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By Amy Christoffers

New American Knits deals clothing which are informal yet polished, both acceptable even if operating errands, on the place of work, or socializing with neighbors. writer Amy Christoffers takes her thought from the fresh traces and chic performance of yankee sports clothing and creates tasks that experience a vintage nostalgic consider. In designing her stylish smooth uniform, Amy specializes in appealing daily sweaters, tops, and lovely accessories.

Included are sections on texture and lace and pops of colorwork so as to add visible and knitterly curiosity. initiatives function conventional, seamless, and semi-seamless building in addition to precise completing. New American Knits has a "country house" consider with touches of heather grays, tweeds, slubby textures, and muted tones. The booklet is visually dependent with a streak of informal bohemian sort, very similar to the initiatives themselves.

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SA MITTENS 37 A B ssk k2tog knit with B, French knot with B knit with A, French knot with C knit with B, French knot with E knit with B, duplicate st with D large cross-st with C right thumb opening left thumb opening RIGHT MITTEN Stitch Guide Jogless Join With A, CO 60 sts. Distribute sts evenly over 4 dpn (15 sts on each needle). Place marker (pm) for beg of rnd and join for working in rnds. Rnd 1: Knit. Rnds 2–4: Purl. Rnds 5–6: Knit. Pick up the first stitch from the previous round and place it on the left needle next to the first stitch of the next round and knit this picked up stitch and first stitch of the next round together.

Finishing Weave in ends. With B, sew ends closed. Handwash in warm soapy water and carefully roll up in a towel and gently squeeze out excess water. Reshape and leave to dry flat away from sun or direct heat. Press lightly with a warm iron over a damp cloth. 48 Northern Knits Gifts 73 71 69 67 65 63 61 59 57 55 53 51 A 49 B 47 45 pattern repeat 43 41 39 37 35 33 31 29 27 25 23 21 19 17 15 13 11 9 7 5 3 1 FREJA TWINED SCARF 49 Nanna Twined Mitts NORWAY Twined kni ing has a very distinctive texture that is noticeably different from conventional kni ing, and the back (or wrong side) of twined kni ing has a unique quality and textural appeal.

The Norse Tree of Life represents the connection between the living world (light and sky) and the underworld (darkness and earth). It is also a motif associated with the springtime and the hope of rebirth and renewal. 5 cm) hand circumference. Marker (m), holder or waste yarn, tapestry needle. YARN GAUGE Sportweight (#2 Fine). 26 sts and 32 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in chart patt worked in rounds. Shown here: Ullcentrum Oland 2-Thread Wool Yarn (100% wool; 328 yd [300 m]/100 g): light gray or petrol (A), 1 skein; NOTE white (B), 1 skein; yellow or red (C), small amount; red or yellow (D), small amount; petrol or yellow (E), small amount.

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