Alconleigh
Designed by Tess Young This fabulous ensemble is knitted in our Fenella yarn. The pattern provides instructions for both the hat and gauntlets. Both pieces are knitted in the round and feature a small amount of stranded colour work and an interesting rouched textural effect. The hat pattern comes in 4 sizes and the gauntlets in two. Hat Sizes to fit: 46, 51, 56, 61 cm (18, 20, 22, 24 in) head circumference Gauntlets to fit: 2 sizes, medium or large ladies hand Both written and charted instructions are provided. The pattern is available as a PDF download. Alconleigh is also available in kit form.

Requirements:

Hat Only 1 (1, 2, 2) skeins of shade Myristica 1 (1, 1, 2) skein of shade Myrtle 1 (1, 1, 1) skein of shade Jonquil

Gauntlets Only 2 (2) skeins of shade Myristica 1 (2) skein of shade Myrtle 1 (1) skein of shade Jonquil

Hat and Gauntlets 3 skeins of shade Myristica 2 (2, 2, 3) skeins of shade Myrtle 1 skein of shade Jonquil

Set of 2.75mm (US 2) double pointed needles or 40cm (16in) circular needle Set of 3.25mm (US 3) double pointed needles (gauntlets only) Set of of 3.75mm (US 5) double pointed needles or 40cm (16in) circular needle (hat only) 2 Stitch markers

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Crowning Glory Beret
This stylish beret is knitted in the round from the bottom up using a traditional lace motif depicting a crown which is worked on each of the four sections of the beret. It is knitted in fingering weight yarn and instructions are provided in both written and charted versions.
to fit 20″-22.5″ circumference
This pattern is provided as PDF download only. Requirements: Excelana 4 Ply Luxury Wool 100% pure new British wool (159m / 174yds per 50g ball) 2 balls shade Alabaster 1 2.75mm (US #2) circular needle (length 40cm) 1 3mm (US #2−3) circular needle (length 40cm) 1 set 3mm (US 2−3) double pointed needles (DPNs) Stitch markers
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Day at the Races
This stylish beret is knitted in the round using stranded knitting techniques, never using more than two colours on any one round. It is a great introduction to stranded knitting for beginners.
one size
This pattern is available in PDF download only.
The beret uses my Fenella yarn, a 100% british wool in a vintage 3 ply weight. It uses 5 colours requiring 1 skein of each of: Roman Plaster Jonquil Atomic Red Myrtle Myristica Other Requirements are: Set of 2.5mm (US 2) double pointed needles 3mm (US 2.5) circular needle (40cm in length) Set of 3mm (US 2.5) double pointed needles Stitch Marker
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Evangeline
This hat is knitted in two parts, beginning with the brim that is knitted from side to side. The crown of the hat is then picked up around the brim and worked upwards in the round. Shaping is added at the nape of the neck using short row shaping. The simple stripe pattern adds drama to the design emphasising the ‘fully fashioned’ crown shaping. If you would like to knit this hat in one colour, two 50g balls are required.
Sizes Available
S, M, L – 45.5 (51, 56) cm
(18, 20, 22 inch) head circumference Finished measurement: 40.5 (45.5, 51) cm (16, 18, 20 inch) brim circumference. Model is wearing the largest size. This pattern is provided as PDF download only. Materials required Excelana Luxury DK 1 ball each shades Ruby Red & Saharan Sand Markers 1 button Needles 3.25 mm (US #4) needles 4 mm (US #6) circular needle 4 mm (US #6) double pointed needles
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Fair-Isle is Fashionable
Beautiful Fair Isle tam and mittens, from the 1940s era. Yarn yardage given is for knitting both beret and mitts. For this, you will need two balls of main colour, plus one each of the three contrast colours. The beret is knitted in the round from the brim up and the mittens are knitted in the round from the cuff up. A combination of written and charted instructions provided. This is a great project for a knitter new to Fair Isle.
Beret to fit head circumference approx 58cm (23in), Mitts to fit medium adult female hand
This pattern is available as PDF download only.
Requirements:
Excelana Wool 4ply
US 2 – 2.75 mm
US 3 – 3.25 mm
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Hugs and Kisses
by Susan Crawford Includes three patterns for a dutch bonnet, scarf and mittens, knitted in beautifully soft alpaca and silk yarn. The stitch used is a simple yet extremely effective slip stitch which has the appearance of kisses. All three pieces are multi sized and include a fitting for 11-13 year olds. The Dutch bonnet was an extremely popular style of head wear in the late 40s and early 50s. To fit sizes Hat Small: 11-13 years Medium: small to medium adult Large: large adult (medium shown in photographs) Scarf 122 cm x 28.5 cm (48 inches x 11.25 inches) - child 152.5 cm x 32 cm (60 inches x 12.5 inches) - adult Mitts Small: 11-13 years Medium: small to medium adult Large: large adult (medium shown in photographs) Supplied as a PDF download. Requirements: Du Store Alpakka Babysilk (80% alpaca, 20% silk) yarn (133 m per 50g ball) - this is a 4 ply (fingering weight) Main Colour - shade 313 - 4 (5, 5) balls for set [2 (3, 3) balls for scarf, 1 ball each for gloves and bonnet] Garn Studios Drops Alpaca (100% alpaca) yarn (180 m / 200 yds per 50g ball) Contrast Colour - shade 1101 - 3 balls (Just over 1 ball for hat and also for scarf, under 1 ball for mitts) 1 pair 3.75 mm (US 5) straight needles 1 pair 3.25 mm (US 4) straight needles 3.25 mm (US 4) circular needle Set of 3.75 mm (US 5) double pointed needles (dpns) 2 x 3.25 mm (US 4) double pointed needles (dpns) Safety pin
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Miss Laverty’s Motoring Hood
by Susan Crawford This charming hood pattern will keep you warm however cold the wind may blow. Knitted in a simple single rib in an alpaca mix yarn, this pattern is a very quick and easy knit. This is a simple pattern suitable for beginner knitters. The pixie hood is knitted separately with shaping added at the centre back for a more comfortable fit. The front of the scarf is folded back and the scarf is then sewn in place over the bottom seam. The scarf can easily be made longer to suit personal taste but more yarn will be needed. Finished Size Scarf length 102 cm (40 inches) Hood length 48 cm (19 inches) Hood depth (not including folded-over edge) 18 cm (7 inches) Supplied as a PDF download. Requirements: Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light (50% Alpaca, 50% Peruvian Wool) (133 m/144 yds per 50g skein) knits up as a 4 ply (fingering weight) 4 skeins shade 4245 (black) 1 pair 3.75 mm (US 5) straight needles 2 detachable stitch markers or waste yarn
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Noblesse Oblige
Designed by Karie Westermann This fabulous ensemble is knitted in our Fenella yarn. The pattern provides instructions for both the beret and three sizes of shawl - a neckerchief (as shown on the photos), a scarflette and a shawl. The beret is knitted in the round and features pretty 'fair isle' bands running round the beret before the crown is shaped and topped off with a stylish felted pom pom. The shawls all feature a stylish striped pattern edging a traditionally constructed triangular shawl. The neckerchief can be finished with dainty ties and felted pom poms to match the beret. Finished sizes are as follows: Neckerchief 28.5x11in, Scarflette 37x15.75in, Shawl 45.5x19.5in Beret S/M - 23.5in circumference, L - 26.5in circumference The pattern includes both written and charted instructions and includes instructions to make the felted pom poms. The pattern is available as a PDF download. Noblesse Oblige can also be purchased in kit form. Requirements: Beret Only (both sizes) 1 skein each of shades Myrtle, Atomic Red, Chalk, Jonquil, Porcellana Neckerchief/Scarflette/Shawl Only 1 (2, 3) skeins of shade Myrtle 1 skein each of shades Atomic Red, Chalk, Jonquil and Porcellana Beret plus Neckerchief/Scarflette/Shawl 2 (3, 4) skeins of shade Myrtle 1 skein each of shades Atomic Red, Chalk, Jonquil and Porcellana Needles and Notions Needed Set of 2.25mm (US 1) double pointed needles Set of 3mm (US 2) double pointed needles 1 pair of 3mm (US 2) needles or 3mm circular needle Stitch markers Pom pom maker or small piece of cardboard  
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Retro Cloche Hat
This hat is knitted flat from the crown down in one piece in garter stitch, then in rounds for the brim. Eyelets are created at the back of the hat to thread ribbon through as an accent, making this hat absolutely adorable.
one size
This pattern is provided as PDF download only. Materials Required 2 x 50 gm balls of Excelana luxury dk wool (Double Knit/Worsted yarn 119 m/132 yds per 50 gm ball) 1m (39 inches) of co-ordinating ribbon 5 mm (US #8) circular needle (40 cm in length) Sewing up needle
18 stitches = 10 cm in garter stitch
248 yards (227 m)
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Sunday Pictoral Beret
This simple pattern is a great introduction to hat knitting, simple shaping and basic sewing up. Knitted flat with every row knit it is a quick and easy knit. Perfect for gift knitting.
one size to fit 23 inch (58cm) circumference approx
This pattern is provided as PDF download only. Requirements: Excelana 4 ply Luxury Wool, 100% British wool, 159m/174yds per 50g ball) 2 balls shade Saharan Sand 1 pair 2.75mm (US 2) needles 1 pair 3.25mm (US 4) needles Sewing up needle
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