Pampering Gift Set

LC2760

Crochet a lovely gift set of a wash mitt and a hand towel enhanced with a feminine edging. Add a bar of soap and you have a gift with a made-just-for-you touch.
Project Number: LC2760
Designed By: Kathleen Sams
Skill Level:
  • Easy
Category:
  • Crochet
Project Type:
  • Home Dec
Supplies:
AUNT LYDIA’S® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10: 1 ball 995 OceanSusan Bates® Crochet Hook: 2.25mm (US 1)

Fingertip Towel, Yarn Needle, Scissors and Tape Measure

Size:
Finished size: Edging – 1½” (3.8 cm) wide.
Mitt – 6” X 12” (15 x 30.4 cm)
Gauge/Tension:
GAUGE
Mitt:
12 rows = 4” (10 cm) in pattern.
Towel Edging: 12 st repeat = 1½” (3.8 cm). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook needed to obtain the gauge.

Elegant Lapghan & Pillow Knitting Pattern

LW3576

Knit the perfect throw and pillow to pamper yourself! Who wouldn’t love cozying up and reading a book with these beautiful knits?

Project Number: LW3576
Designed By: Julie Hines
Skill Level:
  • Easy
Category:
  • Knitting
Project Type:
  • Home Dec
Supplies:
RED HEART® Boutique Magical™: 3 balls each 1406 Hocus Pocus A, 1101 Crystal Ball B.RED HEART® Soft®: 5 balls 9440 Light Grey Heather C.

Additional Supplies
Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 10mm [US 15] circular needle, 32” (80 cm) long (for throw); 9mm [US 13] straight needles (for pillow)

Stitch markers, 6” (15 cm) piece of heavy cardboard (for making fringe for throw), crochet hook (for attaching fringe), 16 x 16” (40.5 x 40.5 cm) pillow form, yarn needle.

Size:
Throw measures 38 x 52” (96.5 x 132 cm)
Pillow measures 16 x 16” (40.5 x 40.5 cm)
Gauge/Tension:
GAUGE: 10 sts = 4” (10 cm); 12 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Feather and Fan pattern using larger needle (for throw). 12 sts = 4” (10 cm); 14 rows = 4” (10 cm) in Feather and Fan pattern using smaller needles (for pillow). CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needles to obtain the gauge.

Women’s Clothing from Berroco

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This classic short-sleeved cardigan with a rolled neck edge is sure to become a wardrobe staple.

Shown in size Small

Sizes

Directions are for women’s size X-Small.  Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses

To Fit Bust Size 30(34-38-42-46-50)”

Finished Measurements

Bust (closed) – 36(40-44-48-52-56)”

Length – 25½(26-27-27-28-28½)”

Note:  This garment was designed with approximately 6” of ease.  Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.

Materials

7(8-9-10-11-12) Hanks Berroco Maya (50 grs), #5603 Jicama

Straight knitting needles, sizes 5 (3.50 mm) and 7 (4.50 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge

21 sts = 4”; 29 rows = 4” in St st on larger needles

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

Back

With smaller needles, cast on 121(135-149-161-175-189) sts.

Ribbing:  Row 1 (RS):  K1TBL, * p1, k1TBL, rep from * across.

Row 2:  P1, * k1TBL, p1, rep from * across.  Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 2” from beg, end on RS.  Change to larger needles and p the next row, dec 25(27-31-33-37-39) sts as evenly spaced across as possible – 96(108-118-128-138-150) sts.  Work even in St st until piece measures 3(3-3½-3½-4-4)” from beg, end on WS.

Dec Row (RS):  K1, k2 tog, k to last 3 sts, SSK, k1 – 94(106-116-126-136-148) sts.  Rep this dec every 2¼” 5 times more – 84(96-106-116-126-138) sts.  Work even until piece measures 16(16-16½-16½-17-17)” from beg, end on WS. Mark beg and end of last row.

Shape Cap SleeveInc Row (RS):  K1, M1k, k to last st, M1k, k1 – 86(98-108-118-128-140) sts.  Rep this inc every 4th row 3(1-0-0-0-0) times more, every 6th row 7(9-9-9-7-6) times, then every 8th row 0(0-1-1-3-4) times – 106(118-128-138-148-160) sts.  Work even if necessary until piece measures 7½(8--8½-9-9½)” above markers, end on WS.

Shape Shoulders:  Bind off 6(7-6-8-9-10) sts at beg of the next 4(2-2-8-4-2) rows, then 5(6-7-7-8-9) sts at beg of the next 10(12-12-6-10-12) rows.  Bind off remaining 32 sts for back neck.

Left Front

With smaller needles, cast on 67(75-81-87-95-101) sts.  Work in ribbing same as back for 2”, end on RS.  Change to larger needles and p the next row, dec 14(16-17-18-21-21) sts as evenly spaced across as possible – 53(59-64-69-74-80) sts.  Work even in St st until piece measures 3(3-3½-3½-4-4)” from beg, end on WS.

Dec Row (RS):  K1, k2 tog, k to end – 52(58-63-68-73-79) sts.  Rep this dec every 2¼” 5 times more – 47(53-58-63-68-74) sts.  Work even until piece measures 16(16-16½-16½-17-17)” from beg, end on WS.  Mark end of last row.

Shape Cap Sleeve:  Inc Row (RS):  K1, M1k, k to end – 48(54-59-64-69-75) sts.  Rep this inc every 4th row 3(1-0-0-0-0) times more, every 6th row 7(9-9-9-7-6) times, then every 8th row 0(0-1-1-3-4) times – 58(64-69-74-79-85) sts.  Work even if necessary until piece measures 7½(8-8½-8½-9-9½)” above marker, end on WS.

Shape Shoulder:  Bind off 6(7-6-8-9-10) sts at armhole edge 2(1-1-4-2-1) times, then 5(6-7-7-8-9) sts 5(6-6-3-5-6) times, end on WS – 21 sts.  Work even on these sts for 3” for neck extension, end on WS.  Bind off.

Right Front

Work to correspond to left front, reversing all shaping.  Work side decs at end of RS rows as SSK, k1.  Inc for cap sleeves at end of RS rows as M1k, k1.  Bind off for shoulder on WS rows.

Finishing

Sew shoulder seams.  Sew bound-off edges of neck extensions tog.  Sew inner edges of neck extensions to back neck with seam in center.

Sleeve Bands:  With RS facing, using smaller needles, pick up and k105(111-117-117-123-129) sts along sleeve edge.  Beg with Row 2, work in ribbing same as back for 1”, end on WS.  Bind off in ribbing.  Sew side and sleeve band seams.

BISCUITROOT

Self-striping Lodge lends eye-catching color to this throw made of mitered squares.

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Self-striping Lodge lends eye-catching color to this throw made of mitered squares.

Putnam

Skill level:  Easy

One size

Finished Measurements

Approximately 27” wide x 40½” long

Materials

5 Balls each Berroco Lodge (50 grs), #7422 Redwood (A) and #7452 Jackson Lake (B)

Straight knitting needles, size 10 (6.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

Gauge

14 sts = 4”; 28 rows = 4” in Garter St

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

Note

This throw is made up of 54 squares – 27 of each color.  Each square should measure approximately 4½” square.  Squares are joined as you work.

Square 1

With A, cast on 31 sts.

Rows 1 and 2:  Knit.

Row 3 (RS):  K14, k3 tog, k14 – 29 sts.

Row 4:  Knit.

Row 5:  K13, k3 tog, k1 3 – 27 sts.

Row 6:  Knit.  Continue in this manner to dec 2 sts in center on every RS row until 3 sts remain, end on WS.

Next Row:  K3 tog.  Leave last st on needle and change to B.

Square 2

With RS facing, using B, pick up and k14 sts along left edge of Square 1 (as it faces you), then cast on 16 sts – 31 sts.  Complete same as Square 1.  Continue in this manner, alternating colors, until you have a row of 6 squares.

Square 7

With B, cast on 15 sts, then with RS facing, pick up and k16 sts along upper edger of Square 1.  Complete same as Square 1.

Square 8

With RS facing, using A, pick up and k14 sts along left edge of Square 7, then pick up and k16 sts along upper edge of Square 2.  Complete same as Square 1.

Continue to work in this manner until you have 9 rows of 6 squares each (see diagram.  Fasten off last st.

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Kitsap from Berroco for woman

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Kitsap

Skill level:  Easy

Shown in size Small

Sizes

Directions are for women’s size X-Small.  Changes for sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X are in parentheses

To Fit Bust Size:  30(34-38-42-46-50)”

Finished measurements

Bust (closed) – 32(36-40-44-48-52)”
Length – 28(28-29-29-30-30½)”

Note:  This garment was designed with approximately 2” of ease.  Please take this into consideration when selecting your size.

Materials

8(9-11-12-13-14) Balls Berroco LodgeKITSAP(1)-800x1035 (50 grs), #7446 Crater Lake

Straight knitting needles, size 10 (6.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

29″ Length circular knitting needle, size 10 (6.00 mm)

Gauge

14 sts = 4″;  20 rows = 4″ in St st

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

Back

With straight needles, cast on 57(65-71-79-85-93) sts.  Work even in Garter St for 1″.  Work even in St st until piece measures 19(19-19½- 19½- 20-20)” from beg, end on WS.

Shape Armholes:  Bind off 3(3-4-4-5-5) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 2 sts at beg of the following 2 rows – 47(55-59-67-71-79) sts.  Dec 1 st each side every RS row 2(4-5-7-7-9) times – 43(47-49-53-57-61) sts.  Work even until armholes measure 8(8-8½- 8½-9-9½)”, end on WS.

Shape Shoulders:  Bind off 3(3-4-4-6-6) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 3(4-4-5-5-6) sts at beg of the next 4 rows.  Bind off remaining 25 sts for back neck.

Left front

With straight needles, cast on 29(33-36-40-43-47) sts.  Work even in Garter St for 1″.  Work even in St st until piece measures 17(17-17½- 17½- 18-18)” from beg, end on WS.  Mark beg of last row for beg of neck shaping.

Shape Neck:  Next Row (RS):  K to last 3 sts, SSK, k1 – 28(32-35-39-42-46) sts.  Rep this dec every 3/4″ 12 times more.  AT THE SAME TIME, when piece measures 19(19-19½- 19½- 20-20)” from beg, end on WS.  Shape armhole same as back.  When all decs have been completed, work even on 9(11-12-14-16-18) sts until armhole measures 8(8-8½- 8½- 9-9½)”, end on WS.  Bind off 3(3-4-4-6-6) sts at armhole edge once, then 3(4-4-5-5-6) sts twice for shoulder.

Right front

Work to correspond to left front, reversing all shaping.  Work neck decs at beg of RS row as k1, k2 tog.  Bind off for armhole on WS rows.  Work armhole decs at end of RS rows.  Bind off for shoulder on WS rows.

Sleeves

With straight needles, cast on 32 sts.  Work even in Garter St for 1″.  Work in St st, inc 1 st each side every 3¼(2¼- 1¾- 1½- 1¼- 1)” 5(7-9-10-12-14) times – 42(46-50-52-56-60) sts.  Work even until sleeve measures 18″ from beg, end on WS.

Shape Cap:  Bind off 3(3-4-4-5-5) sts at beg of the next 2 rows, then 2 sts at beg of the following 2 rows – 32(36-38-40-42-46) sts.  Dec 1 st each side every RS row 11(11-11-11-12-12) times, end on WS.  Bind off 1(3-2-3-3-3) sts at beg of the next 2 rows.  Bind off remaining 8(8-12-12-12-16) sts.

Finishing

Sew shoulder seams.  Sew in sleeves.  Sew side and sleeve seam.

Front/Neckband:  With RS facing, using circular needle, beg at lower right front edge, pick up and k84(84-88-88-92-96) sts along right front and neck edge to shoulder seam, 26 sts across back neck edge, then 84(84-88-88-92-96) sts along left front and neck edge to lower edge – 194(194-202-202-210-218) sts.  Knit 5 rows, end on WS.

Next Row (RS):  Bind off 39 sts, k to end – 155(155-163-163-171-179) sts.

Following Row:  Bind off 19 sts, k to end – 136(136-144-144-152-160) sts.  Work even in Garter St until collar measures 3½” from picked-up edge, end on WS.  Bind off.