Carrot Cookies


Mix:
1 cup sugar
1 cup soft butter
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
Zest from 1 orange
1 cup mashed cooked carrot

Add:
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder

Stir in:
1 cup chocolate chips

Bake about 10 mins at 325 degrees

These are… amazing.

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The Monte Carlo

 

The Monte Carlo

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Bagette

Bagette Pattern (PDF)

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Illusion Cube Blanket

 

Illusion Cube Blanket Pattern

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Gobi Cowl

Gobi Cowl Pattern

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Dark Forest

A lightweight, feminine vest in brilliant colours with a delicate fern lace pattern. It is designed in a way that you don’t have to decrease on the lace panels – they remain intact from the bottom to the top. Dark Forest is knitted in the round (up to the armholes) from the bottom up, without any seaming, even the shoulders are finished with 3-needle bind off.

Dark Forest Pattern

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Knitting 101

Ummm… Visit the ‘Learn to Knit’ tab for the real techniques!

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Vintner’s Reserve

Designed by
Sandy Vest

Materials:

SWTC Saphira, 3 skeins (Available from Knotty Knitting!)
US 10 Needles
Needle to weave in ends

Abbreviations: K-knit P-purl YO- Yarn over
Gauge: Not critical

Begin:
CO 30 sts
Rows 1-4 : Knit
Row 5: K8, *YO, K1 YO 2 times, K1, YO 3
times, K1, YO 2 times, 1,YO, K6, repeat from*
finishing K2
Row 6: Knit dropping all YO’s
Rows 7 & 8: K
Row 9: K3, *YO, K1, YO 2 times, K1, YO 3
times, K1, YO 2 times, K1, YO, K6 repeat from *
3 times with the final K6 being only K3
Row 10: Knit dropping all YO’s
Repeat rows 2-10 for pattern until desired length.
Bind off on row 8.

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Not Entirely Entrelac


Designed by Hollis Bischoff
Love the look of entrelac, but not the turning or constant casting on and casting off? By knitting on the
bias, you can recreate the look. Everyone will ooh and aaah while only you will know just how easy it is.
Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Gauge: 5 stitches per inch gauge not terribly important
Needle size: Size 10
Materials: Karaoke , 2 balls for 52” scarf, 3 balls for 78” scarf – before tassels)

Cut tassel pieces before beginning – make at least 24 – 12” pieces. Cut from each ball.
Begin: Cast on 5 Stitches.
Row 1 – 8: Knit
Row 9: CCO 5 stitches, knit to end (right side)
Row 10: CCO 5 stitches, purl 5 stitches, knit 5 stitches (15 stitches total)
Row 11: Knit
Row 12: Knit 5, Purl 5, Knit 5
Rows 13 – 16: Repeat Rows 11 & 12 twice more.
Row 17: Repeat Row 9
Row 18: CCO 5 stitches, (purl 5 stitches, knit 5 stitches) twice (25 stitches total)
Row 19: Knit
Row 20: Knit 5, (Purl 5, Knit 5) twice
Rows 21 – 24 : Repeat Rows 19 & 20 twice more
Row 25: Repeat Row 9
Row 26: BO 5 stitches, Knit 5 stitches (purl 5 stitches, knit 5 stitches) twice (25 stitches total)
Row 27: Knit
Row 28: Knit 5, (Purl 5, Knit 5) twice
Rows 29 – 32 : Repeat Rows 27 & 28 twice more
Repeat Rows 25 – 32 until either 50” or 75” depending on length of scarf desired.
Begin Bind off Section.
Bind off row 1: BO 5 stitches, knit to end of row
Bind off row 2: BO 5 stitches, Knit 5, purl 5, knit 5 (15 stitches)
Bind off row 3: Knit
Bind off row 4: Knit 5, purl 5, knit 5
Bind off Row 5 – 8: Repeat rows 3 and 4 twice
Bind off Row 9: BO 5 stitches, knit to end of row
Bind off Row 10: BO 5 stitches, Knit 5 (5 stitches)
Finishing
Knit 8 rows, Cast off, attach tassels to each point at each end of scarf

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‘My So Called Scarf’


Materials:

•2 Skeins of Worsted Weight (approx 250 yards)

•US 11 Needles

•Darning Needle

Glossary:

•psso-pass slipped stitch over

•P2tog-purl 2 together

Instructions:

•CO 30 stitches

•Row 1: K1, *sl 1, K1, psso but before dropping the slipped stitch from the left needle, knit into the back of it* repeat until there is one stitch left, K1

•Row 2: *P2tog, do not slip stitches off the needle, purl the first stitch again, slip both stitches off needle*

•Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you run out of yarn.

•BO.

•Weave in all ends.

Wear proudly!

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