Allegoro Ribbed Tee

July 27, 2011

DSC_6575, originally uploaded by mcelwainamy.

I don’t post very much because I don’t think that I have anything important to say.

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But I am very excited because this is my first (non self) published pattern! Thanks to Meg especially and everyone at Classic Elite Yarns for their help and support!


Branched Fern Cowl

February 10, 2011
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Branched Fern Cowl, originally uploaded by mcelwainamy.

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I have a new free pattern available, very easy to knit. The pattern is all charted with written instructions a s well.


New Lacy Leaf Blanket Square

July 23, 2009

Lacy Leaves Blanket Square

Lacy Leaf Square

Lacy Leaf Square

Cast on 8 stitches onto double pointed needles (or use magic loop or 2 circulars, change to a 16”circular when you have enough stitches) placing a marker every 2 stitches. Starting with round 1 work chart 4 times every round.

Chart for Leaf Square

Chart for Leaf Square

R1 (RS): k1, yo, k1
R2: k3,
R3: k1, yo, k1, yo, k1,
R4: k5,
R5: k1, yo, k3, yo, k1,
R6: k7,
R7: k1, yo, k5, yo, k1,
R8: k9,
R9: k1, yo, k7, yo, k1,
R10: k1, m1, k9, m1, k1,
R11: k1, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k1,
R12: k15,
R13: k1, yo, k3, yo, k2, p3tog, k2, yo, k3, yo, k1,
R14: k17,
R15: k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, p3tog, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1,
R16: k19,
R17: k1, yo, k7, yo, sl1 k2tog psso, yo, k7, yo, k1,
R18: k1, m1, k19, m1, k1,
R19: k1, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k1,
R20: k25,
R21: k1, yo, k3, yo, k2, p3tog, k2, yo, k3, yo, k2, p3tog, k2, yo, k3, yo, k1,
R22: k27,
R23: k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, p3tog, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, p3tog, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1,
R24: k29,
R25: k1, yo, k7, yo, sl1 k2tog psso, yo, k7, yo, sl1 k2tog psso, yo, k7, yo, k1,
R26: k1, m1, k29, m1, k1,
R27: k1, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, p3tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k1,
R28: k35,
R29: k1, yo, k3, yo, k2, p3tog, k2, yo, k3, yo, k2, p3tog, k2, yo, k3, yo, k2, p3tog, k2, yo, k3, yo, k1,
R30: k37,
R31: k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, p3tog, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, p3tog, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1, p3tog, k1, yo, k5, yo, k1,
R32: k39,
R33: k1, yo, k7, yo, sl1 k2tog psso, yo, k7, yo, sl1 k2tog psso, yo, k7, yo, sl1 k2tog psso, yo, k7, yo, k1
R34: ssk, p37, k2tog,

Bind off all stitches, weave in ends.

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Pattern for Blanket Square

July 10, 2009

Plain 9″ Blanket Square

Plain 9 Blanket Square

Plain 9" Blanket Square


Yarn: Plymouth Encore (Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi), Yardage; 200 yards (183 meters),
Unit weigh; 100 grams (3.53 ounces), Fiber Content: 75% Acrylic, 25% Wool
or Cascade 220 (Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi), Yardage; 220 yards (201 meters), Unit weigh; 100 grams (3.53 ounces), Fibers; 100% Peruvian Highland Wool.)
One ball or hank of either yarn will make at least 2 squares.

Needle size: US 7 (4.5 mm) 16″ circular and a set of double points. Use a needle size that will get gauge.

Notions: St markers, yarn needle

Gauge: 20 stitches = 4 inches and 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) over St st.

Cast on 152 stitches, placing a marker every 38 stitches, 4 sections each with 38 stitches. Place a marker for the beginning and join for working in the round.
Round 1 and all odd numbered rounds: SSK, knit to 2 stitches before marker, knit 2 together. Repeat 3 more times.
Round 2 and 4: Purl all stitches.
Round 6 to end: Start working stockinette instead of garter stitch until there are only 8 stitches total left. Cut yarn, leaving a 6″tail, thread yarn onto yarn needle and through remaining stitches, pull tight and weave in all ends.


Plain 9″ Blanket Square

July 10, 2009


Plain 9" Blanket Square, originally uploaded by mcelwainamy.

Currently writing the pattern, should be done shortly. It’s very easy!


Blanket squares for the Pine Street Inn

June 28, 2009

Blanket squares for the Pine Street Inn, originally uploaded by mcelwainamy.

Here’s another picture of a finished square.


Free Pattern for a 9″ Lacy Blanket Square

June 27, 2009
Lacy Blanket Square
Lacy Blanket Square

Lacy Blanket Square

Yarn: Any worsted weight yarn. I used Cascade 220 and Plymouth Encore worsted

Needle size:  US 7 (4.5 mm) Use any needle size to get gauge
16″circulars and a set of double points
Notions:  St markers, row counter, yarn needle

Gauge:  20 sts and 28 rows = 4” (10 cm) over St st

Cast on 152 placing markers after every 38 stitches.

Join for working in the round being careful not to twist stitches. Switch to double points when necessary.

Knit each round of instructions 4 times in each round.

R1: (RS): ssk, k34, k2tog
R2:  p36
R3:  ssk, k32, k2tog
R4:  p34
R5:  ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k3, k2tog
R6: k32
R7: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k1, k2tog
R8: k30
R9: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k6, k2tog,
R10: k28
R11: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k4, k2tog
R12: k26
R13: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k2, k2tog
R14: k24
R15: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k2tog
R16: k22
R17:  ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k5, k2tog
R18: k20
R19:  ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k3, k2tog
R20: k18
R21: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k5, yo, p2tog, k1, k2tog
R22: k16
R23: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k6, k2tog
R24: k14
R25: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k4, k2tog
R26: k12
R27: ssk, k4, yo, p2tog, k2, k2tog
R28: k10
R29: ssk, k6, k2tog
R30: k8
R31: ssk, k4, k2tog
R32: k6
R33: ssk, k2, k2tog
R34: k4
R35: ssk, k2tog
Cut yarn leaving at least a 6” tail, thread onto a tapestry needle and thread through the last 8 stitches, pull tight and weave in ends.