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fur wool patterns

10th January 2017
Faithfull
Inspired by the casual nonchalance and effortlessly cool attitude of two of our favourite rock chicks (Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders and Marianne Faithfull) these two new fur patterns are designed to be simple to knit and easy to wear.

Perfect for layering up in the colder months   and adding some cosy texture to any outfit. Knitted in fur wool, a natural yarn made from 97% British wool with a 3% nylon binder.

Design leaflets feature full colour photography by Yuki Sugiura.
Available as printed pattern leaflets from your LYS or online stockist or downloadable PDFs.

Faithfull

An essential sleeveless vest knitted in stocking stitch in natural fur wool with patch pockets to detail.

Faithfull is available to purchase as a downloadable pdf. buy now
Pretender

A fur shawl knitted in basic garter stitch and with simple increasing to create a triangular shape with integral ties.

Pretender is available to purchase as a downloadable pdf. buy now

 

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knit kit sleeves

28th November 2016
EK 1116 016

Simple pattern ‘sleeves’ to load with your choice of yarn colour to create a stylish knit kit – and the perfect gift.

Each project can be knitted in just one night!

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gossypium cotton FREE patterns

7th July 2016
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Three FREE patterns for three beautiful and simple projects to make in soft gossypium cotton to welcome new baby.

Curly Wurly

A little circle of lacy crochet fastened with a little button to create a pretty necklace.
(Available in UK and USA crochet terms.)

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Cottontail RabbitCottontail Rabbit

A rabbit shaped toy knitted in simple garter stitch using easy decreasing and increasing and finished with an embroidered face, pom pom tail and tied with a ribbon bow.

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A to Zzz BlankyA to Zzz Blanky

A little blanket to welcome baby, knitted in stocking / stockinette stitch with a garter stitch edge. A personalised letter (choose from A to Z from the chart provided) is worked in reverse stocking stitch in the centre of the blanket.

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gossypium cotton – baby collection

13th June 2016
gossypium cotton RGB

A new collection of six classic baby designs in knit and crochet. Individual design leaflets in poster pattern format featuring full colour photography, schematic drawings and clear instructions.

Cotton is a soft, fluffy, staple fibre, sustainable to grow , naturally breathable and hypoallergenic making it comfortable to wear. I am proud to know that through every stage of its creation – from the selection of the highest quality of raw cotton fibre from the plants in the fields surrounding the eco-friendly mill in Haryana, India – through spinning, dyeing and balling, ‘gossypium cotton‘ is crafted for you with care.

Bubble & Squeak

Bubble: A basic hat worked in garter stitch with simple shaping and cute ‘Mary-Jane’ style shoes to match, fastened with a little button.
Squeak: A basic hat worked in 2 x 2 rib and little “chucker” boots knitted in stocking / stockinette stitch with 1 x 1 rib cuffs.

Bubble & Squeak is available as a downloadable pdf buy now
Jammy & Dodger

Jammy: A simply styled garter stitch ‘T’ shaped cardigan with integral shaping at armhole and neck and with five little buttons and turned back cuffs.
Dodger: A sporty sweatshirt inspired sweater knitted in basic stocking stitch with raglan sleeves, using simple increasing and decreasing. With a longer back hem and rib stitch neckline detail.

Jammy & Dodger is available as a downloadable pdf buy now
Crumpet

available in UK and USA crochet terms
A pretty tea-time cardigan worked in a puff stitch crochet pattern with integral sleeves and a little picot edge and five buttons to detail.

Crumpet is available as a downloadable pdf buy now
Pop & Treacle

Pop: ‘Grandad’ shirt style sweater worked in stocking / stockinette stitch with all important shirt tail and two button placket detail.
Treacle: Simple leggings worked in stocking / stockinette stitch with gusset shaping and elasticated waistband for baby’s comfort.

Pop & Treacle is available as a downloadable pdf buy now
Muffin

A simply styled sleeveless gilet worked in garter stitch with integral shaping and one little button and pocket detail.

Muffin is available as a downloadable pdf  buy now
Rhubarb & Waffle

available in UK and USA crochet terms
Rhubarb: An essential five colour striped pram blanket worked in a basic double crochet stitch.
Waffle: An essential blanket to welcome baby worked in a classic crochet stitch pattern.

Rhubarb & Waffle is available as a downloadable pdf buy now

 

Whilst we take every care to check and double check all of our patterns, unfortunately sometimes errors do occur. Please click here for errata.

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Studio Linen Collection

19th February 2016
Studio Linen Collection
A collection of individual design leaflets featuring simple patterns that are classic and wearable. Studio Linen is cool to the touch and has a delicate drape making it perfect for summer garments that will get better with wear and age.

Design leaflets feature beautiful studio photography by Yuki Sugiura, clear instructions and visual schematics.

Siena

A simple short-sleeved top knitted in stocking / stockinette stitch with a subtle sheer yoke.

Siena is available to purchase as a downloadble pdf buy now
Sicily

A summer sweatshirt worked in stocking / stockinette stitch and reverse stocking / stockinette stitch with a raised stitch centre front detail, shaped side vents and a longer back tail.

Sicily is available to purchase as a downloadable pdf buy now

 

Amalfi

An oversized lace, cable and bobble stitch sweater.

Amalfi is available to purchase as a downloadable pdf buy now

 

Palermo

A short-sleeved round neck, edge to edge cardigan knitted in stocking / stockinette stitch, with integral front and sleeve bands and side vents.

Palermo is available to purchase as a downloadable pdf buy now

 

Sorrento

A jacket style edge to edge cardigan worked in reverse stocking / stockinette stitch and stocking / stockinette stitch with yarn used double and integral rib front selvedge bands, revere collar and patch pockets.

Sorrento is available to purchase as a downloadable pdf buy now

 

Ravello

A sleeveless tunic knitted in stocking / stockinette stitch with contrast rib neck and armholes, side vent and longer back hem.

Ravello is available to purchase as a downloadable pdf buy now

 

Capri

A wide fitting short sleeved, cropped sweater knitted in broad two-colour stripes.

Capri is available to purchase as a downloadble pdf buy now

 

Taormina

A simple sweater knitted in a four-row lace stitch pattern with a soft, low vee neckline and three quarter length sleeves.

Taormina is available to purchase as a downloadable pdf buy now

 

Positano

A simple vest top knitted in stocking / stockinette stitch with soft scoop neck and little side vent details.

Positano is available to purchase as a downloadable pdf buy now

 

Whilst we take every care to check and double check all of our patterns, unfortunately sometimes errors do occur. Please click here for errata.

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Design Leaflets

20th August 2015
Design leaflets
Individual design leaflets, featuring hand-drawn sketches or photographs and easy to follow instructions. Projects for all abilities from quick accessories using just 1 or 2 hanks of wool, to simple styled garments and inspiring crochet designs.

Patterns for knit and crochet using fur, maxi and vintage wools.

These timeless classics with a fashion twist will become old friends that you will return to knit again and again.

 

 

 

Whilst we take every care to check and double check all of our patterns, sometimes errors do occur. Please click here for errata.

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Vintage Collection

6th August 2015
Fur Capelet
A collection of patterns designed exclusively for Erika Knight by talented emerging knitwear designers. Inspired by timeless retro styles and using vintage wool, maxi wool and fur wool this collection features fabulous accessories that you will want to knit and wear again and again.

Update a classic coat with a cute fur caplet, practice your colour work with the floral fairisle mittens and poncho and look chic in an urban turban!

Designers

Emma Wright www.emmaknitted.co.uk

Felicity Thomas www.felicitythomas.wix.com

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Knit it Tonight

6th August 2015

A collar, scarf, hat with fur pom poms, hat with fur brim, mittens, socks, welly toppers and a headband.

Sometimes you just want a little inspiration on hand to make a little something as a last minute gift for a friend, or an event or just need some quick knitty gratification. Whatever the cause, need or reason I hope you may find something here that will ignite an idea.

British sheep are shorn, their fleeces selected, scoured, spun, dyed and ‘hanked’ all within 37 miles of the heritage Yorkshire Mill where its all British made.

Fur Collar

Collar knitted with fur wool in garter stitch and tied with a ribbon bow. Would work with vintage jewels or sequins sewn on too. Wear over T-shirt, shirt or sweater.

House Socks

Simple and stylish socks knitted on two needles with vintage wool, perfect for being comfortable at home or keeping you cosy in your winter boots.

Maxi Wool Hat with Fur Pom Pom

The simplest hat to make and quickly! Knit in maxi wool and top with a fur wool pom pom.

Maxi Wool Hat with Fur Brim

Another simple hat to make in maxi wool and quickly! This one with a fur wool cuff.

Fingerless Mittens

Simple stylish mittens to knit in vintage wool with long rib cuff to add cosy and colour to any outfit.

Cable Scarf with Fur Pom Poms

Giant cable knitted in maxi wool with fur wool pom pons.

Maxi Wool Headband

Simple and stylish headband knitted with maxi wool in rib and stocking stitch.

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Knit for Baby

6th August 2015
KnitforBaby Front

A poster pattern of six simple and easy projects to knit for baby, in British blue and fur wool yarns.

A sweater, leg warmers, blanket, stitch cardigan, hat and a little fur gilet.

Six essential pieces to knit for baby. Really easy to make using basic stitches and simple to personalise with embroidery, patching, striping, tipping and trimming. Perfect for layering to keep baby cosy and cool all year through, and all made with the very best of British wool.

Wool is the perfect fibre for pampering baby, natural soft, warm in winter and cool in summer, wicking moisture away from the skin to keep baby ultimately comfortable. erika knight British blue wool is 100% British Bluefaced Leicester, spun from the premier fleeces of this handsome sheep, and considered by many as Britain’s answer to cashmere.

Leg Warmers

Easy peasy strips of knitting in K2, P2 rib and stocking stitch sewn up to create a tube to make a leg warmer. Make them in one colour or two, three or even multi colour stripes, random or even.

Little Fur Gilet

A very simple vest knitted in basic garter stitch and made in natural fur wool to layer over lighter weight pieces to keep baby snug.

Stitch Cardigan

The simplest of shapes knitting in moss / seed stitch with wide comfortable neck, short cap raglan sleeves and fastened with a single button.

Garter Stitch Blanky

An essential blanket in basic knit stitch, great to familiarise yourself with knitting whilst waiting  for baby to arrive. Make it as a ‘welcome’ gift for baby or a cosy accessory for outdoors in the stroller. Every row is knitting in knit stitch but with wide border in a contrast colour.

Sweater

A basic long sleeve sweater knitting in stocking stitch throughout. Easy to ‘pop over’ baby’s head without any tears, with a wide roll neck and simple button fastening. Add your own details with side vents and iron on (washable) elbow patches in ditsy floral print or fine shirting stripe.

Hat

The easiest and quickest hat ever on two needles! Made entirely in stocking stitch. Simply shaped at the brim by using smaller size needles and simple decreases at the crown. Use this pattern as a basic, make it in plain colour, stripes, as given here, add a little embroidery or Liberty print fabric bow.

 

This poster pattern is also available in French and Spanish translation.

 

Errata

3. Stitch Cardigan
right front
should read: Cast on 27(31:35) sts and work 12.5(14:15.5)cm

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Knit for the Boys

6th August 2015
Knit for the Boys copy

A poster pattern collection of four classic menswear designs in maxi and vintage wools.

A chunky bi-colour jumper, a crew neck pullover with contrast colour tipping and integral elbow patches, an essential vee neck slipover, oh! and and a beanie hat to use up leftover yarn and colours.

Four designs to knit with ‘the boys’ in mind, using erika knight maxi wool and vintage wool. Simple to knit and make; with stylised shapings worked into the knitting where possible to make a feature and minimise sewing up.

The whole process of making the erika knight wool from shearing and scouring to spinning at Laxtons Mill in Yorkshire, is completed entirely in Britain.

Pauly Jumper

A good looking urban sweater knitted in stocking stitch and reverse stocking stitch with contrast colour tipping and integral elbow patches and optional pocket.

Bruce Vest

A simple and versatile slipover; worked in two pieces, and with no picking up stitches for neck or armbands, so ‘easy peasy’ and a lovely finish is guaranteed. Will look great in a classic, neutral or ‘pop’ colour especially with a contrast colour tipping at hem.

Clive Sweater

A great chunky bi-colour ‘weekend’ sweater created by using strand of thick maxi wool and a strand of thinner vintage wool together.

Lil Bro’ Beanie Hat

A very quick hat to make, a basic pattern so that you can mix up the colours and yarns from the leftovers from the sweaters on this poster pattern.