Tea Cozies 2
Your edition of this book may require the following corrections, these appear in bold:
Toast – 88
Black Spotty – 92
Little Black Dress
Page 16 – Sides
Row 18: K1, p1 to end.
Row 2: K1, p1 to end.
Page 16–17 – Camelia
Row 4: P1, p1tbs, p1tfs (4 sts).
Rows 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 18, 20, 22, 24 and 26 require purl to end adding to instructions.
Page 24 – Materials
Needle and thread for beading and nail polish not required for this project.
Page 32 – Tension
16 sts and 22 rows to 4in (10cm) over stocking stitch using 5.5mm needle and double yarn, unstretched
Page 35 – Working the squares
Replace A yarn with M in all instances.
Page 38 – Join for top
Next round: Using the circular needle and M work across both sides (100 sts). Work 3 rows in M.
Round 4: (K7, k2tog) to end 80 sts.
Cont as set until the row (k3, k3tog) to end has been worked (40 sts).
Break off C and cont in M only.
Round 4: (K2tog, yo) to end.
Round 5: Knit, working all yo sts.
Using M and the circular needle, cast on 96 sts and work 8 rows in the round.
Making up – add handle instructions
To make the handle cover a short length of pipe cleaner in blanket stitch and attach to the side of the cup.
Page 43 – Sides
Cast on 29 sts using 5.5mm needles.
Row 1: K to end.
Row 2: *(p1, k3); rep from * to last st, p1.
These two rows form the garter stitch rib pattern. Work in patt for 40 rows.
Next row: K3 *(k2tog, k2); rep from * to last 2 sts, k2tog (22 sts).
Next row: *(P1, k2); rep from * to last st, p1.
Next row: K2, *(k2tog, k1); rep from * to last 2 sts, k2tog (15 sts).
Leaves – 2nd next row:
Next row: S1l, k1, psso, k to end.
Next row: K2tog, k to end.
Break yarn and thread through rem sts.
Page 51 – Sides
Alternative rib pattern instruction if stitches required cannot be achieved.
Next row: Rib 4, *(m1, rib 1); rep from * to last 2 sts, rib 2 (57 sts).
Page 54 – Jumper
Next row: K2 tog, k4, k2 tog, turn.
Work 5 rows in g-st on the first set of sts only (6sts) then cast off. Rejoin yarn and work dec row, then 5 rows g-st on the second set of sts.
Page 55 – T-shirt (make 2)
Second row and all even number rows: p to end.
Using smaller needles and an oddment of fine yarn, cast on 16 sts and work 15 rows in g-st.
To finish off
Join back seam.
I Love T
Page 58 – Body
Rows 9–22: Work motif from chart, placing it centrally.
Delete – Rows 15–21: As rows 3–8, ending on a knit row.
Using R, cast on 3 sts.
Row 1: Inc in first st, k1, inc in last st (5sts).
Row 2: P2 into first st, p1, p2 into next st, p1, p2 into next st (8sts).
Next row: K2tog, k1, k2tog, k1, k2tog (5sts).
Next row: P2tog, p1, p2tog (3sts).
Tie knot through last st and use running stitch to go round the edge of knitted circle. Pull tight to form bobble.
27 sts x 14 rows
Page 64 – Special techniques
M1p: increase by picking up the loop between the stitch just knitted and the next stitch, and purling into the back of it
Page 67 – Sides
Next row: *Rib 3, inc in next st; rep from * to last st, p1 (51 sts).
Row 16: K3, p2, (p2tog tbl, k3, m1p, p5, m1p, k3, p2tog, p3) twice, p2togtbl, k3, m1p, p2, k3.
Page 68 – Tension
16 sts and 22 rows to 4in (10cm) over stocking stitch using 5.5mm needle and double yarn, stretched
Page 74 – Sides
Using two strands of violet, and 4mm needles, cast on 33 sts and k 1 row.
Row 1: Using violet, *(k3, wyb, sl1 p-wise); rep from * to last st, k1.
Page 78 – Sides
Next row: (P1, inc1); rep to last st, p1 (61 sts).
Page 83 – Sides
Using a strand of yarn from each ball and 4.5mm needles, cast on 39 sts and work 4 rows g-st. Change to 5mm needles and work in pattern for 40 rows (2 reps).
Butterfly stitch pattern
Rows 1, 3, 5, 7 and 9 (RS): K2, *(sl5wyif, k5); rep from * to last 7 sts, sl5wyif, k2.
Rows 2, 4, 6 and 8: K1, p to last st, k1.
Row 10 (RS): K1, p3, *(insert right needle up through the loose strands at the front of work and transfer them to the left needle, p the next st so the strands slip over the top and are held by it, p9); rep from * across row, ending last rep p4.
Rows 11, 13, 15, 17 and 19: K7, *(sl5wyif, k5); rep from *to last 2 sts, k2.
Rows 12, 14, 16 and 18: K1, p to last st, k1.
Row 20: K1, p8, *(insert right needle up through the loose strands at the front of work and transfer them to the left needle, p the next st so the strands slip over the top and are held by it, p9); rep from * ending last rep p8, k1.
Break off yarn and place sts on a holder.
Work the second side to match but do not break off yarn.
Joining the sides [previously join top]
Row 1: K2, *(sl5wyif, skpo, k1, k2tog); rep from * to last 7 sts, sl5wyif, sl1, k tog 1 st from needle and 1 st from holder, k1, cont from * across sts from holder to last 7 sts, sl5wyif, k2tog (64 sts).
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: K2, (sl5wyif, k3); rep to last 6 sts, slwyif, k1 (64 sts).
Row 4: Purl.
Row 5: Skpo, *(s15wyif, sl1, k2tog, psso); rep from * to last 6 sts, sl5wyif, k1 (49 sts).
Row 6: Purl all sts.
Row 7: K1, *(sl5wyif, k1) to end (49 sts).
Row 8: P3, *(insert RH needle up through loose stands at front of work and transfer them to LH needle, purl next st so they slip over the top and are held by it, p5); rep from * ending last rep p3.
[Row 9 removed – following rows re-numbered].
Row 9: K1, *(skpo, k1, k2tog, k1) to end (33 sts).
Row 10: Purl.
Row 11: *(K1, skpo) to end (22 sts).
Row 12: Purl.
Row 13: (K2tog) to end (11sts).
Row 14: Purl.
Row 15: Inc in each st to end (22 sts).
Work 5 rows st st.
Cat and Mouse
Page 86 – Sides
Using one strand of white and one strand of grey mix together and 5mm needles, cast on 29 sts and work in pattern:
Page 91 – Cable pattern
If problem with cable row occurred use following text:
Row 3: (cable row) K3, *(p2, C6B); rep from * to last 5 sts, p2, k3.
Row 4: K3, *(k2, p6); rep from * to last 5 sts, k5.
These 2 rows form the pattern and should be substituted for rows 3-8 in the book. Rep until work measures 6in (15cm), ending with a cable row.
Second eyelet row (WS): K1, p2, *(yo, p2tog, p3); rep from * to last 5 sts, p2tog, yo, k1.
Page 94 – Sides
Row 4: K2M, p1M *(p4A, p4M); rep from * 4 times, p4A, k2M.
Row 5: K2M, *(k4A, k4M); rep from * 4 times, k4A, k3M.
Row 6: K2M, p2M *(p2A, p6M); rep from * 4 times, p2A, p1M, k2M.
Page 96 – Special techniques
Sl1p: slip 1 st purlwise (with yarn in front of work)
Within pattern instructions all instances of sl1 should be sl1p.
Strawberries & Cream
Pages 109–110 – see pdf for corrected project.
Page 116 – Materials
Sirdar Balmoral DK (125m per 50g ball)
Page 118 – Moss stitch pattern
Row 1: P1, k1 to end.
Row 2: K1, p1 to end.
Page 119 – Headdress
First column needs to start with Scalloped border and following text.
Using 3mm needles and Goldfingering, cast on 2 sts, leaving a long tail. Work the first scallop thus:
Row 1 and every alt row: Knit.
Row 2: K1, m1, k1 (3 sts).
Cont to inc on every alt row until there are 6 sts.
Rows 9, 11, and 13: Knit.
Row 10: K1, k2tog, k3 (5 sts).
Row 12: K1, k2tog, k2 (4 sts).
Row 14: K1, k2tog, k1 (3 sts).
Row 15: K1, k2tog (2 sts).
Row 16: K2.
Beg the patt again from row 2 and work to row 16. Rep until there are 16 scallops in total. Cast off.
Assembling the headdress
Sew beads and sequins to the narrow central panel using invisible thread and placing approx 1/2in (1cm) apart.
Beehive & Blossom
Page 124 – Shape top
Row 1: P2, k2, p4; *(k2, skpo, k2tog, k2)*; (p4, k2) twice; p4; work from * to * once more, p4, k2, p2 (44 sts).
Rows 2, 6, 10, 14 and 18: Knit all k sts; purl all p sts.
Row 3: P2, k2, p4; *(k1, skpo, k2tog, k1)*; (p4, k2) twice; p4; work from * to * once more; p4, k2, p2 (40 sts).
Rows 4, 8, 12, 16 and 20: Purl.
Row 5: P5, k2, p1; *(skpo, k2tog)*; p1; (k2, p4) twice; k2, p1; rep from * to * again; p1, k2, p5 (36 sts).
Row 7: P5, k2; *(skpo, k2tog)*; (k2, p4) twice; k2; work from * to * again; k2, p5 (32 sts).
Row 9: P2, k2, p2; *(skpo, k2tog)*; p2, k2, p4, k2, p2, work from * to * again; p2, k2, p2 (28 sts).
Row 11: P2, k2, p1; *(skpo, k2tog)*; p1, k2, p4, k2, p1, work from * to * again; p1, k2, p2 (24 sts).
Row 13: P4, *(skpo, k2tog)*; p3, k2, p3, work from * to * again; p4 (20 sts).
Row 15: P3, *(skpo, k2tog)*; p2, k2, p2, work from * to * again; p3 (16 sts).
Row 17: P2, *(skpo, k2tog)*; p4, work from * to * again; p2 (12 sts).
Row 19: P1, *(skpo, k2tog)*; p2, work from * to * again; p1 (8 sts).
Break off yarn and work second piece to match but do not break off sts.
Page 125 – Bees
Row 1: Using black 4-ply, k1, yf, k1, yf, k1 into chosen stitch, turn.
Row 2: Purl all sts. 5 sts.
Rows 3–4: Using gold, work 2 rows in st st.
Work a further 6 rows in st st, alternating black and gold every 2 rows.
Row 11: Slip first 4 black sts over 5th st, then k 5th st using M.
Break off yarn, leaving approx 20in (52cm) of gold for wings.
Using a darning needle, bring end of gold yarn through to RS at edge of a gold stripe. Using 2mm crochet hook make 5ch, then work 4ss into first 4ch. Pull yarn through rem st, thread end through darning needle and take to WS of work. Bring yarn up on opposite side of stripe and make a second wing in the same way. Fasten off.
Page 133 – Fan and feather
Row 4: Purl.
Grafting on legs
Row 7: K1, *(k2tog) 3 times, (yo, k1) 6 times, (k2tog) 3 times; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 8: Purl.
Row 1 (RS): Knit.
Row 2: Purl.
Row 3: K1, *(k2tog) 3 times, k1, (yo, k1) 5 times, (k2tog) 3 times; rep from * to end.
Row 15: K1, *(k2tog) twice, (yo, k1) twice, (k2tog) twice; rep from * to last st, k1.