A warm and squidgy scarf/cowl hybrid that does up with a gorgeous button. For this I used Drops Merino Fine in DK weight held double. Pattern Cast on 70 Row 1-4 Knit Row 5 K3, Cast off 2 stitches. Turn work and cast on 2 stitches. Turn work and knit across. (make a buttonhole) Center panel ** Row 6 Knit Row 7 and all odd-numbered rows K5, P to last 5 stitches, K5 Row 8 K5 *C4B, K4, C4F. Repeat from * to last 5 st, K5 Row 10 Knit Row 12 K5, *K2, C4F, C4B, K2. Repeat from * to last 5 st, K5Read More →

Recently I was looking for a headband that would be subtle enough to tame and perhaps even disappear into my hair yet interesting enough to look good when it was seen. After much searching I thought I had found the right one, but I wasn’t happy with it so here’s my reworked version. —– Measure your head circumference. You may want to do a small test swatch to see just how much the yarn will give. If your yarn is stretchy, allow a couple of inches or so for the stretch (i.e. subtract two-4 inches from the circumference measurement).This is the length you will wantRead More →

Jessica Bookmark © 1998 Kersti Anear Sample shown original size and tatted using DMC’s Coton A Broder in colour number 561. Instructions First Row: Ring: 5ds, large p, 5ds Chain: 4ds, 2p sep 4ds, 4ds * Ring: 5ds, join to previous r, 5ds Chain: 4ds, 2p sep 4ds, 4ds Ring: 5ds, join to previous r, 5ds Chain: 4ds, 2p sep 4ds, 4ds Ring: 5ds, join to previous r, 5ds Chain: 6ds Ring: 5ds, large p, 5ds Chain: 6ds Ring: 5ds, large p, 5ds Chain: 4ds, join to last p of 3rd chain of previous motif, 4ds, p, 4ds Repeat from * 4 times Turn Ring:Read More →

© 1998 Kersti Anear The bookmark on the left is shown original size and was tatted using three strands of DMC embroidery cotton for both the shuttle and ball threads. Instructions Ring A : 5ds p 10 ds p 5ds Ring B : 5ds join to previous ring, 15ds p 5ds Ring C : 5ds join to previous ring, 10ds p 5ds Chain A : 5ds Ring D : 5ds join to previous ring, 15ds p 5ds Chain B : 5ds p 10ds Clover Leaf 1st Ring : 10ds join to previous ring, 5ds p 5ds 2nd Ring : 5ds join to previous ring, 10dsRead More →

Petrina © 1998 Kersti Anear The bookmark on the right is shown original size and was tatted using 3 strands of DMC embroidery floss, variagated from dark to mid blue. Instructions Ring A : 5ds p 10 ds p 5ds Ring B : 5ds join to previous ring, 15ds p 5ds Ring C : 5ds join to previous ring, 10ds p 5ds Chain A : 5ds Ring D : 5ds join to previous ring, 15ds p 5ds Chain B : 5ds p 10ds Clover Leaf – 1st Ring : 10ds join to previous ring, 5ds p 5ds – 2nd Ring : 5ds join to previousRead More →

Stumpy © 1998 Kersti Anear The bookmark on the left is shown original size and was tatted using six strands of DMC embroidery cotton for both the shuttle and ball threads. It reminds me of the Stumpy-Tail lizards of Australia. Instructions Ring A : 5ds p 10 ds p 5ds Ring B : 5ds join to previous ring, 15ds p 5ds Ring C : 5ds join to previous ring, 10ds p 5ds Chain A : 5ds Ring D : 5ds join to previous ring, 15ds p 5ds Chain B : 5ds p 10ds Clover Leaf 1st Ring : 10ds join to previous ring, 5ds pRead More →

Sabrina © 1998 Kersti Anear This pattern was inspired by a collar design and created for the March/April 1998 Bookmark Exchange. Sample shown original size and tatted using DMC’s Coton A Broder in colour number 550. Instructions Ring A: 6ds, p, 4ds, 3p sep 2ds, 4ds, p, 6ds Chain A: 4ds, 3p sep 4ds, 4ds Ring B: 6ds, join to last p of previous ring, 4ds, join to next p of previous ring, 2ds, 2p sep 2ds, 4ds, p, 6ds Chain B: 4ds, p, 4ds Ring B Chain C: 6ds, 2p sep 6ds, 4ds Ring B Chain D: 6ds Ring C: 4ds, join to lastRead More →