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Aug 21, 2019 13:09:22   #
Very nice outfits. Please let us know when you have the pattern available.
 
Aug 12, 2019 10:09:14   #
Try here. The patterns are free. http://aranpatternarchive.com/
Jul 5, 2019 01:42:27   #
Write to Sublime for help at knitting-helpline@sirdar.co.uk
Jun 8, 2019 01:12:22   #
Hello Woolikins,

Thank you so much for your responses.

I read both what you wrote and the pattern many, many, many times and I finally got it. I had time after all tonight and I knit a piece with 3 shells and it worked out for me. I started and ended with the right number of stitches and when I got the m. 2 wraps going in the right direction, the stitches all fell into place. I was very slow though, I'm afraid the sweater is going to take me a long time but I am ready to start now.

Thanks again.

Pauline
Jun 7, 2019 07:40:32   #
Woolikins,

Thank you for your reply. I will not have time for a few days to get back to knitting but I will keep you posted on my progress.

Pauline
Jun 7, 2019 01:39:49   #
Hello again,

I have been trying out the pattern tonight and I now understand how the stitch count increases and then decreases back through the 12 pattern rows. This is a big step for me. I almost have it.

However I still have two areas I am not sure of.

1. I am not sure which direction to wrap the yarn for the m. 2. The m. 2 in rows 1, 5, 8 takes place after a knit stitch which means the yarn starts off at the back. On these rows do I bring the yarn to the front by putting it between the needles and return it to the back by wrapping it over the top of the right needle or do I wrap it over the top of the right needle to the front and return it to the back by going between the two needles? On row 9, the m. 2 takes place after a purl stitch which means the yarn starts off at the front. Do I bring the yarn over the top of the right needle to the back and then bring it forward to the front again by going between the needles or do I take the yarn to the back by going between the needles and then return to the front by going over the top of the right needle?

2. How do I knit and purl the 2 loops created by the m. 2? Do I knit and purl into the front of them or do I knit and purl into the back of them?

I know the Woolikins addressed the direction of the wrap in her response, however I still don't understand as the stitches don't seem to be working for me. Perhaps the way I am knitting and purling these stitches is the problem.

Thanks again.
 
Jun 6, 2019 21:04:39   #
Love the set!
Jun 6, 2019 20:52:16   #
Thank you all for the advice. I will try to do a sample of the pattern before I start the sweater.
Jun 4, 2019 08:01:48   #
Recently Woolikins posted the Pippy Shelly 3 Piece Baby Set pattern (http://the-old-yarn.com.au/woolikins-wonders/2019/04/15/pippy-shell-3-piece-baby-knitted-set-free-pattern/). Her posting showed the vintage pattern (http://theillawarracallcottfamily.files.wordpress.com/2012/11/pippy-shell-layette.pdf) knit with a modern yarn. Thank you Woolikins for the post. The set is beautiful and I would like to make it for my granddaughter and have purchased the suggested yarn.

However in reading over the pattern I do not understand the direction: m. 2 = make 2 (by putting wool over needle twice). Is this a double yarn over (yarn forward) or is it a make 1 with two wraps around the needle? Another thought, is it a knit 2 together with two wraps around the needle? Also after row 1 in the vintage pattern there is the sentence: Where the m2 occurs always work 2 stitches, except in row 9. What does this mean?

As you can see, I am very confused. Also I don't believe there is meant to be any increases in the number of stitches. Any advice you can give will be very much appreciated. I would like to try a few rows of the pattern with some waste yarn to get it right before I use the expensive yarn I bought. I have never purchased yarn this expensive before and I don't want to ruin it be ripping it out over and over.

Hoping to hear from you.

Pauline
May 28, 2019 22:11:21   #
Realistic animals and birds are hard to find. You might have to start with something that is toy like and revise it.

Using this as a starting point: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/search?query=#pc=animal&sort=best&view=captioned_thumbs&page=1

I picked out the following and I only looked through a few of the pages:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/river-otter-3
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/rabbit-hole-knits/patterns
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/frog--lily-pad-playset
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/laura-sutcliffes-ravelry-store/patterns?page=1
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hedgehogs
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/black-otter-rex
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/claire-garland-dot-pebbles-ravelry-store/patterns
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/owl-collection
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/planetjune/patterns
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/wee-woodland-wuzzies
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/fuzzy-mittens-ravelry-store/patterns?page=1
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/amigurumi-otter-family
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/spin-a-yarn-crochet/patterns?page=1
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fox-in-a-box
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/dutch-rabbit
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/gansey-bird
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/vixie-fennec--reyn-blackfoot-fox
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/chunky-skunk
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/lifelike-cardinal-bird
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/blue-tit

Also there is a member here who has a special talent for knitting birds. I don't believe she sells her patterns but looking at the pictures could give you ideas: http://www.knittingparadise.com/user-topic-list?usernum=95505
May 10, 2019 14:45:10   #
Check out her Instagram page: http://www.instagram.com/marycrochee/?fbclid=IwAR1tzUxvYsl6E7qy4vAUs6TSCpxf28b7RCrPzaUPY-QwEfLdrOk82BmMpLs

and her blog

http://blogs.opovo.com.br/blogdaclara/2018/05/02/yta-loja-mary-croche-e-sua-incrivel-historia/

She creates the dresses for sale and I don't believe she sells the patterns.
 
May 10, 2019 14:30:01   #
Wonderful story. Thank you for sharing.
May 7, 2019 19:37:48   #
This one http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/childs-aran-pullover-2 is available in the pdf of a book that is sold at http://www.leisurearts.com/the-complete-book-of-raglan-sweaters-knit-ebook.html

Here is a good source of sweaters, many raglan shoulders, maybe you could revise them to knit top down. http://aranpatternarchive.com/kids/sweaters/
Apr 24, 2019 21:20:39   #
Sparkler24 wrote:
I got an error message that says page not found


Try this link: http://www.antiquepatternlibrary.org/html/warm/catalog.htm
Apr 17, 2019 00:13:27   #
Is there something here?

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/search#pc=washcloth&craft=knitting&query=sailboat&sort=best&view=captioned_thumbs
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