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Country Vest

3.12.16
Despite my huge knitting experience, I had thought that knitting with large needles is not for me. For many years I’ve been knitting with needles form size 2.5 mm to 4.0 mm. “Large needles are for lazy knitters, who want a quick result” I thought. But I was so wrong! Once I’ve tried knitting with super bulky yarn I became very addicted to it. There is some magic in this process and in every stitch. Also it is not so quick as I thought. The super bulky yarn is not spine so tight as chunky or aran yarn and knitting with it requires more attention to every stitch. But the result is so beautiful.
For my first super bulky project I’ve chosen The Wool from we are knitters. I wanted to make simple universal and stylish garment. So I’ve made my Country Vest!


I knitted my vest with my favorite twisted stitch rib and open front. However the width of front parts is big enough to close it with a shawl pin or other fastener.





To simplify the assembly and reduce the quantity of seams I shape the shoulder using two sizes of knitting needles and join front and back parts with three needles bind off along the shoulder line.



Also for a beautiful edge along the armholes and front opening I knitted the edge stitches in every row.




I’m so happy with the result.

The knitting pattern for the Country Vest is available from my pattern stores:

on Ravelry:

on Craftsy: 
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MaryMaxim Knitting Kits

26.11.16
My dear readers and followers, I’d like to share the great news with you! Three of my knitting patterns are available in knitting kits from MaryMaxim online yarn store. So you don’t need to worry about finding the right yarn for your projects any more. All you need to do it is just chose the color and wait for your kit. It is so exiting!


So the pattern are as follows:

1. Temptation Poncho and Hat Set


2. Frozen Flower Hat


3. Lady Butterfly Hat


Happy Knitting to Everyone!
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Fancy Twist Hat and Cowl Set

11.11.16
I’ve been knitting a lot for my kids recently but today I’d like to share a knitting project which I knitted for myself for this Fall.



It is super cozy and super stylish Fancy Twist Hat and Cowl Set.
It was my first experience with bulky yarn from We Are Knitters. I used The Petite Wool in Spotted Beige colour for my set. I absolutely love the result and this super soft and super warm yarn.


The hat body is knitted with pretty twisted stitch rib back and forth but the brim of hat is knitted in the round in order to avoid seam on the edge. The matching cowl is knitted with combination of two stitches and can be worn in different ways.





The knitting pattern for Fancy Twist Hat and Cowl Set is available from my pattern stores:

On Ravelry:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fancy-twist-hat-and-cowl-set

On Craftsy:
https://www.craftsy.com/knitting/patterns/fancy-twist-hat-and-cowl-set/465136

On Etsy:

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My Crown Beanie and Cowl Set

1.11.16
Today I'd like to share my second version of hat and cowl set with imitation of crown with cable pattern. Please welcome - My Crown Beanie and Cowl Set.



I designed this set for my older daughter. As the previous Cable Crown Hat and Cowl Set these hat and neck warmer are also knitted in the round with pretty cable pattern. I used Drops merino extra fine wool for this set in beautiful mustard shade. Both hat and cowl are knitted in the round and completely seamless.




The written pattern for My Crown Beanie and Cowl Set is available from my pattern stores:

On Ravelry:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/my-crown-beanie-and-cowl-set 

On Craftsy:
https://www.craftsy.com/knitting/patterns/my-crown-beanie-and-cowl-set/463193

On Etsy:
https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/475682842
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