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Kolla Faroe Sweater

Kolla Faroe Sweater
KOLLA FAROE SWEATER
Knitting Retreat Pattern

Using the traditional Faroe Island stich pattern Kollafjaroarskakao, knit this top down, mock turtle shaped neck, seamless circular sweater, easily modified for yoke depth, body width and length. Optional side shaping allows for a curved fit if desired, although the pattern is presented
for a straight sided sweater. Hemmed sleeves and bottom edge complete the finished look.

Offered in 8 sizes from 35.5" to 65.5" finished chest, using CASCADE 220 HEATHERS
at 5.5 sts=1" gauge in
stranded 2 color knitting. Any color kit available,


$10.00

Steffa's Icelandic Tunic


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STEFFA'S ICELANDIC TUNIC
Knitting Retreat Pattern


Knit a bottom up, circular and seamless yoked tunic..

Offered in 8 sizes from 34" to 62" finished chest, using
Lanaloft or Lamb's Pride Bulky at 3 sts=1" gauge:

$6.00


Harris Tweed Sweater



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Harris Tweed Sweater
Knitting Retreat Pattern


Knit a bottom up, reverisible, seamless  sweater  in the round.

Offered in 8 sizes from 36" to 64" finished chest, using
Peace Fleece at 4 sts=1" gauge:
$10.00


Mossy Vine Cabled Sweater
 

Mossy Vine
Cabled Sweater
Knitting Retreat Pattern


Knit a top-down, saddle shoulder sweater modularly and in the round.

Offered in 8 sizes from 38" to 66" finished chest, using
Cascade 220 at 6 sts=1" gauge:
$10.00



Faroe Island Vine
Cardigan & Hat



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Faroe Knitting Retreat Pattern

Knit a Faroe sweater untraditionally in the round, seamlessly, with traditional easy-to-remember pattern stitch. Includes FAROE VINE HAT pattern for gauge swatching and complete instructions for COVERED STEEK cardigan finish Offered in 12 sizes from 36" to 69" finished chest, using
Dale HEILO
  at 6 sts=1" gauge:
$12.00

Faroe Vine
Sweater  & Hat


 

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Faroe Knitting Retreat Pattern


Knit a Faroe sweater untraditionally in the round, seamlessly, with traditional easy-to-remember pattern stitch. Includes FAROE VINE HAT pattern for gauge swatching. Offered in 12 adult sizes from 36" to 69" (children's sizes here) using Dale HEILO  at 6 sts=1" gauge.
$12.00

 

Faroe Island Broken Root Sweater & Hat


 

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Faroe Knitting Retreat Pattern

Knit a Faroe sweater untraditionally in the round, seamlessly, with traditional easy-to-remember pattern stitch. Includes BROKEN ROOT HAT pattern for gauge swatching. Offered in 12 adult sizes from 38" to 60" (children's sizes here)  using Dale HEILO  at 6 sts=1" gauge:.
$12.00


Faroe Island Blossom Sweater & Hat


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Faroe Knitting Retreat Pattern


Knit a Faroe sweater untraditionally in the round, seamlessly, with traditional easy-to-remember pattern stitch. Includes BLOSSOM HAT pattern for gauge swatching. Offered in 12 adult sizes from 38" to 60", (children's sizes here) using Dale HEILO  at 6 sts=1" gauge.
$12.00



 

Lusekofte In The Woods
Sweater & Hat

 
Tunic length pictured.


Nordic Knitting Retreat Pattern

Knit a Nordic sweater in the round, seamlessly, with traditional licing, reindeer and pine tree charts. Includes LICE IN THE WOODS hat pattern for gauge swatching.
Offered in 12 sizes from 38" to 60" finished chest, and 2 lengths, using Dale HEILO
  at 6 sts=1" gauge:

$12.00



Seagull Ganseyand (gauge) Hat



Gansey Knitting Retreat Pattern

This traditional gansey pattern, with both chart and word explanations,  sports welts, saddle/shoulder strap, gussets, and features an original stitch pattern mimicking seagulls in flight. Includes gauge hat  pattern! Optional button finish.  Sizes 38 to 56" finished chest. Gauge of 5 sts=1", uses Cascade 220 wool, or Cascade 220 SUPERWASH wool. This 16 page, fully explained pattern is a perfect gansey for beginners.


$12.00


Celtic Plait Aran



Aran Knitting Retreat Pattern

Easy-to-use pattern format, especially for beginners, including adjustable instructions and full sized charts. Gauge of 4.5 sts=1".  Suggested yarn: Peace Fleece or Lamb's Pride Worsted. Basic Size: adult 56" finished. A perfect circular Aran for beginners


$12.00

Percentage Raglan Sweater
Circular and Seamless

 

Plot a seamless sweater from ANY yarn with ANY size circular needles for ANY size


$5.00


 Percentage Cardigan Sweater
knit in one piece

 

Plot a seamless cardigan sweater with modified set-in sleeve worked in one piece from ANY yarn with ANY needles for ANY size


$5.00


 

Icelandic PLUS! Flecks and  Diamonds 

  

All over flecking and three-color edgings decorate the body of this yoke sweater worked in three colors in bulky wool. The neck is short-rowed shaped for a perfect fit. Gauge 3 sts=1". Suggested yarn: Lamb's Pride Bulky or Cascade 128 Tweed. Finished chest measurements: 
58" through 74"


$5.00


Smilla's Sweater

 

Seamlessly worked from the bottom up. This roomy, easy to wear bell shaped tunic length sweater features snug shoulders and neck;  yoke styling, a turtleneck (or optional crew) collar and circular knitting techniques.  Gauge of 2.75 sts=1". Suggested yarn: Alpaca Boucle. Sizes small ( 48" finished) to xxlarge (88" finished)

$5.00

Ribbed Raglan

A circularly knit raglan sweater with an easy to remember stitch pattern sized for adults. Sizes 38 through 58. Gauge of 4.5 sts=1". Suggested yarns: Lamb's Pride Worsted or Peace Fleece


$5.00

Wide Ribbed Raglan

A circularly knit raglan sweater with an easy to remember stitch pattern sized for adults. Sizes 38 through 58. Gauge of 3.75 sts=1". Suggested yarns:  Lamb's Pride  Bulky or Cascade 128 Tweed


$5.00


Roll Neck Sweater

 

 Knit a knock-around sweater. A straight body; a roll at the cuffs and neck, and easy raglan shaping make this a perfect pattern for beginning knitters. Gauge of 4 sts=1". Suggested yarn: Peace Fleece, Lamb's Pride Worsted or Lanaloft.

Sizes adult 36"- 56"

$5.00


Icelandic Flecks and Diamonds






All over flecking and
three-color edgings
decorate the body
of this yoke sweater
worked in three colors
in bulky wool.


The yoke pattern starts
immediately at the underarm area
and the neck is short-rowed shaped
for a perfect fit.


Gauge 3 sts=1". 


Suggested yarn: Lamb's Pride Bulky, Lanaloft Bulky,  or Cascade 128 Tweed.

8 adult sizes:
Finished chest: 34"- 62"


$6.00


LB'S English Ribbed Sweater


 

This easy-to-knit one color circular sweater in bulky wool will be sure to please anyone wishing a classic look. The simple two round pattern results in fabric with attractive drape. Seamless raglan shaping, and short row neck shaping, provide a wonderful fit.
Gauge 3 sts=1". Suggested yarn: Lamb's Pride Bulky or Lanalft Bulky. 

Sizes 38 - 58


$4.00


Block Stitch Tunic

 

Knit a "great" one-color sweater with a simple block stitch pattern in heavy worsted wool for keeping warm, dressing down & relaxing. Easy raglan shaping in-the-round makes for effortless finishing. Gauge 4.5sts=1". Suggested Yarn: Lamb's Pride Worsted. Finished measurements: 
52"- 60"


$5.00


 

Adult Sheep-In-The-Round

 

Docile sheep circle the yoke of this easy-to-knit seamless sweater in heavy worsted wool. Fences border the edge of this 4 color yoked sweater with the sheep’s faces finished in duplicate stitch. Gauge of 4 sts=1". Suggested yarn: Peace Fleece,
Lamb's Pride Worsted or Lanaloft. Finished measurements: 36"- 64"


.$6.00



Adult Mossy Vine Cabled Cardigan Sweater

A Learn New Knitting Techniques pattern from the Countrywool Retreats, this top down cabled sweater is offered in 8 sizes from 38 - 62" finsihed chest. Uses Cascade 220
or Cascade 220SW.

Full sized charts.

$12.00


 
Heather's Cardigan



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Worked seamlessly from shoulders to hem, with the sleeves picked up and knit down in the round to the cuff. Pattern stitch is stockinette with lace & cable borders and raglan shoulder line.
Gauge 5 sts=1". Suggested yarns: Ulta Alpaca Light, Lanaloft sport, Indulgence
In eight sizes for adults from 36"-63"


$6.00


Mary's Cardigan


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Worked seamlessly from shoulders to hem, with the sleeves picked up and knit down in the round to the cuff. Pattern stitch is easy Seed Stitch. Shoulders are yoke shaped. Gauge 4 sts=1". Suggested yarns: Lamb's Pride Worsted pr Peace Fleeces.
In eight sizes for adults from 36"-64"

$8.00

Northcott Rib Cardigan  & Scarf

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Worked seamlessly from hem to shoulders, with the sleeves picked up and knit down in the round to the cuff.  Shoulders are a modified drop shape.


Gauge 4 sts=1". Suggested yarns: Lamb's Pride Worsted or Peace Fleeces.
In six sizes for adults from 35"-55"


$6.00



Sailor's Cable Rib CARDIGAN
Vest
 



Knit in one piece,  with self-rolled edges and optional buttonhole band, this boxy cropped vest is available in 9 sizes
from 34"- 63". Gauge of 5 sts=1" using Cascade 220, Cascade 220 Superwash, Ecco, Heilo or Regal


$6.00


new!
Meandering Cable CARDIGAN

Vest

(see picture below)
Knit in one piece,  with optional buttonhole band, this tunic sports side slits, is easy and flattering to wear. 9 sizes available from 34"- 63". Gauge of 4.5 sts=1" using Lamb's Pride Worsted or Lush

$6.00

Meandering Cable Vest




Knit both flat and circularly, this tunic sports side slits, is easy and flattering to wear.
9 sizes available from 34"- 63". Gauge of 4.5 sts=1" using Lamb's Pride Worsted or Lush

$6.00

 Whitby Gansey

A circularly knit gansey sweater sized for adults and a companion to JR'S GANSEY. Sizes 38 through 58. Uses Cotton Fleece, Ecco, Regal, Cascade 220 or Cascade 220 SUPERWASH wool


$8.00


 


Tips and techniques
Yarn Estimating Worksheet - calculate how much yarn you will need for any project ..$3.00
Mitten Tips - tricks and techniques for super fitting mittens...$3.00 
Sock Tips - tricks and techniques for super fitting, short row heel socks...
$3.00

   

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