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Lace Leaf Hat

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Valentine's Sock

Free Patterns

The attached files were edited 1/20/2008 to correct an error.  You will know whether or not you have the corrected version by the date 1/7/2008 at the bottom of the pages.

LaceLeafHat.pdf - Designed to match Lace Leaf Hat (pattern #35) from Vogue Knitting, Spring/Summer 2005. (Updated 5/13/08 to more completely describe ssk. Thanks "Phezzit" in Ravelry.

    • Yarn: Classic Elite Lush
    • Needles: US Size 4 (3.5 mm) & US Size 5 (3.75 mm) circular (I used a 47" circ and the magic loop method)
    • Gauge: 20st/4" in lace pattern, 22 st/4" in stockinette

Valentine's Socks  - Basic stockinette stitch sock pattern in .pdf format for a sport weight yarn.

    • Yarn:  Nestucca Bay Yarn’s Sportweight Superwash Merino Sock Yarn in #Dahlia (100% superwash merino wool, 225 yd).  1 skein for women’s socks, 2 skeins for men’s socks.
    •  Needles:  Size 3 (3 mm) set of 5 double-pointed needles (dpns).
    • Gauge6.5 st/in in stockinette stitch (stst)
Generic Valentine's Socks - Same sock as Valentine's Sock in whatever yarn weight and needle size you prefer (pdf format).
    • Yarn:  Should work for any yarn
    •  Needles:  Size that creates the fabric you like best.
    • GaugeWhatever gauge you get after knitting a swatch.