Dovestone Natural Aran Collection - Pattern Book

Dovestone Natural Aran Collection - Pattern Book

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Dovestone Natural Aran Collection pattern book:

7 patterns to knit with Dovestone Natural Aran Yarn

  • Strokkur jumper by Ysolda Teague
  • Arika Cowl by Jane Richmond
  • Cara jumper by Gudrun Johnston
  • Terry's pullover by Carol Feller
  • Hopton Scarf by Jane Ellison
  • Winterlong cowl by Bristol Ivy
  • Hiro Petite children's cardigan by Julia Farwell-Clay

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Dovestone Natural Aran Pattern Book

Winterlong Scarf by Bristol Ivy A garter and tuck stitch cowl that uses increases and decreases to open and close a series of geometric, organic shapes: diamonds, buds, or blossoms. Winterlong is started from a provisional cast on, and worked flat to the knitter’s desired length. Skills needed: increasing, decreasing, provisional cast on, 3 needle bind off. Yarn: Baa Ram Ewe's Dovestone Natural Aran (170m in 100g) Yarn Quantities: 400 - 425 yards (366 - 389 m) Needles: 5mm straights (or 40cm circular) Size: 59” circumference, 7 1/4” depth

Winterlong Scarf by Bristol Ivy
A garter and tuck stitch cowl that uses increases and decreases to open and close a series of geometric, organic shapes: diamonds, buds, or blossoms. Winterlong is started from a provisional cast on, and worked flat to the knitter’s desired length. Skills needed: increasing, decreasing, provisional cast on, 3 needle bind off.

Yarn: Baa Ram Ewe's Dovestone Natural Aran (170m in 100g)
Yarn Quantities: 400 - 425 yards (366 - 389 m)

Needles: 5mm straights (or 40cm circular)
Size: 59” circumference, 7 1/4” depth

Terry's Pullover by Carol Feller The body of this sweater is knitted from the bottom up in one piece. Sleeves are knitted flat to make joining the yoke in the round easier.  Yarn: Baa Ram Ewe's Dovestone Natural Aran (170m in 100g) Yarn Quantities: 1000 - 1540 yards (914 - 1408 m) Needles: 4.5 mm x 80cm circular and straight, 4mm x 80cm circular and straight Notions: cable needle, stitch holders Finished Size: 37 (41¼, 44¾, 48¾, 53)" chest circumference.

Terry's Pullover by Carol Feller
The body of this sweater is knitted from the bottom up in one piece. Sleeves are knitted flat to make joining the yoke in the round easier. 

Yarn: Baa Ram Ewe's Dovestone Natural Aran (170m in 100g)
Yarn Quantities: 1000 - 1540 yards (914 - 1408 m)

Needles: 4.5 mm x 80cm circular and straight, 4mm x 80cm circular and straight
Notions: cable needle, stitch holders
Finished Size: 37 (41¼, 44¾, 48¾, 53)" chest circumference.

Cara by Gudrun Johnston This sweater is worked bottom up in the round, separating at the underarms to work the front and back flat. Shoulders are joined with a Three Needle Cast Off and stitches are then picked up around the armhole to work the sleeve. The sleeve cap is shaped using short rows. Yarn: Baa Ram Ewe's Dovestone Natural Aran (170m in 100g) Yarn Quantities: 1075 - 1900 yards (983 - 1737 m) Needles: 6.5mm circulars in 40, 60 and 80cm lengths plus DPNs, 5.5mm x 60cm circular Notions: Stitch markers

Cara by Gudrun Johnston
This sweater is worked bottom up in the round, separating at the underarms to work the front and back flat. Shoulders are joined with a Three Needle Cast Off and stitches are then picked up around the armhole to work the sleeve. The sleeve cap is shaped using short rows.

Yarn: Baa Ram Ewe's Dovestone Natural Aran (170m in 100g)
Yarn Quantities: 1075 - 1900 yards (983 - 1737 m)

Needles: 6.5mm circulars in 40, 60 and 80cm lengths plus DPNs, 5.5mm x 60cm circular
Notions: Stitch markers

Hopton by Jane Ellison Hopton is easy to knit, with a gradient created by combining two shades held together and alternating them. A little preparation is needed to make the skeins into balls ready to knit, for a smooth and enjoyable project. The result is a fun knit and a stunning, easy to wear wrap! Yarn: Baa Ram Ewe's Dovestone Natural Aran (170m in 100g) Yarn Quantities: 744 yards (680 m) = 1 skein each of Shades 1, 3, 4 and 5 Needles: 10mm straights Notions: Kitchen scales (to divide the balls during the preparation for knitting!) Size: One size = 35cm x 160cm (13.75 x 63")  

Hopton by Jane Ellison
Hopton is easy to knit, with a gradient created by combining two shades held together and alternating them. A little preparation is needed to make the skeins into balls ready to knit, for a smooth and enjoyable project. The result is a fun knit and a stunning, easy to wear wrap!

Yarn: Baa Ram Ewe's Dovestone Natural Aran (170m in 100g)
Yarn Quantities: 744 yards (680 m) = 1 skein each of Shades 1, 3, 4 and 5

Needles: 10mm straights
Notions: Kitchen scales (to divide the balls during the preparation for knitting!)
Size: One size = 35cm x 160cm (13.75 x 63")
 

Arika Cowl by Jane Richmond The first half is knit in a cushy 2 x 2 Ribbing creating a double layer of comfort while reducing bulk at the back neck. The second half transitions beautifully to an Eyelet Ribbing. The finished piece is blocked asymmetrically to create the flattering kerchief shape. Fringe is added to the outside border completing the look perfectly.  Yarn: Baa Ram Ewe's Dovestone Natural Aran (170m in 100g) Yarn Quantities: 170m Needles: 6.5mm straights

Arika Cowl by Jane Richmond
The first half is knit in a cushy 2 x 2 Ribbing creating a double layer of comfort while reducing bulk at the back neck. The second half transitions beautifully to an Eyelet Ribbing. The finished piece is blocked asymmetrically to create the flattering kerchief shape. Fringe is added to the outside border completing the look perfectly. 

Yarn: Baa Ram Ewe's Dovestone Natural Aran (170m in 100g)
Yarn Quantities: 170m

Needles: 6.5mm straights

Hiro Petite by Julia Farwell-Clay Yarn: Baa Ram Ewe's Dovestone Natural Aran (170m in 100g) Yarn Quantities: 3-4 skeins MC, 1 skein each CC1 & CC2 Needles: 5mm x 60cm circular and DPNs, 4mm x 60cm circular and DPNs Notions: stitch markers, 5-6 x 20cm buttons Sizes: 4 (6, 8, 10, 12, 14) years. Finished Chest: 23 (25, 27, 29, 31, 33)”

Hiro Petite by Julia Farwell-Clay

Yarn: Baa Ram Ewe's Dovestone Natural Aran (170m in 100g)
Yarn Quantities: 3-4 skeins MC, 1 skein each CC1 & CC2

Needles: 5mm x 60cm circular and DPNs, 4mm x 60cm circular and DPNs
Notions: stitch markers, 5-6 x 20cm buttons
Sizes: 4 (6, 8, 10, 12, 14) years. Finished Chest: 23 (25, 27, 29, 31, 33)”

Strokkur by Ysolda Teague Strokkur features a more refined fit than many traditional yoked sweaters. It is worked from the bottom up with gentle waist shaping. The yoke patterning is fairly short; to flatteringly frame the face and avoid bagginess around the underarm. Short rows are worked both above and below the stranded colourwork to create a scooped neckline.  Yarn: Baa Ram Ewe's Dovestone Natural Aran (170m in 100g) Yarn Quantities: MC: 700[755, 835, 895] (940, 995, 1055, 1110) [1185, 1260, 1305, 1365]yds / 640[690, 765, 820] (860, 910, 965, 1015) [1085, 1150, 1195, 1250]m. CC1 and CC2: 35[35, 40, 40] (40, 45, 50, 50) [50, 55, 55, 60]yds / 30[30, 35, 35] (35, 40, 40, 45) [45, 50, 50, 55]m. Needles: 4.5mm circular x 60-100cm plus DPNs Notions: stitch markers Sizes: Finished chest circumference: 30¼[33, 35½, 38¼] (41, 43½, 46¼, 49) [51½, 54¼, 57, 59 ½]” / 77[84, 90, 97] (104, 110.5, 117.5, 124.5) [131, 138, 145, 151]cm. 

Strokkur by Ysolda Teague
Strokkur features a more refined fit than many traditional yoked sweaters. It is worked from the bottom up with gentle waist shaping. The yoke patterning is fairly short; to flatteringly frame the face and avoid bagginess around the underarm. Short rows are worked both above and below the stranded colourwork to create a scooped neckline. 

Yarn: Baa Ram Ewe's Dovestone Natural Aran (170m in 100g)
Yarn Quantities: MC: 700[755, 835, 895] (940, 995, 1055, 1110) [1185, 1260, 1305, 1365]yds / 640[690, 765, 820] (860, 910, 965, 1015) [1085, 1150, 1195, 1250]m.
CC1 and CC2: 35[35, 40, 40] (40, 45, 50, 50) [50, 55, 55, 60]yds / 30[30, 35, 35] (35, 40, 40, 45) [45, 50, 50, 55]m.

Needles: 4.5mm circular x 60-100cm plus DPNs
Notions: stitch markers
Sizes: Finished chest circumference: 30¼[33, 35½, 38¼] (41, 43½, 46¼, 49) [51½, 54¼, 57, 59 ½]” / 77[84, 90, 97] (104, 110.5, 117.5, 124.5) [131, 138, 145, 151]cm. 

 

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