Knitted Fingerless Mittens – Beacon Tate

Knitted Fingerless Mittens – Beacon Tate – MetroArtist.ca – knitting

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Knitted Fingerless Mittens – Beacon Tate – Metro Artist.Ca

Knitted Fingerless Mitten - Beacon Tate - MetroArtist.ca

Category Knitting

Required one  100 m ball in bulky 5 –

I used: Charisma charisma / carisma 100% acrylic

3.5 mm double ended needles for ribbing and 4 mm double ended needles for body

With the 3.5 mm double ended needles cast on

Small    28 stitches (8/12/8)

Medium 32 Stitches (8/16/8)

Join end to start Ribbing  K1* (in back of needle) P1

Continue ribbing K1*P1 until cuff measures 2 1/2 inches

Change to 4 mm double ended needles and stocking stitch increase 4 stitches:

  • for small increase to 32 stitches on the 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th stitches
  • for medium increase to 36 stitches on the 8th, 16th, 24th and 32nd stitches

Continue in stocking stitch for 14 rows (small) or 16 rows for (medium)

Thumb – next 10 stitches (small) or 12 stitches (medium)

K1* P1 turn for 5 rows – on 5th row cast off theses 10 or 12 stitches

cut yarn leaving a 12 inch thread

Fingerless Body

In stocking stitch knit across remaining 22 stitches (small) or 24 stitches (medium)

Pick up 2 stitches at the bottom of the thumb (bring thumb together) knit

Continue in stocking stitch for a total of 10 rows

for small next 4 rows:

row 1 purl, row 2 knit, row 3 purl, row 4 knit and cast off

for medium next 6 rows:

row 1 purl, row 2 knit, row 3 purl, row 4 knit, row 5 purl, row 6 knit and cast off

 

I made these for my family, as part of my Christmas 2016 collection.

I have had only positive respond.

Enjoy! Beacon Tate

Knitted Toque with Ear Flaps revised – Beacon Tate Metro Artist.Ca

Knitted Toque with Ear Flaps – Beacon Tate Metro Artist.Ca revised

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October 18, 2016

Thankful for rainy fall days!

Knitted Toque with Ear Flaps – Beacon Tate Metro Artist.Ca
Category Knitting

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Required two 5o gram balls in medium 4 -I used: Scheepjes Voluma De Luxe yarn 74% Acrylic yarn, 13% Mohair, 13%Lurex.

To make ear flap – using two yarn strands and 16 inch (41 cm) number 8 (5.00 mm) circular knitting needles or double pointed number 8 (5.00 mm) needles:

cast on 3 stitches Knit one row, Purl row: Knit 1 Purl 1 Knit 1

  • increase one stitch on each end of knitted rows
  • on Purl row: Knit 2 stitches Purl to last two stitches  Knit 2
  • continue until you have 17 stitches, end with the purl row
  • make two ear flaps

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  • Use two balls and two strands of yarn:
  • knit across 17 stitches of first ear flap
  • place marker and cast on 18 stitches for the back
  • place marker and knit across 17 stitches of second ear flap
  • place marker and cast on 28 stitches for the front
  • place marker to indicate start (you now have 80 stitches)
  • join end to start
  • next knit 17 stitches across first ear flap
  • purl across 18 back stitches
  • knit 17 stitches across second ear flap
  • Front: rib(knit 2, purl 2) across next 28 stitches starting and ending with knit 1 (knit 1, purl 2, knit 2, purl 2………………knit 1)
  • continue next three rounds:
    • knit across each ear flap,
    • back: 1st round knit, 2nd round purl, 3rd round knit
    • front continue with ribbing
  • knit all rounds until the front measures 5 inches
  • keep beginning marker and remove all others

To shape the crown:

  • first round knit 8 stitches knit 2 together across round
  • knit
  • second round knit 7 stitches knit 2 together across round
  • knit
  • continue until 8 stitches remain, break strand and pull through remaining stitches

To make Earflap ties:

  • take 12 strands 30 inches long
  • insert into earflap making all threads even
  • divide into 3 (8 strands each) braid
  • leave 3 inches at end knot creating tassel

 

Knitted Toque with Ear Flaps – Beacon Tate Metro Artist.Ca

Knitted Toque with Ear Flaps – Beacon Tate Metro Artist.Ca created for Winter/Christmas 2016.

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September 28, 2016

Thankful for sunny fall days!

Knitted Toque with Ear Flaps – Beacon Tate Metro Artist.Ca

Category Knitting

 

Knitted Ear Flap ToqueRequired two 5o gram balls in medium 4 -I used: Scheepjes Voluma De Luxe yarn 74% Acrylic yarn, 13% Mohair, 13%Lurex.

To make ear flap – using single yarn strand and 16 inch (41 cm) number 8 (5.00 mm) circular knitting needles or double pointed number 8 (5.00 mm) needles:

  • cast on 3 stitches Knit one row, Purl one row
  • continue in stocking stitch increasing one stitch on each end of knitted rows until you have 17 stitches
  • end with a purl row and set aside
  • make 4 ear flaps

Use two balls and two strands of yarn:

  • put ear flaps with purl sides together
  • knit one stitch from facing ear flap and one stitch from outer ear flap together creating one stitch – total stitches when done 17
  • this creates an ear flap with two knitted sides – purl next row – leave on holding needle
  • stitch the ear flaps together (can be done at end)
  • do this twice
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Ear Flap

Use two balls and two strands of yarn and circular needles:

  • knit across 17 stitches of first ear flap
  • place marker and cast on 18 stitches for the back
  • place marker and knit across 17 stitches of second ear flap
  • place marker and cast on 28 stitches for the front
  • place marker to indicate start  (you now have 80 stitches)
  • next knit 17 stitches across first ear flap
  • purl across 18 back stitches
  • knit 17 stitches across second ear flap
  • next 28 stitches (front) knit 1, purl 2
  • knit 2, purl 2 until one stitch remaining of 28 the front stitches -knit 1
  • knit from the first ear flap, across the back and second ear flap
  • next 28 stitches (front) knit 1, purl 2
  • knit 2, purl 2 until one stitch remaining of the 28 front stitches -knit 1
  • knit 17 ear flap stitches
  • pearl 18 back stitches
  • knit 17 ear flap stitches
  • next 28 stitches (front) knit 1, purl 2
  • knit 2, purl 2 until one stitch remaining of the 28 front stitches -knit 1
  • keeping the beginning marker, knit across ear flap, remove marker
  • knit across back, remove marker
  • knit across ear flap, remove marker
  • next 28 stitches (front) knit 1, purl 2
  • knit 2, purl 2 until one stitch remaining of the 28 front stitches – knit 1
  • knit each row until the  front measures 5 inches
Back
Back

To shape the crown:

  • knit 8 stitches knit 2 together across round
  • knit
  • knit 7 stitches knit 2 together across round
  • knit
  • continue until 8 stitches remain, break strand and pull through remaining stitches

 

I prefer Clover Bamboo Circular Knitting Needles.

Happy knitting!

 

Beacon Tate

 

Original Felt Drawing – Beautiful Blue Dress

This is an Original Felt Drawing – Beautiful Blue Dress created by Beacon Tate.

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July 17, 2016

Thankful for all the people whom have touched my life!

Category Drawing

Original Felt Drawing – Beautiful Blue Dress

Original Felt Drawing –Beautiful Blue Dress

Felt drawing in my Strathmore Sketch Book.

Spring / Summer 2016 collect.

Beacon Tate