Circulo Scarf with Double Ruffle

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The Circulo Scarf with Double Ruffle uses two beautiful ruffle yarns to create this stunning, eye-catching scarf. The scarf is quick to work up and can be made by both beginner and advanced knitters alike.
Yarn:
1 skein Circulo Renda Trico Margarida, and
1 skein Circulo Tecido Trico

Needles: US 2 (2.75mm)

Gauge: gauge is not essential for this project

Bee Stitch Afghan Knitting Pattern

afghanbeestSize:
35″ wide x 75″ long Gauge:
30 sts=4″ in Bee Stitch Materials:
Approximately 700 grams sportweight yarn
Size 3 US (3.25 mm) 36″ circular needles
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle

Instructions
Bee Stitch (odd number of stitches)
K1 b Insert needle through center of stitch 1 row below next stitch and knit, slipping stitch above off needle at the same time.
Row 1 (WS): knit
Row 2 (RS): K1, * K1 b, K1; rep from *
Row 3: Knit
Row 4 (RS): K2, K1 b, * k1, k1 b; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2
Rep these 4 rows for pattern. Seed Stitch (odd number of stitches)
Row 1: K1, *P1, K1; rep from *
Rep this row for pattern. CO 265 sts.
Work 15 rows in Seed Stitch.
Work first 15 sts in Seed Stitch, place marker, work Bee Stitch over next 235 sts, place marker, work last 15 sts in Seed Stitch.
Continue until afghan measures 73″ or desired length. Work 15 rows in Seed Stitch.
BO.
Weave in ends on WS.

Odd Ball Vest Or Sleeveless Shell Pullover Knitting Pattern

swestripedvestYou can wear this as either a vest or a sleeveless shell. It has a scoop neck in the front. If you plan to wear it as a shell, you can knit the back the same as the front if you wish for a scoop in the back as well. Size:
Medium
Finished chest measurement 38″ Gauge:
18 sts=4″ in St st with larger needles
Sweater is knit with short lengths of yarn so you may occassionally use yarn that does not work to this exact gauge. Materials:
Size 6 US (4.25 mm) needles
Size 8 US (5 mm) needles
Worsted weight yarn in various shades. Consider a definite color scheme such as pastels, shades of green, or bright, saturated colors. Instructions
There is no set way to knit each row. Feel free to improvise as you knit. Knit with lengths of yarn about 3 to 12 feet. Work in St st until the color runs out and change to a new color yarn. Back
With smaller needles, CO 76 st.With different colors for each row, work k1, p1 ribbing 2½”.
Inc 10 sts evenly over last row – 86 sts.
Change to larger needles and work in St st over pattern for 13″ or to desired length.
BO 5 sts beg next 2 rows -76 sts.
Work armhole 8″ or to desired length.
BO 22 sts beg next two rows.
BO rem sts. Front
Work same as Back until armhole reaches 5″.
Work 29 sts. Place rem sts on holder.
At neck edge, dec 1 st every other row 7 times – 22 sts. Work until armhole measures same as Back.
BO.
Place sts from holder back on needle.
BO 18 sts for neck; work rem 29 sts same as other side. Finishing
Seam shoulders.
Work one round single crochet around neck and armholes.
Seam sides. Weave in ends on WS. ©Barbara Breiter.

Bolero Fringed Vest For Women Knitting Pattern

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A picture of a scarf being knitted on single point needles out of homespun yarn (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

fringevestThis bolero style fringed vest pattern for women can be knit without the fringe if desired. Cut the fringe to any length you wish for different looks. Sizes:
Small, Medium, Large
Equivalent finished chest measurement 38 (42, 46)” Gauge:
14 sts and 18 rows=4″ in St st Materials:
Size 11 (8 mm) straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Size 11 (8 mm) 35″ circular needles
J-10 (6 mm) crochet hook
Puffin by Crystal Palace Yarns
4 (5, 5) balls Color #0205 Pinto Pony
100% polyester fleece
50 grams/1.75 ounces
84 yards/77 meters See this listing for a shop near you. Instructions
Back
CO 68 (75, 81) sts. Work in St st 5½ (5½, 6)”.
BO 4 sts beg next 2 rows – 60 (67, 73) sts
Dec 1 st at each end every other row 3 (3, 4) times as follows: – 54 (61, 65) sts
K1, SSK, k across to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1
Work even in St st until armhole measures 9½ (9½, 10)”
BO 7 (8, 9) sts beg next 4 rows.
Place rem 26 (29, 29) sts on holder for back of neck. Right Front
CO 15 (16, 18) sts. Work in St st for 2 rows.
Inc 1 st at neck edge (beg of RS row) every other row 10 (11, 12) times – 25 (27, 30) sts
Work even in St st until piece measures 5½ (5½, 6)”.
Next row (WS): At armhole edge, BO 4 sts. P across row.
Dec 1 st at armhole edge every other row 3 (3, 4) times At the same time, dec 1 st at neck edge next row and then every 14th row 3 (3, 3) more times – 14 (16, 18) sts
At the same time, beginning on 3rd neck edge dec row, work purl sts to anchor fringe (omit this if you don’t want to add fringe): Row 1: k1, ssk, k5 (5, 6), p1, k7 (8, 9)
Row 2 and all WS rows: p
Row 3: k6 (6, 7), p1, k1, p1, k6 (7, 8)
Row 5: k5 (5, 6), p1, k3, p1, k5 (6, 7)
Row 7: k4 (4, 5), p1, k5, p1, k4 (5, 6)
Row 9: k3 (3, 4), p1, k7, p1, k3 (4, 5)
Row 11: k2 (2, 3), p1, k9, p1, k2 (3, 4) Work even until piece measures same as Back.
Next row (WS): BO 7 (8, 9) sts beg next 2 rows. Left Front
As for Right Front, reversing shaping. Finishing
Seam shoulders and sides.
Around armholes, work one round of single crochet. Edging With circular needles and RS facing, beg at right side seam (where the bottom Right Front is seamed to Back), pick up 13 (14, 16) sts across the Right Front bottom edge, 56 (56, 59) sts across Right Front edge, k 26 (29, 29) sts from holder at back of neck, pick up 56 (56, 59) sts across Left Front edge, 13 (14, 16) sts across Left Front bottom, 64 (71, 77) sts across Back bottom – 228 (240, 256) sts Mark beg of round. Join.
Work in k2, p2 ribbing 4 rounds.
BO in pat.
Weave in ends on WS.
Block if necessary. Fringe
Cut two 25″ lengths of yarn for each fringe. Attach to purl sts on yoke. Leave the fringe or cut to shorter lengths in a V shape as shown in photo. ©Barbara Breiter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cropped Bolero Vest Knitting Pattern

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An easy pattern knit in stockinette stitch with a color changing yarn. Four sizes for women. Gauge:
19 sts and 24 rows=4″ in St st Materials:
Taos by Crystal Palace Yarns
3 (3, 4, 4) balls color#11 Two Gray Hills
100% wool
128 yards/118 meters
50 grams/1.75 ounces
Size 8 US (5 mm) straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Size 8 US (5 mm) 35″ circular needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Size F-5 (3.75 mm) crochet hook
Sizes:
S (M, L, XL)
Equivalent Finished Chest Measurements:
36 (40, 44, 48) inches

Knitting Pattern Bolero Vest

Instructions: Back
CO 85 (95, 105, 114) sts.
Work St st 5″.
BO 6 sts beg next 2 rows – 73 (83, 93, 102) sts
Dec 1 st each end every other row 5 (6, 8, 10) times – 63 (71, 77, 82) sts Work until armhole measures 9½ (9½, 10, 10½)” (piece will measure 14½ (14½, 15, 15½)” from beg).
BO 8 (9, 10, 11) sts beg next 2 rows, then 8 (10, 11, 11) sts beg next 2 rows.
Place rem 31 (33, 35, 38) sts on holder for back of neck. Right Front
CO 17 (22, 27, 31) sts.
Work 2 rows St st.
Inc 1 st at neck edge next and then every other row 13 more times as follows: – 31 (36, 41, 45) sts
K1, k into front and back of next st, k across
Work even until piece measures 5″.
WS: At armhole, BO 6 sts – 25 (30, 35, 39) sts
At armhole, dec 1 st every other row 5 (6, 8, 10) times.
At same time, at neck edge, dec 1 st next and then every 12th (12th, 8th, 8th) row 4 (4, 6, 7) times more.
Work until armhole measures same as Back.
BO shoulders as for Back. Left Front
As for Right Front, reversing shaping. Armhole Bands
Seam shoulders and sides. Work 1 rnd single crochet around armholes. Neck/Front/Bottom Bands
With RS facing and circular needles, beginning at bottom Right bottom edge of side seam, pick up 15 (20, 25, 29) sts across Right bottom edge, 71 (71, 73, 75) sts up Right edge, k 31 (33, 35, 38) sts from back of neck holder, pick up 71 (71, 73, 75) sts down Left edge, 15 (20, 25, 29) sts across Left bottom edge, 82 (90, 99, 109) sts across bottom Back edge – 285 (305, 330, 355) sts
Please see Picking Up Stitches For Necklines And Armholes for more information. Mark beg of rnd and join. Rnd 1: *k3, p2; rep from * Rep rnd 3 more times. BO in pat. M1 during BO at point of first inc on Right and Left fronts. Finishing
Weave in ends on WS. Block if necessary. ©Barbara Breiter.