Tuesday, April 27

30 stitches


a scarf
a cowl
mittens
and a getting started sample wrist warmer
all with 30 stitches

this is the projects for the beginner knitting class at Notebook's The Craft Room

materials needed
1 ball Bendigo Rustic 12ply - Peppercorn is the colourway in the photos
6mm needles
4 buttons for the scarf/ cowl
1 button for the wrist warmer
needle to sew in ends



1. Wrist Warmer
Cast on 5 stitches
Knit 4 rows
5th Row – knit 1 stitch, k2tog, YO twice, knit 2 stitches
6th Row – knit 2 stitches, knit 1 stitch into the double yarn over, knit 2 stitches – 5 stitches in total
Continue knitting until it goes around your wrist and overlaps the button hole by about 4 rows
Cast off
Finishing – sew in ends and attach button and adorn to your wrist










2. 30 Stitches Scarf or Cowl
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Cast on 30 stitches
Knit 4 rows
5th Row – knit 1 stitch, k2tog, YO twice, knit 2 stitches
6th Row – knit 2 stitches, knit 1 stitch into the double yarn overs as you com across them– 30 stitches in total
Continue knitting until it goes around your neck and overlaps the button holes by 4 rows for a cowl or about 120cm for the scarf
Cast off
Finishing – sew in ends and attach button and adorn to your neck


















3. 30 Stitches Mittens – make 2
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Cast on 30 stitches
Knit each row
Continue knitting until it goes around your wrist but isn’t too loose
Cast off
Finishing – sew in ends and sew up side – leaving about 2cm for thumb at top – join at top












3 comments:

drkknits said...

clever clever miss fee. all so beautiful, i hope your class goes well!

LynS said...

I think it is so good for beginner knitters to actually produce something they'll be happy to wear. Inspired designing and planning.

knitabulous said...

These simple but wearable items are fantastic. Perfect hooks for beginner knitters.

Good luck with it Fee, I'm sure it's going to be a real success!