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Something Blue Stole By Marie Haigh
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This stole symbolizes the structure of a happy marriage. The knitted columns ebb and flow into each other just as one half of a married couple shoulders the majority of the responsibilities and... More > provides unconditional love during times of hardship. Later, such support is reciprocated by the other half of the married couple. Knit the stole as a gift for a bride, as an anniversary present or as homage to your own happy marriage. Though the stole is not reversible, each side is unique and worthy of being shown off. May the stole bring you or your loved one many years of marriage bliss. Recommended Knitting Skill level: Easy Finished Measurements: Width: 16 inches/41cm, stretching to 20 inches/51cm and Length: 60 inches/152cm Required Materials: Yarn A: Unique Sheep Sushi Socks, 6 skeins; Yarn B: Unique Sheep Eos, 1 skein; and Size US 3/3mm needles, or size to obtain gauge.< Less
Double Happiness By Marie Haigh
eBook (PDF): $5.00
Double Happiness is a blessing traditionally bestowed upon a Chinese bride and groom, meaning ‘May you have twice as much happiness and half as much sadness in your marriage’. The front... More > side of this pillow cover design features the Chinese symbol meaning Double Happiness. The backside of the pillow is plain except for lines of eyelets through which ribbon or other embellishments can be woven through. Additionally, the backside is knit in two pieces for easy insertion and removal of a small pillow. Recommended Knitting Skill level: Intermediate Finished Measurements: 8.5 inches * 8.5 inches/21.6cm * 21.6cm [To fit a 9-inch/22.9-cm square pillow or pillow form snugly] Required Materials: 1 skein of SIS Yarns Pure Merino Lace-weight; 1 pair US 0/2mm needles, or size to obtain gauge; Row counter; Tapestry, or blunt sewing, needle; and a 9-inch/22.9cm square ready-made pillow or pillow form< Less
O Tannenbaum Skirt By Marie Haigh
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O Tannenbaum Skirt was inspired collectively by Naturally Spun’s yarn, a man’s tie, and a spruce tree. May it bring inspiration and joy to your holiday season! Knit in tie-shaped... More > sections, this project remains portable until the very end when the “ties” are seamed together. Skirt decorations are optional; the skirt may be decorated in any of the suggested methods or with any of your own creative ideas. The segments are also beautiful unadorned. Spinners may choose to substitute their own hand-dyed and handspun yarn for the Naturally Spun yarn. Recommended Knitting Skill level: Intermediate. Basic crochet skill also required. Finished Measurements (after blocking): Circumference of skirt: 49 inches/125 cm Length from top of skirt to tie point: 34 inches/86 cm< Less
Anastasia's Alpaca Shawl By Marie Haigh
eBook (PDF): $4.00
This is a shawl that surely even Cinderella would have wanted to wear. Yet, it was given to her step-sister Anastasia. The shawl is knit in lightweight alpaca wool, lending it softness without... More > heaviness. Several beads are woven into the front of the shawl to provide not only a hint of shimmer but also a lovely drape. The simple design allows the shawl to be serviceable for everyday wear. Take it from home to work to out on the town. The simple design also equates to an easy yet entertaining knit. Finished Measurements (After blocking): Width at top of shawl: 56 inches/142 cm Length: 28 inches/71 cm Yarn: Lace-weight Alpaca wool, 800 yards. Materials needed: One 40-inch/100 cm circular needle in size 1/2.5 mm, 570 8mm seed beads, One place marker, Row counter, and a Sewing Needle with which to string the beads on. Recommended Knitting Skill level: Easy.< Less