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Punchinello Caps for Knitting Needles to Knit
by Ann Budd


Ann Budd’s adaptation of “Punchinello Caps for Knitting Needles” from Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 11.
A Profile of Rowan Yarns
A Profile of Rowan Yarns
by Linda Pratt

And a Kaffe Fassett-Inspired Scarf to Knit from Rowan.
Peruvian Purse Elements to Knit

Peruvian Figure Purse Elements to Knit
by Ann Budd

Women in Peru and Bolivia have made and used knitted figure purses called monederos (coin purses) for centuries. The two shown here were purchased in a market in Cuzco, Peru. (For more on figure purses, see “Andean Knitted Figure Purses: Monederos for Your Money” by Cynthia LeCount Samaké in the January/February 2009 issue of PieceWork.)

Norwegian Stockings to Knit

Norwegian Stockings to Knit
Download the instructions and charts for traditional fancy patterned knitted stockings.

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Knitted Together Through Time And An "All Shall Be Well Shawl" to Knit
By Jacqueline Blix

The author revisits a family heirloom shawl knit by Joseph Sheldon Long, a World War I soldier, father, grandfather, and knitter.

Knit Baby's First Sock
Ann Budd adapted this pattern from Victorian England’s Weldon’s Practical Needlework (see “A Brief History of Weldon’s Practical Needlework,” PieceWork, January/February 2006)
Knit a Child's Vest (245 KB)
Looking for a project to knit for a six- to seven-year-old that satisfies his or her fashion sense yet will keep them warm and toasty during the cold winter months? Check out our knitted vest! We used tapestry yarn, most often used for needlepoint, to achieve the thick, padded effect. This is an easy project to personalize: just use the child’s favorite colors and add novelty buttons.
Knit Cuffs with a Cable Twist
Deborah Pulliam adapted this pattern from Victorian England’s Weldon’s Practical Needlework (see “A Brief History of Weldon’s Practical Needlework,” PieceWork, January/February 2006)

Knit, Embroider, and Felt a "Scribble" Pillow

A decorative “scribble” pillow will brighten up any decor. Designer Leigh Radford shares her inspired experimentation with knitting, embroidering, and then felting. The step-by-step instructions make the process innovative and fun.

Knit Father Christmas
by Ann Budd

A knitted Father Christmas doll from England that Kate Buck received as a gift probably in 1955 has played a major role in the her passion for knitting. In addition, the doll was one of her most-beloved childhood toys. Our re-created version will delight children of all ages. Web-Exclusive Project.

Knit Hilton Lace Edging for Pillowcases

Dress up pillowcases with a delicate and lacy knitted edging. Web-Exclusive Project.

Knit a Lace Bookmark

Create a knitted lace sampler and a bookmark in one project! Web-Exclusive Project.

Knit a Lace Edging from "The Fireside"

Take a step back in time to the 1880s! The instructions for this delicate lace edging originally appeared in a weekly household column, which ran in a Manchester, New Hampshire, newspaper from 1881 to 1884. Expanded instructions and contemporary thread make this a great project for today’s knitters. Web-Exclusive Project

Knit a Ribbed Scarf with Crocheted Edging

Ann Budd adapted this pattern from Victorian England’s Weldon’s Practical Needlework (see “A Brief History of Weldon’s Practical Needlework,” PieceWork, January/February 2006)

Knit Your Own Greeting Cards

Make your own greeting cards by knitting one of the three charming motifs shown here and affixing them to note cards. Or make a miniature knitted quilt for a sweet addition to a doll’s crib or buggy. Web-Exclusive Project.


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