Our product range comtains a wide range of Frost Peak Hard Armor Set, koto, shoji, CROCHET COMPANION and GRADIENT Zauberball
A svelte turtleneck pullover in Loft belongs at the heart of a wardrobe. Add a beautiful yoke that incorporates purl stitches for subtle texture and you’ve got a striking and timeless design. A high-contrast palette draws the eye ever deeper into the forest forms of the intricate motif. Trim tailoring and a ribbed neck that can be worn scrunched or folded make this sweater easy to dress up or down. Frostpeak is equally successful with the light and dark values reversed. Yardage Fingering weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts 1740 (1960, 2170, 2410, 2645, 2915, 3150) yards Color 1 (C1) 130 (140, 150, 160, 205, 215, 230) yards Color 2 (C2) Yarn Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia Wool 275 yards50 grams) 7 (8, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) skeins of Color 1 (C1) 1 skein of Color 2 (C2) Photographed in colors Cast Iron (C1) & Snowbound (C2) Gauge 26 stitches & 39 rounds = 4” in stockinette stitch with Size A needle, after blocking 26 stitches & 26 rounds = 4” in chart pattern with Size B needle, after blocking Note: Correct length of the one-piece yoke is dependent upon achieving the stated round gauge. Needles Size A (for Single-Color Stockinette Stitch) One each 16” and 24” (or 32” for larger sizes) circular needles and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) in size needed to obtain gauge listed Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5) Size B (for Two-Color Rounds of Chart Pattern) One each 16” and 24” (or 32”) circular needles, one size larger than Size A Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6) Due to significant variance among knitters, your colorwork fabric should be swatched and wet-blocked prior to knitting your sweater to determine whether or not this needle size should be larger, smaller or equal to Size A. Please read about Speed-Swatching for Circular Knitting (see Special Techniques). Size C (for Ribbing) One each 16” and 24” (or 32”) circular needles and one set of DPNs, three sizes smaller than Size A Suggested Size: 2¾ mm (US 2) Size D (optional; for Tubular Cast On and Bind Off only) One each 16” and 24” (or 32”) circular needles and one set of DPNs, one size smaller than Size C Suggested Size: 2¼ mm (US 1) Note: If you have adjusted the needle size to obtain the correct gauge, it may or may not be necessary to make a matching adjustment to the needle size used for Tubular Cast On due to variance in individual work. You may wish to test your chosen cast-on method on your swatch. 32” circular needle can be used instead of DPNs if using the Magic Loop method for working small circumferences in the round (e.g., Sleeves). Finished Dimensions 33¼ (37, 40½, 44¼, 48, 51¾, 55½)” 84.5 (94, 103, 112.5, 122, 131.5, 141) cm) circumference at bust Intended Ease: + 3–5” (7.5–12.5 cm) Sample shown is size 37” (94 cm) with 3” (7.5 cm) ease on model Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern: Speed Swatching for Circular Knitting Color Dominance 1×1 Tubular Cast On (Circular Knitting; even number of stitches) Short Rows: Yarn Over Method 1×1 Tubular Bind Off Kitchener Stitch (Grafting)
The always-innovative Olga Buraya-Kefelian brings us a modern pullover in Shelter, pairing a high-relief fabric with bold construction for a futuristic look. Slender welts accentuate the scoop of the hem, which is shaped with short rows to produce a silhouette Audrey Hepburn would have coveted, and the perfect ring collar completes the effect. Koto’s body and sleeves are worked in the round to the underarm, then worked flat with simultaneous shoulder shaping on the front and back. The short rows use the Shadow Wrap method, which is fully explained in the pattern. The collar is worked from stitches picked up after seaming and faced with stockinette fabric for added structure. Tiny facings at the hem and cuffs make for a beautiful, minimalist finish that doesn’t interrupt the lines of the sweater. Pale colors—we used Snowbound—will amplify the corrugated texture of Koto, while dark shades will diminish the effect. Yardage 1235 (1290, 1340, 1395, 1490, 1600) yards of worsted weight wool yarn Yarn 9 (10, 10, 10, 11, 12) skeins of Brooklyn Tweed Shelter (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 140 yards50g) Photographed in color Snowbound Gauge 18 stitches & 32 rounds = 4? in Articulated Rib with Size A needle(s), after blocking Needles Size A (for Main Fabric): One each 16? and 32? circular needles and one set of double-pointed needles (DPNs) in size needed to obtain gauge listed Suggested Size: 4½ mm (US 7) Size B (for Facings): One each 16? and 32? circular needles and one set of DPNs, one size smaller than Size A Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6) 32? circular needle can be used instead of DPNs if using the Magic Loop method for working small circumferences in the round (i.e., Sleeves).
Wrap up two elegant ways in the same cocoon cardigan. With the ribbed edge upward, Shoji features a shawl collar, three-quarter length sleeves, and a garter hem deeply split into tails at the center back. Turn it upside down and the fronts hang with an intriguing zigzag, the sleeves bare your elbows, and the ribbing curves gracefully below hip length. The knitting is simplicity itself: a long rectangle of pebbled texture stitch folded and sewn into the final shape, with stitches picked up for the double-ribbed collar after assembly. The crisp structure of Arbor throws the stitch texture into vivid relief. Short rows add height to the collar and create the curvilinear form shown here, but may be omitted to make this garment accessible to beginners. Yardage 1795 (1885, 2080, 2285, 2495, 2715) total yards of DK weight wool yarn Yarn 13 (13, 15, 16, 18, 19) skeins Brooklyn Tweed Arbor (100% American Targhee wool; 145 yards50 grams) Photographed in color Driftwood Gauge 24 stitches & 34 rows = 4” in Texture Pattern with Size A needle(s), after blocking Needles Size A (for Main Fabric) One pair of straight needles or a 32” circular needle in size needed to obtain gauge listed Suggested Size: 4 mm (US 6) Size B (for Ribbing) One 32” circular needle, one size smaller than Size A Suggested Size: 3¾ mm (US 5) Knitter’s preferred style of needle may be used Finished Dimensions 28 (30, 32, 34, 36, 38)” 71 (76, 81.5, 86.5, 91.5, 96.5) cm length Sized to fit approximately 30–32 (34–36, 38–40, 42–44, 46–48, 50–52)” 76–81.5 (86.5–91.5, 96.5–101.5, 106.5–112, 117–122, 127–132) cm bust Sample shown is size 30” length on model with 34” (86.5 cm) bust Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern: Short Rows: Yarn Over Method
The Learn-To-Crochet Companion is a 16-page booklet that uses more than 180 instructional photos that will turn you into an accomplished crocheter. Just follow the steps! With The Companion by your side, you can even begin one of the First Projects patterns in the Churchmouse Classroom collection. PHOTO TUTORIALS IN THIS PATTERN: • Choosing and preparing your yarn • Getting started: slip knots and how to hold your hook and yarn • Making a chain • How to perform a variety of crochet stitches: single, double, half double, treble, and slip stitch • Keeping your edges straight • Working in rounds • Increasing and decreasing • Finishing and blocking • Swatching for gauge and fabric
If you love Zauberball, get ready to do backflips for Gradient! It comes in the same charming ball and has the same slow color repeats, but it knits to a much larger gauge. It is a slightly felted wool single that will resist pilling. Use it for accessories, sweaters and whatever else your imagination can conjure. Fibers: 100% Wool Weight: Worsted 10 ply Yardage: 284 yards (260 meters) Unit weight: 100 grams (3.53 ounces) Wraps per inch: 9 wpi Needle size: US 4 - 7 (3.5 - 4.5mm) Gauge: 19.0 sts = 4 inches Care: Hand wash, Dry flat