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Mechita legwarmers

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Mechita leg warmers make 2:

You will need:   100g/ 400m Mechita by malabrigo (col. Mandragora)

Needles Double pointed needles  x 2,5mm, and 3,25mm

stitches used : Rib : k2, p2  in the round

Stocking stitch : Knit every row ( in the round )

Divide the wool into 2 x ball of 50g

Using the smaller size needles, cast on 80 sts, and join in the round placing a marker between 1st and last st.

Work 4 cm in 2 x 2 rib.  (22 rows)

Change to larger needles and work in St. st. until leg measures 35cm from beginning.

Work another 9cm in 2 x 2 rib or until yarn runs low, then cast off in rib.

Weave in ends.

 

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Sendai

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A clever asymmetric design, this folded rectangle with sleeves ,collar and welt is knitted in a combination of 4 X 50g Kinu pure silk and 8 X 20g Sensai silk mohair on 3,5mm needles. This pattern is  available to buy on Ravelry.com.

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Pink Bubbles!

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pinkbubbles_02 pinkbubblesThis warm , snuggly winter accessory in a bubble motif, has buttons at the top enabling you to wear it as a hood and collar at the same time. It is knitted lengthwise with 3 yarns held together on 5 and 6 mm needles.

This pattern is sold in both the E- shop and Kaleidoscope FR or EN price 4 euros

For this pattern you will need :

150g Alpaga fingering/ 500m ( la Droguerie Rose Pétale )

50g / 500m mohair PLUMETTE bébé phoque

40g / 480m kid silk mohair (2 X SENSAI- pale blush -Ito yarns)

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Gima poncho

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8 different colours in Gima 8.5 from ITO a light papery cotton yarn are used to create this poncho with a lovely drape – basic knitting skills required – This pattern is available  to buy in our E-shop price 3 euros.

For this pattern you will need :

8 X 25g of GIMA 8.5 / needles : 4mm

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Ica Poncho

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ica_01Is the ‘must have’ item for your winter wardrobe. So soft and warm this cozy poncho, is easy to knit and easy to wear ! This two tone striped pattern in recto/verso is fun to make.

Pattern available to buy from our E-SHOP in  EN/FR  price 3,50 euros.

You will need 2 X 195g of Kid Mohair  (+/-  960m) from La  Droguerie ( colours used here  Anthracite / Tourterelle)

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