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KNITTED NIGHTINGALE SHAWL
Contributed by Nancy Grant - Lot 91

Materials:

4   50 gram  balls for three-quarter sleeves OR  
5   50 gram  balls for long sleeve style  
2 No. 10 (3 mm) knitting needles  AND  
2 No. 1 (7 mm) knitting needles

Or whichever knitting needles you require to produce the tension given below.

Tension
:

7 stitches and 9 rows =  2 inches  (  5 cm  ) with No. 1 (7   mm) knitting needles in stocking stitch.

Measurement:

Length at centre back  20 inches  (  51 cm  ).

Pattern:

With No. 10 (3 mm) knitting needles cast on 40 stitches and work  4 inches  (  10 cm  ) in (Knit 2, Pearl 2) ribbing.

Next row:  Increase 1 stitch in each stitch to end of row (80 stitches on needle).

Next row:  Knit.

Change to No 1 (7 mm) knitting needles and continue even in garter stitch (plain knitting every row) until work measures  46 inches  (  117 cm  ) from beginning for three-quarter sleeves or  54 inches  (  137 cm  ) for long sleeves.

Change to No. 10 (3 mm) knitting needles and proceed:

Next row:  *Knit 2 together. Repeat from * to end of row.

Work  4 inches  (  10 cm  ) in (Knit 2, Pearl 2) ribbing.

Cast off loosely in ribbing. Sew cuff seam. Sew approximately  5 inches  (  13 cm  ) above cuff to form sleeve.

 

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BED JACKET PATTERN
Contributed by Nancy Grant - Lot 91

This jacket fits like a shawl with cuffs.

MATERIALS:

8 balls (  50 g  / 1 oz) Astra or  978 m  (  1,068 yds  ) of any double knitting weight yarn
3.25 mm (size 3 
US   ) and  4.0 mm  (size 6  US   ) needles or the size you require to obtain the correct tension.

TENSION:

24 sts. =  10 cm  (4") on  4.0 mm  (size 6  US   ) needles

 With  3.25 mm  (size 3  US   ) needles, cast on 60 sts. and work  10 cm  (4") in (K1, P1) ribbing.

Next Row: K1, increase in every stitch to end (119 sts. now on needle).

Change to  4.0 mm  (size 6  US   ) needles and work in patterns as follows:

First row: (wrong side) K5, P to last 5 sts, K5.

Second row: K6, *yfwd, slip 1, K1, psso, K1, K2tog, yfwd, K1, repeat from * to last 5 sts, K5.

Third row: K5, P to last 5 sts, K5.

Fourth row: K7, *yfwd, slip 1, K2tog, psso, yfwd, K3, repeat from * to last 4 sts, K4.

These 4 rows form the patterns. Repeat them until work measures  127 cm  (50"), ending after a wrong side row.

Change to  3.25 mm  (size 3  US   ) needles.

Next row
: K1, *P2tog, repeating from * to last 2 sts, P2tog.

Begin (K1, P1) ribbing and continue for  10 cm  (4"). Cast off in rib.

To Finish: For each sleeve, sew ribbing and  25 cm  (10") of sleeve seam together to form the sleeve.

 

 

 

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                                                                           Lace Edged Chemo Caps

                                                           

These two lace edged caps can be made in a solid color or with two colors. The one on the left is a madiera lace and the one on the right a scallop lace.

Size:  Adult woman, size medium 20″ circumference, 7.5″ height

Materials:

  • 1.7 oz (90 yards) of soft worsted weight yarn
  • Size 8 (5 mm) 47″ circular needle or set of size 8 (5 mm) double pointed needles
  • Yarn needle

Abbreviations:

k = knit
p = purl
k2tog = knit two together
sk2p = slip 1, knit 2 together, pass slip stitch over the knit 2 together; 2 stitches have been decreased
ssk = slip one knitwise, slip one knitwise, insert left needle into front of both slipped stitches and knit.
yo = yarn over

Madeira Lace Cast on and Body:

Cast on 84. Join to knit in the round. Divide stitches between double pointed needles or needles for a magic loop. Divide with multiples of 14 on each needle. Repeat the round directions across the round.

Rnd 1: p
Rnd 2: p
Rnd 3: k2, yo, k4, sk2p, k4, yo, k1
Rnd 4: k
Rnd 5: k3, yo, k3, sk2p, k3, yo, k2
Rnd 6: k
Rnd 7: k1, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k2, sk2p, k2, yo, k1, yo, ssk
Rnd 8: k
Rnd 9: k5, yo, k1, sk2p, k1, yo, k4
Rnd 10: k
Rnd 11: k2, yo, sk2p, yo, k1, yo, sk2p, yo, k1, yo, sk2p, yo, k1
Rnd 12: k
Rnd 13: p
Rnd 14: p

For two colors, make color change here.

Rnd 15: k
Rnd 16: k2, p1, k9, p1, k1

Repeat rounds 15 and 16 until the hat measures 5.75″ from the edge. End with a Rnd 16. Work Crown.

Scallop Lace Cast on and Body:

Cast on 84. Join to knit in the round. Divide stitches between double pointed needles or needles for a magic loop. Divide with multiples of 14 on each needle. Repeat the round directions across the round.

Rnd 1 and 2: p
Rnd 3: k
Rnd 4: k1, yo, k3, ssk, yo, sk2p, yo, k2tog, k3, yo
Rnds 5-12: Repeat rnds 3 and 4 four more times.
Rnds 13 and 14: p

For two colors, make color change here.

Rnd 15: k
Rnd 16: k2, p1, k9, p1, k1

Repeat rounds 15 and 16 until the hat measures 5.75″ from the edge. End with a Rnd 16. Work Crown.

Crown:

Rnd 1: k3, ssk, k5, k2tog, k2
Rnd 2: k2, p1, k7, p1, k1
Rnd 3: k3, ssk, k3, k2tog, k2
Rnd 4: k2, p1, k5, p1, k1
Rnd 5: k3, ssk, k1, k2tog, k2
Rnd 6: k2, p1, k3, p1, k1
Rnd 7: k3, sk2p, k2
Rnd 8: k2, p1, k1, p1, k1
Rnd 9: k2, sk2p. k1
Rnd 10: k2, p1, k1
Rnd 11: k1, sk2p

Cut the yarn with several inches to work with. With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the
remaining loops, secure and weave in end.

 

 

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Contributed by Pat Blanchard
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