History on Two Needles Single Patterns

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Black Prince Hood $7.00 US

Based on the battle headgear worn by the Black Prince (Edward of Woodstock) on his funeral effigy at Canterbury Cathedral. The hood is worked from the chin up, then the original stitches are picked up and the loose shoulder section is added to finish the helm.


To fit Head 18 (211/2, 23, 261/2)“/45 (55, 60, 70) cm

Finished Circ 20 (24, 26, 30)”/51.3 (61.5, 66.7, 76.9) cm

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Fiber Berroco, Pure Merino Chine (92yds/84m 1.75oz/50gr)

Color: 8656 Yelloise, 2 (3, 3, 4) balls

Gauge 18 sts x 28 rows = 4”/10cm over St st on Size 7 US/4.5mm needles.

Needles Size 7 US/4.5mm 24” circ needles (additional needles sizes 8, 9 & 10 circs)

Notions Waste yarn (for provisional cast on), 14 (16, 17, 19 st markers, dpns for hat closure (optional)


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Maiden Cape $5.00 US

A pattern from the book, History on Two Needles, this three tiered shrawl (shawl + shrug) has three layers of lacy knitting based on a knitted merino body with armholes for a secure fit.


Finished Bust 34 (40)”/86.5 (102) cm

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Fiber A Artyarns, Ultramerino 6 (274yds/250m 3.5oz/100gr) White, 1 ball

Fiber B Artyarns, Beaded Mohair (170yds/155m 1.75oz/50gr) White, 3 balls

Fiber C Mokubu Stitch Warpless Ribbon Ecru & Black, 48”/125cm

Gauge 16 sts x 24 rows in St st in yarn A using needle size: 7 US/4.5mm

Needles Size 7 US/4.5mm

Notions
Waste yarn for provisional cast on (smooth & contrasting color), safety pin, size G/4mm crochet hook for button loops & provisional cast on, three 3/4”/20mm buttons.


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Meketre Skirt & Top $7.50 US

Inspired by the garment of a tiny figurine discovered in Thebes, the Egyptian net dress is re-imagined as a close fitting skirt and top with an all-over color work pattern.


To Fit Hip/Bust 28 (34, 40, 46, 52, 58)”/71.5 (86.5, 102, 117.5, 132.5, 148) cm

Finished Hip 31 (37, 43, 49, 55, 61)”/79 (94, 109.5, 125, 140.5, 155.5) cm

Skirt Length 34 (35-1/4, 36-1/2, 37-3/4, 39, 40-1/4)”/86.5 (90, 93, 96, 99.5, 102.5) cm

Finished Bust 31 (37, 43, 49, 55, 61)”/79 (94.5, 109.5, 125, 140.5, 155.5) cm

Top Length 22-3/4 (23-3/4, 24-1/4, 24-3/4, 25-1/2, 26)”/58 (60.5, 62, 63, 65, 66) cm

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Fiber
Elsebeth Lavold, Bamboucle (87yds/79m 1.75oz/50gr)

Color A #9 Peacock Blue 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) Balls

Color B #11 Bright Moss 2 (2, 3, 3, 4, 4) Balls

Color C #13 Burnt Orange 3 (4, 4, 5, 6, 6) Balls

Color D #4 Sand 4 (5, 6, 6, 7, 7) Balls

Color E #10 Moss 5 (6, 7, 8, 9, 10) Balls

Gauge 18 sts x 24 rows = 4”/10cm over charted skirt pattern using size: 8 US/5mm

Needle Size 8 US/5mm 36”/92cm Circular (add’l size: 7US/4.5mm needle)

Notions
Stitch marker, darning needle, 1-5/8” Elastic (cut to waist measurement + 2”), sewing needle and thread.


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Natalie Fur Cape $5.00 US

A loose fitting and fun cape to bring a big of vegan dash to any outfit!


Size One Size

Total length 21”/ 54cm

Skill Level K 2 Easy

Fiber Crystal Palace, Splash (85yds/78m 3.5oz/100gr)

Color A – Jaguar 7181, 3 balls Color B – Black 202, 1ball

Color C – Sable 7185, 2 balls

Gauge 8 sts x 10 rows = 4”/10cm in St st using needle size: 10US/6mm

Notions Darning needle


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Minoan Surplice $5.00 US

To Fit Bust 32 (35, 38, 41, 44, 48, 52)”/82 (90, 97.5, 105, 113, 123, 133) cm

Finished Bust 38 (41, 44, 47, 50, 54, 58)”/97.5 (105, 113, 120.5, 128, 138.5, 148) cm

Total Length 18-1/2 (19-1/2, 21-1/2, 23, 24-1/2, 26-1/2, 28)”/47.4 (50, 55, 59, 63, 68, 72) cm

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Fiber Mango Moon, Dharma (150yds/137m)

Color: Wheat, 3 (3, 4, 4) skeins

Gauge 12sts x 16 rows = 4”/10cm over texture stitch patt using needle size: 9US/5.5mm

Needle 9US/5.5mm

Notions Safety pins (2), 24” ribbons for closure hook & eye for closure (optional), extra needle for 3-needle bind off.


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Pembroke Jacket $7.00 US

Based on a painting of Anne Boleyn, this crocheted jacket is a structured, shaped fit with a square neckline and center front zipper closure.


To Fit Bust 30 (36, 42, 50, 58)”/76.5 (92, 107, 127.5, 148) cm

Fin Waist 27 3/4 (33 3/4, 38, 45, 51)”/71 (86, 97, 115, 130) cm

Fin Bust 33 (39, 45, 53, 61)”/84 (99.5, 115, 135, 155.5) cm

Skill Level C 4 Advanced

Gauge 18 sc x 24 rows = 4”/10cm worked in single crochet using size GUS/4mm. Size GUS/4mm hook

Hook GUS/4mm. Size GUS/4mm hook

Fiber A Tilli Tomas, Milan (165yds /150m 1.75oz /50gr)

Color A, Black 3 (4, 6, 8, 8, 10) balls

Fiber B, C, D Tilli Tomas Beaded Milan

Color B , Napolitan 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3) balls

Color C , Dap. Grey 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3) balls

Color D , Black 1 (2, 2, 2, 2, 3) balls

Beads

22 (26, 30, 34, 34, 38) 12mm-Bronze Round Filigree Metal Beads

68 (76, 84, 92, 92, 100) 5mm

Grey Freshwater pearls

Notion Movable stitch markers or safety pins, darning needles, beading needle, 18 (19-1/2, 21, 22-1/2, 23-1/2)”/46 (49.5, 53.5, 57.5, 60) cm separating zipper (or length to match finished piece, it’s wisest to purchase this after garment is complete) black button thread, hook & eye (optional)

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Falkland Skirt $5.00 US

King James I of England was also King James VI of Scotland as a young boy, shown here with a favorite hunting bird in his velvet breeches which I’ve interpreted as a ribbed, shaped skirt. Easy to knit, very flattering and a quick project, this will become a favorite garment.


To fit Hip 28 (33, 38, 43, 48, 53, 58)”/71.5 (84, 97. 109.5, 122.5, 135, 148) cm

Finished Hip 38 (43, 48, 53, 58, 63, 68)”/97 (109.5, 122.5, 135, 148, 160.5, 173.5) cm

Total Length 26 (28, 30, 32, 34, 36, 38)”/66.5 (71.5, 76.5, 81.5, 86.5 92, 97) cm

Skill Level K 2 Easy

Fiber Trendsetter, Bombay (ribbon) (120yds/109m 1.75oz/50gr)

Color: Olive 506, 6 (7, 7, 8, 9, 10, 10) balls

Gauge 16 sts x 23 rows = 4”/10cm in St st using size 9US/5.5mm needle

Needles 9US/5.5mm (add’l size: 8US/6mm) 36” circular needle

Notions 25 (28, 31, 33, 36, 39, 42)”/64 (71, 78, 85, 92, 99, 106) cm 1” elastic


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Knossos Shrug $5.00 US

To Fit 32 (36, 44, 50)”/81.5 (92, 112, 127.5) cm bust

Finished Bust

35 (391/2, 481/2, 55)”/89.5 (101, 123.5, 140.5) cm

Total Length 163/8 (163/8, 19, 215/8)”/42 (42, 48.5, 55) cm

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Fiber Mango Moon, Dharma (150yds/137m)

Color: Thyme, 3 (4, 5, 6) skeins

Gauge 12 sts x 16 rows = 4”/10cm in lace pattern using size 9US/5.5mm

Needles Size 9US/5.5mm needles (add’l size: 8US/6mm) either straight or circular

Notions Darning needle


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Sutton Hoo Helm $5.00 US

An archeological discovery of a Saxon mask in the 1930′s set off a flurry of interest in the pre-Norman era of English history. I’ve chosen to recreate this daunting war mask as a hood, great for skiing or just scaring the neighbor’s children.


To fit head 19-1/4 (20-1/4, 21-3/4, 23)”/49 (51.5, 55.5, 58.5) cm

Neck Length 7 (7-1/2, 8, 8-1/2)”/18 (19, 20.5, 21.5) cm

Head Length 9-3/4 (10-1/4, 11, 11-1/2)”/25 (26, 28, 29.5) cm

Fin Head Circ 20-1/4 (21-1/4, 22-3/4, 24)”/51.5 (54, 58, 61) cm

Skill Level K 4 Advanced

Fiber Hazel Knits, Artisan Sock (400yds/365m 4.2oz/120gr)

Color A (Neck Color) Woodland, 1 ball all sizes

Color B (Face & Head) Hoppy Blonde, 1 ball all sizes

Gauge 26 sts x 38 rows = 4”/10cm worked in St st (flat) using size 3US/3.25mm

Needle Size 3US/3.25mm 24” circular, dpns for tip of helmet (optional)

Notions Darning needle, cable

needle, stitch markers


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Lady Margaret Scarf $5.00 US

One Size 12” x 64”

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Fiber A Henry’s Attic, Silk Avalanche (275yds/251m 3.5oz/100gr) Color: Natural Off White, 1 skein

Fiber B Muench Merino Soft (186yds/170m 1.75oz/50gr)

Color: 15 Black, 1 ball

Gauge 19 sts x 23 rows = 4”/20cm using needle size: 6US/4mm

Needles Size 6US/4mm

Notions Darning needle, waste yarn, size GUS/4mm crochet hook

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Admiral Anja's Hat $5.00 US



Head Circ 16 (20, 24)”/41 (51, 61) cm

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Fiber Trendsetter, Merino 6 (136yds/124m 1.75oz/50gr) per skein

Color A, 100 White, 2 balls

Color B, 2029 Wine, 2 balls

Gauge 24 sts x 30 rows = 4”/10cm in St st (colorwork) using needle size 5 US/3.75mm

Needles 5 US/3.75mm (24” circular and dpns)

Notions Darning needle




Nottingham Ruff $5.00 US

Finished Meas 36”/92cm long by 61/2”/17cm at widest point

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Fiber A Trendsetter, Cha Cha Novelty ribbon yarn (72yds/66m 3.5oz/100gr) Ecru, 1 ball

Fiber B Trendsetter, Merino 6 (136yds/124m 1.75oz/50gr White, 1 ball

Notions Waste yarn for cast on, darning needle, 1”/2.5cm inch button

Gauge 22 sts x 32 rows = 4”/10cm in St st in B using needle size 6US/4mm

Needle Size 6US/4mm 36” circ needle (plus add’l circ needle in

same size, any length.)


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Woodstock Tunic $7.50 US

Based on the battle tunic worn by the Black Prince (Edward of Woodstock) on his funeral effigy at Canterbury Cathedral. The front of the tunic features the emblems of Edward’s shield (Lion & Fleur de Lys) in alternating blocks of color.  The back of the tunic is simply ribbed to create a smoother fit. The sleeves are worked in jacquard knit/purl patterning.


To Fit Bust 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58)“/86.5 (97, 107, 117.5, 127.5, 138, 148) cm

Finished Bust 38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58, 62)“/97 (107, 117.5, 127.5, 138, 148, 158) cm

Length 30 (31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36)”/76.5 (79, 81.5, 84, 86.5, 89.5, 92) cm

Skill Level K 3 Intermediate

Fiber Berroco, Pure Merino Chine (92yds/84m 1.75oz/50gr) Color A, 8656 Yelloise 4 (5, 7, 8, 11, 13) skeins

Color B, 8651 Bronge 3 (5, 6, 7, 9, 12) skeins

Gauge 20 sts x 32 rows = 4”/10cm in St st using needle size

Needles 7US/4.5mm 6US/4mm & 7US/4.5mm 24” circ


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Chiton $7.50 US

Based on the standard Greek and Roman undergarment, the chiton (tunica in Rome) this garment features a loose fit and an interesting pleated rib which always holds it’s shape.


To Fit Bust 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52)”/81.5 (92, 102, 112, 122.5, 132.5)cm

Fin Bust 471/2 (51, 561/2, 611/2, 65, 701/2)”/121 (130, 144, 157, 166, 180)cm

Length 30 (33, 36, 39, 42, 45, 0) “/ 76.5 (84, 92, 99.5, 107, 115)cm

Skill Level K3 Intermediate, some crochet

Fiber Buffalo Gold Lux #12 (300yds/274m 1.4oz/40gr)

Color: Natural, 2 (3, 4, 5, 6, 7) skeins

Gauge 28 sts x 24 rows = 4”/10cm over rib pattern at rest, with no stretch, using size 6US/4mm needles.

Needles Size 6US/4mm needles.

Notions

Approx 600-1100 6/0 green tone glass beads (chiton), 250 gold tone glass beads (belt and finishing), darning needle, waste yarn, size US G-6/4mm crochet hook for joining and belt.


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Gloriana Jacket $7.50 US

Based on a painting known as The Gripsholm Portrait, thought to be of Elizabeth I, the period doublet is updated as a dressy office cardigan which could also do double duty as evening wear.


To Fit Bust 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 53, 57)”/81.5 (92, 102, 112, 122.5, 135, 145.5) cm

Finished Bust 36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 57, 61)”/92 (102, 112, 122.5, 132.5, 145.5, 155.5) cm

Total Length 19-3/4 (21-1/4, 21-1/2, 23-1/4, 23-1/4, 25, 25-1/2)”/50.5 (54, 55, 59.5, 59.5, 64, 65) cm

Skill Level K 5 Experienced

Fiber A
Artyarns, Silk Rhapsody (260yds/237m 3.5oz/100gr)

Color: #245 Raspberry Pink 4 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins

Fiber B Artyarns, Beaded Silk & Sequins (78yds/71m 1.75oz/50gr)

Color: #04 Setting Sun 2 (2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 4) skeins

Gauge 16 sts x 24 rows = 4”/10cm in 7-stitch rib patt using needle size 7US/4.5mm

Needle Size 7US/4.5mm

Notions Darning needle, additional dpns or circ needles in smaller size for picking up sts (optional) 2”/5cm Belt Buckle (or desired size for your finished belt)


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Katarina Jacket $7.50 US

To Fit Bust 32 (36, 41, 47, 53, 59)”/81.5 (92, 104.5, 120, 135, 150.5) cm

Finished Bust 36 (40, 45, 51, 57, 63)”/92 (102, 115, 130, 145.5, 160.5) cm

Skill Level K 4 Advanced

Fiber A Trendsetter Valentina Ribbon (126yds/115m 1.75oz/50gr)

78% Poliammide, 22% Cotone Mako Honeycomb, 7 (8, 11, 14, 18, 21) balls

Fiber B Trendsetter Sunshine 75% Rayon, 25% Polyester (95yds/87m 1.75oz/50gr) Chocolate , 6 (8, 10, 13, 16, 19) balls

Gauge 24 sts x 26 rows = 4”/10cm when worked in charted pattern using both yarns, 20 sts = 4”/10cm when worked in ribbing using only Sunshine on size 8US/5mm needle

Needle 8US/5mm 36” Circular (add’l size: 7US/4.5mm)

Notions Stitch holders, darning needle, sewing needle, thread, hook & eye, 18 (18, 23, 23, 28, 27)”/45.5 (46, 58.5, 58, 70, 69.5) cm separating zipper (or length to match finished piece, it’s wisest to purchase this after garment is complete)optional size 5US/3.75mm needles for collar.


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Tissot Bolero $7.50 US

To Fit Bust 29 (34, 38, 44, 49, 53, 59)”/74 (86.5, 97, 112, 125, 135, 150.5) cm

Finished Bust 32 (37, 41, 47, 52, 56, 62)”/81.5 (94.5, 104.5, 120, 132.5, 143, 158) cm

Skill Level K5 Experienced

Fiber Imperial Yarn Pencil Roving (dbl) (200yds/182m 4oz/114gr) Wild Strawberry, 6 (6, 7, 7, 8, 9, 10) sk.

Gauge 12 sts x 20 rows = 4”/10cm UNFELTED in St st using 2 strands of roving and needle size 10.5US/6.5mm

Needle Size 10.5 US/6.5mm 36” circular needle or two 24” circular needles.

Notions Darning needle, waste yarn, cable needle (optional), washing machine (for felting), steamer or steam iron for blocking. Stitch markers (4 white, 2 blue, 1 red, 1 black.


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