Saturday, 17 September 2016

Nevis Baby Mittens


Nevis Baby Mittens




Nevis Baby Mittens

Nevis Baby Mittens                    Newborn

Size:

Width:    4½", 11.5cm all around 

Length:   4", 10cm

 
Requires:

DK yarn ~ around 10 - 12g

4mm needles
 
Length of ribbon


Pattern:        Make two mittens the same

Using 4mm needles cast on 24sts

Start with a garter stitch border - knit 5 rows

6th Row (eyelets):  S1, yrn, k2tog, * k1, yrn, k2tog, repeat from * to the end

7th Row:        Knit to last 2sts, k2tog                                                23sts

8th Row:        S1, p2, * k2, p4, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

9th Row:        S1, knit to end

10th Row:       S1, k1, * p4, k2, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

11th Row:       S1, knit to end                            

12th Row:       S1, p2, * k2, p4, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

13th Row:       S1, knit to end

14th Row:       S1, k1, * p4, k2, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 4 rows twice more

23rd Row:       S1, knit to end

24th Row:       S1, p2, * k2, p4, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

25th Row:       S1, knit to end

26th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1

27th Row:       S1, knit to end

28th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1

                            

Shape the top ~

Next Row:    K1, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k6, k2tog, k1          (19sts)

Next Row:    S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row:    K1, s1, k1, psso, k4, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k4, k2 tog, k1              (15sts)

Next Row:    S1, purl to last st, k1

Cast off

Join top and side seam.  Darn away ends
 
Add a ribbon bow

 



 
Nevis Baby Mittens

 

Nevis Baby Mittens                    3 - 6 months

Size:

Width:    5 ¾ ", 14.5cm all around 

Length:   5", 12.5cm

 
Requires:

DK yarn ~ around 14g

4mm needles

Length of ribbon

 

Pattern:        Make two mittens the same

Using 4mm needles cast on 27sts

Start with a garter stitch border - knit 7 rows

8th Row (eyelets):  S1, yrn, k2tog, * k1, yrn, k2tog, repeat from * to the end

 
9th Row:        Kfb, knit to last st, kfb                                      29sts

10th Row:       S1, p2, * k2, p4, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

11th Row:       S1, knit to end

12th Row:       S1, k1, * p4, k2, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

13th Row:       S1, knit to end                            

14th Row:       S1, p2, * k2, p4, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

15th Row:       S1, knit to end

16th Row:       S1, k1, * p4, k2, repeat from * to last 3sts, p2, k1

Repeat the last 4 rows three times more

29th Row:       S1, knit to end

30th Row:       S1, p2, * k2, p4, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

31st Row:       S1, knit to end

32nd Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1

 

Shape the top ~

Next Row:    K1, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k9, k2tog, k1             (25sts)

Next Row:    S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row:    K1, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k7, k2tog, k1          (21sts)

Next Row:    S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row:    K1, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2 tog, k1, s1, k1, psso, k5, k2 tog, k1              (17sts)

Next Row:    S1, purl to last st, k1

Cast off

Join top and side seam.  Darn away ends

 
You will find my matching baby hat at ~
 
 
 
And my matching baby cardigan at ~
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.  
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
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This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced or republished on another webpage or website.
 
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Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Striped Decorative Bows



Striped Decorative Bows - these look so cute in candy cane colours!

Striped Decorative Bows - small, medium, large


 
 
You can use any yarn weight to make these sweet little decorative bows, as dimensions do not really matter.

 
I used DK (8ply) yarn and 4.5mm needles

This gave me ~

Small bow – 2” (5cm)

Medium bow – 3 ¾” (9cm)

Large bow - 5” (13cm)

 

Small Bow

Cast on 10sts

Work in garter stitch – 2 rows of each colour – until you have 4 stripes.

For the 5th stripe – knit 1 row and cast off knitwise

Darn away all ends

Wrap a length of yarn around the centre to form a bow

 

Medium Bow

Cast on 16sts

Work in garter stitch – 2 rows of each colour – until you have 6 stripes.

For the 7th stripe – knit 1 row and cast off knitwise

For the centre wrap –

Cast on 7sts -

Work in garter stitch – 2 rows of each colour – until you have 2 stripes.

For the 3rd stripe – knit 1 row and cast off knitwise

Join the cast on and cast off edges together to form a ring

Darn away all ends

Push the bow through the centre ring – and pull into shape

 

Large Bow

Cast on 22sts

Work in garter stitch – 2 rows of each colour – until you have 8 stripes.

For the 9th stripe – knit 1 row and cast off knitwise

For the centre wrap –

Cast on 9sts -

Work in garter stitch – 2 rows of each colour – until you have 4 stripes.

For the 5th stripe – knit 1 row and cast off knitwise

Join the cast on and cast off edges together to form a ring

Darn away all ends

Push the bow through the centre ring – and pull into shape

 
Striped Decorative Bows
 

Extra Large Bow

Cast on 28sts

Work in garter stitch – 2 rows of each colour – until you have 10 stripes.

For the 11th stripe – knit 1 row and cast off knitwise

For the centre wrap –

Cast on 11sts -

Work in garter stitch – 2 rows of each colour – until you have 6 stripes.

For the 7th stripe – knit 1 row and cast off knitwise

Join the cast on and cast off edges together to form a ring

Darn away all ends

Push the bow through the centre ring – and pull into shape

 
 

I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.  
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
 Copyright © 2016 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced or republished
on another webpage or website.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Danika Baby Blanket





Danika Baby Blanket

Requirements ~

DK (8ply) yarn

4.5mm needles

Tension ~

20sts = 4” (10cm)

Measurements ~

Width:        24"

Length:      adjustable

 

Pattern Instructions ~

Cast on 119 stitches

Start with a garter stitch border - knit 10 rows

11th Row:       S1, k5, * yrn, k3, slip the first stitch of these 3sts over the 2nd and 3rd sts; repeat from * to last 5sts, k5
12th Row:       S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
13th Row:      S1, k4, * k3, slip the first stitch of these 3sts over the 2nd and 3rd sts, yrn; repeat from * to last 6sts, k6
14th Row:      S1, k4, purl to last 5sts, k5
Repeat the last 4 rows until the blanket measures the length desired
Complete with a garter stitch border – knit 11 rows

Cast off knit wise

Darn away ends


If you would like to make this baby blanket smaller or bigger ~

then reduce or add in multiples of three stitches ...
 
........ for a Premature Baby Blanket of 17 “

cast on 86sts

 

........ for a Newborn Baby Blanket of 24 “

cast on 119sts

 

........ for a Baby Blanket of 30 “

cast on 151sts
 
 
 
I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.  
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
 Copyright © 2016 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced or republished
on another webpage or website.
 

Friday, 9 September 2016

Danika Baby Hat, Mittens and Bootees


Danica Baby Hat  ~  Newborn
 
 
Danika Baby Mittens  ~  Newborn
Danika Baby Bootees  ~  Newborn



Danika Newborn Baby Hat

 
Requirements ~

DK (8ply) yarn

4mm needles

4.5mm needles
 
Tension ~

22sts = 4” (10cm)

Measurements ~

Width:           6” (12” all around)    

Height:          5½”

Pattern Instructions ~

Using 4.5mm needles cast on 57 stitches
 

Start with a garter stitch border - knit 8 rows

9th Row:        S1, k1, * yrn, k3, slip the first stitch of these 3sts over the 2nd and 3rd sts; repeat from * to last st, k1
10th Row:       S1, purl to last st, k1
11th Row:      S1, * k3, slip the first stitch of these 3sts over the 2nd and 3rd sts, yrn; repeat from * to last 2sts, k2
12th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 4 rows four times more

Continue using 4mm needles ~

29th Row:      S1, knit to end

30th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1

Shape Crown

1st  Row:        (K5, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1               49sts
2nd, 4th,6th,8th ,10th Rows:  S1, purl to last st, k1
3rd  Row:       (K4, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1               41sts
5th  Row:       (K3, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1               33sts
7th  Row:       (K2, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1               25sts
9th  Row         (K1, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1               17sts
11th Row        (K2tog) repeat to last st, k1                        9sts

Cut off yarn, leaving a tail. Thread tail onto a needle and pass through remaining stitches. Pull to gather up.

Sew side seam. Weave in ends.



Danika Newborn Baby Mittens

Requirements ~

DK (8ply) yarn


4mm needles

4.5mm needles

Measurements ~

Width:          2" (5cm), 4" (10cm) all around 
Length:         4" (10cm)

Using 4.5mm needles cast on 21 stitches

Start with a garter stitch border - knit 6 rows

7th Row (eyelets):  S1, yrn, k2tog, * k1, yrn, k2tog, repeat from * to the end
8th Row:        S1, knit to end
9th Row:        S1, k1, * yrn, k3, slip the first stitch of these 3sts over the 2nd and 3rd sts; repeat from * to last st, k1
10th Row:       S1, purl to last st, k1
11th Row:      S1, * k3, slip the first stitch of these 3sts over the 2nd and 3rd sts, yrn; repeat from * to last 2sts, k2
12th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 4 rows twice more

Continue using 4mm needles ~

21st Row:       S1, knit to end

22nd Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat last 2 rows twice more

Shape the top ~

Next Row:     S1, *k2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2tog            14sts

Next Row:     S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row:     *K2tog all across row, to last st, k1                              7sts
Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.

With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining stitches and secure

Sew up side seam and weave in ends

Make a crochet chain or use a pretty ribbon to thread through the eyelet holes, tie in a bow




Danika Newborn Baby Booties  

Requirements ~

DK (8ply) yarn


4mm needles

4.5mm needles

Measurements ~

Length of sole:         3½” (9cm)

Instructions ~          Make two booties the same

Using 4mm needles cast on 36sts

Knit 9 rows

10th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1

11th Row:      S1, k14, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k15

12th Row:      S1, p13, p2tog tbl, p2, p2tog, p13, k1

13th Row:      S1, k12, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k13

14th Row:      S1, p11, p2tog tbl, p2, p2tog, p11, k1

15th Row:      S1, k10, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k11

16th Row:      S1, p9, p2tog tbl, p2, p2tog, p9, k1                             

17th Row:      S1, k8, k2tog, k2, s1, k1, psso, k9                     22sts

18th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1                                                 

19th Row:      S1, knit to end

20th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2rows once more

Knit 2 rows

25th Row:      K2tog, knit to end                                             21sts

Continue using 4.5mm needles ~

 
26th Row:      S1, k1, * yrn, k3, slip the first stitch of these 3sts over the 2nd and 3rd sts; repeat from * to last st, k1

27th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1

28th Row:      S1, * k3, slip the first stitch of these 3sts over the 2nd and 3rd sts, yrn; repeat from * to last 2sts, k2

29th Row:      S1, purl to last st, k1

30th Row:      S1, k1, * yrn, k3, slip the first stitch of these 3sts over the 2nd and 3rd sts; repeat from * to last st, k1

Cast off LOOSELY purlwise

Sew seam along the sole

Sew back seam

Darn away ends

Fold down cuff
 
Danika Baby Set  ~  Newborn
You will find instructions for the matching Baby Jacket at ~
 
I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.  
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.
However, please do not copy my patterns
 
 Copyright © 2016 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced or republished on another webpage or website.
‘This work is registered with the UK Copyright Service.’