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Shawl pattern

This is such a pretty shawl! I got the pattern HERE

Lace Triangle Shawl With Picot Hem Knitting Pattern
Designed by Gail Tanquary

Beautiful triangle shawl knit in a challenging lace pattern featuring a delicate picot hem.

20 sts = 4 inches in St st before blocking.

Size 7 US (4.5 mm) 36" circular needle 2 balls Panda Silk DK by Crystal Palace Yarns Color #2510 Frosted Rosewater 120 yards/50 grams 52% bamboo/43% superwash merino wool/5% combed silk
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Sk2P sl 1, k2tog, psso

CO 10 sts and knit one row. Continue as follows:
Row 1: K4, yo, k1, place marker, k1, yo, k4 Row 2: K3, yo, p to last 3 sts, yo, k3 Row 3: K3, yo, k to 1 st before marker, yo, k1, sl marker, k1, yo, k to last 3 sts, yo, k1 Row 4: K3, yo, p to last 3 sts, yo, k3
Rep Rows 3 and 4 until there are 25 sts on each side of the marker.

Begin lace pattern: Row 1: K3, yo, k2, *k2, yo, ssk, k2* to 2 sts before marker, k1, yo, k1, sl marker, k1, yo, k2, rep between * to 4 sts befo…

Hand Knitted Baby Cardigan

Super easy to make!
Available for purchase HERE

Knit a Cabled Purse

A Great pattern!
FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Approximately 10” across x 10” high (Not including strap)
MATERIALS3 Hanks BERROCO ULTRA ALPACA (100 grs), #6285 Oceanic Mix Straight knitting needles, sizes 10 (6.00 mm) and 10 1/2 (7.00 mm) Crochet hook, size 3.50 mm (E) 1 Cable needle (cn) One 1 1/2” button
NOTE There are no gauge requirements for this project.
STITCH GLOSSARY CB4 Sl 2 sts to cn and hold in BACK, k2, then k2 from cn
CABLE PATTERN (Multiple of 10 sts + 4) Row 1 (RS): K1, * k2, p2, k4, p2, rep from * across, end k3. Row 2: K1, k the k sts and p the p sts as they face you to last st, end k1. Row 3: K1, * k2, p2, CB4, p2, rep from * across, end k3. Row 4: Rep Row 2. Rep these 4 rows for Cable Pat.
FRONT With larger straight needles, using 2 strands of yarn held tog, cast on 44 sts. Work even in Cable Pat for 8”, end on RS. Bind off, decreasing 12 sts across.
BACK Work same as front for 8”, end on WS. Knit the next row, decreasing 8 sts across – 36 sts. Knit 1 row more. Flap: Follow Chart until 22 rows h…

Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Patterns
I am always on the look out for new knitting patterns so here is a list of some of the sites i came across that have FREE patterns!

Knitting pattern central 
Knitting on the net
Craft town
Vintage knitting patterns
Little Cotton Rabbits

There are lots more but these are my favourites. 

If the patterns are not for commercial use please respect the owners wishes!

Knitting Cables

Knitting Cables Easy instructions for cable - i found this on a great site Knitting cables for dummies

The simple technique of cabling (crossing one group of stitches over another) lends itself to many interpretations in knitting. It's easy to do, you can make all kinds of interesting and imaginative cable patterns. All it takes is a little patience and practice.

You can make any kind of cable by suspending (holding) a number of stitches on a cable needle (cn) while you knit that same number of stitches from the LH needle. Then you knit the suspended stitches either by returning them to the LH needle and knitting them or by knitting them straight from the cable needle. This process of knitting stitches out of order enables you to cross stitches, creating cables. Whether you're making simple or intricate cables, all you're doing is crossing stitches. Easy, right?

Standard or rope cables are the most basic cables. They generally cross stitches predictably up a single column o…