-to-Work Jacket

With its rib shaping, notched collar, and very-well-placed cable shaping (especially in the back), Imelda Carrillo's Wear-to-Work Jacket in Sinfonia mercerized cotton is perfect for the office. Not only is it professional, it’s also practical! Add the four l-cord decorative embellishments as an option.

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

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Bust 36 (40, 44, 48, 52)", Length 24 (241/2, 25, 251/2, 26)"

MATERIALS: 6 (7, 7, 8, 9) (3.5oz/100g; 218yd/200m) balls Omega Yarns Sinfonia (100% cotton) color #C865 Orquidea

A few yards of 4 different colors for rings (optional)

Heather's Cowl

Heather's Cowl

Colorful and simple in silhouette, but so interesting in stitch pattern, Melissa Leapman's Heather’s Cowl in Attire Worsted is a piece you can wear just about anywhere. It's a great accent to a casual dress and ideal with just a denim jacket.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Height 12", Circumference 23"

MATERIALS: 3 (50g; 110yd) balls Willow Yarns Attire Worsted (100% extra-fine merino) color #0014 On Trend

Size 8 US (5 mm) 16" circular needle

Size 9 US (5.5 mm) 16" circular needle OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Stitch marker, yarn needle