Monday, April 19, 2010

Lisa Ellis Designs "Make & Take" Collection

Lisa Ellis Designs' Make and Take Collection is new for Spring/Summer 2010 and will have you ready for all your Get-Aways! The Collection includes three quick to knit projects, the Shorty tam, Spring Gauntlets and Holey Twists on Socks and the entire Collection can be purchased for $10 or each pattern separately for $5.

Holey Twists on Socks are lace socks knit from the cuff down featuring a stitch pattern that is simple to memorize while complimenting your favorite variegated yarn. These socks will knit up beautifully in your favorite fingering weight yarn in a variegated, semi solid or even a solid color.

Size: One Size Fits All - Women
Yarn: 400 yards fingering weight sock yarn
Needles: size US 1 (2.25mm) double points or as needed to achieve gauge
Gauge: 7 sts = 1" (28 sts = 10c

Shorty tam is intended to be worn far back on the head - an excellent hat for those with short hair or those who don't like the look of traditional hats.

Sizes: One size fits all, 21-23" head circumference
Yarn: 400 yards Fingering Sock
Gauge: 5.5 sts =1" 22 sts =10cm
Needles: size US 4 (3.5mm)
Skill Level: Easy

And the Spring Gauntlets are simple to knit fingerless gloves, yet the pattern is intriguing enough to keep you interested. The variegated gauntlets are knit in Crown Mountain Hand Dyed Sock Aphrodite and the hot pink are knit in Cascade Heritage Solids.

Size: One size fits most
Yarn: 200 yards Fingering Sock Weight
Needles: size US 2 (2.75mm) double points
Gauge: 8 sts = 1" (32 sts = 10cm)
Level: Advanced Beginner

All Lisa Ellis Design patterns are sold as PDF downloads that are emailed to you after purchase, with no shipping fees.

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