Crochet by Faye Tusculum Cowl


This beautiful granny motif cowl can be whipped up in a day or two for those last-minute gifts that we all need at forgotten birthdays and missed holidays. The cowl is constructed of grannies that are joined as you go and the edging is added last in a simple chain stitch.
Finished Size: 34″ by 10″
Yarn: 1 hank Lorna’s Laces Honor and 1 hank Blue Sky Alpacas Alpaca Silk
Hook: US G/6 (4.0mm)
Other Materials: buttons
Gauge: Tusculum Motif = 3.75″ x 3.75″.


Crochet by Faye Columbia Scarf






This versatile scarf can be worn wrapped around your neck or shoulders all year long from the lacy stitch pattern made in cotton yarn.


Finished Size: 72″ x 11″
Yarn: 1 hank Schaefer Yarn Company Susan (470 yards/hank) and 2 balls Reynolds Yarn Cool Cotton (114 yards/ball), or similar cotton-blend sport weight yarn
Hook: US G/7 (4.5mm)
Gauge: width of scarf (w/o edging) x 16 rows = 7″ x 8 3/4″.


Valley Yarns


The Carico Lake Cowl’s large bobbles of mixed turquoise colors shot through with black and silver are reminiscent of the specialty stones mined in a region of the same name in Nevada.

Finished Size: 6” deep x 32” circumference
Yarn: 2 skeins Valley Yarns Enfield (50% Wool/40% Acrylic/10% Alpaca, 100g/110yds) color 6239
Hook: US size L (8.00mm) crochet hook or size needed to get gauge
Gauge: 4 bobbles and 6 rows = 4”

Circulo Renda Trico Margarida


Circulo Renda Trico Margarida


Knit or crochet your next ruffle project with Circulo Renda Trico Margarida for an elegant and unique look. With beautiful lace on one side and evenly spaced holes on the other to place your hook or needle, Renda Trico Margarida creates one of a kind ruffle scarves and adds the perfect embellishment to any project.

A pattern for a ruffle scarf is included on the label. With 8 stitches cast on, the scarf measures approximately 32″ long.


Content:100% PolyamideCare:Hand WashWeight/Yardage:100g/30ydsGauge:US 2-4Knitting Weight:Novelty


Buttercub baby pattern



GARTER ST (back and forth on needle): K all rows.

* Work 2 rows in garter st over the 24-24-26 (28-28) band sts, work 2 rows in garter st only over the outermost 12-12-13 (14-14) sts. NOTE: When turning mid piece, slip first st. Tighten thread and continue as before. This is done to avoid holes in the transitions *.

The jacket is double-breasted. Cast off for 4 button holes on right band.
1 BUTTON HOLE = K tog fourth and fifth st from edge and make 1 YO. On same row also K tog fourth and fifth LAST st on band, make 1 YO.
Cast off for 2 button holes when piece measures:
SIZE 1/3 MONTHS: 14 and 19 cm
SIZE 6/9 MONTHS: 16 and 21 cm
SIZE 12/18 MONTHS: 18 and 24 cm
SIZE 2 YEARS: 20 and 27 cm
SIZE 3/4 YEARS: 22 and 30 cm

Worked back and forth on circular needle.
Beg on front piece, cast on sts for sleeve and work up to the shoulder. Knit the other front piece, place both front pieces tog and work down the back piece.

Read all of the following section before continuing!
Cast on 43-47-51 (56-59) sts (incl 1 edge st in the side and 24-24-26 (28-28) band sts towards mid front) on needle size 2.5 mm with Baby Merino. Work 6 rows in GARTER ST – see explanation above. Switch to circular needle size 3 mm and work in stocking st but continue to work the 24-24-26 (28-28) band sts towards mid front in Garter st. When piece measures 4 cm, work SHORT ROWS – see explanation above (1st row = from WS). Repeat from *-* 1 time every 4 cm until piece measures 19-21-24 (27-30) cm, then repeat from *-* 1 time every other cm until finished measurements.
AT THE SAME TIME when piece measures 16-17-20 (23-25) cm, cast on new sts at the end of every row from WS (towards the side of sleeve): 6 sts 2-2-3 (3-3) times, 8 sts 1-1-1 (2-3) times and 21-22-22 (25-26) sts 1 time = 84-89-99 (115-127) sts for shoulder/sleeve.
Work inc sts in stocking st. When all sts have been cast on, continue in stocking st and Garter st as before while AT THE SAME TIME also working the outermost 10 sts on sleeve in garter st.
When piece measures 27-29-33 (37-40) cm, insert a marker = mid on top of shoulder. Now slip the 24-24-26 (28-28) band sts towards mid front on a stitch holder. Then cast on 2 new sts at the end of row from RS (towards neck), repeat inc on next row towards neck = 64-69-77 (91-103) sts on needle.
Work 1 row from WS.
Put all sts on a stitch holder.

Cast on and work as left front piece but reversed. In addition cast off for BUTTON HOLES on band – see explanation above. NOTE! Slip sts on a stitch holder after the last row with inc (i.e. last row = from WS).

Work left front piece on to circular needle, cast on 16-16-18 (20-20) new sts (= back of neck) and work right front piece on to circular needle = 144-154-172 (202-226) sts.
Continue in stocking st and Garter st at the end on each sleeve back and forth on needle.
When piece measures 8½-9½-10 (10-11) cm, beg to cast off sleeve sts. Cast off at beg of every row in each side as follows: 21-22-22 (25-26) sts 1 time, 8 sts 1-1-1 (2-3) times and 6 sts 2-2-3 (3-3) times = 62-70-76 (84-90) sts on needle. Continue in stocking st with 1 edge st in each side.
When piece measures approx. 26-28-32 (36-39) cm – fold the piece double at the markers on shoulders and make sure that the back piece is as long as front piece down to rows in garter st, switch to needle size 2.5 mm and work 6 rows in garter st, then cast off.

Sew the sleeve and side seams inside 1 edge st. Sew on buttons.

Knit up approx. 102-106-112 (118-122) sts (incl sts from stitch holders at the front – NOTE: If more/fewer sts have been knitted up, dec/inc evenly on 1st row. Continue in garter st over all sts while AT THE SAME TIME working short rows in each side every other cm – SEE EXPLANATION ABOVE. Cast off when hood measures approx. 21-23-25 (27-28) cm. Sew hood neatly tog at the top – sew in front loop of outermost st to avoid a chunky seam.

Crochet a border around the entire jacket.
Beg at the bottom on right front piece and crochet with 2 threads yellow Baby Merino and hook size 3 mm as follows:
Work 1 dc, * 3 ch, 1 tr in 1st ch, skip approx. ½ cm, 1 dc in next st *, repeat from *-*.
Crochet the same way around the openings on sleeves.

The slipper is worked back and forth from mid back. Cast on 48-52-56 (56) sts on needle size 2.5 mm with 2 threads yellow Baby Merino. Remove 1 thread and work rib (= K 2/P 2) for 5-6-6 (7) cm – adjust so that next row is worked from WS. P 1 row from WS while at the same time dec 14-14-18 (14) sts evenly = 34-38-38 (42) sts. On next row work eyelet holes as follows from RS: K 1, *K 2 tog, 1 YO *, repeat from *-* and finish with K 1. P 1 row from WS. Now slip the outermost 12-13-13 (15) sts in each side on a stitch holder. Work 4 – 4½ – 5½ (6½) cm in stocking st over the middle 10-12-12 (12) sts. Slip sts from stitch holders back on needle and knit up 10-11-13 (16) sts on each side of mid piece = 54-60-64 (74) sts on needle. K every row over all sts for 3-4-5 (5) cm while at the same time after 1½ – 2 – 2½ (3) cm, dec on every other row as follows until completed: Dec 1 st at the beg and the end of row and K 2 tog on each side of the 2 mid sts. Cast off and sew tog mid under foot and continue up mid back in front loop of outermost sts to avoid a chunky seam.
Knit another slipper the same way.

Cut 3 threads light yellow of approx. 1 metres, twine them tightly tog, fold them double and they will twine again, tie a knot in each end. Thread tie up and down through the eyelet holes on slipper.

Crochet a border at the top of slipper on hook size 2 mm with light yellow as follows: 1 dc in first st, * 3 ch, 1 tr in 1st ch, skip approx. ½ cm, 1 dc in next st *, repeat from *-* and finish with 1 sl st in dc from beg of round.

Be Sweet Yarn – Simply Sweet Whipped Cream


45% Kid Mohair/45% Wool/10% Silk
Hand Wash Cold, Dry Flat
4 sts = 1″ on US 10
Knitting Weight:

Be Sweet Simply Sweet Whipped Cream

Be Sweet Whipped Cream is part of Be Sweet’s Simply Sweet line that celebrates simple pleasures. This airy single ply yarn is a blend of kid mohair, wool, and silk that is supremely soft. Whip up a cozy sweater or warm accessories.

Artful Yarns Reality

3161.2414.zoom.1Artful Yarns Reality’s cable construction makes for excellent stitch definition, and its long, soft color changes will add effortless interest to even the most basic of patterns.


51% Wool/47% Acrylic/2% Nylon
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
3 sts = 1″ on US 11
Knitting Weight:

Araucania Ruca Multi Yarn

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Araucania Ruca Multi is an interesting new fiber made from sugar cane! It is incredibly soft and has a lustrous sheen, reminiscent of silk. The colors are gorgeous, and Araucania Ruca Multi would be perfect for drapey garments or an absolutely stunning shawl.

100% Sugar Cane
Hand Wash
5.5 sts = 1″ on US 4-5
Knitting Weight:

Adriafil Crea

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Bouncy and colorful, Crea from Adriafil was made for gorgeous, self-striping felted projects! This light, bulky weight yarn works up fast into fun accessories, and the 100% wool will felt up tight when machine-washed in hot water. Think purses, slippers, and decorative bowls. Or you could skip the felting and use Crea for bright, quick knit and crocheted projects

100% Wool
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
3 sts = 1″ on US 11
Knitting Weight:


Valley Yarns Semi-Solid Hand Dyed Sock Yarn










This Semi-Solid Hand Dyed Sock Yarn dyed by the Kangaroo Dyer is a beautiful yarn perfect for socks and more! Think great shawls and other accessories too! It’s super soft, and the color palette is sophisticated. Note: this yarn is hand wash.

100% Merino
Hand Wash, Dry Flat
6.75 sts = 1″ on US 4
Knitting Weight: